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Betting Line Favors the Sacramento Kings in NBA Battle with New Orleans Pelicans

Golden 1 Center will feature Sacramento Kings vs New Orleans Pelicans action on Thursday as both teams try to pay off for those betting on NBA action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting New Orleans Pelicans betting line opened this morning as 1-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including Bovada), while the total was hovering around 204 at BetOnline and other betting odds shops.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 104-101 result in favor of the Kings. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Sacramento Kings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Sacramento Kings are 1-3 so far on the NBA season, and 2-2 ATS vs the spread betting line. The New Orleans Pelicans, meanwhile, are 1-3 and 2-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Sacramento go 1-3 and the Pelicans go 2-2 on the total. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Sacramento vs New Orleans injuries news.

According to the betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 29-rated Sacramento Kings and the No. 17-rated Pelicans in this NBA basketball matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Sacramento's No. 27-ranked offense (96.75 PPG) against a New Orleans Pelicans defense that ranks No. 23 at 111.5 PPG. The Sacramento Kings have averaged 42.62% from the field per game, less than the New Orleans Pelicans have managed so far this NBA season (45.65% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pelicans got a terrific 39-point performance from DeMarcus Cousins but Portland handed them a 103-93 defeat on Tuesday at Moda Center.

The Kings got 23 points from Garrett Temple, but it was Phoenix that prevailed in a 117-115 final on Monday at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Betting Trends
  • New Orleans is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • New Orleans is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
  • New Orleans is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • New Orleans is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Sacramento is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Sacramento's last 15 games
  • Sacramento is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Sacramento is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New Orleans home to Cleveland, Saturday, October 28th
Sacramento home to Washington, Sunday, October 29th