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New Orleans Pelicans Visit Houston Rockets in NBA Clash – Betting Lines and Pick

New Orleans Pelicans

vs

Houston Rockets
Saturday, April 12, 2014 8:00 PM ET
Toyota Center

The New Orleans Pelicans will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Rockets in Houston at Toyota Center on Saturday in NBA basketball betting action.

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Computer Prediction: New Orleans Pelicans vs Houston Rockets Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 100-93 victory for the Rockets. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Houston Rockets Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the New Orleans Pelicans have seen them go 32-47 and 33-39-7 ATS so far this NBA season, while the Houston Rockets are at 52-27 and 39-37-3 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Rockets are 42-35-2, while the New Orleans Pelicans are 42-37. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs New Orleans injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the Houston Rockets rated this week at No. 7 and the New Orleans Pelicans sitting at No. 24.

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How New Orleans Pelicans vs Houston Rockets Stats Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Houston's No. 1-ranked offense (107.77 PPG) against a New Orleans Pelicans defense that ranks No. 20 at 102.52 PPG. The Houston Rockets have averaged 47.3% from the field per game, more than the New Orleans Pelicans have managed so far this NBA season (45.82% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston lost its last outing, a 112-110 result against the Timberwolves on April 11. The Rockets failed to cover in that game as a 1.5-point underdog, while the 222 combined points took the game OVER the total. James Harden chucked in 33 points for Houston on Friday, but they still came up short in losing 112-110 at Target Center.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Houston Rockets Betting Odds Trends

New Orleans is 2-4-2 ATS in its last 8 games
New Orleans is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 14 of New Orleans's last 19 games
New Orleans is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Houston is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games
Houston is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Houston is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New Orleans home to Oklahoma City, Monday, April 14th
Houston home to San Antonio, Monday, April 14th

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