Utah Jazz (41-23) at New Orleans Pelicans (28-36)
Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 6:30 pm
*3 Star Play on the Pelicans* The New Orleans Pelicans have a lot more to play for in this game. New Orleans can't afford to be losing games here. Utah can lose games and still get in the playoffs. With this strange set up down in the NBA bubble, I do think that situational spots will matter a lot.
The Pelicans were playing great basketball in their exhibitions the last few days. They didn't lose a game. Zion Williamson is a game time decision. Williamson playing would be a huge boost to the team, but I do think they have a good chance of winning and covering even if he does sit out this game.
Utah's team chemistry is a question mark right now with Gobert and Mitchell feuding. They also don't have 3 point star Bojan Bogdonavic who is injured.
The team with more to play for laying the short number is my play here.
Take New Orleans.