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Betting Odds Open as NBA Underdog vs

Houston Rockets


New Orleans Pelicans
Friday, January 02, 2015 8:00 PM ET
Smoothie King Center

Betting fans will be hoping their prediction comes true for a key NBA battle which sees the visiting Houston Rockets travelling to New Orleans to face the Pelicans on Friday.

Houston Rockets vs New Orleans Pelicans Opening Odds and Betting Line

Odds makers at 5Dimes opened the New Orleans Pelicans as 0-point in this betting matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER betting line was sitting around 201.5 earlier at GTbets.eu.

Computer Prediction: Houston Rockets vs New Orleans Pelicans Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Rockets to win this game 104-99. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Houston Rockets have seen them go 22-9 and 17-14 ATS so far this NBA season, while the New Orleans Pelicans are at 16-16 and 19-13 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Pelicans are 17-13-2, while the Houston Rockets are 12-19. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Orleans vs Houston injuries news.

According to the betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 19-rated New Orleans Pelicans and the No. 2-rated Rockets in this NBA basketball matchup.

How Houston Rockets vs New Orleans Pelicans Stats Matchup

Offensively the game matches up New Orleans's No. 14-ranked offense (101.59 PPG) against a Houston Rockets defense that ranks No. 3 at 97.03 PPG. The New Orleans Pelicans have averaged 45.65% from the field per game, more than the Houston Rockets have managed so far this NBA season (42.98% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Charlotte was victimized by James Harden for 36 points as the Rockets defeated the Hornets 102-83 in NBA action on Wednesday.

Anthony Davis poured in 21 points and chipped in with 12 rebounds in a losing cause for New Orleans on Wednesday, as the Spurs rolled to a 95-93 victory over New Orleans at AT&T Center.

Houston Rockets vs New Orleans Pelicans Betting Odds Trends

Houston is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games
Houston is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Houston's last 8 games on the road
New Orleans is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
New Orleans is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home
New Orleans is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 10 of New Orleans's last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston home to Miami, Saturday, January 3rd
New Orleans home to Washington, Monday, January 5th