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NBA Betting Line Favors New Orleans Pelicans over Portland Trail Blazers

The New Orleans Pelicans host Portland on Wednesday, looking to build on their 8-19 mark against the 11-19 Trail Blazers in NBA betting action at Smoothie King Center.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 104-102 win for the Pelicans on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Portland Trail Blazers vs New Orleans Pelicans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New Orleans Pelicans are 8-19 so far on the NBA season, and 10-17 ATS vs the spread betting line. The Portland Trail Blazers, meanwhile, are 11-19 and 15-15 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New Orleans go 11-16 and the Trail Blazers go 16-14 on the total. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Orleans vs Portland injuries news.

The New Orleans Pelicans sit at No. 25 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Portland Trail Blazers are at No. 13 on that betting chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up New Orleans's No. 10-ranked offense (102.3 PPG) against a Portland Trail Blazers defense that ranks No. 21 at 102.7 PPG. The New Orleans Pelicans have averaged 44.52% from the field per game, less than the Portland Trail Blazers have managed so far this NBA season (44.61% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Portland suffered a 106-97 loss against Atlanta on Monday, getting 19 points from Allen Crabbe in a losing effort at Philips Arena.

Tyreke Evans scored 21 points and added 10 assists for a double-double, leading New Orleans over Denver, 130-125, on Sunday at Pepsi Center.

Betting Trends
  • Portland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Portland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Portland is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Portland is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games when playing New Orleans
  • New Orleans is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games
  • New Orleans is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games
  • New Orleans is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Portland home to Cleveland, Saturday, December 26th
New Orleans at Miami, Friday, December 25th