Pelicans vs. Thunder Prediction
The Oklahoma City Thunder are on a four-game win streak as they get set to entertain the slumping New Orleans Pelicans tonight. Can OKC push their streak to five games tonight and cover the spread tonight as the favorites?
Monday, November 5, 2018
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Thunder are a 4.5-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set at 235.5 points. As of Monday afternoon, 53 percent of public bets are siding with host Oklahoma City. Check out our NBA Public Betting Page for up-to-date information.
Pelicans drop fifth straight
After a 4-0 start to the season, New Orleans dropped to 4-5 with a 109-95 loss at San Antonio on Saturday. Jrue Holiday led the way with 29 points on 13-of-21 shooting with eight assists and four rebounds. Nikola Mirotic tallied 22 points and 16 boards. Anthony Davis had 17 points, eight rebounds, five blocks and three assists. E'Twaun Moore had 11 points and three assists. Julius Randle added 10 points, six rebounds and two assists off the bench. The Pelicans trailed 58-39 at halftime and were unable to climb back after the break.
Thunder stomp Wizards to extend win streak
Oklahoma City moved its winning streak to four games Friday night with a 134-111 victory at Washington. The Thunder are now 4-4 on the season after an 0-4 start. Oklahoma City outscored the hosts 44-20 in the second quarter to lead by a commanding 79-50 score at halftime. Russell Westbrook led the way with 23 points on 10-of-16 shooting plus 12 assists, four steals and three rebounds. Jerami Grant recorded 22 points, four rebounds, four assists and three steals. Paul George had 17 points, seven assists, four boards and two steals. Steven Adams contributed 15 points and three rebounds. Denis Schroder added 16 points, six rebounds, five assists and two steals off the bench.
NBA Betting Trends
The Pelicans are 4-0 ATS in their last four Monday games. New Orleans is 2-5 ATS in the last seven meetings.
The Thunder are 0-4-1 ATS in their last five games playing on two days of rest. Oklahoma City is 5-0 ATS in its last five games after a straight up win.
New Orleans is due for a win and with Davis likely to play tonight, it should keep this one close. The spread is bigger than it should be considering the Pelicans' recent struggles, so take advantage when you can. Look for a much bigger game out of Davis as he is likely healthier than he was over the weekend.
NBA DAILY PREDICTION: NEW ORLEANS PELICANS +4.5