Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Pelicans versus the Thunder? Tip off is at at 7:30 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN. The game will be played at Paycom Center in Oklahoma City, OK. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 225.5 points, and the Thunder are favored to win at home against the Pelicans.
NEW ORLEANS PELICANS VS OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER BETTING PICK
The Pick: New Orleans Pelicans +3.5
This game will be played at Paycom Center at 7:30 ET on Wednesday, November 1st.
WHY BET THE NEW ORLEANS PELICANS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 109-108 in favor of the Thunder.
- Our projections have Shai Gilgeous-Alexander finishing with Shai Gilgeous-Alexander points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists.
- From the field, we have the Thunder finishing with a field goal percentage of 46.4% and knocking down 13 threes.
Will New Orleans Be The Talk of Paycom Center?
New Orleans is coming off a defeat in their previous game against the Warriors, with a final score of 130-102. The Pelicans’ season record currently stands at 2-1.
New Orleans’ leading scorer was Stephen Curry, who scored 42 points in the game against Golden State. Trayce Jackson-Davis contributed 13 points and 9 rebounds. Curry’s impressive performance included making 15 out of 22 field goal attempts and 7 out of 13 three-point shots.
On offense, the New Orleans Pelicans had a free throw percentage of 61.5%, making 16 out of 26 attempts. Their field goal percentage was 40.9%, as they made 38 out of 93 shots. They also had a three-point percentage of 25.6%, making 10 out of 39 attempts from beyond the arc.
On the defensive end of the floor, the Pelicans achieved 8 steals, 25 defensive rebounds, and allowed 130 points in the game against the Warriors. They forced 11 turnovers and made 3 blocked shots, showcasing a strong defensive performance.
Are the Thunder Ready for a Home Win?
Oklahoma City is coming off a victory in their most recent game against the Pistons, with a final score of 124-112, bringing their overall record to 3-1. They displayed consistent scoring throughout the game, matching the Pistons in each quarter.
Oklahoma City’s leading scorer was Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, who scored 32 points. Following closely behind as the second leading scorer was Josh Giddey with 21 points.
In their most recent game, the Oklahoma City Thunder achieved an 82.1% free throw percentage by making 23 out of 28 free throws. They also had a 53% field goal percentage by making 44 out of 83 field goals, along with a 44.8% three-point field goal percentage by making 13 out of 29 three-point shots.
On the defensive end of the floor, the Thunder’s performance stood out as they achieved 9 steals, 38 defensive rebounds, and conceded 112 points in their previous game. Their success in generating 15 turnovers and blocking 10 shots highlighted their strong defensive performance.