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Pelicans vs Nets Betting Matchup Report

Brooklyn NetsNew Orleans Pelicans
37-31March 24, 2014, 08:00 | New Orleans Arena29-40

New Orleans will look to improve on its 29-40 record on Monday when they host Brooklyn in NBA odds action at New Orleans Arena.

The Nets will look to vanquish their hosts on Monday, as they are 37-31 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Pelicans are 29-35-5 ATS. Brooklyn is 34-32-2 against the total, while New Orleans is 36-33 versus the number. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). View Brooklyn Nets vs New Orleans Pelicans Odds and Stats.

The Pelicans were listed as a 3.5-point underdogs at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including GTbets.eu), while the total was listed at 198.5 over at 5Dimes earlier.

This game matches up the No. 25 (Pelicans) and the No. 10 (Nets) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 92-90 result in favor of the Nets is predicted by handicapping models.

Last time out for Brooklyn, they were a 107-104 winner as they battled the Mavericks on the road. The Nets covered in the match as a 5-point underdog, while 211 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Nets got 22 points from Joe Johnson as Brooklyn ran past Dallas 107-104 on Sunday at American Airlines Center.

New Orleans was a 105-95 winner in its last match at home against the Heat. They covered the 5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 200 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Anthony Davis went off for 30 points and added 11 rebounds leading New Orleans to a 105-95 win over Miami on Saturday at New Orleans Arena.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Nets rank No. 29 in the league with 38.28 per game. That compares with New Orleans’s No. 22 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where New Orleans is the NBA’s No. 29-ranked team at 5.9 per game, while the Nets rate No. 12 with 8.32 per contest.

Next up:
Brooklyn at Charlotte, Wednesday, March 26th
New Orleans home to Los Angeles, Wednesday, March 26th