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New Orleans Pelicans Hosting the Detroit Pistons Odds and Betting Pick

The New Orleans Pelicans will try to cover the point spread at Smoothie King Center on Thursday when they get a visit from the Detroit Pistons in NBA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

New Orleans Pelicans opened as -1-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 202 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 108-102 win for the Pistons on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Detroit Pistons vs New Orleans Pelicans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New Orleans Pelicans are 14-27 so far on the NBA season, and 17-24 ATS vs the spread betting line. The Detroit Pistons, meanwhile, are 23-19 and 23-17-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New Orleans go 17-24 and the Pistons go 22-20 on the total. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Orleans vs Detroit injuries news.

This game pits the New Orleans Pelicans, currently No. 16 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Detroit Pistons, who rate No. 3 in the most recent survey update.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Detroit Pistons rank No. 2 in the league with 47.6 per game. That compares with New Orleans's No. 23 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where New Orleans is the NBA's No. 13-ranked team at 8.76 per game, while the Detroit Pistons rate No. 12 with 8.83 per contest.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pistons grabbed a 123-114 win over the Rockets on Wednesday, behind a 22-point effort from Kentavious Caldwell-Pope at Toyota Center.

Anthony Davis poured in 35 points for New Orleans on Tuesday, as they defeated Minnesota 114-99 at Smoothie King Center.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
  • Detroit is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games on the road
  • New Orleans is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Orleans's last 6 games
  • New Orleans is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of New Orleans's last 16 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Denver, Saturday, January 23rd
New Orleans home to Milwaukee, Saturday, January 23rd