New Orleans Pelicans VS San Antonio Spurs

NBA Basketball 03:00 PM ET

Tuesday

08/09/2020

ABC

Spread: New Orleans Pelicans -3.5

Over/Under: 238.8

San Antonio Spurs vs New Orleans Pelicans 8/9/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

San Antonio Spurs vs New Orleans Pelicans 8/9/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

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The San Antonio Spurs will battle for the 8th playoff spot with the New Orleans Pelicans at the HP Field House in Kissimmee, Florida on August 9, 2020, 3:00 PM, ET. The Spurs broke away from its 2-game losing skid after beating the undermanned Utah Jazz to a score of 119-111 at the HP Field House, Friday. San Antonio PG Derrick White brought in 24 points followed by Jakob Poeltl with 19 points and 10 boards. SG Lonnie Walker and SF Rudy Gay had 14 points each to hel their team win over Utah. San Antonio is in 12th place at 30-38 in the West and 4th in the SW Division.

San Antonio is one of the 5 teams vying for the last playoff spot in the Western Conference with 113.8 ppg at 47.1% from the field while permitting other teams to thrash in up to 115.3 ppg. The team hooped in 44.4 rebounds, 24.7 assists, 5.5 blocks, and 7.2 steals per outing. Leading the Spurs in points contribution is SF DeMar DeRozan with 22.0 ppg, 52.7% FG shooting, and 84.2% from the free throw area. San Antonio is 7-13 ATS in their last 20 matches with the Pelicans and 4-1 SU in their last 5 outings against New Orleans.

San Antonio Spurs vs New Orleans Pelicans Predictions 8/9/2020

Meanwhile, the New Orleans Pelicans are making strides of their own after routing the Washington Wizards to a score of 118-107 at the Visa Athletic Center, Friday.  Despite the absence of Williamson, the Pelicans were able to dominate the short handed Wizards. Pels SG Jrue Holiday poured in 28 points followed by PG Frank Jackson with 13 while Center Derrick Favors made 12 points and 10 boards. The team is presently at 12th place at 30-39 in the Western Conference and 5th in the Southwest Division.

The Pelicans will swoop in with 115.9 ppg at 46.3% from the field while letting competition score up to 116.9 ppg. New Orleans struggles with 46.8 rebounds, 26.9 assists, 5.0 blocks, and 7.5 steals per meeting. SF Brandon Ingram wipes the Pelicans scoring sheet with 23.9 ppg, 46.3% FG shooting, and 85.2% from the free throw stripe. New Orleans is 15-3 ATS in its last 18 home matches against the Spurs and 4 of its last 6 matches went over the totals with the Pelicans.

San Antonio Spurs vs New Orleans Pelicans. The NBA Pick for this game is the New Orleans Pelicans -3.5. The Pelicans rested their rookie sensation PF Zion Williamson for this match against the Spurs. They need all the muscle from the feisty power forward for a shot in the Western Conference playoffs.Pick on the over for the side bet, but the Pelicans will roll over the Spurs in this one to a predicted score of 122-117.

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San Antonio Spurs vs New Orleans Pelicans 8/9/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

NBA Starting Time: 3:00 PM ET

Location:  HP Field House in Kissimmee, Florida

Date: August 9, 2020

TV: ABC

NBA ODDS: New Orleans Pelicans -3.5

NBA Totals: 238.5

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