Philadelphia 76ers vs New Orleans Pelicans 4/9/2021 NBA Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Philadelphia 76ers vs New Orleans Pelicans 4/9/2021 – The New Orleans Pelicans are coming to their next game trying to avoid getting into a losing streak but they will have a tremendous challenge facing the Philadelphia 76ers at their home court in the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. The game starts at exactly 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time this coming Friday, April 9 and it will be covered live at the Bally Sports NO and NBC Sports Philadelphia. NBA League Pass has the online live stream rights that are enjoyed by their subscribers. The Philadelphia 76ers are seen as the favorites in NBA betting lines over the New Orleans Pelicans.
Philadelphia 76ers vs New Orleans Pelicans 4/9/2021
Philadelphia 76ers vs New Orleans Pelicans 4/9/2021 Betting Odds
Philadelphia 76ers Betting
The Philadelphia 76ers have won three of their last four games and are just half a game behind the mighty Brooklyn Nets. This team was able to bounce back from its loss against the Memphis Grizzlies with a win over the Boston Celtics, 106-96. Joel Embiid tallied 35 points, six rebounds and a block while Danny Green helped with 17 points while dropping five three-pointers. Ben Simmons had a fair game with 12 points, six assists, four rebounds and three steals. Tobias Harris struggled shooting from the field doing just 4-of-11 but managed to finish with 10 points and eight rebounds.
Players to watch: J. Embiid C 33 GP 33 GS 32.5 MIN 29.9 PTS 2.2 OR 8.9 DR 11.2 REB 3.2 AST 1.1 STL 1.4 BLK 3.2 TO 2.5 PF 1 AST/TO 36.77 PER
T. Harris PF 46 GP 46 GS 33.4 MIN 20.5 PTS 1.1 OR 6.3 DR 7.3 REB 3.6 AST 0.9 STL 0.8 BLK 1.9 TO 2 PF 1.9 AST/TO 24.31 PER
B. Simmons PG 43 GP 43 GS 33.5 MIN 15.2 PTS 1.7 OR 6.1 DR 7.8 REB 7.2 AST 1.5 STL 0.6 BLK 3.4 TO 3.1 PF 2.1 AST/TO 21.15 PER.
New Orleans Pelicans Betting
The New Orleans Pelicans are still struggling to chase the Golden State Warriors who are two games above them. They are now 11th in the NBA Western Conference with their record at 22-29. This team is now on back-to-back losses and their most recent opponent was the Brooklyn Nets and got blown away with a wide margin of 28 points. Eric Bledsoe had 26 points to lead the team while Zion Williamson had only 16 points doing 33% from the field. Lonzo Ball had 15 points in 28 minutes while Jaxson Hayes did 11 points and Isaiah Thomas also had 11 from the bench.
Players to Watch: Z. Williamson PF 46 GP 46 GS 32.6 MIN 26.3 PTS 2.6 OR 4.4 DR 7 REB 3.5 AST 1 STL 0.7 BLK 2.5 TO 2.2 PF 1.4 AST/TO 32.77 PER
B. Ingram SF 46 GP 46 GS 34.4 MIN 23.8 PTS 0.6 OR 4.3 DR 4.9 REB 4.7 AST 0.6 STL 0.7 BLK 2.4 TO 2 PF 2 AST/TO 23.46 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 18.32 PER.
Philadelphia 76ers vs New Orleans Pelicans 4/9/2021 Betting Numbers
Philadelphia are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
George Hill PG Thumb is out indefinitely
New Orleans Pelicans
Brandon Ingram SF Foot is “?” Friday vs Philadelphia
Philadelphia 76ers vs New Orleans Pelicans Betting Picks
Without Brandon Ingram, this is going to be another tough matchup for the New Orleans Pelicans. Online sports betting has the Philadelphia 76ers are going to be the favorites to win this game.
Moneyline: The ML was given to the Sixers as the favorites are at -182 while the Pelicans are at +150 if they pull a huge upset.
ATS: It is wide 7.5 points on the ATS with the Sixers getting the -7.5 while the Pelicans are on the other side of the fence with +7.5.
TOTALs: 225.5 points is the total handed to this game with the Sixers the team over and the Pelicans are under.
Score Prediction: 113 – 108, Sixers