The NBA action is just getting more exciting as the Miami Heat take on the New Orleans Pelicans at Staple Center. Furthermore, despite the matchup being a #3 team taking a #11 team it will still be exciting. This is because the we believe the bookies are underrating the Pelicans. Thus, this is the game to bet on for maximum basketball betting profits. Our Pelicans vs. Lakers Betting Pick from our basketball betting pick professionals will tell you just how to do it.
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Pelicans vs. Lakers Betting Prediction and Analysis for 01/03/2020
According to Raymond James in Costa Rica, the LA Lakers are by far the favorite team at -11. However, this is sports betting with point spread odds which means anything goes!
The Pelicans are doing much better with an to 11-23 record. This is because they won 127-112 against the Houston Rockets on Sunday. Lonzo Ball led the Pelicans with 27 points with 7 of them being three pointers.
In addition, Brandon Ingram leads New Orleans in scoring averaging 25.3 points per game. Also, Ingram is driving in rebounds averaging 7.0 per game, while Jrue Holiday is first with assists. Overall, Six Pelicans’ players are averaging twofold figures in scoring.
The Lakers are searching for a fourth consecutive triumph this Friday. With their latest win, the Lakers are now 27-7 and lead the LA Clippers by 3 ½ games in the Pacific division.
Anthony Davis is driving in scoring and in bounce back with midpoints of 27.2 focuses and 9.5 rebounds back per game. Furthermore, LeBron James is the second driving scorer and the pioneer in assists averaging 25.4 points and 10.8 helps per game. Kyle Kuzma, with a normal of 11.9 points per game, is the only other Lakers averaging twofold figures in scoring.
Pelicans vs. Lakers Betting Pick
Game time: 01/03/2020 at 10:30 PM ET
Bet on the New Orleans Pelicans at+11
The Lakers are leading the Western division and have the best record with 27-7. However, lately they have been having problems putting away teams and covering the number. Furthermore, the Lakers have not been able to cover the point spread in 7 of their last 9 games. On the other hand, New Orleans has won four straight and has been able to cover the point spread in 5 of its last 6. That is in addition to covering 6 of the last 8 games against the Lakers. Therefore, we predict that the Lakers winning but not be able to cover the point spread. Our final score prediction is Los Angeles Lakers win 118-114.