Kings vs. Pelicans Prediction
Is the over a good bet to cash tonight in New Orleans where the Pelicans will host the Sacramento Kings at 8:00 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: New Orleans. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Pelicans are 8-point home favorites to knock off the Kings, who opened as 8-point underdogs. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 214 but has climbed up to 214.5.
Who Public Bettors Like: As of Tuesday morning, 88% of the betting tickets wagered on tonight's game were on the Pelicans to cover the spread, while 57% of the betting tickets were also on the over.
Who We Like: New Orleans. The Kings are just 1-4 against the spread in their last five trips to New Orleans and are 3-7 against the number in their last 10 games when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game. They're also 2-8 at the betting window in their last 10 games playing on one day of rest, are 2-12 against the spread in their last 14 games versus Western Conference opponents, and are winless at 0-5 ATS in their last five games versus Southwest opponents.
On the other side, the Pelicans have covered the point spread in four of their last five games when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game. They're 5-2 at the betting window in their last seven games playing on only one day of rest and are 9-4 at the betting window in their last 13 games played on Tuesday.
TUESDAY NBA PREDICTION: NEW ORLEANS PELICANS -8