Jazz vs. Pelicans Prediction
Will the Utah Jazz upset the New Orleans Pelicans when the two teams square off at 8:00 p.m. ET on Monday night?
Who Oddsmakers Like: New Orleans. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Pelicans are 1-point home favorites to beat the Jazz, who opened as 3.5-point underdogs. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 215 and is also now sitting at 215 points.
Who Public Bettors Like: New Orleans. As of Monday afternoon, 51% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Pelicans.
Who We Like: In their last eight trips to New Orleans, the Jazz is 6-1-1 against the spread. In their last four games versus the Pelicans overall, they are 4-1-1 at the betting window. The underdog is also 16-7-3 against the spread in the last 26 meetings between these two teams.
The Jazz are also a perfect 4-0 against the spread in their last four road games, are 5-0 at the betting window in their last five games overall, and are 5-0 against the number in their last five conference games. They're also 4-0 at the betting window in their last four games coming off a win and are 5-0 against the spread in their last five road games versus an opponent with a winning home record.
The Pelicans, meanwhile, are just 1-4 against the spread in their last five games at home and are winless at the betting window in their last seven home games when playing a team with a losing road record. Finally, they're 0-5 against the number in their last five home games when facing an opponent with a road winning percentage of less than .400.
MONDAY NBA PREDICTION: UTAH JAZZ +1