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Los Angeles Lakers Face the New Orleans Pelicans: NBA Odds and Pick

NBA betting interest will be piqued on Wednesday when the Lakers of Los Angeles hit the hard court against the Pelicans of New Orleans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the New Orleans Pelicans installed as -4-point favorites 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 226.

A 112-109 result in favor of the Lakers is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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 are 30-26 so far on the NBA season, and 28-27-1 ATS vs the spread betting line. The Los Angeles Lakers, meanwhile, are 23-32 and 29-26 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New Orleans go 32-23-1 and the Lakers go 28-27 on the total. 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. 23 and the Los Angeles Lakers sitting at No. 16.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up New Orleans's No. 4-ranked offense (110.82 PPG) against a Los Angeles Lakers defense that ranks No. 25 at 109.53 PPG. The New Orleans Pelicans have averaged 48.22% from the field per game, more than the Los Angeles Lakers have managed so far this NBA season (45.74% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Los Angeles got 26 points from Julius Randle en route to a 130-123 loss against Dallas on Saturday at American Airlines Center.

Anthony Davis went off for 38 points and added 10 rebounds leading New Orleans to a 118-103 win over Detroit on Monday at Little Caesars Arena.

Betting Trends
  • LA Lakers is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • LA Lakers is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers's last 5 games
  • LA Lakers is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • New Orleans is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of New Orleans's last 17 games at home
  • New Orleans is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing LA Lakers
  • New Orleans is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing LA Lakers

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Minnesota, Thursday, February 15th
New Orleans home to Miami, Friday, February 23rd