Rockets vs. Pelicans Prediction

NBA Predictions: Is the under a good bet in Rockets vs. Pelicans? 3/17/17

Will the under cash tonight when the Pelicans host the Rockets at 8:00PM ET?

According to oddsmakers from online sports book, the Pelicans are 4.5-point home underdogs versus the Rockets after opening as a 5.5-point underdog. As for the total, the number hit the board at 227.5 and that's where it currently sits.

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Houston has won seven of its last 10 games and is 6-4 against the spread during that same stretch. The Rockets are 39-29 against the number on the season, which includes an impressive 23-11 record against the spread on the road this year.

New Orleans has dropped six of its last 10 games but is 5-4-1 against the spread during that same stretch. The Pelicans are also 33-34 against the number on the season and have split at the betting window at home, going 17-17 ATS.

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OUR PREDICTION: The under is 18-7-1 in the last 26 meetings between these two teams in New Orleans and is 34-16-1 in the last 51 meetings overall. The under is also 5-0-1 in the Rockets' last six road games and is 11-3-1 in their last 15 games versus Southwest opponents. The under is also 5-0 in the Pelicans' last five home games, is 11-3 in their last 14 games overall, and is a perfect 6-0 in their last six games playing on one day of rest.



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