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76ers host Pelicans in basketball action

New Orleans PelicansPhiladelphia 76ers
6-8November 29, 2013, 08:00 | Wells Fargo Center6-10

Wells Fargo Center will feature 76ers vs. Pelicans action on Friday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.

Philadelphia battles the Pelicans, currently with a 6-8 mark (4-9-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 11-5 for the 76ers and 9-5 for the Pelicans. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View New Orleans Pelicans vs Philadelphia 76ers Odds and Stats.

The 76ers - Pelicans odds would favor the Pelicans if the lines were set according to power ranks. Philadelphia is rated No. 27 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Pelicans sit at No. 19. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 96-90 win for the Pelicans.

Last time out for New Orleans, they were a 102-101 loser as they battled the Warriors at home. The Pelicans earned a push in the match as a 1-point underdog, while 203 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. New Orleans got 21 points and 12 rebounds from Ryan Anderson in a losing cause in a 102-101 loss to Golden State on Tuesday at New Orleans Arena.

The 76ers were a 105-94 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Magic. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (199) made winners of UNDER bettors. Philadelphia got 26 points from Thaddeus Young en route to a 105-94 loss against Orlando on Wednesday at Amway Center.

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Philadelphia's No. 4-rated squad against New Orleans's No. 15-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Philadelphia rates No. 21 in the league with 7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 25 with 5.86 per outing.

A few Pelicans at 76ers trends to consider:
New Orleans is 1-6-1 ATS in its last 8 games
New Orleans is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of New Orleans's last 7 games
New Orleans is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Philadelphia is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 8 games
Philadelphia is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games at home

Next up:
New Orleans at New York, Sunday, December 1st
Philadelphia at Detroit, Sunday, December 1st