New Orleans Pelicans vs. Utah Jazz Betting Odds & Game Analysis | November 26


By Lester Mackay | November 25, 2021, 1:48 pm

The Utah Jazz (12-6) host the New Orleans Pelicans (4-16) at Vivint Arena, beginning at 9:00 PM ET on Friday, November 26, 2021. The Jazz are 12.5-point favorites in the game. The matchup has an over/under of 213.5.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the NBA matchup between the Utah Jazz and New Orleans Pelicans in which bettors are fairly split as to which team will win, with both the total stake and number of wagers placed at regulated sportsbooks for the teams are nearly even. The Pelicans currently hold the slight edge in overall stake at sportsbooks.

Utah Vs. New Orleans Moneyline Betting Action

Jazz vs Pelicans Moneyline Action
Jazz Pelicans
Bet % 50% 50%
Stake % 49% 51%

Jazz stats and betting info

Betting trends for Utah

  • Utah is 10-8-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Jazz are 1-1 against the spread when favored by 12.5 points or more this season.
  • Eight of Utah’s 18 games with a set total have hit the over (44.4%).
  • Utah and its opponents have hit the over on this game’s total (213.5 points) nine times this season.
  • On average, the Jazz have seen a 218.3 over/under in their games this season, 4.8 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The Jazz have put together an 11-6 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 64.7% of those games).
  • Utah has played as a moneyline favorite of -979 or shorter in just two games this season, which they won both.
  • The Jazz have a 90.7% chance to win this game based on the moneyline’s implied probability.

Key players for Utah

  • Rudy Gobert: 15.7 PTS, 15.1 REB, 2.2 BLK, 73.2 FG%
  • Donovan Mitchell: 23.4 PTS, 1.8 STL, 42.9 FG%, 31.4 3PT% (50-for-159)
  • Bojan Bogdanovic: 17.1 PTS, 45.3 FG%, 39.1 3PT% (43-for-110)
  • Mike Conley: 14.1 PTS, 5.5 AST, 1.2 STL, 50 FG%, 45.3 3PT% (43-for-95)
  • Jordan Clarkson: 15.2 PTS, 36.9 FG%, 26.9 3PT% (45-for-167)

Jazz Injuries: None

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Pelicans stats and betting info

Betting trends for New Orleans

  • So far this season, Utah has put together a 10-8-0 record against the spread.
  • The Jazz are 1-1 against the spread when favored by 12.5 points or more this season.
  • Eight of Utah’s 18 games with a set total have hit the over (44.4%).
  • Six of New Orleans’ games finished with a combined score over 213.5 points this season.
  • A difference of 2.5 points separates the average total points bet in Pelicans’ games (216 points) and this game’s over/under (213.5 points).
  • The Pelicans have entered the game as underdogs 19 times this season and won four, or 21.1%, of those games.
  • New Orleans has not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +620 odds on them winning this game.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Pelicans have a 13.9% chance to win.

Key players for New Orleans

  • Jonas Valanciunas: 19.2 PTS, 12.5 REB, 50.2 FG%, 53.5 3PT% (23-for-43)
  • Nickeil Alexander-Walker: 14.5 PTS, 1.1 STL, 37.9 FG%, 30.1 3PT% (41-for-136)
  • Devonte’ Graham: 15.1 PTS, 1.1 STL, 38.7 FG%, 35.8 3PT% (49-for-137)
  • Josh Hart: 12 PTS, 51.8 FG%, 38.5 3PT% (15-for-39)
  • Herbert Jones: 5.9 PTS, 1.3 STL, 47.7 FG%, 33.3 3PT% (5-for-15)

Pelicans Injuries: Daulton Hommes: Day To Day (Leg), Zion Williamson: Out (Foot)

Pick for Jazz vs. Pelicans

An in-depth statistical analysis combined with the bet split data from regulated betting sites favors the Pelicans to win over the Jazz.

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