Another frustrating loss by the Pelicans (27-35) on Wednesday, a trip to Oklahoma City (21-41) for the second night of a back-to-back awaits, and if you’re looking to do some last-minute betting research, you’re in luck! We’ll give you the latest point spread, moneyline odds and over-under number, as well as the information you’ll need to make the smartest bet on BetMGM.
New Orleans saw a rally in the final minute come up short in Denver, dropping it further out of the playoff race. Any hopes of a playoff run will require a nearly perfect record the remainder of the way for the Pelicans.
The lines, courtesy of BetMGM
Point spread: Pelicans -9.5
Moneyline: Pelicans -450 / Thunder +350
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Advice and prediction
Despite being on the second night of a back-to-back, the Pelicans are rightfully favored heavily against a Thunder side that is effectively openly tanking. Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball are playing at a high level and that alone should be enough on Thursday. Take New Orleans minus-9.5.
Prediction: Pelicans 120, Thunder 105
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