New Orleans Pelicans vs Cleveland Cavaliers Fantasy Basketball News – 02-06-16
The Pelicans (18-31) will travel to Cleveland (35-14) Saturday night at the Quicken Loans Arena to battle the Cavaliers. The Cavs are odd favourite (-9.5). FanPicks has this game on tap for tonight’s DFS action. Come play Fantasy Basketball at fanpicks.com.
New Orleans lost a heartbreaker this past Thursday at the hands of the struggling Lakers, 99-96 despite a great performance from Anthony Davis. Davis 39 pts and 11 boards led the charge. Jrue Holiday added a big 19 pts and 9 boards off the bench. The Pelicans will be hop come to terms with the reality that they will likely finish the season as a lottery team. Unfortunately for the Pelicans, their guard Tyreke Evans missed 5 straight games and there’s still no approximate timetable on his return.
The Cavs are settling well with their new coach Tyronn Lue despite a 2 game losing skid. The latest defeat Friday night came to the Celtics 104-103 in a nail biter. It was only the Cavs’ 4th home loss of the season. LeBron James led the squad with 30 pts, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. J.R Smith 20 pts 5 triples. Kevin Love had to leave the game with an injury in the 3rd quarter while Kyrie Irving added a solid 19pts on the board. The Cavs are just a game and a half ahead of the Raptors in the lead for the Eastern Conference.