Nets vs. Pelicans - 4/3/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New Orleans Pelicans (28-47) at Brooklyn Nets (21-55)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 1:00 pm (Barclays Center)
The Line: Brooklyn Nets -5.5 -- Over/Under: 206 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN, YES
The New Orleans Pelicans and Brooklyn Nets clash Sunday afternoon at the Barclays Center.
The New Orleans Pelicans look for a solid win after losing 10 of their last 15 games. The New Orleans Pelicans are averaging 102.6 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 106 points on 46.6 percent shooting. Tim Frazier is averaging 13 points and 5.2 assists while Toney Douglas is averaging 7.7 points and 2.1 rebounds. Luke Babbitt is grabbing 2.8 rebounds and Bryce Dejean-Jones is dishing 1.1 assists. The New Orleans Pelicans are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 77.7 percent from the free throw line. The Pelicans are allowing 36.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.8 rebounds per game. The New Orleans Pelicans have lost eight of their last 10 road games.
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The Brooklyn Nets look for their own victory after losing 10 of their last 13 games. The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 98.5 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 105.3 points on 47.6 percent shooting. Brook Lopez is averaging 20.6 points and 7.8 rebounds while Thaddeus Young is averaging 15.1 points and 1.9 assists. Sean Kilpatrick is grabbing 1.9 rebounds and Bojan Bogdanovic is dishing 1.3 assists. The Brooklyn Nets are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 76.3 percent from the free throw line. The Nets are allowing 37 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.4 rebounds per game. The Brooklyn Nets have split their last eight home games.
The Pelicans are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 vs. Eastern Conference and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Nets are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Pelicans are 2-5-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Brooklyn.
Name five healthy players for the Pelicans without looking. You can't do it. The Nets should be able to win this game rather easily with Lopez and others leading the way.