Chicago Bulls vs. New Orleans Pelicans - 2/6/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

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New Orleans Pelicans at Chicago Bulls

Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 8:00 PM (United Center)

NO -3.0 . Total 230.0 .

The New Orleans Pelicans hit the road for a matchup with the Chicago Bulls.  The Pelicans are (20-31), after falling to the Milwaukee Bucks.  The Bulls are (19-33), coming off a 129-102 loss to the Toronto Raptors. 

In the Pelicans loss to the Bucks, New Orleans was led on offense by Brandon Ingram.  Ingram registered 32 points, 7 rebounds, and 2 steals.  The Pelicans connected on 38% from the floor and 29% from 3-point distance.  New Orleans allowed the Bucks to shoot 47% from the floor.  The Pelicans were out scored inside the paint, 60 to 40. 

In the Bulls loss to the Raptors, Chicago was guided throughout the game by Zach LaVine.  LaVine recorded 18 points, 7 rebounds, and 7 assists.  The Bulls converted on 39% from the floor and 31% from 3-point range.  Chicago was poor defensively, allowing the Raptors to hit 56% from the floor.  The Bulls were out rebounded, 46 to 41.

Recent Betting Trends:

Pelicans are 14-5-1 ATS in their last 20 games.

Pelicans are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 Eastern Conference games.

The over is 13-5 in Pelicans last 18 games.

Bulls are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.

Bulls are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games against the Pelicans.

The over is 5-0 in Bulls last 5 games.

The Pelicans have been giving points up at will this season and on the road New Orleans is allowing over 117 per contest.  The Bulls haven't been lighting up the scoreboard with eye popping number, but Chicago did score 118 2 games back in a loss to Brooklyn.  The Bulls should be able to put up more than their season average of 106, as the Pelicans have a very generous defense.  The Pelicans like to get up and down the floor with a fast paced game.  The Bulls should see an uptick in offensive possessions.  Final score prediction, Pelicans win and the total goes over, 119-114.  

Chris’s Pick Over 230.0 .

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.