The Pelicans (1-0) are playing the Heat (0-1) on Christmas Day, and if that’s what you want some last minute betting research, you’re in luck! We’ll give you the latest points, money line odds and over-under numbers, as well as the information you need to make the smartest bet on BetMGM

The Pelicans hit a half-time deficit at the season opener and beat the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night Brandon Ingram led the team with 24 points and JJ Redick added 23 from the bench The Heat stumbled upon a 113-107 loss to Magic to start 0-1 in the year but preferred to win on Christmas Day

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The Heat and Pelicans split their streak last season, but this is another Pelicans list with Steven Adams and without Jrue Holiday in the preseason, the Pelicans beat the Heat 114-92

New Orleans took a formidable win earlier this week, causing nasty problems for Zion Williamson and Lonzo Ball early on and revolving around a game that could easily have slipped. Perhaps most impressively, the Pelicans under Stan Van Gundy are already there seem to be making greater efforts on the defensive, and with the heat still maybe returning to the groove after a brief off-season, there’s some real value in Pelicans 35, or by taking the Pelicans straight at 140

Under 2245 total is the safer game The Heat fell below that total in each of their three games including preseason promotion while the Pelicans shot 52 percent and made 19 3 against the Raptors and still only scored 113

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