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Utah Jazz Betting Odds Open as NBA Underdog vs New Orleans Pelicans

Utah travels to New Orleans on Saturday, hoping to boost its 28-33 mark with a victory over the Pelicans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

New Orleans Pelicans opened as -1-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 197.5 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 103-102 result in favor of the Pelicans today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Utah Jazz vs New Orleans Pelicans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

New Orleans battles the Utah Jazz, currently with a 28-33 mark (28-32-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals betting, are 29-30-1 for the New Orleans Pelicans and 26-34-1 for the Utah Jazz. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Orleans vs Utah injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 13-rated New Orleans Pelicans and the No. 10-ranked Utah Jazz, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New Orleans's No. 13-ranked offense averaging 102.45 PPG, against a Utah Jazz defense that ranks No. 4 at 97.23 PPG. The New Orleans Pelicans field goal percentage has averaged 44.64% so far, more than the Utah Jazz shooters have achieved on the year, 44.56% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Jazz got 18 points from Gordon Hayward, but it was Memphis that prevailed in a 94-88 final on Friday at FedExForum.

Eric Gordon scored 23 points in a failed effort to lead the Pelicans to victory (they lost 94-86 to San Antonio at Smoothie King Center on Thursday).

Betting Trends
  • Utah is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Utah is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Utah's last 5 games
  • Utah is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • New Orleans is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • New Orleans is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of New Orleans's last 22 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of New Orleans's last 14 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Utah home to Atlanta, Tuesday, March 8th
New Orleans home to Sacramento, Monday, March 7th