A pair of the NBA’s best scorers match up when Donovan Mitchell (15th, 24.5 PPG) and the Utah Jazz (27-7) visit Zion Williamson (13th, 25.5 PPG) and the New Orleans Pelicans (14-19) on Monday, March 1, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET on NBA TV. The Jazz are 6.5-point favorites. The matchup has an over/under of 235 points.
|Favorite||Spread||Favorite Spread Odds||Underdog Spread Odds||Total||Over Total Odds||Under Total Odds|
Head to Head
Utah has taken eight of its last 10 head-to-head meetings with New Orleans. The Jazz also have a 4-2 edge against the spread when facing off with the Pelicans.
|Date||Favorite||Home Team||Spread||Total||Favorite Moneyline||Underdog Moneyline||Game Type||Result|
|1/21/2021||Jazz||Jazz||-7||217.5||-275||220||Regular Season||129-118 UTA|
|1/19/2021||Jazz||Jazz||-6||217.5||-243||197||Regular Season||118-102 UTA|
|7/30/2020||Pelicans||Pelicans||-2.5||228.5||-137||114||Regular Season||106-104 UTA|
|1/16/2020||Jazz||Pelicans||-5.5||225.5||-237||192||Regular Season||138-132 NO|
|1/6/2020||Jazz||Pelicans||-4||221.5||-178||148||Regular Season||128-126 UTA|
|11/23/2019||Jazz||Jazz||-5.5||225.5||-213||176||Regular Season||128-120 UTA|
|3/6/2019||–||Pelicans||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||114-104 UTA|
|3/4/2019||–||Jazz||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||115-112 NO|
|10/27/2018||–||Pelicans||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||132-111 UTA|
|3/11/2018||–||Pelicans||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||116-99 UTA|
Jazz Betting Information
- Utah has been good against the spread this season, posting a 25-8-1 record.
- When favored by at least 6.5 points, the Jazz have fared well against the spread, putting up a 14-4-1 record.
- Utah and its opponents have combined to cover the point total in 17 of 34 games this year (50%).
Pelicans Betting Information
- New Orleans has a losing record against the spread, going 15-19 ATS (covering only 44.1% of the time).
- When they are at least 6.5-point underdogs, the Pelicans have a record ATS of 2-4.
- New Orleans has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 67.6% of matchups this year (23 out of 34 opportunities).
- In 29.4% of their games this season (10 of 34 chances), the Jazz and their opponents have put up more than this matchup’s point total of 235 points.
- New Orleans has played in 14 games this year (out of 34 total matchups — 41.2% of opportunities) where they combined with their opponents to score at least 235 points.
- The two teams average a combined 3.5 fewer points per game (231.5) than this matchup’s total of 235 points.
- Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 222 points per game, 13 less than the over/under for this matchup.
- The average total the Jazz have had set in matchups this year is 12.3 fewer points than this outing’s point total.
- Pelicans games this season have averaged a total of 230.5 points, 4.5 less than the point total in this matchup.
- Mitchell leads the Jazz scoring 24.5 points per game.
- Utah is led in rebounding by Rudy Gobert’s 13.4 rebounds per game and assisting by Mike Conley’s 5.7 assists per game .
- Mitchell is the top three-point shooter for the Jazz, hitting 3.3 per game.
- Conley leads the team with 1.5 steals per game. Gobert collects 2.7 blocks an outing to pace Utah.
- Williamson owns the Pelicans top spot in scoring with 25.5 points per game and also tacks on 7.1 rebounds and 3.3 assists per contest.
- When it comes to New Orleans leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Steven Adams with 9.1 rebounds per game and Lonzo Ball with 5.1 assists per game.
- Ball makes more threes per game than any other member of the Pelicans, averaging 3.1 treys per game.
- New Orleans’ Ball has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.3 per game and Brandon Ingram is first in blocks with 0.8 per game.
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