Clippers vs Pelicans Prediction NBA Picks Today 2/7

Clippers vs Pelicans Prediction NBA Picks Today 2/7

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Pelicans vs. Clippers Preview - Prediction KingPin Pro

Los Angeles, CA; February 7, 2024, 8:00 p.m. PST

 

Game Odds

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Time Spread Total ML
8:00 PM +6.5 (-105) o234.5 (-115) +210
- -6.5 (-115) u234.5 (-110) -250

 

Game Overview

The New Orleans Pelicans (29-21) clash with the LA Clippers (34-15) on February 7, 2024, at 8:00 p.m. PST. This matchup is set to take place at the crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, CA.

Expectations are high for this game as both teams look to assert their dominance. In this preview, we'll analyze team statistics, recent performances, injuries, and provide a prediction.

 

Team Statistics

New Orleans Pelicans

The Pelicans have showcased strong defensive play recently, which has contributed to their success. Led by Zion Williamson, the Pelicans have been formidable on both ends of the court.

LA Clippers

The Clippers, led by Kawhi Leonard, have been solid at home but have shown vulnerabilities defensively. Their recent performances indicate that they might struggle against a determined Pelicans team.

 

Injuries and Player Matchups

Injuries could play a significant role in this matchup.

New Orleans Pelicans

The Pelicans have no reported injuries, which bodes well for their chances in this game.

LA Clippers

Ivica Zubac's status is uncertain, and his absence could impact the Clippers' defensive rotations.

 

Recent Performances

New Orleans Pelicans

The Pelicans have been on a winning streak, bolstered by their defensive efforts.

LA Clippers

The Clippers have had mixed results lately, struggling defensively in some games.

 

Prediction

Considering the Pelicans' recent defensive prowess and the Clippers' defensive struggles, the Pelicans are well-positioned to cover the +6.5 points spread.

The Pelicans have been playing better defensively than the Clippers lately, and this could be the key factor in keeping the game close. With both teams having strong offensive weapons, a tight defensive game could favor the Pelicans to cover the spread.

Pick: New Orleans Pelicans +6.5 (-105)

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