Washington Wizards vs New Orleans Pelicans 8/7/2020 Spread Odds and Picks
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Washington Wizards vs New Orleans Pelicans 8/7/2020 – The New Orleans Pelicans needed a win to get back into the hunt for the last playoff spot and they will have to earn that against the Washington Wizards in their next game. This matchup is set to happen at the Visa Athletic Center in Reunion, Florida this Friday, August 7. Broadcast rights for this game are shared by NBCSWA and FSN. Both telecasts are available through live streaming at NBA League Pass and SofaScore. It is forecasted by NBA Basketball Lines that the Pelicans have the better chances of taking this game instead of the struggling Washington Wizards.
Washington Wizards vs New Orleans Pelicans 8/7/2020
Washington Wizards vs New Orleans Pelicans 8/7/2020 Betting Odds
Washington Wizards Betting
The chances of the Washington Wizards entering the playoffs are going dimmer every game as they lost their last match against the Philadelphia 76ers by nine points, 98-107. Thomas Bryant had a bubble double-double with 19 points, 10 rebounds along with four blocks and two steals. Jerome Robinson came out with a good game from the bench to equal Bryant’s scoring output of 19 points. Troy Brown Jr. was 7-of-16 from the field and managed to finish with 17 points, eight rebounds and four assists while Ish Smith started at point guard providing 12 points, six assists and five rebounds.
Players to Watch: B. Beal SG GP 57 GS 57 MIN 36 PTS 30.5 OR 0.9 DR 3.3 REB 4.2 AST 6.1 STL 1.2 BLK 0.4 TO 3.4 PF 2.2 AST/TO 1.8 PER 23.22
D. Bertans SF GP 54 GS 4 MIN 29.3 PTS 15.4 OR 0.6 DR 3.9 REB 4.5 AST 1.7 STL 0.7 BLK 0.6 TO 1.1 PF 2.6 AST/TO 1.6 PER 15.52
R. Hachimura PF GP 44 GS 44 MIN 29.8 PTS 13.3 OR 1.6 DR 4.5 REB 6.1 AST 1.8 STL 0.8 BLK 0.2 TO 1.1 PF 2.2 AST/TO 1.7 PER 13.73.
New Orleans Pelicans Betting
The New Orleans Pelicans fell in their last match against the Sacramento Kings in a high scoring match, 125-140, and it hurt their chances on getting the last playoff spot. Brandon Ingram had 24 points in 14 shots and also registered three rebounds, three assists and three triples. Zion Williamson tied Ingram’s total of 24 points in just 22 minutes and he was accurate just missing two of his dozen shots. J.J. Reddick was smoking hot from the three-point arc as he dropped five three-pointers to finish with 18 points. Jrue Holiday also had a notable night with 17 points, five rebounds and five assists.
Players to watch: B. Ingram SF GP 59 GS 59 MIN 34 PTS 24.1 OR 0.8 DR 5.4 REB 6.2 AST 4.2 STL 1 BLK 0.6 TO 3.1 PF 2.9 AST/TO 1.3 PER 19.02
Z. Williamson SF GP 22 GS 22 MIN 28.1 PTS 22.3 OR 2.7 DR 3.7 REB 6.4 AST 2.1 STL 0.7 BLK 0.4 TO 2.6 PF 1.8 AST/TO 0.8 PER 23.52
J. Holiday SG GP 58 GS 58 MIN 34.8 PTS 19.2 OR 1.3 DR 3.6 REB 4.9 AST 6.7 STL 1.7 BLK 0.8 TO 2.9 PF 2.3 AST/TO 2.3 PER 17.28.
Washington Wizards vs New Orleans Pelicans 8/7/2020 Betting Numbers
Washington are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
New Orleans Pelicans
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Orleans’ last 6 games.
John Wall PG Achilles is out indefinitely
New Orleans Pelicans
Washington Wizards vs New Orleans Pelicans Betting Picks
The Washington Wizards are coming in this game as the huge underdogs by Relentless Sportsbook against the New Orleans Pelicans. Zion Williamson may play lesser minutes but they have enough firepower from Lonzo Ball, J.J. Redick, Jrue Holiday and Brandon Ingram to overcome the depleted Wizards.
Moneyline: The Wizards are handed an ML of +200 for this game while the Pelicans are at -250.
ATS: A wide 6.5 points between both teams with the Wizards at +6.5 while the Pelicans own the -6.5.
TOTALs: The total given to this game is at 232 points. The Pelicans are going under while the Wizards are over.
Score Prediction: 117 – 110 Pelicans