Jazz vs Pelicans: NBA Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – January 19, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on January 19, 2021 - Last Updated on January 23, 2021

A game after he scored 31 points in a 128-123 win over the Kings, Zion Williamson leads the New Orleans Pelicans (5-7) on the road against the Utah Jazz (9-4) as underdogs. The matchup, which airs on NBA TV, tips at 9:00 PM ET on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. The matchup has an over/under of points.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of January 19, 2021, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Jazz vs Pelicans Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of January 19

Derrick Favors: Day To Day (Knee),
Elijah Hughes: Out (Ankle),
Joe Ingles: Day To Day (Achilles)

Lonzo Ball: Day To Day (Knee)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Jazz (-6)
Total Pick Under (218)
Prediction Jazz 113, Pelicans 103

Our computers expect the same result as DraftKings, but have the Jazz winning by a considerably greater margin (9.6 points). Take the Jazz.

The DraftKings point total for this game is just 1.8 points highter than the model projection.

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Jazz Key Players

Donovan Mitchell 13 23.2 3.5 5.0 0.8 0.5 3.3
Jordan Clarkson 13 17.5 4.6 1.8 1.0 0.3 3.0
Mike Conley 13 16.8 4.2 6.0 1.3 0.1 2.9
Bojan Bogdanovic 13 13.5 3.6 1.7 0.2 0.1 2.5
Rudy Gobert 13 12.2 13.5 1.4 0.5 2.7 0.0

Jazz Player Props

  • Donovan Mitchell’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 23.5, 0.3 points higher than his season average of 23.2.
  • Rudy Gobert’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 28.5, 1.5 greater than his season average of 27.0.
  • Mitchell’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.8 shots lower than his season average of 3.3.
  • Mike Conley’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals greater than his season average of 1.3.

Pelicans Key Players

Brandon Ingram 12 23.3 6.3 5.1 0.8 0.9 2.1
Zion Williamson 11 22.6 8.3 1.6 1.1 0.5 0.0
Lonzo Ball 9 12.4 4.3 4.4 1.1 0.7 2.2
Eric Bledsoe 11 12.2 3.3 3.8 1.0 0.4 1.9
Nickeil Alexander-Walker 10 11.3 2.8 1.8 0.9 0.1 1.5

Pelicans Player Props

  • Brandon Ingram’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 30.5, 4.2 lower than his season average of 34.7.
  • Steven Adams’ rebounding prop total for the contest is posted at 8.5 rebounds, 0.5 rebounds lower than his season average of 9.0.
  • Lonzo Ball’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.3 shots higher than his season average of 2.2.
  • Adams’ steals prop over/under for the game is set at 0.5, 0.7 steals lower than his season average of 1.2.

Shooting Trends

  • This season, the Jazz have a 46.2% shooting percentage from the field, which is 1.1% higher than the 45.1% of shots the Pelicans’ opponents have knocked down.
  • In games Utah shoots higher than 45.1% from the field, it is 7-1 against the spread and 8-0 overall.
  • New Orleans is 3-4 against the spread and 4-3 overall when allowing opponents to shoot higher than 46.2% from the field.
  • The Pelicans’ 46.6% shooting percentage from the field this season is three percentage points higher than the Jazz have allowed to their opponents (43.6%).
  • New Orleans is 4-5 against the spread and 3-6 overall when it shoots better than 43.6% from the field.
  • This season, Utah has an 8-2 record against the spread and a 9-1 straight up record when it allows opponents to shoot greater than 46.6% from the field.
  • The Jazz’s 39.7% three-point shooting percentage this season is 2.5 percentage points higher than opponents of the Pelicans have shot from deep (37.2%).
  • Utah is 6-0 against the spread and 6-0 overall when it shoots better than 37.2% from distance.
  • New Orleans is 4-2 against the spread while putting together a 5-1 straight-up record when its opponents shoot over 39.7% from three-point distance.
  • The Pelicans are knocking down 33.4% of their shots from three-point distance, which is 1.6 percentage points fewer than the 35% the Jazz’s opponents are averaging on the season.
  • New Orleans is 5-1 against the spread and 4-2 overall when shooting over 35% as a team from three-point range.
  • Utah has a 5-0 ATS record and a 5-0 straight-up record this season when it makes more than 33.4% of its three-point shots.
  • The Jazz’s 16.2 made three-pointers per game this season is six more made shots on average than the 10.2 per game the Pelicans give up.
  • Utah is 8-1 against the spread and 8-1 overall when it connects on more threes than its opponents, while New Orleans is 3-7 ATS and 3-7 straight up in games when it is out-shot from the three-point line.
  • The Pelicans make the 26th-most three-pointers in the league, while the Jazz give up the third-fewest makes from beyond the arc.

Jazz vs Pelicans Stat Rankings

Jazz Rank Jazz AVG Pelicans AVG Pelicans Rank
17th 110.5 Points Scored 107.8 22nd
4th 105.4 Points Allowed 108.8 10th
1st 49.5 Rebounds 48.3 3rd
6th 11.4 Off. Rebounds 11.6 2nd
1st 16.2 3pt Made 10.2 26th
23rd 22.9 Assists 22.8 24th
22nd 14.8 Turnovers 15.5 25th

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