A Southwest Division battle is on tap between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Houston Rockets at 8 p.m. ET Saturday at Smoothie King Center. New Orleans is 7-10 overall and 4-3 at home, while Houston is 8-9 overall and 3-5 on the road. Houston is favored by one point in the latest Pelicans vs. Rockets odds from William Hill Sportsbook, and the Over-Under is set at 223. Before you make any Rockets vs. Pelicans picks and predictions, you'll want to see what the SportsLine Projection Model is saying.
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