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Warriors vs. Pelicans NBA Betting Odds Game 3 as Series Heads to New Orleans

Posted by: Charlie Smith

The reigning NBA champions are well on their way to repeating. So in Friday’s Golden State Warriors vs. New Orleans matchup, online basketball betting   players know who will be coming out on top. The Warriors have manhandled the Pelicans through the first two games of the series, and there’s no reason to expect anything different in Game 3. Just how lopsided of a finish are Friday’s sports parlay odds predicting?

Golden State Warriors vs. New Orleans Pelicans – Friday, May 4th   

Series: Game 3 || Golden State Leads 2-0

When: 7:00 pm ET

Where: Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

TV: ESPN

Stream: Watch ESPN, NBA League Pass

NBA Sports Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Warriors -4½ (-110) 232½ (-110) -200
Pelicans +4½ (-110) 232½ (-110) +170
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Golden State Warriors

Although they won’t be taking the Pelicans lightly, the Warriors know they have nothing to fear this evening. In their last 17-games versus Golden State, the Pelicans have conceded 16 losses. Barring some miracle, the Warriors should come out on top decisively. Testament to that are the results of Games 1 and two, which saw Golden State come out on top by a combined 27-points. And despite the fact that the series is now headed to New Orleans, Golden State will be favored decisively. Furthermore, now that Stephen Curry has joined Golden State’s starters, the Pelicans have no chance.

Players to Watch: Kevin Durant (28.0 ppg, 8.9 rpg, 5.0 apg), Stephen Curry (28.0 ppg, 7.0 rpg, 2.0 apg), and Klay Thompson (21.4 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 2.7 apg).

New Orleans Pelicans

It’s pretty clear by now that New Orleans doesn’t have much hope this evening. In Game 1, Anthony Davis led New Orleans in points with a 21-poitn performance. However, after him, no other Pelican was able to break 20 on the night. Game 2 was much different nonetheless, with three of New Orleans players surpassing 20 digits. But despite their most valiant efforts, New Orleans still ended up losing by 5.

Players to Watch: Anthony Davis (29.7 ppg, 12.0 rpg, 1.7 apg), Jrue Holiday (24.3 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 6.3 apg), and Nikola Mirotic (16.7 ppg, 9.2 rpg, 1.5 apg).

Golden State Warriors vs. New Orleans Pelicans Betting Predictions

Trends

  • Golden State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 4 of Golden State’s last 6 games
  • Golden State is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games when playing on the road against New Orleans
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 6 of New Orleans’s last 7 games when playing Golden State
  • New Orleans is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games when playing at home against Golden State
  • New Orleans is 1-16 SU in its last 17 games when playing Golden State
Golden State Warriors vs. New Orleans Pelicans Picks

So which team should top sportsbook betting players take in tonight’s Golden State Warriors vs. New Orleans matchup? All in all, there’s no sense taking New Orleans this evening. The Pelicans will have the home field advantage, but even that won’t be enough to knock off New Orleans. Fortunately, the money line isn’t favoring Golden State all that heavily this evening. Sign up now to get in on those eye-catching NBA odds!

Score Prediction: 112-108 Golden State. The Pelicans put up a tough fight at home but lose it in the end. Golden State will fail to cover the spread and the TOTAL will be UNDER.

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