Thunder vs Pelicans Final: 116-94 - Recap
|Thunder vs Pelicans Final: 116-94 - Recap|
The battle between the Thunder and Pelicans didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as New Orleans was handed a 116-94 defeat on Friday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Oklahoma City was the ATS victor, as they covered the 16-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 205.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Oklahoma City got 27 points from Kevin Durant and another 24 points from Russell Westbrook. Reggie Jackson contributed 8 assists, while Serge Ibaka cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
New Orleans got 18 points from Austin Rivers in a losing cause and another 18 points from Darius Miller. Tyreke Evans contributed 6 assists for the Pelicans, while Austin Rivers had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Oklahoma City were victorious, as the score was 60-47 at the break.
Oklahoma City won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-35.
Next game, Oklahoma City takes its act on the road to face Indiana looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head on the road to face Houston.