The Washington Wizards will close out a long road trip as they play the New Orleans Pelicans in an NBA pro basketball game scheduled for Monday January 5th.
Play begins from New Orleans at 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NBA TV.
The wagering odds from this game has the home side New Orleans Pelicans the -3 point favorite with a total of 200 points.
Washington fell to 22-11 with the 101-92 road defeat on Saturday to the San Antonio Spurs as a +5 ½ point wagering underdog. The game ended at under 194 ½ points. The team has dropped three straight.
The Wizards shot 48% and went 4 of 14 from the three point line. John Wall had 15 points and eight assists hitting on 7 of 13 shots. They pulled down seven fewer rebounds than the Spurs. Washington gave up 55% shooting to San Antonio.
New Orleans improves to 17-16 following the 111-83 home victory on Friday to the Houston Rockets as a +2 point wagering underdog. The total went under 204 points. The team was up 17 at the half and extended the lead to 29 after three quarters.
The Pelicans were hot from the field making 53% of their shots with 7 of 15 from three. Tyreke Evans had 21 points and five assists on 10 of 15 shooting. They pulled down 11 more boards than the Rockets. On defense New Orleans limited Houston to 39% shooting with 6 of 29 from beyond the arc.