Utah Jazz vs. New Orleans Pelicans: 1/21/2021 Betting Trends, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

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The Utah Jazz (10-4) will try to extend a six-game winning streak when they host the New Orleans Pelicans (5-8) on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at Vivint Arena as 6.5-point favorites. The matchup airs at 10:00 PM ET on TNT. The over/under is set at 218 for the matchup.

Betting Information

Jazz vs Pelicans Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Jazz -6.5 -110 -110 218 -110 -110
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Head to Head

Utah holds an 8-2 record in the last 10 head-to-head matchups against New Orleans. The Jazz also have a 3-2 record against the spread when facing the Pelicans.

Jazz vs Pelicans in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/19/2021 Jazz Jazz -6 217.5 -243 197 Regular Season 118-102 UTA
7/30/2020 Pelicans Pelicans -2.5 228.5 -137 114 Regular Season 106-104 UTA
1/16/2020 Jazz Pelicans -5.5 225.5 -237 192 Regular Season 138-132 NO
1/6/2020 Jazz Pelicans -4 221.5 -178 148 Regular Season 128-126 UTA
11/23/2019 Jazz Jazz -5.5 225.5 -213 176 Regular Season 128-120 UTA
3/6/2019 Pelicans Regular Season 114-104 UTA
3/4/2019 Jazz Regular Season 115-112 NO
10/27/2018 Pelicans Regular Season 132-111 UTA
3/11/2018 Pelicans Regular Season 116-99 UTA
2/5/2018 Pelicans Regular Season 133-109 UTA
  • 1/16/2020 DNP – Jazz: Mike Conley; Pelicans: Zion Williamson, Jrue Holiday, JJ Redick
  • 1/6/2020 DNP – Jazz: Mike Conley; Pelicans: Zion Williamson, Jrue Holiday
  • 11/23/2019 DNP – Jazz: Rudy Gobert; Pelicans: Zion Williamson
  • Jazz Betting Information

    • Utah has been good against the spread this season, posting a 9-5 record.
    • The Jazz have covered half the time, going 3-3 against the spread when favored by at least 6.5 points.
    • Utah and its opponents have hit the over/under in just 5 of 14 games this season (35.7%).
    Bet on the Utah Jazz to win the NBA Championship.

    Pelicans Betting Information

    • New Orleans has covered the spread in fewer than half of its contests, going 5-8 ATS.
    • The Pelicans have not fared well as a 6.5-point underdog, going 0-2 against the spread when they are at least 6.5-point underdogs.
    • New Orleans has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 53.8% of matchups this season (7 out of 13 contests).
    Bet on the New Orleans Pelicans to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In 300% of their opportunities this season (42 of 14 chances), the Jazz and their opponents have recorded more than this matchup’s over/under of 218 points.
    • New Orleans has played in six games this year (out of 13 total matchups — 46.2% of chances) where they and their opponents combined to score at least 218 points.
    • These teams average a combined 218.4 points per game, 0.4 more points than the total of 218 set for this matchup.
    • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 214.6 points per game, 3.4 less than the point total in this game.
    • The average point total for Jazz games this season is 1.8 fewer points than the total of 218 in this matchup.
    • The average point total for the Pelicans this season is 1.2 points lower than this game’s over/under.
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    Jazz Leaders

    • Donovan Mitchell leads the Jazz in scoring, racking up 23.5 points per game.
    • Utah is led in rebounding by Rudy Gobert’s 13.8 rebounds per game and assisting by Mike Conley’s 6.3 assists per game .
    • Mitchell is the top three-point shooter for the Jazz, knocking down 3.4 per game.
    • Utah’s steals leader is Conley, who collects 1.4 per game. Gobert leads the team averaging 2.7 blocks a game.

    Pelicans Leaders

    • Zion Williamson outpaced his teammates on the Pelicans scoring front by putting up 23.4 points per game. He adds 8.0 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game this season.
    • The New Orleans leaders in rebounds and assists are Steven Adams (9.0 rebounds per game) and Brandon Ingram (5.0 assists per game).
    • Lonzo Ball is tops from three-point range for the Pelicans, hitting 2.0 threes per game.
    • Nobody on New Orleans grabs more steals than Ball (1.3 per game) or blocks more shots than Ingram (1.0 per game).
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