NBA Matchups  >>  Oklahoma City Thunder vs. New Orleans Pelicans Preview 11/16/2012

The fans at New Orleans Arena will be treated to a game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the New Orleans Hornets when they take their seats on Friday.
Oddsmakers currently have the Thunder listed as 6-point favorites versus the Hornets, while the game's total is sitting at 187½.
Last time out for Oklahoma City, they were a 107-97 loser as they battled the Grizzlies at home. The Thunder failed to cover in the match as a 5-point favorite, while 204 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Last time out for New Orleans, they were a 100-96 loser as they battled the Rockets on the road. The Hornets covered in the match as a 6.5-point underdog, while 196 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Oklahoma City:
Team record: 6-3 SU, 4-4-1 ATS

is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing New Orleans
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 8 games when playing New Orleans
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of last 15 games when playing on the road against New Orleans

When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Golden State are 7-3
After playing Memphis are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

New Orleans:
Team record: 3-3 SU, 5-1 ATS

is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 8 games when playing Oklahoma City
is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Oklahoma City
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 12 games at home

When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Milwaukee are 8-2
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a loss are 8-2


NEXT UP:
Oklahoma City home to Golden State, Sunday, November 18
New Orleans at Milwaukee, Saturday, November 17