NBA -- New Orleans Pelicans vs Utah Jazz: Match Preview

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NBA -- New Orleans Pelicans vs Utah Jazz

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New Orleans Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans had lost eight of their nine outings coming against the double-header against the Utah Jazz. On Saturday, New Orleans was unable to complete a late rally during a 117-114 road loss against San Antonio. The New Orleans Pelicans are shooting 36.3 percent from beyond the arc and 73.1 percent from the free throw line. The New Orleans Pelicans are allowing 39.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.3 rebounds per game. The New Orleans Pelicans are averaging 115.5 points on 48.3 percent shooting and allowing 115.7 points on 47.5 percent shooting.

 

Utah Jazz 

With a 27-7 record on the season, the Utah Jazz are ahead of second-placed LA Clippers by three and a half games in the Western Conference. On Saturday, Utah shot 53 percent from the field during a 124-109 road triumph against Orlando. The Utah Jazz are shooting 39.6 percent from beyond the arc and 77.9 percent from the free throw line. The Utah Jazz are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 48.1 rebounds per game. The Utah Jazz are averaging 116.2 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 106.5 points on 44.4 percent shooting.

 

Prediction

The Utah Jazz are the firm favorites to take another win. But this fixture could be a close one! It won't be a surprise if the New Orleans Pelicans come out on top too. So expect the total score will be over 234.5

 

Handicap Pick:Over 234.5

NBA -- New Orleans Pelicans vs Utah Jazz: Match Preview