Pelicans vs. Jazz - 2/10/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Utah Jazz (25-25) at New Orleans Pelicans (19-32)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Smoothie King Center)
The Line: New Orleans Pelicans -2.5 -- Over/Under: 192.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT, FSN
The Utah Jazz and New Orleans Pelicans square off Wednesday at the Smoothie King Center.
The Utah Jazz look to build on their impressive seven-game winning streak. The Utah Jazz are averaging 97.4 points on 44.3 percent shooting and allowing 95.9 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Gordon Hayward is averaging 19.8 points and 3.7 assists while Derrick Favors is averaging 16.2 points and 8.5 rebounds. Rodney Hood is dishing 2.6 assists and Rudy Gobert is grabbing 10.4 rebounds. The Utah Jazz are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 75.4 percent from the free throw line. The Jazz are allowing 36.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.6 rebounds per game. The Utah Jazz have split their last eight road games. Trey Burke is out with an illness.
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The New Orleans Pelicans could use a win after losing five of their last eight games. The New Orleans Pelicans are averaging 102.3 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 104.9 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Anthony Davis is averaging 23.5 points and 10.2 rebounds while Ryan Anderson is averaging 17.1 points and six rebounds. Jrue Holiday is dishing 5.4 assists and Dante Cunningham is grabbing three rebounds. The New Orleans Pelicans are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 77.8 percent from the free throw line. The Pelicans are allowing 37.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.7 rebounds per game. The New Orleans Pelicans have won six of their last nine home games.
The Jazz are 12-4-1 ATS in their last 17 games playing on 0 days rest and 7-18-3 ATS in their last 28 Wednesday games. The Pelicans are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Northwest and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Jazz are 4-0-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in New Orleans and 6-2-2 ATS in the last 10 meetings overall.
The Pelicans need a nice win here if they're going to make a push in the second half. The Jazz are coming off an overtime game Tuesday against the Mavericks. I like the rested home team here in the Pelicans.