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New Orleans Pelicans vs Houston Rockets: Don Best NBA Odds & Trends for 4/4/2021

Christian Wood's Houston Rockets (13-35) will look to secure an upset of Zion Williamson and the New Orleans Pelicans (21-27) on April 4, 2021. The Pelicans are a 5-point favorite. The matchup features an over/under of 222.5.

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Time: 8:00 PM EST
TV Channel: SportsNet SW

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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 -5 -110 -110 222.5 -110 -110

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Pelicans Betting Data

  • New Orleans holds a losing record against the spread this season, going 23-25 ATS.
  • The Pelicans have not fared well as a 5-point favorite, going 7-8 against the spread when favored by at least 5 points.
  • New Orleans has covered the over/under the majority of the time, in 31 of 48 games (64.6%).

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Rockets Betting Data

  • Against the spread this season, Houston is under .500: 15-33.
  • When the Rockets are underdogs of at least 5 points, they're 2-2 against the spread.
  • Houston hit the over in just 37.5% of their games (18 of 48 games).

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Point Total Insights

  • New Orleans and its opponents have hit the over on Sunday's 222.5 total in 33 out of 48 games (68.8%) this year.
  • In Houston's games this season, the competing teams added up to a higher point total than Sunday's matchup over/under in 19 out of 48 matchups (39.6%).
  • The Pelicans average 115 points per game against the Rockets' 107.2, amounting to 0.3 points under the game's total of 222.5.
  • These two teams give up a combined 228.7 points per game, 6.2 more than this contest's over/under.
  • The Pelicans have seen a 229.9 average over/under in their games this season, 7.4 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • Rockets' games have an over/under of 220.9 points this season, 1.6 points fewer than the total points bet for this contest.

Previous Matchups

In their last 10 matchups, Houston has a 7-3 record in games against New Orleans, while the Pelicans have covered the spread in four of six games against the Rockets.

Pelicans vs Rockets in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/9/2021 Pelicans Pelicans -6.5 226 -267 216 Regular Season 130-101 NO
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
3/24/2019 - Pelicans - - - - Regular Season 113-90 HOU
3/24/2019 - Pelicans - - - - Regular Season 113-90 HOU
1/29/2019 - Rockets - - - - Regular Season 121-116 NO

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Pelicans Players to Watch

  • Williamson leads the Pelicans in scoring, tallying 26.4 points per game to go with 7.1 rebounds and 3.5 assists.
  • Steven Adams is New Orleans' leading rebounder, grabbing 8.9 per game, while Lonzo Ball is its best passer, distributing 5.6 assists in each contest.
  • The Pelicans get the most three-point shooting production out of Ball, who makes 3.0 threes per game.
  • The New Orleans steals leader is Ball, who averages 1.3 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is James Johnson, who compiles 0.8 rejections per contest.

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Rockets Players to Watch

  • Wood has the top spot on the Rockets leaderboards for both scoring and rebounding with 21.1 points and 9.7 rebounds per game.
  • John Wall's assist statline leads Houston; he dishes out 6.8 assists per game.
  • Eric Gordon is reliable from distance and leads the Rockets with 2.6 made threes per game.
  • Houston's leader in steals is Jae'Sean Tate with 1.1 per game, and its leader in blocks is Wood with 1.4 per game.

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Injury Report

Pelicans: Lonzo Ball: Day To Day (Hip), Josh Hart: Out (Thumb), Brandon Ingram: Day To Day (Foot), Kira Lewis Jr.: Day To Day (Calf), Zion Williamson: Day To Day (Thumb)

Rockets: David Nwaba: Out (Wrist), Dante Exum: Out (Calf), Eric Gordon: Out (Groin), John Wall: Out (Knee)

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