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Betting Line Favors the New Orleans Pelicans in NBA Battle with Philadelphia 76ers

The New Orleans Pelicans will try to cover the point spread at Smoothie King Center on Friday when they get a visit from the Philadelphia 76ers in NBA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

New Orleans Pelicans opened as -9.5-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 209.5 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 104-100 win for the Pelicans on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Philadelphia 76ers vs New Orleans Pelicans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New Orleans Pelicans sit at 20-33 (22-31 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Philadelphia 76ers are currently 8-45 (25-27-1 ATS). Looking to bet on the points scored total? New Orleans is 25-27-1 OU and Philadelphia is 26-26-1 OU. This season the New Orleans Pelicans are 20-33 overall and 22-31 ATS against the number, while the Philadelphia 76ers are 8-45 and 25-27-1 ATS. As for the totals, New Orleans is 25-27-1 on the OU, and Philadelphia is 26-26-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Orleans vs Philadelphia injuries news.

The New Orleans Pelicans sit at No. 10 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Philadelphia 76ers are at No. 23 on that betting chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up New Orleans's No. 13-ranked offense (102.11 PPG) against a Philadelphia 76ers defense that ranks No. 26 at 105.34 PPG. The New Orleans Pelicans have averaged 44.67% from the field per game, more than the Philadelphia 76ers have managed so far this NBA season (43.31% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Philadelphia got 29 points from Robert Covington en route to a 114-110 loss against Sacramento on Wednesday at Wells Fargo Center.

New Orleans was crushed on Thursday, getting run out of the gym by Oklahoma City and falling 121-95 at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 10-4 ATS in its last 14 games
  • Philadelphia is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
  • Philadelphia is 5-11 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
  • New Orleans is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • New Orleans is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of New Orleans's last 15 games
  • New Orleans is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia at Dallas, Sunday, February 21st
New Orleans at Detroit, Sunday, February 21st