NBA Basketball - Preview
The fans at Chesapeake Energy Arena will be treated to a game between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Oklahoma City Thunder when they take their seats on Friday.
In their last action, New Orleans was a 94-88 loser at home against the Suns. They covered the 8.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (182) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
Last time out for Oklahoma City, they were a 107-101 winner as they battled the Clippers on the road. The Thunder covered in the match as a 3.5-point underdog, while 208 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Team record: 32-46 SU, 33-38-7 ATS
Current streak: lost 6 straight games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Oklahoma City
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 8 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City
The total has gone OVER in 13 of last 18 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games on the road
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Houston are 5-5
After playing Phoenix are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Team record: 57-21 SU, 42-34-2 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing New Orleans
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against New Orleans
is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games at home
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Indiana are 4-6
After playing LA Clippers are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
New Orleans at Houston, Saturday, April 12
Oklahoma City at Indiana, Sunday, April 13