Authored by NBA Against The Spread Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall and produced by Charliessports.com for their 2014 Basketball game on Saturday November 29, 2014 at 7:00 pm EST.
The (7-6) New Orleans Pelicans of the Western Conference Southwest division will make take the trip from Atlanta where they are playing Friday to the nations capital to take on the (9-5) Washington Wizards of the Eastern Conference Southeast division in 2014 NBA action. They will play at Verizon Center in downtown, Washington, D.C. This Sports Handicapper believes New Orleans has the next up and coming superstar in the league with Forward/Center Anthony Davis. Washington is another young and talented team that could contend for the Eastern Conference Championship. The Opening betting line has New Orleans as a 4′-point home road underdog Against The spread, and the total is posted at 201′ points for Saturday’s game.
2014-15 New Orleans Pelicans lost at home 99-89 on the 25th of November to Sacramento and will be playing a back to back as they are in Atlanta on Friday. New Orleans is 4-1 Against The number their last five in Washington D.C., And the over has come in the Pelicans last four games played on Saturday’s. New Orleans is 3-5 Against The spread their last 8 2014 NBA Point Spread Betting Predictions this season, going over the total six time and staying under twice. The Pelicans have players who can create their shots, and Davis is one of them. The key to a New Orleans win is to feed the big man inside with penetration from their guards. New Orleans will be without their shooting guard Eric Gordon, who is out with a shoulder injury, the timetable for his return in unknown.
The 2014-15 Washington Wizards are scoring about 98 points per game while allowing opponents just under ninety-eight so far this season. Washington is currently on a two-game losing streak and gave up over 100-points in both losses. Washington is 1-5 ATS their last six at home and the under has come in seven of the last eight times the teams have played. New Orleans is 3-7 Against The Spread, going over the total six times and staying under four their last ten. It’s no secret that Washington has a lot of talent, but the key to their success is on defense, they need to start buying into that theory again.
Free Pick: Washington-4′.