NBA Basketball - Preview

The fans at New Orleans Arena will be treated to a game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the New Orleans Pelicans when they take their seats on Monday.

In their last action, Oklahoma City was a 102-97 loser on the road against the Pacers. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (199) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

The Pelicans were a 111-104 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rockets. They covered the 15-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (215) made winners of OVER bettors.

Oklahoma City:
Team record: 58-22 SU, 43-35-2 ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing New Orleans
is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against New Orleans
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing on the road against New Orleans
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing New Orleans

When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 8-2
After playing Indiana are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

New Orleans:
Team record: 32-48 SU, 34-39-7 ATS
Current streak: lost 8 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing at home against Oklahoma City
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Oklahoma City
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 12 of last 16 games

When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Houston are 4-6
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

Next up:
Oklahoma City home to Detroit, Wednesday, April 16
New Orleans home to Houston, Wednesday, April 16