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The Portland Trail Blazers and the New Orleans Pelicans will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at New Orleans Arena.
The Trail Blazers were a 108-107 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Heat. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as favorites, while the total score (215) made winners of OVER bettors.
Last time out for New Orleans, they were a 107-98 loser as they battled the Rockets on the road. The Pelicans earned a push in the match as a 9-point underdog, while 205 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Team record: 24-6 SU, 18-12 ATS
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 8 games on the road
is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games on the road
is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Oklahoma City are 6-4
After playing Miami are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
Team record: 13-15 SU, 12-14-2 ATS
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games
is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games at home
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Portland
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 3-7
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
Portland at Oklahoma City, Tuesday, December 31
New Orleans at Minnesota, Wednesday, January 1