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Wizards vs Pelicans 8/7/20 - NBA Picks & Predictions

New Orleans Pelicans vs Washington Wizards Odds & Info

Game New Orleans Pelicans vs Washington Wizards
Date & Time Friday August 7, 2020, 8:00 PM (EDT)
Location
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Orlando, FL
Latest odds
NO -7,5 ; Total 234.5
TV Channel
FSNO

The Washington Wizards look to snap a four-game losing streak when playing the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday. Washington lost to the Philadelphia 76ers 107-98 in their most recent outing on Wednesday. Thomas Bryant led the Wizards in the loss with 19 points and 10 rebounds. Washington will be eliminated from playoff contention with another loss or a win by Orlando or Brooklyn.

Rui Hachimura is leading the Wizards in scoring with an average 13.2 points per game.The second leading scorer and leading rebounder for Washington is Thomas Bryant with averages of 12.8 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. Washington is finding it hard to score with its top two scorers from the regular-season Bradley Beal and David Bertans out of action. 

New Orleans will complete a back to back on Friday when playing the Washington Wizards after facing the Sacramento Kings on Thursday. The Pelicans defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 109-99 on Tuesday, Zion Williamson scored 23 points, pulled down seven rebounds and handed out five assists in just 25 minutes of action for New Orleans.

Brandon Ingram is leading New Orleans in scoring with an average of 24.1 points per game, while Derrick Favors is the leading rebounder with an average of 9.9 per game and Lonzo Ball is the leader in assists with an average of 6.9 per game. New Orleans has six players averaging double-figures in scoring. 

Recent Betting Trends

  • Washington is 1-5 ATS in its last 6
  • The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Wizards last 8
  • New Orleans is 4-2 ATS in its last 6
  • The UNDER has cashed in each of the Pelicans last 5

Free NBA Pick:

New Orleans Pelicans -7.5

Washington's hopes of reaching the postseason are likely to be over before this game even starts on Friday. The Wizards must win their remaining four games of season and hope that Brooklyn and Orlando each lose their remaining games. However, Washington has failed to win five of its last six straight up. Final Score Prediction, New Orleans Pelicans win and cover ATS 114-105.

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