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Utah Jazz vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/1/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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Utah Jazz vs New Orleans Pelicans 3-1-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

Utah Jazz vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/1/2021 – An unbalanced Western Conference play is all set to get underway as Utah Jazz takes on New Orleans Pelicans from Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. Utah is holding the best record in the entire league and they are sitting at the top spot in the Western Conference play. As for the Pelicans, they are holding the 11th position in the Western Conference play. Both teams will enter this game with a losing record and the Jazz will try to make use of this easy opportunity. The NBA game odds are up and running as these teams battle to increase their conference record.

Utah Jazz vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/1/2021

When: March 1, 2021 8:00 PM ET
Where: Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana
TV: NBATV
Stream: NBA League Pass

Utah Jazz vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/1/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Utah Jazz -7.5 (-110) 234 o (-110) -350
New Orleans Pelicans +7.5 (-110) 234 u (-110) +280
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Utah Jazz Betting

Utah Jazz lost just seven games the entire season after winning 27 in total. The Jazz is the strongest team in the NBA League and they are ahead of the Lakers. Utah defeated the Orlando Magic in their last game with a final score of 124-109. The Jazz was too strong with their scoring offense and they all set to use that as their advantage in this game. Donovan Mitchell went 10 for 19 against the Magic after tossing is 31 points and six assists. The other notable player was Joe Ingles with 17 points and seven assists in their success.

Players to watch: D. Mitchell SG 32 GP 32 GS 33.7 MIN 24.5 PTS 1.1 OR 3.5 DR 4.6 REB 5.3 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 3 TO 2.2 PF 1.8 AST/TO 19.51 PER

J. Clarkson PG 34 GP 0 GS 26.1 MIN 18.1 PTS 0.8 OR 3.1 DR 3.9 REB 2.2 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 1.7 TO 1.5 PF 1.3 AST/TO 18.93 PER

M. Conley PG 27 GP 27 GS 29.2 MIN 16.2 PTS 1 OR 2.6 DR 3.6 REB 5.7 AST 1.5 STL 0.1 BLK 2 TO 1.9 PF 2.9 AST/TO 19.74 PER.

New Orleans Pelicans Betting

The New Orleans Pelicans will enter this game riding a two-game losing streak. New Orleans declined to the 11th spot as they continue to hold a 14-19 record on the season. In their last outing, they lost against the Spurs with a final score of 117-114. Brandon Ingram took the lead in scoring with 29 points after going 11 for 13 with his field-goal attempts. Zion Williamson was the other player to score 23 points with 14 boards in their losing effort for the Pelicans. New Orleans will need to improve from all aspects of their performance if they want to win.

Players to watch: Z. Williamson PF 32 GP 32 GS 32.9 MIN 25.5 PTS 2.6 OR 4.4 DR 7.1 REB 3.3 AST 0.9 STL 0.7 BLK 2.5 TO 2.4 PF 1.4 AST/TO 27.08 PER

B. Ingram SF 33 GP 33 GS 35.1 MIN 24.2 PTS 0.6 OR 4.7 DR 5.2 REB 4.7 AST 0.7 STL 0.8 BLK 2.3 TO 1.9 PF 2.1 AST/TO 20.53 PER

L. Ball PG 30 GP 30 GS 31.7 MIN 14.5 PTS 0.6 OR 3.6 DR 4.2 REB 5.1 AST 1.3 STL 0.5 BLK 2 TO 2.3 PF 2.5 AST/TO 15.13 PER.

Utah Jazz vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/1/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Utah Jazz

Utah are 11-2 ATS in their last 13 games.
Jazz are 12-2 SU in their last 14 games.
Utah are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games against New Orleans.
Utah are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games against New Orleans.
Jazz are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games on the road.
Utah are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against New Orleans.
Utah are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games this season.
Jazz are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Utah’s last 9 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.

New Orleans Pelicans

New Orleans are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of New Orleans’ last 11 games.
New Orleans are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Orleans’ last 6 games against Utah.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Orleans’ last 5 games at home.
New Orleans are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against Utah.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of New Orleans’ last 10 games this season.
New Orleans are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Pelicans are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
New Orleans are 4-13 SU in their last 17 games played in March.

Injuries

Utah Jazz

Mike Conley PG Hamstring is upgraded to probable Monday vs New Orleans
Udoka Azubuike C Ankle is out indefinitely

New Orleans Pelicans

JJ Redick SG Hamstring is “?” Monday vs Utah

Head-to-Head
Utah Jazz New Orleans Pelicans
25-9-2 Against the Spread 14-19-0
16-17-1 Straight Up 24-9-2
116 Points per Game 116
107 Points Allowed per Game 116
46.91 Offensive FG% 48.25
77.93 Offensive FT% 73.1
39.59 Offensive 3PT% 36.25
44.37 Defensive FG% 47.54
77.66 Defensive FT% 79.46
35.21 Defensive 3PT% 39.35

Utah Jazz vs New Orleans Pelicans Betting Picks

The NBA betting trends are clearly in favor of the Utah Jazz to win this game and cover the spread with ease. Utah is currently the best team and the Pelicans are no major threat with their powerful squad. Back Utah to secure an easy victory in this game.

Moneyline: Utah Jazz -350, New Orleans Pelicans +280.

ATS: -7.5 (-110) is the spread allocated for the Jazz and a spread of +7.5 (-110) is allocated for the Pelicans.

TOTALs: The total will go over 234 (-110) for Utah and the same will go under for the Pelicans.

Score Prediction: 123 – 117 Utah