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New Orleans Pelicans Prediction vs Houston Rockets Highlights NBA Odds

The New Orleans Pelicans hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Thursday as the Houston Rockets pay a visit to Smoothie King Center in NBA betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Houston Rockets betting line opened this morning as 0-point in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including Bovada), while the total was hovering around 228 at BetOnline and other betting odds shops.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 113-108 win for the Rockets on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Houston Rockets vs New Orleans Pelicans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Houston Rockets have seen them go 40-18 and 33-25 ATS so far this NBA season, while the New Orleans Pelicans are at 23-34 and 27-29-1 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Pelicans are 28-29, while the Houston Rockets are 31-26-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Orleans vs Houston injuries news.

The Pelicans - Rockets betting odds would favor the Rockets if the lines were set according to power rankings. New Orleans is rated No. 25 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Houston Rockets sit at No. 5.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features New Orleans's No. 11-rated NBA squad against Houston's No. 12-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, New Orleans rates No. 13 in the league with 9.44 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 1 with 14.48 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston got 38 points from James Harden en route to a 117-109 loss at the hands of Houston on Wednesday at Toyota Center.

The Pelicans grabbed a 95-91 win over the Grizzlies on Wednesday, behind a 23-point effort from Solomon Hill at FedExForum.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
  • Houston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Houston is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games on the road
  • New Orleans is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Orleans's last 7 games
  • New Orleans is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of New Orleans's last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston home to Minnesota, Saturday, February 25th
New Orleans at Dallas, Saturday, February 25th