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Warriors battle vs Pelicans highlights NBA odds

New Orleans PelicansGolden State Warriors
11-11December 17, 2013, 10:30 | Oracle Arena13-12

Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for New Orleans when they hit take on the Warriors on Tuesday in pro hoops betting action.

(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Warriors are 13-12 so far on the season, and 10-13-2 ATS vs. the number. The Pelicans, meanwhile, are 11-11 and 9-12-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Golden State go 11-14 and the Pelicans go 14-8 on the totals.

View New Orleans Pelicans vs Golden State Warriors Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with the Warriors in this one found them as -7-point Favorite earlier at Bovada, while the total had been sitting in the area of 206.5 at Bovada.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 10-rated Pelicans taking on the No. 15-rated Warriors in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 97-95 win for the Warriors on Tuesday.

Last time out for New Orleans, they were a 102-93 loser as they battled the Nuggets on the road. The Pelicans failed to cover in the match as a 7-point underdog, while 195 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Ryan Anderson scored 26 points for New Orleans on Sunday, but the Nuggets managed a 102-93 victory over the Pelicans at Pepsi Center.

Last time out for Golden State, they were a 106-102 loser as they battled the Suns on the road. The Warriors failed to cover in the match as a 1-point favorite, while 208 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Stephen Curry was dynamite, scoring 30 points and adding 6 rebounds but Phoenix still won, 106-102, over Golden State on Sunday at US Airways Center.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Golden State's No. 8-ranked offense, averaging 103 PPG, against a Pelicans defense that ranks No. 26 at 102.14 PPG. The Warriors field goal percentage has averaged 46.57% so far, more than the Pelicans shooters have achieved on the year, 45.17% per game.

Next up:
New Orleans at Los Angeles, Wednesday, December 18th
Golden State home to San Antonio, Thursday, December 19th