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 – 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
New Orleans Pelicans vs Philadelphia 76ers 5/7/2021 Betting Odds
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
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Philadelphia are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
New Orleans Pelicans
Steven Adams C Toe is downgraded to doubtful Friday vs Philadelphia
Furkan Korkmaz SG Ankle is downgraded to OUT Friday vs New Orleans
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