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NBA Betting Line Favors New Orleans Pelicans over Portland Trail Blazers

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.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

New Orleans Pelicans opened as -2-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 216 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 111-107 result in favor of the Pelicans. 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 25-42 so far on the NBA season, and 28-39 ATS vs the spread betting line. The Portland Trail Blazers, meanwhile, are 35-34 and 39-30 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New Orleans go 35-31-1 and the Trail Blazers go 39-30 on the total. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Orleans vs Portland injuries news.

The Odds Shark betting Power Rankings have the New Orleans Pelicans at No. 21 and the Portland Trail Blazers at No. 9 heading into this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features New Orleans's No. 22-rated NBA squad against Portland's No. 5-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, New Orleans rates No. 13 in the league with 8.61 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 4 with 10.46 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Portland got 26 points from C.J. McCollum en route to a 118-110 loss against San Antonio on Thursday at AT&T Center.

The Pelicans got a 27-point performance from Anthony Davis, who added 27 rebounds as New Orleans ran past Sacramento 123-108 on Wednesday at Sleep Train Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Portland is 12-6 ATS in its last 18 games
  • Portland is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games
  • Portland is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Portland's last 7 games
  • New Orleans is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • New Orleans is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of New Orleans's last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of New Orleans's last 16 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Portland at Dallas, Sunday, March 20th
New Orleans home to Los Angeles, Sunday, March 20th