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New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Clippers Betting Preview, Odds and Pick

The New Orleans Pelicans will look to boost their win total and cover the point spread when the Los Angeles Clippers tip off at Smoothie King Center on Thursday in NBA play.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those looking to pick the visitors as their prediction to cover in this one found the Los Angeles Clippers listed as -1.5-point favorites earlier at BetOnline. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER total betting line for this game was set at 207.5 at Bovada but may have moved since the betting odds opened.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 106-102 result in favor of the Clippers today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Los Angeles Clippers vs New Orleans Pelicans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Clippers will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 13-18-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the New Orleans Pelicans are 12-19 ATS. Los Angeles is 16-16-1 against the points scored total betting line, while New Orleans is 13-18 versus the line. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Orleans vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Pelicans - Clippers betting odds would favor the Clippers if the lines were set according to power rankings. New Orleans is rated No. 20 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Los Angeles Clippers sit at No. 13.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Los Angeles Clippers rank No. 24 in the league with 42.12 per game. That compares with New Orleans's No. 26 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where New Orleans is the NBA's No. 12-ranked team at 8.77 per game, while the Los Angeles Clippers rate No. 14 with 8.45 per contest.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Clippers got 26 points from JJ Redick as Los Angeles ran past Charlotte 122-117 on Wednesday at Time Warner Cable Arena.

New Orleans suffered a 104-89 loss against Orlando on Monday, getting 20 points from Anthony Davis in a losing effort at Amway Center.

Betting Trends
  • LA Clippers is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • LA Clippers is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Clippers's last 6 games
  • LA Clippers is 3-5-1 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New Orleans's last 9 games
  • New Orleans is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of New Orleans's last 7 games at home
  • New Orleans is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games when playing LA Clippers

Next Betting Matchups

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New Orleans at Dallas, Saturday, January 2nd