Utah Jazz vs. New Orleans Pelicans: 3/1/2021 Betting Trends, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

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A pair of the NBA’s best scorers match up when Donovan Mitchell (15th, 24.5 PPG) and the Utah Jazz (27-7) visit Zion Williamson (13th, 25.5 PPG) and the New Orleans Pelicans (14-19) on Monday, March 1, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET on NBA TV. The Jazz are 6.5-point favorites. The matchup has an over/under of 235 points.

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 -110 235 -110 -110
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Head to Head

Utah has taken eight of its last 10 head-to-head meetings with New Orleans. The Jazz also have a 4-2 edge against the spread when facing off with the Pelicans.

Jazz vs Pelicans in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/21/2021 Jazz Jazz -7 217.5 -275 220 Regular Season 129-118 UTA
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
  • 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 25-8-1 record.
    • When favored by at least 6.5 points, the Jazz have fared well against the spread, putting up a 14-4-1 record.
    • Utah and its opponents have combined to cover the point total in 17 of 34 games this year (50%).
    Bet on the Utah Jazz to win the NBA Championship.

    Pelicans Betting Information

    • New Orleans has a losing record against the spread, going 15-19 ATS (covering only 44.1% of the time).
    • When they are at least 6.5-point underdogs, the Pelicans have a record ATS of 2-4.
    • New Orleans has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 67.6% of matchups this year (23 out of 34 opportunities).
    Bet on the New Orleans Pelicans to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In 29.4% of their games this season (10 of 34 chances), the Jazz and their opponents have put up more than this matchup’s point total of 235 points.
    • New Orleans has played in 14 games this year (out of 34 total matchups — 41.2% of opportunities) where they combined with their opponents to score at least 235 points.
    • The two teams average a combined 3.5 fewer points per game (231.5) than this matchup’s total of 235 points.
    • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 222 points per game, 13 less than the over/under for this matchup.
    • The average total the Jazz have had set in matchups this year is 12.3 fewer points than this outing’s point total.
    • Pelicans games this season have averaged a total of 230.5 points, 4.5 less than the point total in this matchup.
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    Jazz Leaders

    • Mitchell leads the Jazz scoring 24.5 points per game.
    • Utah is led in rebounding by Rudy Gobert’s 13.4 rebounds per game and assisting by Mike Conley’s 5.7 assists per game .
    • Mitchell is the top three-point shooter for the Jazz, hitting 3.3 per game.
    • Conley leads the team with 1.5 steals per game. Gobert collects 2.7 blocks an outing to pace Utah.

    Pelicans Leaders

    • Williamson owns the Pelicans top spot in scoring with 25.5 points per game and also tacks on 7.1 rebounds and 3.3 assists per contest.
    • When it comes to New Orleans leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Steven Adams with 9.1 rebounds per game and Lonzo Ball with 5.1 assists per game.
    • Ball makes more threes per game than any other member of the Pelicans, averaging 3.1 treys per game.
    • New Orleans’ Ball has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.3 per game and Brandon Ingram is first in blocks with 0.8 per game.
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