Utah Jazz vs New Orleans Pelicans Prediction, Pick and Preview, December 13 (12/13): NBA
- Lm Tipster
- Dec 13, 2022, 3:32:50 AM
|Time||9:00 p.m. EST|
|Jazz money line||+120|
|Jazz spread||+2.5 (-110)|
|Pelicans money line||-140|
|Pelicans spread||-2.5 (-110)|
|Over / under||234|
2022-2023 season stats
|Utah Jazz||New Orleans Pelicans|
|Road / home record||9-5||6-5|
|Points per game||117.00||117.00|
|Points allowed per game||115.33||110.67|
|Rebounds per game||43.00||45.00|
|Rebounds allowed per game||43.67||41.33|
|Over / under record||15-14||14-12|
The Utah Jazz return home to host the New Orleans Pelicans at the Vivint Arena on Tuesday night. These teams already faced each other earlier this season and the Jazz won 122-121 in New Orleans as +8 points underdogs.
The Jazz get here with a 15-14 record overall and are 9-5 at home so far this season ranking 3rd in the Northwest Division. The Jazz are 13-9 in Western Conference games. Utah has a 6-3 record in games decided by 10 points or more.
Lauri Markkanen is shooting 52.8% and averaging 22.2 points for the Jazz. Malik Beasley is averaging 3.7 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Utah.
In their last 10 games, the Jazz are 3-7, averaging 117.6 points, 46 rebounds, 22.0 assists, 7.7 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 46.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 118.8 points.
New Orleans Pelicans
The Pelicans get here with a 7-6 record and are 3-2 at home this season ranking 3rd in the Southwest Division. In their last game at home, they beat the Rockets 119-106 . Zion Williamson scored 26 points going 8 of 9 from the field and powering inside at will against a defense that gave him more one-on-one opportunities than usual. He also went 10 of 12 from the line. Brandon Ingram surpassed 7,000 career points..
Brandon Ingram is averaging 22 points while Jonas Valanciunas is grabbing 11.5 rebound per game and CJ McCollum has 7.8 assists per game for New Orleans.
In their last 10 games the Pelicans are 9-1, averaging 119.5 points, 46.4 rebounds, 25.9 assists, 6.4 steals and 3.9 blocks per game while shooting 47.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 107.7 points.
New Orleans are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games against Utah.
New Orleans are 5-12 SU in their last 17 games against Utah.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of New Orleans' last 11 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Orleans' last 5 games when playing on the road against Utah.
Utah are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Utah's last 12 games against New Orleans.
Utah are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Utah's last 5 games when playing at home against New Orleans.
The Pelicans have been on fire and are currently on an 8 game winning streak even without one of their best player in Brandon Ingram. The Jazz have lost 3 of their last 4 games and have struggled in defense allowing 118 points per game in their last 10 games. These are two of the best offenses in the league but the Pelicans have been playing better defense lately so I think they can slow down the Jazz on this game. Take the Pelicans.
PICK: Pelicans -2.5 (-110)
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