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Houston Rockets Prediction vs New Orleans Pelicans Highlights NBA Odds

The visiting New Orleans Pelicans hope to send their betting backers to the pay window to collect on their successful pick on Wednesday as they look to cover the point spread at Toyota Center against the Houston Rockets.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Houston Rockets opened as -6.5-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 212 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 104-103 win for the Rockets. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Houston Rockets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Rockets sport a record of 7-11 and 4-14 ATS heading into this matchup, while the New Orleans Pelicans sit at 4-14 and 6-12 ATS on the NBA season. The OVER/UNDER totals betting records are 9-9 for the Houston Rockets and 8-10 for the New Orleans Pelicans. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs New Orleans injuries news.

The Houston Rockets sit at No. 18 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the New Orleans Pelicans are at No. 25 on that betting chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Houston's No. 10-ranked offense averaging 101.83 PPG, against a New Orleans Pelicans defense that ranks No. 30 at 109.11 PPG. The Houston Rockets field goal percentage has averaged 42.16% so far, less than the New Orleans Pelicans shooters have achieved on the year, 44.08% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rockets wasted a 29-point performance from James Harden as Detroit ran past them 116-105 on Monday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Betting Trends
  • New Orleans is 6-13 ATS in its last 19 games
  • New Orleans is 4-18 SU in its last 22 games
  • New Orleans is 5-12 ATS in its last 17 games on the road
  • New Orleans is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • Houston is 1-10 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Houston is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
  • Houston is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New Orleans home to Cleveland, Friday, December 4th
Houston at Dallas, Friday, December 4th