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.


The Pick: New Orleans Pelicans +3.5

This game will be played at Paycom Center at 7:30 ET on Wednesday, November 1st.


  • 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.