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New Orleans Pelicans Betting Favorite by -2.5 Against Atlanta Hawks on Thursday

The New Orleans Pelicans will be trying to slam the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday when the teams tip off at Smoothie King Center in NBA betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

New Orleans Pelicans opened as -2.5-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 210 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 103-100 win for the Hawks on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Atlanta Hawks vs New Orleans Pelicans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New Orleans Pelicans sport a record of 14-22 and 17-18-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Atlanta Hawks sit at 19-16 and 17-18 ATS on the NBA season. The OVER/UNDER totals betting records are 17-19 for the New Orleans Pelicans and 14-20-1 for the Atlanta Hawks. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Orleans vs Atlanta injuries news.

The betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 28-rated Atlanta Hawks taking on the No. 27-rated New Orleans Pelicans in this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Atlanta Hawks rank No. 14 in the league with 43.86 per game. That compares with New Orleans's No. 10 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where New Orleans is the NBA's No. 19-ranked team at 8.89 per game, while the Atlanta Hawks rate No. 21 with 8.69 per contest.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Hawks grabbed a 111-92 win over the Magic on Wednesday, behind a 18-point effort from Dennis Schroder at Amway Center.

Anthony Davis scored 20 points and added 20 rebounds for a double-double, but his team still lost 90-82 against Cleveland in NBA action at Quicken Loans Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Atlanta is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • New Orleans is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • New Orleans is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games
  • New Orleans is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

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New Orleans at Boston, Saturday, January 7th