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New Orleans Pelicans vs Philadelphia 76ers 5/7/2021 NBA Odds and Picks

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New Orleans Pelicans vs Philadelphia 76ers 5-7-2021 NBA Odds and Picks

New Orleans Pelicans vs Philadelphia 76ers 5/7/2021 – An unbalanced non-conference game is all set to get underway as New Orleans Pelicans take on Philadelphia 76ers from Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Pelicans can only hope to improve next season as they continue to sit at the 11th spot in the Western Conference play. Philadelphia 76ers are back at the top of the Eastern Conference play and are ahead of the Brooklyn Nets in the second. The 76ers have clinched their playoff position and are all set to build on their success. The NBA spread today has all the odds and latest betting trends available online as these teams battle to increase their record.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Philadelphia 76ers 5/7/2021

When: May 7, 2021 7:00 PM ET
Where: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia | Bally Sports NO
Stream: NBA League Pass

New Orleans Pelicans vs Philadelphia 76ers 5/7/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
New Orleans Pelicans +8.5 (-110) 228.5 o (-110) +333
Philadelphia 76ers -8.5 (-110) 228.5 u (-110) -450
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New Orleans Pelicans Betting

The Pelicans are six games behind the .500 mark with a 30-36 record on the season. New Orleans Pelicans are ahead of the Kings and are trailing the Spurs. In their last game, they took out the Warriors with a final score of 108-103. Out of their last eight games, the Pelicans managed to win five. From the offensive end, they are reaching an average of 115.1 points per game while their defense is surrendering 114.8. From their three-point shooting, the Pelicans are touching an average of 35 percent and 73.4 percent from the field.

Players to watch: Z. Williamson PF 61 GP 61 GS 34.3 MIN 23.8 PTS 0.6 OR 4.3 DR 4.9 REB 4.9 AST 0.7 STL 0.6 BLK 2.5 TO 2 PF 1.9 AST/TO 19.31 PER

B. Ingram SF 61 GP 61 GS 34.3 MIN 23.8 PTS 0.6 OR 4.3 DR 4.9 REB 4.9 AST 0.7 STL 0.6 BLK 2.5 TO 2 PF 1.9 AST/TO 19.31 PER

L. Ball PG 52 GP 52 GS 31.7 MIN 14.6 PTS 0.6 OR 4.2 DR 4.7 REB 5.8 AST 1.5 STL 0.6 BLK 2.2 TO 1.9 PF 2.6 AST/TO 15.52 PER.

Philadelphia 76ers Betting

Philadelphia 76ers declined to the second spot but rebounded well to get back on top. The 76ers are now holding a 45-21 record as they enter this game riding a six-game winning streak. Philadelphia defeated the Rockets in their last game with ease after scoring 135 and giving up just 115 in return. The 76ers scoring offense is touching close to 114 points while their defense is giving up 108.3. From the three-point shooting, the 76ers are touching an average of 37.2 percent and are reaching 76.4 percent with their field goal attempts.

Players to watch: J. Embiid C 47 GP 47 GS 31.5 MIN 29.1 PTS 2.3 OR 8.4 DR 10.8 REB 2.9 AST 1 STL 1.4 BLK 3.1 TO 2.4 PF 0.9 AST/TO 30.94 PER

T. Harris PF 57 GP 57 GS 32.6 MIN 19.6 PTS 1 OR 5.9 DR 6.9 REB 3.6 AST 0.9 STL 0.8 BLK 1.8 TO 2 PF 2 AST/TO 20.55 PER

B. Simmons PG 54 GP 54 GS 32.5 MIN 14.4 PTS 1.6 OR 5.7 DR 7.3 REB 6.8 AST 1.6 STL 0.6 BLK 3.1 TO 2.9 PF 2.2 AST/TO 18.52 PER.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Philadelphia 76ers 5/7/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

New Orleans Pelicans

New Orleans are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New Orleans’ last 7 games.
New Orleans are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
New Orleans are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against Philadelphia.
Pelicans are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Philadelphia.
New Orleans are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
New Orleans are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans’ last 5 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Orleans’ last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
New Orleans are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.

Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Philadelphia’s last 20 games.
Philadelphia are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Philadelphia’s last 12 games against New Orleans.
Philadelphia are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games at home.
76ers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against New Orleans.
Philadelphia are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia’s last 10 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Philadelphia are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games played in May.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia’s last 6 games played on a Friday.

Injuries

New Orleans Pelicans

Steven Adams C Toe is downgraded to doubtful Friday vs Philadelphia
Brandon Ingram SF Ankle is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Philadelphia
Josh Hart SG Thumb is out indefinitely
Nickeil Alexander-Walker SG Ankle is upgraded to “?” Friday vs Philadelphia
Zion Williamson PF Hand injured last game, is probable Friday vs Philadelphia

Philadelphia 76ers

Furkan Korkmaz SG Ankle is downgraded to OUT Friday vs New Orleans

Head-to-Head
New Orleans Pelicans Philadelphia 76ers
31-35-0 Against the Spread 35-28-3
40-26-0 Straight Up 31-35-0
115.1 Points per Game 113.9
114.8 Points Allowed per Game 108.3
48.04 Offensive FG% 47.72
73.41 Offensive FT% 76.39
34.96 Offensive 3PT% 37.22
46.88 Defensive FG% 45.32
79.55 Defensive FT% 75.96
38.14 Defensive 3PT% 36.34

New Orleans Pelicans vs Philadelphia 76ers Betting Picks

The Pelicans are certainly no match for the 76ers with their weak overall performance. Philadelphia is one of the best teams in the league and they hold the key to success in this game with the NBA basketball picks in their favor.

Moneyline: The ML set for the Pelicans in this game is +333 while the 76ers hold an ML of -450.

ATS: A spread of +8.5 (-110) is out for the Pelicans and a spread of -8.5 (-110) is out for the 76ers.

TOTALs: The total will go over 228.5 (-110) for the Pelicans and the same will go under for the 76ers.

Score Prediction: 122 – 115, Philadelphia