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Betting the New Orleans Pelicans against the spread is easy! Let's imagine New Orleans is a -3.5 home favorite tonight. The number, -3.5, means the Pelicans needs to win the game by four points to win your bet. If their opponent who is a +3.5 away underdog either wins the game or loses by three points or fewer, your bet would lose.
Betting the New Orleans Pelicans moneyline means you expect the Pelicans will win the game outright. Using the example above, if New Orleans is a -3.5 point favorite, their moneyline odds would be -155 and their opponent would be +135.
This means you would have to bet $155 on New Orleans to win $100. If you wanted to bet against the Pelicans, you would win $135 if you bet $100 on their opponent.
Another popular bet to make is the New Orleans Pelicans game total. Let's imagine the Pelicans are playing tonight and the total is 217.5 points. You can simply bet over 217.5 points or under 217.5 points. So if you think New Orleans will shoot lights out, you'd need 218 total points scored to win your bet. If you think the Pelicans will have a bad night, you'd need both teams to score 217 points or less.
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