Pelicans vs Pistons Betting Preview
|Detroit Pistons||New Orleans Pelicans|
|10-12||December 11, 2013, 08:00 | New Orleans Arena||9-10|
The New Orleans Pelicans host Detroit on Wednesday, looking to build on their 9-10 mark against the 10-12 Pistons in NBA action at New Orleans Arena.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Pelicans currently sport a record of 9-10, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 7-11-1 ATS. The Pistons are 10-12 and 11-11 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Pelicans post a 12-7 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Pistons have gone 15-7 against the number.
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The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 19-rated Pistons taking on the No. 10-rated Pelicans in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 94-92 win for the Pelicans on Wednesday.
New Orleans was a 109-95 loser in its last match at home against the Thunder. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 204 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. New Orleans got 18 points from Ryan Anderson but lost anyway 109-95 against the Thunder on Friday at New Orleans Arena.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Pistons rank No. 9 in the league with 44.14 per game. That compares with New Orleans’s No. 12 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where New Orleans is the NBA’s No. 24-ranked team at 6.37 per game, while the Pistons rate No. 23 with 6.41 per contest.
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