Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Pelicans versus the Nuggets? Tip off is at at 9:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ALT. The game will be played at Ball Arena in Denver, CO. The over/under for this Western conference contest is set at 223.5 points, with the Nuggets being the favored team playing at home against the Pelicans.
NEW ORLEANS PELICANS VS DENVER NUGGETS BETTING PICK
The Pick: New Orleans Pelicans +6
This game will be played at Ball Arena at 9:00 ET on Monday, November 6th.
WHY BET THE NEW ORLEANS PELICANS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 110-107 in favor of the Pelicans.
- Our projections have Zion Williamson finishing with Zion Williamson points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists.
- From the field, we have the Pelicans finishing with a field goal percentage of 52.5% and knocking down 9 threes.
Can New Orleans Grab a Win on the Road?
The Pelicans, with an overall record of 4-2, head into today’s action having gone 2-1 over their previous three games. Away from their home court, the Pelicans hold a perfect 2-0 record this season, while at home they have a 2-2 record.
For the season so far, New Orleans has an overall ATS record of 4-2. As favorites, they have a 2-2 record against the spread, and as underdogs, they have a perfect 2-0 record.
New Orleans Pelicans heads into the game with CJ McCollum, the leading scorer, averaging 5.7 assists per game, 21.7 points per game, and a 44% field goal percentage in the 2023-2024 season.
In terms of field goal percentage, New Orleans ranks 11th in the NBA at 44%. Additionally, they rank 10th for free throw attempts per game with 24.8 and 23rd for points per game at 108.2.
On defense, New Orleans ranks 2nd in the league with 7.7 steals per game, 13th in the league with 111 points allowed per game, and 17th in the league with 22.2 free throw attempts allowed per game.
Will Denver Live Up to Expectations at Home?
Bringing in an overall record of 6-1 and a 3-0 record over their previous three games, the Nuggets will face the Pelicans. Currently at 1st in the Western Conference and 1st in the Northwest division, the Nuggets are leading the way.
For the season, Denver has an overall ATS record of 4-3. On the road, the Nuggets hold a 1-2 ATS record, while at home, they boast a 3-1 record against the spread.
Denver’s offense is led by Nikola Jokic, who has averaged 27.4 points per game, achieved two triple doubles, and holds a field goal percentage of 63.4% in the 2023-2024 season.
In terms of points per game (114.6), Denver ranks 13th in the NBA, while they rank 23rd for possessions per game (97.1) and 24th for free throw attempts per game (17).
Denver’s defense comes into the game ranked 11th in the NBA for steals per game, averaging 8.4. They also hold the 5th position in the league for points allowed per game, with an average of 104.7. Additionally, they rank 9th in the NBA for free throw attempts allowed per game, averaging 20.6.