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New Orleans Pelicans Home to Portland Trail Blazers in NBA Betting

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

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 113-108 win for the Trail Blazers. 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 currently sport a record of 20-20, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 20-19-1 ATS. The Portland Trail Blazers are 22-19 and 20-18-3 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Pelicans post a 23-17 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Trail Blazers have gone 15-26 against the total number of points scored. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Orleans vs Portland injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the New Orleans Pelicans rated this week at No. 26 and the Portland Trail Blazers sitting at No. 20.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features New Orleans's No. 18-rated NBA squad against Portland's No. 9-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, New Orleans rates No. 10 in the league with 11.05 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 22 with 9.39 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Damian Lillard scored 29 points for Portland on Wednesday, but the Rockets managed a 121-112 victory over the Trail Blazers at Toyota Center.

DeMarcus Cousins scored 29 points for New Orleans on Wednesday, but the Grizzlies managed a 105-102 victory over the Pelicans at FedExForum.

Betting Trends
  • Portland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland's last 6 games
  • Portland is 10-3 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Portland's last 5 games on the road
  • New Orleans is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • New Orleans is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of New Orleans's last 20 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games

Next Betting Matchups

Portland at Minnesota, Sunday, January 14th
New Orleans at New York, Sunday, January 14th