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Cavaliers at Pelicans 2/28/20 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Game Details

Game New Orleans Pelicans vs Cleveland Cavaliers
Date & Time Friday February 28, 2020, 8:00 PM (EST)
Location
Smoothie King Center Pontchartrain Expy (HOV), Central City Historic District, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, 70113, USA
Latest odds
NO -12.5 ; Total 237.5
TV Channel
FSNO

The Cleveland Cavaliers look for their third straight victory on Friday when visiting the New Orleans Pelicans. The Cavaliers improved to 17-41 following a 108-94 victory on Wednesday over the Philadelphia 76ers. Collin Sexton was the leading scorer for Cleveland in the victory with 28 points, but the Cavaliers remained in last place in the Central Division.

Collins Sexton is the leading scorer for Cleveland with an average of 19.9 points per game while Tristan Thompson is the leading rebounder with an average of 10.3 per game and Darius Garland is the leader in assists with an average of 3.9 per game. Cleveland has six players averaging double figures in scoring.

New Orleans looks to bounce back from a loss when hosting the Cavaliers on Friday. The Pelicans dropped to 25-33 following a 118-109 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.  Brandon Ingram was the leading scorer for New Orleans in the loss with 34 points, while Zion Williamson scored 29 points and pulled down six rebounds for New Orleans.

Brandon Ingram is a leading scorer for New Orleans with an average of 24.7 points per game, while Zion Williamson is the second leading scorer and leading rebounder with averages of 23.3 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. New Orleans has five players averaging double figures in scoring.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Cleveland is 4-1 ATS in its last 5
  • The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Cavaliers last 7
  • New Orleans is 4-2 ATS in its last 6
  • The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Pelicans last 7
Free Pick:
New Orleans Pelicans -12.5

New Orleans has played much better since Zion Williamson returned from his injury. The Pelicans have won five of their last seven straight up and have covered the number in four of their last six. Cleveland on the other hand has not fared well head-to-head with New Orleans. The Cavaliers have failed to cover six of their last seven versus the Pelicans and have lost five of their last six SU versus New Orleans. Final Score Prediction, New Orleans Pelicans win and cover ATS 118-104.

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