NBA betting fans see a New Orleans team that continues to exceed expectations and provide good NBA basketball betting value against better known teams.
The Golden State Warriors will host the New Orleans Hornets on Tuesday night with a start time of 10:30 ET. Be sure and have your Sports Gambling account open and ready for action on the side and total in this important Western Conference matchup.
New Orleans had a NBA sports betting record of 33-23 straight up and 27-28-1 against the spread with a 20-36 mark under the total. The Hornets were 14-13-1 against the spread on the road and went under the total in 19 out of 29 away games. The Hornets ranked 3rd in the NBA for scoring defense and that has been the backbone of their success this year as their offense was a mediocre 25th.
David Paul led New Orleans with 19 points per game while Chris Paul was the leading assist man with 9.7 per game. Emeka Okafor was the top rebound man with 10.1 per game.
Golden State was 23-29 straight up and 26-25-1 with the NBA odds. The Warriors were 14-14 against the spread at home and went over the total in 17 out of 28 games as a host. The Warriors 8th ranked offense was led by Monta Ellis’ 25.1 points per game.
This will mark the third meeting of the season between these two teams. Golden State got the money in a 110-103 road win at New Orleans on January 5 and then New Orleans paid out in a 112-103 win at Golden State on January 26 as both games went over the total.
Golden State has dominated this head to head series as the Hornets have paid out in just 6 of their last 20 games in this head to head series which has gone over the total in the last 5 meetings. The Hornets have had their best luck with the Warriors on the road with and even 8-8 split in their last 16 visits including 2 payouts in their last 3 games at Golden State.
The series has gone over the NBA betting total in 5 of the last 6 meetings at Golden State.