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Pelicans vs Thunder Prediction, Odds and Picks Sunday, April 21

The top-seeded Oklahoma City Thunder are an 8 1/2-point favorite versus the No. 8 New Orleans Pelicans when you bet the NBA online. The over-under is set at 215 points.

Here’s a look at our NBA picks for this series and the best bets in NBA action.

Pelicans vs Thunder Prediction, Odds and Picks Sunday, April 21
Pelicans vs Thunder Prediction, Odds and Picks Sunday, April 21



Pelicans vs Thunder Game Information

  • Game: Pelicans (49-33) vs Thunder (57-25)
  • Start Time: 9:30 p.m. ET
  • Day Game: Sunday, April 21
  • Location: Paycom Center, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Pelicans vs Thunder Live Stream: NBA Game Pass


The New Orleans Pelicans are 8 1/2-point underdogs versus the Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA lines. The Sunday matchup tips off at 9:30 p.m. ET from Oklahoma City. Fans can stream the playoff action on TNT.

Pelicans vs Thunder Head-to-Head



Pelicans vs Thunder Odds and Spreads




  • The Thunder are 46-36 against the spread (ATS) this season.
  • New Orleans is 43-37-2 ATS in the Las Vegas odds.
  • The Thunder are 33-8 straight up (SU) in home games.
  • New Orleans is 18-13 SU as an underdog this season.
  • Oklahoma City has gone over in 46 games, with the under hitting 35 times.
  • The Pelicans have gone over in 36 matchups, with the under cashing in 45 contests
  • Oklahoma City is 33-8 SU at home.
  • New Orleans is 28-13 in away games this season.


Pelicans vs Thunder Over/Under Pick: Under 215 (-110)

With the NBA playoffs starting, defense intensifies which can lead to less scoring. We’re riding with the under at the sportsbook.



Pelicans vs Thunder ATS Pick: Thunder (-8 1/2)

The Pelicans are riding the momentum from the Play-In Tournament into this series. This is where the hot streak ends. The Thunder cruise to victory in Game 1.

Bet online the Thunder to cover the spread.



Pelicans vs Thunder Series Pick: Thunder in 5

Overall, the Thunder are the much better team and should make short work of the Pelicans. I like Oklahoma City to win this series in five games.




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Pelicans vs Thunder Prediction

Thunder 110, Pelicans 100



Questions of the Day

What is the point spread in Game 1 for the Pelicans-Thunder series?

The Thunder are 8 1/2-point favorites versus the Pelicans in Game 1.

Who will win the Pelicans-Thunder playoff series?

Look for the Thunder to advance to the second round by defeating the Pelicans.

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