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NBA Betting - Washington Wizards vs New Orleans Pelicans Odds and Pick

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for the New Orleans Pelicans when they hit take on the Washington Wizards on Saturday in pro NBA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Washington Wizards opened as -8-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 216 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 116-96 result in favor of the Wizards. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Washington Wizards Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New Orleans Pelicans will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 24-25-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Washington Wizards are 29-20 ATS. New Orleans is 26-24 against the points scored total betting line, while Washington is 30-19 versus the line. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs New Orleans injuries news.

The Washington Wizards sit at No. 4 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the New Orleans Pelicans are at No. 21 on that betting chart.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Washington's No. 21-rated NBA squad against New Orleans's No. 7-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Washington rates No. 23 in the league with 8.69 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 12 with 9.56 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pelicans were blown out by Detroit on Wednesday, losing by a 118-98 final at The Palace of Auburn Hills in basketball betting action.

John Wall poured in 33 points for Washington on Thursday, as they defeated Los Angeles 116-108 at Verizon Center.

Betting Trends
  • New Orleans is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of New Orleans's last 8 games
  • New Orleans is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • New Orleans is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Washington is 10-1 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Washington is 14-2 ATS in its last 16 games at home
  • Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New Orleans home to Phoenix, Monday, February 6th
Washington home to Cleveland, Monday, February 6th

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