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Pelicans vs. Celtics NBA Picks & Predictions: Monday’s Odds on the Move Thanks to Sharp Betting Action

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  • Monday's all-day NBA slate gets underway with the New Orleans Pelicans visiting the Boston Celtics at 12:30 p.m. ET.
  • According to live NBA odds, Boston is expected to win this game, but how should bettors play Pelicans vs. Celtics.
  • Below we detail how pro bettors are approaching Pelicans vs. Celtics on Monday afternoon.

Pelicans vs. Celtics Odds

Pelicans Odds +6
Celtics Odds -6
Over/Under 216.5
Date Monday, Jan. 17
Time 12:30 p.m. ET
Channel NBC Sports Boston

*Odds as of Monday morning

Monday’s sports slate for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is loaded with college and professional basketball throughout the day and anchored by the NFL’s final Wild Card Round matchup between the Arizona Cardinals and Los Angeles Rams.

In terms of NBA action, fans and bettors are treated to an all-day, 12-game game slate, starting with New Orleans Pelicans vs. Boston Celtics at 12:30 p.m. ET.

If you’re looking to take a position on this matchup but don’t know which bet to make, our NBA PRO Report may shed some light.

At the time of writing, sharp action and big money value indicators are illuminated on the same side of Pelicans vs. Celtics, identifying just how the market’s most respected bettors are getting down on this game.

With this in mind, let’s pinpoint the Pelicans vs. Celtics bet that the wiseguys are making.

Pelicans vs. Celtics Pick

Monday afternoon’s Pelicans vs. Celtics matchup provides a classic example of sharp action forcing oddsmakers to stay on their toes.