Utah Jazz vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/1/2021 NBA Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
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
Utah Jazz vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/1/2021 Betting Odds
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
Utah are 11-2 ATS in their last 13 games.
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games.
Mike Conley PG Hamstring is upgraded to probable Monday vs New Orleans
New Orleans Pelicans
JJ Redick SG Hamstring is “?” Monday vs Utah
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