New Orleans; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Pelicans -6.5; over/under is 225.5
BOTTOM LINE: New Orleans plays Portland in a matchup of Western Conference teams.
New Orleans went 25-27 in Western Conference play and 19-22 at home during the 2021-22 season. The Pelicans allowed opponents to score 110.3 points per game and shoot 47.1% from the field last season.
Portland finished 27-55 overall and 11-41 in Western Conference play during the 2021-22 season. The Trail Blazers gave up 115.1 points per game while committing 21.1 fouls last season.
The Associated Press