Cleveland Cavaliers vs. New Orleans Pelicans - 1/28/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction
New Orleans Pelicans at Cleveland Cavaliers
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 7:30 PM (Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse)
NO -6.0 . Total 231.5 .
The New Orleans Pelicans are on the road for a clash with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Pelicans are (18-29), coming off a 123-108 win over the Boston Celtics. The Cavaliers are (12-34), after falling at home to the Chicago Bulls, 118-106.
In the Pelicans win over the Celtics, New Orleans was guided on offense by Lonzo Ball. Ball registered 8 points, 6 rebounds, while passing out 15 assists. The Pelicans shot 485 from the floor and 44% from 3-point range. New Orleans out rebounded Boston, 54 to 37. The Pelicans won the game from behind the arch, as New Orleans converted 16 times from distance. The Pelicans only allowed Boston to make 8 3-pointers.
In the Cavaliers loss to the Bulls, Cleveland was led throughout the game by Kevin Love. Love recorded a double-double, finishing with 20 points and 11 rebounds. The Cavaliers shot 50% from the floor and 43% from 3-point range. Cleveland saw the Bulls start to pull away due to the foul shooting. The Cavaliers were out scored from the charity stripe, 18 to 9.
Recent Betting Trends:
Pelicans are 23-21-2 ATS this season.
The over is 24-21-1 in Pelicans games this year.
Cavaliers are 19-25-2 ATS this season.
The over is 25-21 in Cavaliers games this year.
Zion Williamson looked good against a solid Boston Celtics defense. Williamson notched a double-double, totaling 21 points, while pulling down 11 rebounds. Williamson looked solid in his 3rd game back and should be a big boost for this New Orleans team the rest of the season. The Cavaliers have lost 7 in a row. The Pelicans are coming off a 15 point win over the Celtics, I'll side with New Orleans to get the job done. Final score prediction, Pelicans will win and cover, 114-106.