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Oklahoma City Thunder vs. New Orleans Pelicans

The Oklahoma City Thunder and the New Orleans Pelicans will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at New Orleans Arena.

The Thunder were a 111-104 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Trail Blazers. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (215) made winners of OVER bettors.

New Orleans was a 100-97 loser in its last match at home against the Mavericks. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 197 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Oklahoma City:
Team record: 13-4 SU, 8-9 ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing New Orleans
is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against New Orleans
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against New Orleans

When playing on Friday are 9-1
Before playing Indiana are 3-7
After playing Portland are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

New Orleans:
Team record: 9-9 SU, 7-10-1 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 9 of last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against Oklahoma City
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of last 12 games when playing Oklahoma City
is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games

When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Dallas are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

Next up:
Oklahoma City home to Indiana, Sunday, December 8
New Orleans home to Detroit, Wednesday, December 11