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New Orleans Pelicans vs Washington Wizards 4/16/2021 NBA Odds and Picks

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New Orleans Pelicans vs Washington Wizards 4-16-2021 NBA Odds and Picks

New Orleans Pelicans vs Washington Wizards 4/16/2021 – On Friday, two weak teams from the Western and Eastern Conference play are all set to battle at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC. The New Orleans Pelicans will take on the Washington Wizards in an exciting non-conference game. The Pelicans are holding the 11th spot in Western Conference play and they enter this game with a losing record. The Washington Wizards are holding the 12th spot in the Eastern Conference and they look forward to building on their winning streak. The NBA online betting sites have all the odds and predictions available as these teams battle to increase their overall record.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Washington Wizards 4/16/2021

When: April 16, 2021 7:00 PM ET
Where: Capital One Arena in Washington, DC
TV: NBC Sports Washington | Bally Sports NO
Stream: NBA League Pass

New Orleans Pelicans vs Washington Wizards 4/16/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
New Orleans Pelicans +1.5 (-110) 241.5 o (-110) +100
Washington Wizards -1.5 (-110) 241.5 u (-110) -118
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New Orleans Pelicans Betting

The New Orleans Pelicans won 25 games and dropped 30 games on the season. The Pelicans are trailing the Spurs and are ahead of the Kings. In their last game, the Pelicans lost against the Kings with a final score of 117-110. The Pelicans are giving up 115.1 on an average with their defensive unit. From the shooting end, they are touching an average of 114.7 points per game. Zion Williamson is the leader in scoring with an average of 26.8 points per game. Brandon Ingram is the second leading scorer with an average of 24 points.

Players to watch: Z. Williamson PF 50 GP 50 GS 32.9 MIN 26.8 PTS 2.6 OR 4.6 DR 7.2 REB 3.7 AST 0.9 STL 0.7 BLK 2.6 TO 2.2 PF 1.5 AST/TO 28.28 PER

B. Ingram SF 50 GP 50 GS 34.5 MIN 24.1 PTS 0.6 OR 4.4 DR 4.9 REB 4.8 AST 0.7 STL 0.7 BLK 2.5 TO 2 PF 2 AST/TO 20.25 PER

L. Ball PG 41 GP 41 GS 31.7 MIN 14.5 PTS 0.6 OR 3.6 DR 4.2 REB 5.7 AST 1.4 STL 0.6 BLK 2 TO 2 PF 2.8 AST/TO 15.75 PER.

Washington Wizards Betting

The Washington Wizards won 21 and dropped 33 games on the season. The Wizards are trailing the Raptors and are ahead of the Cavaliers. Washington won their last two games including their victory against Utah Jazz. In their last outing, the Wizards defeated the Kings with a final score of 123-111. Washington is touching an average of 133.6 points while their defensive unit is giving up 120.2 per game. Bradley Beal is the leader in scoring with an average of 31 points per game.

Players to watch: B. Beal SG 45 GP 45 GS 35.3 MIN 31 PTS 1.2 OR 3.6 DR 4.8 REB 4.8 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 3.3 TO 2.4 PF 1.4 AST/TO 23.47 PER

R. Westbrook PG 47 GP 47 GS 35.4 MIN 21.8 PTS 1.6 OR 9.1 DR 10.8 REB 10.9 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 5 TO 2.7 PF 2.2 AST/TO 18.62 PER

T. Bryant C 10 GP 10 GS 27.1 MIN 14.3 PTS 1.8 OR 4.3 DR 6.1 REB 1.5 AST 0.4 STL 0.8 BLK 1.1 TO 3.1 PF 1.4 AST/TO 19.02 PER.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Washington Wizards 4/16/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

New Orleans Pelicans

New Orleans are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of New Orleans’ last 9 games.
New Orleans are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games against Washington.
New Orleans are 4-13 SU in their last 17 games against Washington.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of New Orleans’ last 19 games on the road.
New Orleans are 0-7 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Washington.
Pelicans are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
New Orleans are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of New Orleans’ last 16 games played in April.

Washington Wizards

Washington are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Washington’s last 12 games.
Washington are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Washington’s last 20 games against New Orleans.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games at home.
Washington are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against New Orleans.
Washington are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
Wizards are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Washington are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington’s last 6 games played on a Friday.

Injuries

New Orleans Pelicans

Lonzo Ball PG Hip is upgraded to probable Friday vs Washington
Josh Hart SG Thumb is out indefinitely
Nickeil Alexander-Walker SG Ankle is out indefinitely

Washington Wizards

Thomas Bryant C ACL is out for season

Head-to-Head
New Orleans Pelicans Washington Wizards
25-30-0 Against the Spread 28-26-0
36-19-0 Straight Up 27-27-0
115 Points per Game 114
115 Points Allowed per Game 119
48.19 Offensive FG% 46.81
73.39 Offensive FT% 76.09
35.06 Offensive 3PT% 34.64
47.22 Defensive FG% 47.28
79.23 Defensive FT% 77.56
39.21 Defensive 3PT% 37.85

New Orleans Pelicans vs Washington Wizards Betting Picks

The Wizards seem to have improved on their performance in the last two games, especially after their big victory against the 76ers. The top online sportsbook NBA odds are intact for the Wizards to win this game and cover the spread.

Moneyline: Washington has an ML of -118 while New Orleans is holding an ML of +100.

ATS: Look for a spread of +1.5 (-110) for the Pelicans and look for a spread of -1.5 (-110) for the Wizards.

TOTALs: The total will go over 241.5 (-110) for the Pelicans and the same will go under for the Wizards.

Score Prediction: 123 – 117, Wizards