New Orleans Pelicans vs. Oklahoma City Thunder - 10/6/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oklahoma City Thunder (0-0) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (0-0)
NBA Basketball: Friday, October 6, 2017 at 8:00 pm (Chesapeake Energy Center)
The Line: Oklahoma City Thunder -5 -- Over/Under: 210 See the Latest Odds
The NBA comes to Chesapeake Energy Arena where the Oklahoma City Thunder faceoff with the New Orleans Pelicans.
The New Orleans Pelicans search for a win in an NBA preseason matchup with the Oklahoma City Thunder. New Orleans fell short in their opener in a 113-109 defeat to the Chicago Bulls where the defense struggled and the offense followed suit after a huge first. NO jumped out to a 46-30 lead after 12 minutes but managed only 63 points the rest of the way. Anthony Davis led New Orleans with a game high 25 points and ten rebounds on 6-15 shooting while DeMarcus Cousins added 20 points, ten boards and five assists on 6-11. E’Twaun Moore gave the Pelicans another 16 points on 6-9 including four three pointers followed by Ian Clark and Jrue Holiday with eleven points apiece on a combined 9-15.
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The Oklahoma City Thunder square off with the New Orleans Pelicans in an NBA preseason bout on Friday. The Thunder are looking to rebound from a 104-97 defeat to the Houston Rockets on Tuesday. OKC lost the shooting touch with 45 second half points after racking up 52 going in to the half. Both teams connected at around 42% but Oklahoma City could not stop the perimeter game with the Rockets going 24-55 from beyond the arc. Carmelo Anthony was the top scorer for the Thunder with 19 points on 7-13 from the field with Paul George netting 15 points and posting five yanks on 6-13. Isaiah Canaan and Daniel Hamilton tossed in eleven points each while Raymond Felton and Jerami Grant combined for 19 points.
Under is 4-0 in Pelicans last 4 games playing on 2 days rest and Pelicans are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall and Pelicans are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games. Thunder are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Friday games and Thunder are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 2 days rest and Thunder are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games. Pelicans are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings and over is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
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