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New Orleans Pelicans vs Sacramento Kings Recap - Pelicans Win 135-123

New Orleans got 31 points from CJ McCollum en route to a 135-123 victory over Sacramento on Thursday at Golden 1 Center.

Bettors who backed the Pelicans were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +1.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 218.0.

New Orleans got 31 points from Zion Williamson and another 27 points from Trey Murphy III. CJ McCollum contributed 7 assists, while Jonas Valanciunas cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

The Kings got a 33-point performance from De'Aaron Fox, who was supported by 22 points from Harrison Barnes. De'Aaron Fox had 8 assists in a losing cause for Sacramento, while Domantas Sabonis grabbed 10 rebounds.

The Pelicans hit the break winning 64-58 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored New Orleans as they grabbed 40 boards, while Sacramento only had 32

New Orleans heads into a battle against the Warriors. Sacramento, meanwhile, will have their next action against Phoenix.