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NBA Betting - New Orleans Pelicans vs Boston Celtics Odds and Pick

Boston Celtics

vs

New Orleans Pelicans
Friday, March 06, 2015 8:00 PM ET
Smoothie King Center

Betting fans will be hoping their prediction comes true for a key NBA battle which sees the visiting Boston Celtics travelling to New Orleans to face the Pelicans on Friday.

Boston Celtics vs New Orleans Pelicans Opening Odds and Betting Line

The visiting Boston Celtics betting line opened this morning as 6.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including Bovada), while the total was hovering around 201 at BetOnline and other betting odds shops.

Computer Prediction: Boston Celtics vs New Orleans Pelicans Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 99-97 win for the Pelicans. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Boston Celtics vs New Orleans Pelicans Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Boston Celtics have seen them go 24-35 and 33-26 ATS so far this NBA season, while the New Orleans Pelicans are at 33-28 and 35-26 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Pelicans are 32-27-2, while the Boston Celtics are 31-27-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Orleans vs Boston injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the New Orleans Pelicans rated this week at No. 12 and the Boston Celtics sitting at No. 13.

How Boston Celtics vs New Orleans Pelicans Stats Matchup

The game also pits New Orleans's No. 18-ranked offense averaging 99.46 PPG, against a Boston Celtics defense that ranks No. 25 at 102.47 PPG. The New Orleans Pelicans field goal percentage has averaged 45.49% so far, more than the Boston Celtics shooters have achieved on the year, 44.05% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston got 21 points from Isaiah Thomas en route to a 85-84 victory over Utah on Wednesday at TD Garden.

The Pistons were burned for 39 points by Anthony Davis on Wednesday as the Pelicans picked up a 88-85 win at Smoothie King Center.

Boston Celtics vs New Orleans Pelicans Betting Odds Trends

Boston is 15-6 ATS in its last 21 games
Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Boston is 11-5 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
Boston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
New Orleans is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
New Orleans is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of New Orleans's last 15 games
New Orleans is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Orlando, Sunday, March 8th
New Orleans home to Memphis, Saturday, March 7th

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