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New Orleans Pelicans Prediction vs Los Angeles Lakers Highlights NBA Odds

The New Orleans Pelicans host Los Angeles on Friday, looking to build on their 29-49 mark against the 16-62 Lakers in NBA betting action at Smoothie King Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

New Orleans Pelicans opened as -3-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 204.5 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 106-90 victory for the Pelicans. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Los Angeles Lakers vs New Orleans Pelicans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New Orleans Pelicans bring a 29-49 record (35-43 ATS) to the battle against the 16-62 Los Angeles Lakers, who are 36-42 ATS. Fans OVER/UNDER betting have seen New Orleans Pelicans go 39-38-1 so far and the Los Angeles Lakers go 34-43-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Orleans vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the New Orleans Pelicans rated this week at No. 24 and the Los Angeles Lakers sitting at No. 25.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Los Angeles Lakers rank No. 20 in the league with 43.04 per game. That compares with New Orleans's No. 21 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where New Orleans is the NBA's No. 15-ranked team at 8.49 per game, while the Los Angeles Lakers rate No. 23 with 7.73 per contest.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Lakers endured a 91-81 loss at the hands of the Clippers on Wednesday, despite a 17-point effort from Kobe Bryant at STAPLES Center.

The Pelicans endured a 104-97 loss at the hands of the Celtics on Wednesday, despite a 19-point effort from Toney Douglas at TD Garden.

Betting Trends
  • LA Lakers is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games
  • LA Lakers is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Lakers's last 6 games
  • LA Lakers is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • New Orleans is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • New Orleans is 6-15 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Orleans's last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 18 of New Orleans's last 22 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Houston, Sunday, April 10th
New Orleans home to Phoenix, Saturday, April 9th