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Washington Wizards vs. New Orleans Pelicans

The Washington Wizards and the New Orleans Pelicans will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at New Orleans Arena.

Last time out for Washington, they were a 97-83 winner as they battled the Bobcats on the road. The Wizards covered in the match as a 1.5-point favorite, while 180 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

New Orleans lost its last outing, a 107-88 result against the Heat on January 7. The Pelicans failed to cover in that game as an 8.5-point underdog, while the 195 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Washington:
Team record: 15-17 SU, 17-14-1 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games when playing on the road against New Orleans
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games when playing New Orleans
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games on the road
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road

When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Indiana are 3-7
After playing Charlotte are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

New Orleans:
Team record: 15-18 SU, 13-18-2 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games when playing Washington
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against Washington

When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Dallas are 1-9
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Next up:
Washington at Indiana, Friday, January 10
New Orleans home to Dallas, Friday, January 10