New Orleans Pelicans vs Sacramento Kings 1/17/2021 NBA Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
New Orleans Pelicans vs Sacramento Kings 1/17/2021 – The New Orleans Pelicans are on a huge slump and they have a good chance of bouncing back going up against the Sacramento Kings for their next matchup. This game will commence this Sunday, January 17 and it will be held inside the closed-door venue of the Golden 1 Center located in Sacramento, California. The tip-off begins at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be broadcasted live by NBA TV. NBA League Pass will have the same feed and will be shown via the online live stream. The Sacramento Kings may have the homecourt advantage but NBA Moneyline has them as the underdogs to the New Orleans Pelicans.
New Orleans Pelicans vs Sacramento Kings 1/17/2021
New Orleans Pelicans vs Sacramento Kings 1/17/2021 Betting Odds
New Orleans Pelicans Betting
Life has been tough for the New Orleans Pelicans for this year. After winning over the Toronto Raptors on January 2, this team is on a four-game losing streak, and their most recent loss was against the defending champions, 95-112. Zion Williamson had his numbers doing 21 points, 12 rebounds, and four assists while Brandon Ingram chipped in with 20 points, five assists, and two steals. Aside from their stars, they got 12 points each from JJ Redick and Nickeil Alexander-Walker. The team needs more from Eric Bledsoe who was relegated to the bench and just had seven points in 20 minutes.
Players to watch: B. Ingram SF 11 GP 11 GS 35 MIN 23.5 PTS 1 OR 5.6 DR 6.6 REB 5.5 AST 0.7 STL 0.9 BLK 2.9 TO 1.2 PF 1.9 AST/TO 21.64 PER
Z. Williamson PF 10 GP 10 GS 32 MIN 21.8 PTS 3.6 OR 4.9 DR 8.5 REB 1.6 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 2.9 TO 2.3 PF 0.6 AST/TO 21.68 PER
L. Ball PG 9 GP 9 GS 33.4 MIN 12.4 PTS 0.4 OR 3.9 DR 4.3 REB 4.4 AST 1.1 STL 0.7 BLK 2.9 TO 2.9 PF 1.5 AST/TO 9.25 PER.
Sacramento Kings Betting
The Sacramento Kings have only won one game in the last five games and just two of their last nine. Coach Luke Walton is having a hard time bringing his magic from the Golden State Warriors and continues to struggle to find an identity. They went up against the Los Angeles Clippers during their last game and were humiliated with a 38-point loss. The positive was Marvin Bagley getting his groove with 20 points while Richaun Holmes was not far behind with 17. De’Aaron Fox was just limited to 14 points but Buddy Heild just did 3-of-11 from the field and score nine points.
Players to Watch: D. Fox PG 13 GP 13 GS 30.1 MIN 18.8 PTS 0.6 OR 2.2 DR 2.8 REB 5.2 AST 1.3 STL 0.7 BLK 3.1 TO 2.2 PF 1.7 AST/TO 17.17 PER
H. Barnes SF 13 GP 13 GS 34.6 MIN 17.1 PTS 1 OR 5.8 DR 6.8 REB 3.2 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1.5 TO 0.8 PF 2.1 AST/TO 17.27 PER
B. Hield SG 13 GP 13 GS 33.9 MIN 15.2 PTS 0.2 OR 3.8 DR 4.1 REB 3.1 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 1.7 TO 3.1 PF 1.8 AST/TO 9.52 PER.
New Orleans Pelicans vs Sacramento Kings 1/17/2021 Betting Numbers
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Sacramento is 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games.
New Orleans Pelicans
Lonzo Ball PG Knee is out indefinitely
Hassan Whiteside C Hip is “?” Sunday vs New Orleans
New Orleans Pelicans vs Sacramento Kings Betting Picks
The New Orleans Pelicans should be itching to get this losing streak out of their way and will come out strong against the Sacramento Kings. It should be close but Relentless Sportsbook sees the Pelicans as the safer risk over the Kings.
Moneyline: It is -130 on the ML of the Pelicans as the favored team while the Kings take the +110.
ATS: The given spread for this matchup is just two points with the Kings getting the +2 while the Pelicans are -2.
TOTALs: Both squads are expected to dance on the 231 points with the Pelicans going over and the Kings are under.
Score Prediction: 118 – 114, Pelicans