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New Orleans Pelicans vs Charlotte Hornets: Don Best NBA Odds & Trends for 1/8/2021

The New Orleans Pelicans (4-4) are 6.5-point favorites as they prepare to take on the Charlotte Hornets (3-5) on January 8, 2021. The game has a point total of 217.5.

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How to Watch

Time: 7:30 PM EST
TV Channel: ESPN

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Pelicans vs. Hornets Betting Data

Pelicans vs Hornets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Pelicans -6.5 -110 -110 217.5 -110 -110

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Pelicans Betting Data

  • New Orleans' record against the spread this year is tied 3-3.
  • New Orleans and its opponents have hit the over in 87.5% of games (7 out of 8 matchups).

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Hornets Betting Data

  • Charlotte has a sub-.500 record against the spread this season: 3-5.
  • Charlotte hit the over in a majority of its matchups this season: 8 of 8 games (100%).

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Point Total Insights

  • New Orleans and its opponents have hit the over on Friday's 217.5 total in 56 out of eight games (700%) this season.
  • Three Charlotte games this year (37.5% of its matchups) ended with a final point total greater than Friday's total of 217.5 points.
  • The Pelicans average 106.8 points per game against the Hornets' 106.6, amounting to 4.1 points under the game's over/under of 217.5.
  • The 215.1 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 2.4 fewer than the 217.5 total in this contest.
  • On average, the over/under in Pelicans games is 5.6 points fewer than the over/under of 217.5 points in this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 0.9 points more than the average over/under in Hornets' games this season (216.6 points).

Previous Matchups

New Orleans has a 7-3 record against Charlotte over the last 10 matchups, while the Pelicans have also covered the spread in that game against the Hornets.

Pelicans vs Hornets in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
11/9/2019 Pelicans Hornets -2 231.5 -128 107 Regular Season 115-110 NO
4/3/2019 - Pelicans - - - - Regular Season 115-109 CHA
12/2/2018 - Hornets - - - - Regular Season 119-109 NO
3/13/2018 - Pelicans - - - - Regular Season 119-115 NO
1/24/2018 - Hornets - - - - Regular Season 101-96 NO
3/11/2017 - Hornets - - - - Regular Season 125-122 NO
11/19/2016 - Pelicans - - - - Regular Season 121-116 NO
3/9/2016 - Hornets - - - - Regular Season 122-113 CHA
1/15/2016 - Pelicans - - - - Regular Season 109-107 NO
1/7/2015 - Hornets - - - - Regular Season 98-94 CHA

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Pelicans Players to Watch

  • The Pelicans leader in points and assists is Brandon Ingram, who puts up 24.9 points per game along with 5.5 assists.
  • Steven Adams leads New Orleans in rebounding, grabbing 9.1 rebounds per game while also scoring 10.0 points a contest.
  • Lonzo Ball leads the Pelicans in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.4 shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • Adams is a standout on the defensive end for New Orleans, leading the team in steals with 1.6 per game and blocks with 0.8 per contest.

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Hornets Players to Watch

  • Gordon Hayward is at the top of the Hornets scoring leaderboard with 21.9 points per game. He also pulls down 5.6 rebounds and racks up 4.4 assists per game.
  • Bismack Biyombo puts up a stat line of 7.3 rebounds, 8.5 points and 2.6 assists per game for Charlotte to take the top rebound spot on the team. Devonte' Graham holds the top spot for assists with 6.3 per game, adding 10.0 points and 3.1 rebounds per contest.
  • Terry Rozier is consistent from three-point range and leads the Hornets with 3.4 made threes per game.
  • LaMelo Ball (1.6 steals per game) is the steal leader for Charlotte while Miles Bridges (1.5 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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Injury Report

Pelicans:

Nicolo Melli: Day To Day (Personal),

JJ Redick: Day To Day (Knee)

Hornets:

Cody Zeller: Out (Hand)

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