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New Orleans Pelicans Prediction vs Houston Rockets Highlights NBA Odds

The Houston Rockets will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Pelicans in New Orleans at Smoothie King Center on Friday in NBA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the New Orleans Pelicans installed as 5.5-point underdogs in this particular NBA matchup. The over-under betting line for the total number of point scored was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bovada, at 227.5.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Rockets to win this game 111-105. 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 47-21 and 39-29 ATS so far this NBA season, while the New Orleans Pelicans are at 27-41 and 32-34-2 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Pelicans are 31-37, while the Houston Rockets are 36-31-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Orleans vs Houston injuries news.

The Odds Shark betting Power Rankings have the New Orleans Pelicans at No. 24 and the Houston Rockets at No. 1 heading into this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features New Orleans's No. 10-rated NBA squad against Houston's No. 9-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, New Orleans rates No. 14 in the league with 9.28 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 1 with 14.72 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rockets blew out Los Angeles on Wednesday, running up the score in a 139-100 win at Toyota Center.

The Pelicans wasted a 27-point performance from Anthony Davis as Miami ran past them 120-112 on Wednesday at American Airlines Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Houston is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
  • Houston is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of New Orleans's last 14 games
  • New Orleans is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Orleans's last 5 games at home
  • New Orleans is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Houston

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Denver, Saturday, March 18th
New Orleans home to Minnesota, Sunday, March 19th