The Pelicans (-7) are favored over the Trail Blazers (+7) in this Western Conference matchup. The over/under line for the game is set at 225 points. New Orleans comes into this game with a record of 30-22, which is good for 7th in the West. Portland is currently in 14th place in the conference with a record of 15-36. The Trail Blazers have lost three straight games.

This game will be played at the Moda Center in Portland and is scheduled to tip off at 10:00 ET. ROOT will have the TV coverage for this game.

NEW ORLEANS PELICANS VS PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: New Orleans Pelicans -7

This game will be played at Moda Center at 10:00 ET on Saturday, February 10th.

WHY BET THE NEW ORLEANS PELICANS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 131-95 in favor of the Pelicans.
  • Our projections have Brandon Ingram finishing with Brandon Ingram points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Pelicans finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.0% and knocking down 14 threes.

Does New Orleans Have A Chance at Moda Center?

The Pelicans have a record of 30-22 this season, which is good for 7th place in the Western Conference. In the Southwest Division, they are in 1st place.

New Orleans is favored by 7 points today and has a record of 17-11 as the favorite this season. Their ATS record as the favorite is 14-14 and 14-13 on the road.

Against the spread, the Pelicans are 29-23 overall and 15-13 on the road. As the favorite, they are 14-14 ATS and 13-9 ATS as the underdog. The Pelicans have been the underdog in their last three games.

Their O/U record for the season is 25-27, and the average over/under line in their games is 230.5. Today's line is set at 225, and 39 of their games have had higher O/U lines than that.

In their last game, the Pelicans lost to the Lakers by a score of 139-122. The O/U line for that game was 237.5, and New Orleans was favored by 2.5 points going into the game.

The average combined scoring total in Pelicans games this season is 230 points per game. Today's line is set at 225, and their games have averaged 230.5 points.

So far this season, the Pelicans are 13th in the NBA in scoring at 117 points per game. In terms of pace, they are 18th in the league at 98.3 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, the Pelicans are 9th in the NBA at 48%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Pelicans are 8th in the NBA in three-point shooting percentage at 37%. However, they are just 23rd in three-point attempts per game at 32.1.

On the road, the Pelicans are averaging 117 points per game, which is 10th in the NBA. When it comes to free throws, the Pelicans are 7th in the NBA in attempts at 24.3 per game.

This season, the Pelicans defense has been impressive, holding the 11th position in the league while permitting an average of 113.0 points per contest. In their previous game, the Pelicans' defense struggled against the Lakers, giving up 139 points on a field goal percentage of 51%.

Will the Trail Blazers Make it Happen at Home?

Today, the Trail Blazers are 7-point underdogs at home against the Pelicans. This season, Portland has been the underdog in 46 of their 51 games.

Looking at their ATS record, the Trail Blazers are 25-26 overall and have failed to cover in their last three games. At home, they are 11-12 ATS compared to 14-14 on the road.

In their last game, the Trail Blazers lost to the Pistons by a score of 128-122. The O/U line for that game was 226 points, and Portland was favored by 4.5 points going into the game.

This season, Portland has an O/U record of 22-28-1. Today's O/U line of 225 points is just below their season average of 227 points. In their games this season, the average combined scoring total is 225.5 points.

Overall, the Trail Blazers are 15-36 this season, which is 14th in the Western Conference. Against other Western Conference teams, they are just 6-28 and 1-9 against teams in the Northwest Division.

This season, the Trail Blazers are 26th in the NBA in scoring at home, averaging 112 points per game. Overall, they are 28th in the league at 108.6 points per game.

Portland is one of the top offensive rebounding teams in the NBA, ranking 6th in the league in offensive rebounds per game. However, they are last in the league in assists at just 22.7 per game.

When it comes to pace, the Blazers are 19th in the NBA at 98.3 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 29th in the league at 44%.

On defense, Trail Blazers is currently around the league average in points allowed, giving up an average of 116.9 points per game. In the terms of takeaways, Trail Blazers are causing 13.9 turnovers per game, ranking 24th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 23rd in rejections, averaging 4.6 blocked shots each game.