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New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Clippers 8/1/2020 NBA Odds and Picks

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New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Clippers 8-1-2020 NBA Odds and Picks

New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Clippers 8/1/2020 – Two teams tasting the first day defeats inside “The Bubble” during the reopening day of the NBA are paired up in this matchup with the New Orleans Pelicans taking on the Lost Angeles Clippers. This game is set to happen on August 1, Saturday at 6:00 pm Eastern Time at the HP Field House in Kissimmee, Florida. It will be ESPN that will be broadcasting the game live and the feed will also be shown at NBA League Pass and SofaScore. Both teams almost won their games against their previous opponent but according to NBA Bracket Betting, it will be the Clippers bouncing back while the Pelicans sink deeper into the playoff race.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Clippers 8/1/2020

When: August 1, 2020 6:00 p.m. ET
Where: HP Field House, Kissimmee, Florida
TV: ESPN
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Clippers 8/1/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
New Orleans Pelicans +5 (-110) 226 o (-110) +168

Los Angeles Clippers
-5 (-110) 226 u (-110) -195
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New Orleans Pelicans Betting

The New Orleans Pelicans got a good wake up call in their first game inside “The Bubble”. They were leading the Thunder in the first three quarters and only had four points in the final period to lose by just two points. Brandon Ingram and Jrue Holiday led the team in scoring with 18 points each while J.J. Redick had 16. Zion Williamson finished with 11 points and shot 5-6 in the field who was only limited to 7 minutes. Josh Hart is another player coming off the bench that provided quality production with 10 points. Things are going well for the Pelicans in the first three quarters but with the rust off, expect them to make a better outing in their next match.

Players to watch: B. Ingram SF GP 56 GS 56 MIN 34.3 PTS 24.3 OR 0.9 DR 5.4 REB 6.3 AST 4.3 STL 1 BLK 0.7 TO 3.1 PF 2.9 AST/TO 1.4 PER 19.25

Z. Williamson SF GP 19 GS 19 MIN 29.7 PTS 23.6 OR 2.9 DR 3.9 REB 6.8 AST 2.2 STL 0.8 BLK 0.5 TO 2.7 PF 1.7 AST/TO 0.8 PER 24.32

J. Holiday SG GP 55 GS 55 MIN 34.9 PTS 19.6 OR 1.3 DR 3.6 REB 4.9 AST 6.9 STL 1.7 BLK 0.8 TO 2.9 PF 2.3 AST/TO 2.4 PER 17.61.

Los Angeles Clippers Betting

The Los Angeles Clippers lost their last game against the Los Angeles Lakers but they faced them without Lou Williams and Montrezl Harrell. Leading them during the game is Paul George who did 30 points, five rebounds and six triples while Kawhi Leonard had 28 points, four assists and three rebounds. Reggie Jackson was a solid contributor as the team’s starting point guard with 10 points, six rebounds and four assists. The bulk of Pat Beverly’s minutes came in the fourth quarter and contributed 12 points. Filling up for Harrell is Jamychal Green who had 8 points and four rebounds in almost 29 minutes.

Players to Watch: K. Leonard SF GP 51 GS 51 MIN 32.2 PTS 26.9 OR 1 DR 6.3 REB 7.3 AST 5 STL 1.8 BLK 0.6 TO 2.7 PF 1.9 AST/TO 1.8 PER 26.76

P. George SG GP 42 GS 42 MIN 29.1 PTS 21 OR 0.5 DR 5.2 REB 5.7 AST 3.9 STL 1.3 BLK 0.5 TO 2.7 PF 2.4 AST/TO 1.4 PER 20.51

L. Williams SG GP 60 GS 8 MIN 29.3 PTS 18.7 OR 0.5 DR 2.6 REB 3.1 AST 5.7 STL 0.7 BLK 0.2 TO 2.9 PF 1.3 AST/TO 2 PER 17.24.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Clippers 8/1/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

New Orleans Pelicans

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New Orleans’ last 9 games.
New Orleans are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
New Orleans are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games against LA Clippers.
Pelicans are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games on the road.
New Orleans are 4-12 SU in their last 16 games when playing on the road against LA Clippers.
New Orleans are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 14 of New Orleans’ last 20 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Orleans’ last 5 games played on a Saturday.

Los Angeles Clippers

LA Clippers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Clippers’ last 5 games.
LA Clippers are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Clippers’ last 5 games against New Orleans.
LA Clippers are 10-3 SU in their last 13 games at home.
LA Clippers are 12-4 SU in their last 16 games when playing at home against New Orleans.
Clippers are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games this season.
LA Clippers are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Clippers’ last 5 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of LA Clippers’ last 10 games played on a Saturday.

Injuries

New Orleans Pelicans

Z. Williamson PF (Personal) is upgraded to probable Thursday vs Utah

Los Angeles Clippers

L. Williams SG (Personal) is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs LA Lakers
P. Beverley PG (Undisclosed) is “?” Thursday vs LA Lakers
M. Harrell C (Personal) is “?” Thursday vs LA Lakers
L. Shamet PG (COVID-19) is doubtful Thursday vs LA Lakers

Head-to-Head
New Orleans Pelicans Los Angeles Clippers
32-29-4 Against the Spread 35-29-1
35-30 Straight Up 28-37
115 Points per Game 115
116 Points Allowed per Game 109
46.18 Offensive FG% 46.35
72.85 Offensive FT% 79.14
37.16 Offensive 3PT% 36.78
46.51 Defensive FG% 43.57
78.38 Defensive FT% 76.2
35.36 Defensive 3PT% 33.99

New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Clippers Betting Picks

Zion Williamson played limited minutes and he will be expected to play more in this next game against the Clippers. Nonetheless, the Clippers are just too deep for the Pelicans to handle if New Orleans fail to play in the fourth quarter, expect Los Angeles to capitalize. Best Online Sportsbook forecasts the Clippers winning with a fair margin against the Pelicans.

Moneyline: The Pelicans are +168 on the ML if they manage to pull an upset while the Clippers are at -195.

ATS: A wide five points are separating both teams across the spread. It is the Pelicans getting the +5 while on the other side, Clippers hold the -5.

TOTALs: The predicted total for both teams to reach is at 226 points. Clippers will go under and the Pelicans are over.

Score Prediction: 114 – 112 Clippers