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Portland Trail Blazers vs New Orleans Pelicans Betting Prediction and Odds

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

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting New Orleans Pelicans betting line opened this morning as 5.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including Bovada), while the total was hovering around 219 at BetOnline and other betting odds shops.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 112-106 win for the Pelicans. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Portland Trail Blazers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New Orleans Pelicans will look to vanquish their hosts on Friday, as they are 8-7-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Portland Trail Blazers are 5-12 ATS. New Orleans is 9-7 against the points scored total betting line, while Portland is 11-6 versus the line. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Portland vs New Orleans injuries news.

This game pits the Portland Trail Blazers, currently No. 24 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the New Orleans Pelicans, who rate No. 27 in the most recent survey update.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Portland's No. 5-ranked offense (108.88 PPG) against a New Orleans Pelicans defense that ranks No. 22 at 106 PPG. The Portland Trail Blazers have averaged 45.28% from the field per game, more than the New Orleans Pelicans have managed so far this NBA season (44.96% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New Orleans cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Minnesota out of the gym and running up a 117-96 score at Smoothie King Center.

Damian Lillard chucked in 40 points for Portland on Wednesday, but they still came up short in losing 137-125 at Quicken Loans Arena.

Betting Trends
  • New Orleans is 5-0-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • New Orleans is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • New Orleans is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans's last 6 games
  • Portland is 1-9 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Portland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 17 of Portland's last 24 games
  • Portland is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New Orleans at Dallas, Sunday, November 27th
Portland home to Houston, Sunday, November 27th