Los Angeles Clippers vs. New Orleans Pelicans: August 1, 2020 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on August 3, 2020

Los Angeles (44-21) is a 5-point favorite against New Orleans (28-37) when the Clippers square off against the Pelicans on Saturday (August 1, 2020). The matchup’s over/under is 227. Tip-off for this contest, one of five slated in the NBA for the day, is scheduled for 6:00 PM ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida.

Betting Information

Clippers vs Pelicans Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Clippers -5 -110 -110 227 -110 -110

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Clippers vs Pelicans
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Clippers (-5) Over (227) Clippers 119 Pelicans 110

Head to Head

Los Angeles has won two of its three head-to-head meetings with New Orleans this season. The Pelicans have a 2-1 edge against the spread when taking on the Clippers.

Clippers vs Pelicans in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
1/18/2020 Clippers -5.5 235.5 -245 195 133-130 LAC
11/24/2019 Clippers -12.5 233.5 -1030 684 134-109 LAC
11/14/2019 Clippers -4 233 -170 141 132-127 NO

Clippers Betting Information

  • Los Angeles has been good against the spread, going 36-28 on the season.
  • The Clippers have posted a winning record of 21-19 against the spread when the spread is -5 or higher.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over/under in just 28 of 65 games this season (43.1%).

Pelicans Betting Information

  • New Orleans has a 32-28-4 record against the spread, covering in 50% of their contests.
  • When they are at least 5-point underdogs, the Pelicans have not fared well, going 9-10-3 against the spread.
  • New Orleans has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 55.4% of matchups this season (36 out of 65 opportunities).

Over/Under Analysis

Clippers vs Pelicans Total Facts
Games Over Total % Over Total Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Clippers 28 43.1% 116 232 109.6 226.4 225.5
Pelicans 40 61.5% 116 232 116.8 226.4 232.8

Clippers Leaders

  • Kawhi Leonard leads the Clippers in scoring (26.9 points per game) and rebounding (7.2 rebounds per game).
  • The squad is led in assists by Lou Williams’ 5.7 per game.
  • Los Angeles’ steals leader is Leonard, who averages 1.8 per game. Montrezl Harrell leads the team averaging 1.1 blocks an outing.
  • Paul George connects on 3.2 threes per game to lead the Clippers.

Pelicans Leaders

  • Brandon Ingram outpaced his teammates on the Pelicans scoring front by putting up 24.2 points per game. He adds 6.3 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game this season.
  • The New Orleans leaders in rebounds and assists are Derrick Favors (9.8 rebounds per game) and Lonzo Ball (7.0 assists per game).
  • Nobody on New Orleans grabs more steals than Jrue Holiday (1.7 per game) or blocks more shots than Favors (1.0 per game).
  • JJ Redick makes more threes per game than any other member of the Pelicans, cashing in 2.9 treys per game.

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