Brooklyn Nets vs New Orleans Pelicans NBA Odds and Predictions
The Brooklyn Nets are set to play New Orleans Pelicans tonight in what is considered to be an underwhelming challenge for the hosts. The Brooklyn Nets have time and again come up with some swashbuckling performance while their opponents have been lackadaisical with complacency taking over their campaign so far.
The Nets are coming into this clash with a 21-6 home record which is in complete contrast to the away record of Pelicans who have often struggled to crack the code when playing away from home. The match is scheduled to take place at the Barclays Center on 7th April at 7:30 pm EST.
Both Nets and Pelican are coming off a win in their last game, however, Brooklyn Nets currently leads the Eastern Conference points table while New Orleans Pelicans at placed at 11th spot in Western Conference points table.The Brooklyn Nets vs New Orleans Pelicans NBA Odds and Predictions updated on 7th April.
Brooklyn Nets vs New Orleans Pelicans NBA Odds and Predictions: Recent form
The Brooklyn Nets are buckling themselves to unleash as the tournament approaches the post season. After putting up a strong performance in their March campaign, where they achieved 10 victories, they are no way looking like dropping the guard with the side continuing their domination this month as well.
They managed to dispatch Rockets and Hornets in the first two games this month, but lost to Bulls in a hard-fought game. They bounced back quite well with a strong performance against Knicks that not only got back the momentum but also elevated them to the top spot in the conference.
On the other hand, the New Orleans Pelicans were slow starters and the knee-jerk reaction to the defeats pulled them down even further. They are trying to address this inconsistency concerns by pulling it together in the remaining opportunities. Just to put things into perspective, the side won 7 games in March but lost 6 games with little effect for their effort in the table.
Focusing on recent outcomes, the side defeated Rockets in their last appearance but lost to Hawks and Magic in dramatic fashion. It is important for them to get back into top 10 and the only way is to improve their away record in the coming fixtures.
Brooklyn Nets vs New Orleans Pelicans NBA Odds and Predictions: Head-to-head
Regular season (38 games): Nets – 18 wins, Pelicans – 20 wins.
Playoffs: 0 games.
Previous meeting: Nets won 108-101 on 17th December 2019 in a regular season fixture.
Brooklyn Nets vs New Orleans Pelicans NBA Odds and Predictions: Players to watch
Every NBA fan was gob smacked with the way Kyrie Irving single-handedly took his side home with a 40-pointer against Knicks. He has been up to the task with an average of 27.7 points and 6.1 assists this season.
He had some good company in the form of Jeff Green with an efficiency rating of 13.74. He left no stone unturned as he made 23 points in 36 minutes. With Kevin Durant not around, the new entrant Alize Johnson has boded well with the side with the power forward averaging 6.7 rebounds and 4.7 rebounds in 3 games.
Joe Harris has been head and shoulders ahead of others in terms of 3-point conversions in addition to making 14.2 points per game.
Lonzo Ball was the star of the show against Rockets as he notched up 27 points and 9 assists. The point guard has an efficiency rating of 17.50.
The shooting guard Eric Bledsoe is expected to far better than 11.7 points per game but the guard has compensated it in the form of assists so far.
Steven Adams who has played at the center position has tons of experience in NBA with an average of 8 points and 9 rebounds in this edition.
James Johnson has done a tidy job in the absence of Zion Williamson as the power forward amassed 18 points against Rockets. He also has a field goal percentage of 52.8 and a 3-point conversion of 50.
Brooklyn Nets vs New Orleans Pelicans NBA Odds and Predictions: Predicted Winner
The Brooklyn Nets are on course for a glorious finish for their regular season which is in complete contrast to that of their next opponents, New Orleans Pelicans who are struggling to catch a break with inconsistencies bogging them down big time. Diverting our attention to the outright predictions by Oddschecker and SMarkets, the Nets have the most favorable odds with the Pelicans struggling with heavy odds stacked against them.
On the other hand, the predictions for this particular clash have heavily favored the Nets while the Pelicans are in dire need of a massive effort.