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San Antonio Spurs vs. New Orleans Pelicans

The division rival San Antonio Spurs and New Orleans Pelicans are set to renew hostilities on Saturday when they meet at Smoothie King Center.

Oddsmakers opened the Pelicans as -4.5-point favorites versus the Spurs, while the game's total opened at 224.5.

The Pelicans were a 112-97 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Heat. They failed to cover the +4-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (209) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Last time out for San Antonio, they were a 136-121 winner as they battled the Hawks on the road. The Spurs covered in the match as a +8.5-point underdog, while 257 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

San Antonio:
Team record: 21-35 SU,29-27 ATS
San Antonio is 7-17 SU in its last 24 games
San Antonio is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
San Antonio is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road

New Orleans:
Team record: 22-33 SU,27-27-1 ATS
New Orleans is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
New Orleans is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of New Orleans's last 8 games

Next up:
San Antonio at Chicago Monday, February 14
New Orleans home to Toronto Monday, February 14