Nets vs Pelicans Prediction NBA Picks Today 3/19

Nets vs Pelicans Prediction NBA Picks Today 3/19

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Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY; March 19, 2024, 4:30 p.m. EST

 

Game Odds

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Time Spread Total ML
4:30 PM -7.5 (-105) o216.5 (-110) -290
- +7.5 (-115) u216.5 (-110) +240

 

Game Overview

The New Orleans Pelicans (41-26) face the Brooklyn Nets (26-42) on March 19, 2024, at 4:30 p.m. EST in the Barclays Center. The Pelicans, coming off two consecutive wins, aim to capitalize on their momentum against the struggling Nets.

 

Team Statistics

New Orleans Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans, led by the dynamic Zion Williamson, have displayed resilience and consistency throughout the season. With a strong road record of 21-13, they enter this matchup as clear favorites against the Nets.

Brooklyn Nets

Meanwhile, the Brooklyn Nets have endured a challenging season, struggling to find their rhythm. With a record of 26-42, they face a tough test against the Pelicans and will need to elevate their performance to stand a chance.

 

Injuries and Player Matchups

The Pelicans may have Herbert Jones listed as a game-time decision. On the Nets' side, Dorian Finney-Smith is also a game-time decision.

 

Recent Performances

New Orleans Pelicans

The Pelicans have been in impressive form lately, securing victories in their last two games. With their key players stepping up when needed, they pose a significant threat to any opponent, including the Nets.

Brooklyn Nets

In contrast, the Nets have struggled, enduring a three-game losing streak. With inconsistencies plaguing their performances, they face an uphill battle against the Pelicans' formidable lineup.

 

Prediction

Considering the Pelicans' recent form, their superior record, and their dominance over the Nets in their previous matchup this season, the prediction leans heavily in favor of the Pelicans to win and cover the -7.5 points spread. With Zion Williamson leading the charge and the team firing on all cylinders, the Pelicans are expected to outclass the struggling Nets.

Expect the Pelicans to control the game from start to finish, utilizing their offensive firepower and defensive tenacity to secure a comfortable victory. With a margin projected to exceed the spread, the prediction is for the Pelicans to cover confidently.

Pick: New Orleans Pelicans to Win and Cover -7.5 Points Spread

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