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New Orleans Pelicans vs. Dallas Mavericks

The New Orleans Pelicans and the Dallas Mavericks will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at American Airlines Center.

In their last action, Dallas was a 107-90 winner on the road against the Pelicans. They covered the 1.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (197) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

New Orleans:
Team record: 15-20 SU, 13-20-2 ATS
Current streak: lost 4 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of last 19 games when playing on the road against Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Dallas

When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing San Antonio are 6-4
After playing Dallas are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

Dallas:
Team record: 21-16 SU, 19-17-1 ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing New Orleans
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 8 games
is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against New Orleans
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games at home

When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Orlando are 5-5
After playing are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Next up:
New Orleans home to San Antonio, Monday, January 13
Dallas home to Orlando, Monday, January 13