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Pelicans vs. Spurs NBA Betting (August 9, 2020) Preview and Analysis

August 7th, 2020 NBA Basketball, Online Betting

At the onset of his Spurs career coach Gregg Popovich has meant playoffs. San Antonio has made postseason every year since 1997-98. However, that string is likely to end at the NBA Bubble. Time, age, and salary cap took their toll. Popovich has won a total of five NBA world championships. And has a consecutive playoff season streak that may never be equaled again. New Orleans is a team of the future. Namely, Zion Williamson has already made a Betting on NBA impact. After missing the first 44 games of the year Zion has the Pelicans in contention.

San Antonio Spurs vs. New Orleans Pelicans

Date and Time:Sunday, August 9, 2020, 3 p.m. ET
Location:HP Field House, Orlando, Florida
Spurs vs. Pelicans TV Coverage:ABC
Spurs vs. Pelicans SBG Odds:Click Here

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San Antonio Spurs vs. New Orleans Pelicans SBG Odds Overview

San Antonio’s days as a marquee online betting choice have ended. To illuminate nobody is buying the Spurs anymore. And they are getting tired of Popovich as well. Increasingly he is viewed as a grumpy and bitter old man. Pop has a serious lack of weapons on the hardwood. Contrarily the Pelicans have quickly gained plenty of public betting appeal. Some savvy gamblers would say it’s a case of too much too soon. San Antonio’s once-vaunted defense is a distant memory. While New Orleans hasn’t developed much defense for now. Which leads to some gamblers thinking over the total.

San Antonio Spurs Team Overview

Late on the Spurs have covered four in a row. San Antonio is 29-37 straight up, 28-37-1 against the spread with only 25 under. NBA metrics have the Spurs ninth for scoring and 25th for points allowed.

Key San Antonio Spurs: SF DeMar DeRozan 22.2 PTS, 5.6 REB, 5.6 AST, 53.0 FG%, 27.3 3P%, 84.2 FT%, PG Patty Mills 11.6 PTS, 1.6 REB, 1.8 AST, 42.9 FG%, 38.2 3P%, 86.6 FT%, PG Dejounte Murray 10.0 PTS, 5.8 REB, 4.0 AST, 47.0 FG%, 37.8 3P%, 79.4 FT%

New Orleans Pelicans Team Overview

In sum, the Pelicans are 29-38 straight up, 34-31-2 vs. the Odds, with 31 under. New Orleans ranks fifth for scoring and 27th for points allowed.

Key Pelicans: SF Brandon Ingram 24.1 PTS, 6.2 REB, 2.1 AST, 46.4 FG%, 42.9 3P%, 85.1 FT%, SF Zion Williamson 22.3 PTS, 6.4 REB, 2.1 AST, 57.9 FG%, 42.9 3P%, 63.6 FT%, SG Jrue Holiday 19.2 PTS, 4.9 REB, 6.7 AST, 45.2 FG%, 5.7 3P%, 69.9 FT%

San Antonio Spurs vs. New Orleans Pelicans Against the Spread

The Spurs are:

  • 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 games as a dog
  • 9-4 over the total when getting points
  • 3-9 vs. the odds head to head as, a dog to the Pelicans
  • 3-6 under the total getting points vs. New Orleans

The Pelicans Are:

  • 2-4 against the board in their last six games as a chalk
  • 2-5 under the total when laying points
  • 13-7 overall head to head vs. the line vs. San Antonio
  • 5-3 over the total in their last eight games with the Spurs

San Antonio Spurs vs. New Orleans Pelicans SBG Best Bet

In this situation, the Spurs make for a potentially good Betting on NBA value. Cause by New Orleans getting too much fanboy money.

Spurs vs. Pelicans SBG Best Bet: San Antonio Spurs

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