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New Orleans Pelicans vs Houston Rockets: Don Best NBA Odds & Trends for 2/9/2021

Brandon Ingram and the New Orleans Pelicans (10-12) will look to fend off Christian Wood's Houston Rockets (11-12) on February 9, 2021. The Pelicans are a 6-point favorite. A 226.5-point over/under has been set for the matchup.

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How to Watch

Time: 7:30 PM EST
TV Channel: TNT

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Pelicans vs. Rockets Betting Data

Pelicans vs Rockets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Pelicans -6 -110 -110 226.5 -110 -110

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Pelicans Betting Data

  • New Orleans has a losing 10-12 record against the spread this year.
  • The Pelicans' record against the spread as at least a 6-point favorite is below .500 at 1-3.
  • New Orleans has gone over the point total the majority of the time, in 13 of 22 games (59.1%).

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Rockets Betting Data

  • Houston has a losing (10-13) record against the spread this season.
  • The Rockets are .500 against the spread (1-1) when at least 6-point underdogs.
  • Houston has failed to hit the over in a majority of their games this season, going over the point total in just 7 of 23 outings.

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Point Total Insights

  • In New Orleans' matchups this season, the Pelicans and their opponents have exceeded Tuesday's total of 226.5 points 12 times (54.5% of opportunities).
  • In Houston's games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Tuesday's matchup over/under in seven out of 23 matchups (30.4%).
  • The point total for the game of 226.5 is 4.7 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Pelicans (111.5 points per game) and the Rockets (110.3 points per game).
  • These two teams give up a combined 221.6 points per game, 4.9 points less than this contest's over/under.
  • This season the average total for Pelicans games is 223.9 points, 2.6 fewer than the over/under of 226.5 points for this contest.
  • Rockets' games have an over/under of 219.6 points this season, 6.9 points fewer than the total points bet for this matchup.

Previous Matchups

In their last 10 matchups, Houston has a 7-3 record in games against New Orleans, while the Pelicans maintain a 3-2 advantage covering the spread against the Rockets.

Pelicans vs Rockets in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/30/2021 Pelicans Pelicans -2 222.5 -130 108 Regular Season 126-112 HOU
2/2/2020 Rockets Rockets -5 249.5 -200 163 Regular Season 117-109 HOU
12/29/2019 Pelicans Pelicans -5 225 -210 173 Regular Season 127-112 NO
11/11/2019 Rockets Pelicans -7 242.5 -332 265 Regular Season 122-116 HOU
10/26/2019 Rockets Rockets -12 238.5 -907 626 Regular Season 126-123 HOU
3/24/2019 - Pelicans - - - - Regular Season 113-90 HOU
1/29/2019 - Rockets - - - - Regular Season 121-116 NO
12/29/2018 - Pelicans - - - - Regular Season 108-104 HOU
10/17/2018 - Rockets - - - - Regular Season 131-112 NO
3/24/2018 - Rockets - - - - Regular Season 114-91 HOU
  • 2/2/2020 DNP -

    Rockets: Clint Capela

  • 12/29/2019 DNP - Pelicans: Zion Williamson;

    Rockets: James Harden, Russell Westbrook, Clint Capela

  • 11/11/2019 DNP - Pelicans: Brandon Ingram, Zion Williamson, Lonzo Ball
  • 10/26/2019 DNP - Pelicans: Zion Williamson, Jrue Holiday
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    Pelicans Players to Watch

    • Ingram leads the Pelicans in points and assists per game, scoring 23.9 points and distributing 4.7 assists.
    • Steven Adams is New Orleans' best rebounder, grabbing an average of 9.7 boards in each contest while scoring 8.6 points per game.
    • The Pelicans get the most three-point shooting production out of Lonzo Ball, who makes 2.7 threes per game.
    • Ball is New Orleans' leader in steals, averaging 1.4 steals per game, while Ingram leads them in blocks with 1.1 per contest.

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    Rockets Players to Watch

    • The Rockets' leader in scoring and rebounding is Wood with 22.0 points and 10.2 rebounds per game.
    • Houston's assist leader is John Wall with 6.0 per game. He also records 18.8 points per game and tacks on 3.7 rebounds per game.
    • Victor Oladipo makes 2.8 three-pointers per game, the most on the Rockets.
    • Oladipo (1.8 steals per game) is the steal leader for Houston while Wood (1.5 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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    Injury Report

    Pelicans:

    Josh Hart: Day To Day (Back Sasms)

    Rockets:

    Victor Oladipo: Out (Quad),

    Dante Exum: Out (Calf),

    Christian Wood: Out (Ankle)

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