New Orleans Pelicans vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Betting Odds, Preview

February 10th, 2016 by Leave a reply »
The New Orleans Pelicans (20-32) will try to head into the NBA All-Star break on a high note when they visit the Oklahoma City Thunder (39-14) as double-digit betting underdogs at sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark on Thursday.

The Pelicans hope to equal their longest winning streak of the season at three games against an Oklahoma City team that has won 13 of 15 straight up.

The problem for the Thunder lately has been covering the number, going 2-6-1 against the spread in their last nine games, according to the Odds Shark NBA Database.

However, they ended a two-game skid ATS with a 122-106 rout of the Phoenix Suns as 13-point road favorites Monday after losing 116-108 to the Golden State Warriors as 7.5-point road underdogs Saturday.

Oklahoma City has also struggled ATS in the past six meetings with New Orleans, covering only one of them. That came in a 102-91 victory as a four-point road dog back on February 4, 2015. The teams have met once this season, with the Thunder beating the Pelicans 110-103 but failing to cover as 12-point home chalk on November 18.

A pair of stars were missing from that most recent meeting, thou ...

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