New Orleans Pelicans vs Washington Wizards 4/16/2021 NBA Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
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
New Orleans Pelicans vs Washington Wizards 4/16/2021 Betting Odds
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
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
Washington are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
New Orleans Pelicans
Lonzo Ball PG Hip is upgraded to probable Friday vs Washington
Thomas Bryant C ACL is out for season
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