Nets vs. Pelicans Prediction

NBA Predictions: Will Nets vs. Pelicans be High-Scoring for Bettors? 12/27/17

Will Wednesday night's matchup between the Brooklyn Nets and New Orleans Pelicans turn into a shootout for bettors at 8:00 p.m. ET?

Who Oddsmakers Like: New Orleans. According to oddsmakers from online sports book, the Pelicans are 10-point home favorites to beat the Nets, who opened as 11-point underdogs. The total, meanwhile, currently sits at 221.5 points after hitting the board at 221.

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Who Public Bettors Like: New Orleans. As of Wednesday afternoon, 60% of betting tickets are on the Pelicans but 73% of the money is on the Nets to cover the spread.

Injury Report: D'Angelo Russell (knee) is out for the Nets while Rondae Hollis-Jefferson is questionable due to a hip injury. On the other side, Tony Allen (knee) remains out for the Pelicans, as do Alexis Ajinca, Frank Jackson (foot) and Solomon Hill (hamstring). Dante Cunningham, meanwhile, is probable to play tonight with a back injury.

Who We Like: The over. The over is 10-1 in the last 11 meetings between these two teams in New Orleans and has cashed in 19 of the last 26 meetings overall. The over is also 7-1 in the Nets' last eight games when playing an opponent with a winning record.

On the other side, the over is 6-0 in the Pelicans' last six home games, is 11-2 in their last 13 games overall, and is 14-3 in their last 17 games when playing an opponent with a losing record. The over is also 4-1 in New Orleans' last five games coming off a win.




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