Los Angeles Lakers vs. New Orleans Pelicans – 1/3/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

The New Orleans Pelicans and Los Angeles Lakers meet Friday in NBA action at the Staples Center.

Game Details

Date:Friday January 3, 2020
Time:10:30 PM (EST)
Location:STAPLES Center, Figueroa Street, South Park, Bunker Hill, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, 90015, USA
Coverage:ESPN
Odds/Point Spread:Pelicans @ Lakers -10.5
Total/Over-Under:

Statistic

ODDSOPENCURRENT
NOP+12+11
LAL-12-11
O/U127223.5

CONSENSUS

FROM 78 PREDICTIONS
29%NEW ORLEANS75% over 223.5
71%LOS ANGELES

COMPUTER PREDICTION

STATS MODELED SCORE PREDICTION
NEW ORLEANS LOS ANGELES
66SCORECASTER69

Betting Trends

6-7 (1-7 ATS) this season11-2 (1-2 ATS) this season
California o/u is 0-2 the last 10 gamesStanford o/u is 1-0 the last 10 games
California are 1-9 ATS in their last 10 games.Stanford are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games.
California are 1-5 SU in their last 6 gamesThe total has gone UNDER in 4 of Stanford’s last 5 games.
California are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against StanfordStanford are 11-2 SU in their last 13 games.

New Orleans Pelicans Injuries

Los Angeles Lakers Injuries

There are no injuries listed at this time.Kodye Pugh (Knee) is out for season

Team Records

New Orleans Pelicans

Record

Los Angeles Lakers

11-23All27-7
6-11Home12-4
5-12Away15-3
5-5as Fav25-6
6-16as Dog2-1
15-19ATS18-16
8-9ATS Home9-7
7-10ATS Away9-9
15-18-1O/U14-20
7-9-1O/U Home6-10
8-9O/U Away8-10

New Orleans Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans make a trip crosscountry to the Staples Center to take on a premire group in the NBA, the LA Lakers. The Pelicans come into this game super hot and on a four game series of wins most as of late upsetting the Houston Rockets 127-112 to improve to 11-23 on the season. The Lakers beat the Suns their last break 117-107 to move their series of wins to three and improve their record to 27-7 on the year.

The Lakers brag one of the most proficient offenses in the NBA averaging 112.6 focuses per game while shooting 42.4% from the field. Driving the Lakers is a two-headed beast of whizzes Lebron James and Anthony Davis. Anthony Davis drives the Lakers in scoring with 27.3 focuses and bounce back with 9.3 per game. Davis is sixth in scoring in the NBA this season. Lebron drives the NBA in helps with 10.9 per game and adds 25.3 focuses per game to oblige it.

The Pelicans have also been solid on the offensive end this season averaging 112.3 points per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA. The key for the Pelicans is offseason pickup Brandon Ingram who averages 25.3 points per game and 7 rebounds per game which leads the team in both categories. The back court is led by Jru Holiday who has 19.9 points and a team high 6.5 assists per game.

Los Angeles Lakers

The Pelicans have likewise been strong in all out attack mode end this season averaging 112.3 focuses per game which positions them tenth in the NBA. The key for the Pelicans is offseason pickup Brandon Ingram who midpoints 25.3 focuses per game and 7 bounce back per game which drives the group in the two classes. The back court is driven by Jru Holiday who has 19.9 focuses and a group high 6.5 helps per game.

The Lakers have an incredible resistance this year, permitting just 105.3 focuses per game which positions them fourth in the NBA and have been particularly great at home permitting just 103.3 focuses per game on their home floor. The Pelicans battles originate from permitting 116.4 focuses per game and positioning 28th in the NBA this season.

Prediction

The Pelicans have struggled this season for bettors but recently have been much better, covering the spread in five of their last six games. While the Lakers have been solid on this season with a 18-16 ATS record this season but have had their recent struggles covering the spread in just two of their last nine games. Final score prediction, the Lakers get back on track for bettors and dominate on their home floor winning the game 125-103, covering the spread.


Pick:
Lakers -10.5

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