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New Orleans Pelicans Hosting the Indiana Pacers Odds and Betting Pick

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for the Indiana Pacers when they hit take on the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday in pro NBA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the New Orleans Pelicans installed as 2.5-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 205.5.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 102-99 win for the Pacers on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Indiana Pacers vs New Orleans Pelicans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New Orleans Pelicans sit at 11-23 (13-21 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Indiana Pacers are currently 20-15 (20-15 ATS). Looking to bet on the points scored total? New Orleans is 13-21 OU and Indiana is 15-20 OU. This season the New Orleans Pelicans are 11-23 overall and 13-21 ATS against the number, while the Indiana Pacers are 20-15 and 20-15 ATS. As for the totals, New Orleans is 13-21 on the OU, and Indiana is 15-20. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Orleans vs Indiana injuries news.

According to the betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 22-rated New Orleans Pelicans and the No. 11-rated Pacers in this NBA basketball matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Indiana Pacers rank No. 14 in the league with 43.83 per game. That compares with New Orleans's No. 24 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where New Orleans is the NBA's No. 14-ranked team at 8.59 per game, while the Indiana Pacers rate No. 9 with 8.97 per contest.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Indiana earned a 95-86 victory over Orlando on Wednesday, getting 20 points from Paul George at Amway Center.

The Pelicans wasted a 26-point performance from Anthony Davis as Dallas ran past them 100-91 on Wednesday at Smoothie King Center.

Betting Trends
  • Indiana is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Indiana's last 13 games
  • Indiana is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Indiana is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • New Orleans is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • New Orleans is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Orleans's last 6 games
  • New Orleans is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Indiana at Houston, Sunday, January 10th
New Orleans at Los Angeles, Sunday, January 10th