New Orleans Pelicans vs. Utah Jazz: July 30, 2020 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on August 5, 2020

New Orleans (28-36) is a small 2.5-point favorite against Utah (41-23) when the Pelicans square off against the Jazz on Thursday (July 30, 2020). The matchup’s over/under is 220.5. Tip-off for this contest, one of two on the docket in the NBA for the day, is scheduled for 6:30 PM ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida.

Betting Information

Pelicans vs Jazz Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Pelicans -2.5 -110 -110 220.5 -110 -110

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Pelicans vs Jazz
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Jazz (+2.5) Over (220.5) Pelicans 114 Jazz 113

Head to Head

Utah holds a 2-1 record in head-to-head matchups against New Orleans this season. The Pelicans have an advantage against the spread (2-1) when hitting the court against the Jazz.

Pelicans vs Jazz in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
01/16/20 Jazz -5.5 225.5 -237 192 138-132 NO
01/06/20 Jazz -4 221.5 -178 148 128-126 UTA
11/23/19 Jazz -5.5 225.5 -213 176 128-120 UTA

Pelicans Betting Information

  • Against the spread, New Orleans has been strong this season, posting a 32-27-4 record.
  • When favored by at least 2.5 points, the Pelicans have fared well against the spread, putting up an 11-8-1 record.
  • More often than not, New Orleans and its foes have united to reach the over, cashing in on 36 of 64 chances this season.

Jazz Betting Information

  • In most of Utah’s games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (33 out of 64 games, 51.6%).
  • Utah has covered the spread in less than half of its outings, going 30-33-1 ATS.
  • When they play as 2.5-point underdogs, the Jazz have a record ATS of 5-3.

Over/Under Analysis

Pelicans vs Jazz Total Facts
Games Over Total % Over Total Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Pelicans 45 70.3% 116.2 227.2 117 224.9 233.2
Jazz 29 45.3% 111 227.2 107.9 224.9 218.9

Pelicans Leaders

  • Brandon Ingram leads the Pelicans scoring 24.3 points per game.
  • Derrick Favors paces New Orleans with 9.9 rebounds a game and Lonzo Ball leads the squad with 7.0 assists per contest.
  • JJ Redick is the top three-point shooter for the Pelicans, connecting on 2.9 per game.
  • New Orleans’ blocks leader is Favors, who averages 1.0 per game. Jrue Holiday leads the team averaging 1.7 steals a game.

Jazz Leaders

  • Donovan Mitchell owns the Jazz top spot in scoring with 24.2 points per game and also tacks on 4.4 rebounds and 4.2 assists per contest.
  • When it comes to Utah leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Rudy Gobert with 13.7 rebounds per game and Joe Ingles with 5.2 assists per game.
  • Mitchell leads the Jazz in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.5 made threes per game.
  • Utah’s Mitchell has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.0 per game and Gobert is first in blocks with 2.0 per game.

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