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New Orleans Pelicans vs Brooklyn Nets Betting Preview, Odds and Pick

Brooklyn pays a visit to New Orleans on Friday, hoping to send the Pelicans to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA betting action at Smoothie King Center.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 115-102 victory for the Pelicans. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Brooklyn Nets vs New Orleans Pelicans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New Orleans Pelicans sport a record of 17-26 and 21-21-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Brooklyn Nets sit at 8-33 and 17-21-3 ATS on the NBA season. The OVER/UNDER totals betting records are 20-23 for the New Orleans Pelicans and 24-16-1 for the Brooklyn Nets. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Orleans vs Brooklyn injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the New Orleans Pelicans rated this week at No. 22 and the Brooklyn Nets sitting at No. 30.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up New Orleans's No. 22-ranked offense (102.56 PPG) against a Brooklyn Nets defense that ranks No. 30 at 114.98 PPG. The New Orleans Pelicans have averaged 43.95% from the field per game, less than the Brooklyn Nets have managed so far this NBA season (43.96% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Brook Lopez scored 28 points for Brooklyn on Tuesday, but the Raptors managed a 119-109 victory over the Nets at Barclays Center.

The battle between the Pelicans and Magic didn't turn out to be much of a battle at all as Orlando was handed a 118-98 defeat on Wednesday at Smoothie King Center.

Betting Trends
  • Brooklyn is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Brooklyn is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Brooklyn is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Brooklyn is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • New Orleans is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of New Orleans's last 10 games
  • New Orleans is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • New Orleans is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Brooklyn at Charlotte, Saturday, January 21st
New Orleans home to Cleveland, Monday, January 23rd