New Orleans Pelicans (@4.2) vs Denver Nuggets (@1.25)

Our Prediction:

Denver Nuggets will win

New Orleans Pelicans – Denver Nuggets Match Prediction | 27-08-2019 22:40

They are 3rd in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 1.5. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 14th in the NBA. They are 8th in the league in rebounding with 46.7 boards per game and 4th in assists per contest with 26.8. New Orleans is 3rd in the league with 116.6 points per game this year. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 28th in those defensive statistics. The Pelicans are 11th in turnovers per game with 14.0. They rank 26th with 25.7 assists allowed per contest, and 15th with 44.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pelicans surrender 115.1 points per contest, which ranks them 27th in the NBA. The Pelicans are 9th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12.9 per game.

The Nuggets eventually won the match at a score of 95-92 Monday night. The Denver Nuggets trailed by as much as 25 points and trimmed the deficit to 13 in the 4th quarter but the Grizzlies allowed the Nuggets a 19-4 run that obliterated the Memphis lead. PG Malik Beasley made 13 of his total 18 points in the final quarter, SF Will Barton had 20, while Center Nikola Jokic delivered 24 points for the Nuggets.

New Orleans is 13th in the West with a 28-36 win/loss record and now ranks 23rd in the League. PF Anthony Davis leads the Pelicans point makers with 27.3 ppg, 51.4% in FG shooting, and 79.6% from the charity stripe. The Pelicans collected 47.2 rebounds, 27.0 assists, 5.6 blocks, and 7.4 steals per encounter. The team is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 matches against a rival with a winning SU record and 4 out of its last 5 matches went over the totals. New Orleans is dropping in 115.9 ppg at 47.8% from the field and restrains rivals to 115.1 ppg.

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The Denver Nuggets look to stay hot after winning five of their last six games. The Denver Nuggets have lost seven of their last 11 road games. The Denver Nuggets are allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.8 rebounds per game. Nikola Jokic is averaging 20.1 points and 10.3 rebounds while Jamal Murray is averaging 18.5 points and 4.9 assists. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 75.6 percent from the free throw line. The Denver Nuggets are averaging 111.6 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 105.9 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Gary Harris is the third double-digit scorer and Paul Millsap is grabbing 6.6 rebounds.

ThePelicans are 4-9 ATS in the last 13 meetings in Denver and4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings. The over is 4-1 in Pelicans last 5 overall. The under is 4-0 in Nuggets last 4 overall. TheNuggets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games,8-2 ATS in their last 10 home games and2-5 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest.

They have a point differential of 5.7 as they average 111.6 points per game while giving up 105.9 per contest. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They average 116.6 points per game and surrender 115.1, good for a point differential of 1.5. The Pelicans have an overall record of 22-28 this season. They are 1st in the Northwest Division. The Nuggets have a record of 34-15.

NBA Southwest. Western Conference and7-20 ATS in their last 27 vs. TheNuggets are 2-9 ATS in their last 11 road games,1-5 ATS in their last 6 vs. The over is 7-1 in Nuggets last 8 overall. The under is 7-3 in Pelicans last 10 home games. ThePelicans are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games and1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest. The underdog is 9-4 ATS in the last 13 meetings and the home team is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.

New Orleans Pelicans VS Denver Nuggets

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His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 75%. He grabs 9.3 rebounds per game and has 3.0 assists per contest on the year. Julius Randle averages 19.9 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. He also averages 4.9 rebounds per contest and 8.1 assists per game. Jrue Holiday averages 21.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 36.8 minutes per contest.

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The team is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 matches in a second half back to back game and 7 out of 10 home matches went under the totals. The Pelicans are converting 46.9 rebounds, 26.8 assists, 5.7 blocks, and 7.4 steals per match. New Orleans is at the 12th spot in the West with a 23-28 win/loss tally and currently ranks 20th in the League. Leading the Pelicans scoring scoop is Center Anthony Davis with 29.3 ppg, 50.8% in FG shooting, and 81.2% from the free throw line. New Orleans is connected with 116.7 ppg at 48.2% from the field and restricts rivals to 115.1 ppg.

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He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game. He pulls down 10.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%. Nikola Jokic comes into this contest averaging 20.1 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is at 85%. Gary Harris averages 15.0 points per game in 29.7 minutes per contest.

The only regular starter for the night, PG Jrue Holiday delivered 19 points, 6 rebounds, 6 blocks and 8 assists for the Pelicans. There were bench surprises that contributed to the Pelicans victory. While in New Orleans, the Pelicans grounded the Houston Rockets despite the absence of Center Anthony Davis at a score of 121-116 in Tuesday nights road game. Center Jahlil Okafor delivered 27 points and 12 boards in 37 minutes off the New Orleans bench and a rebounding display of rookie SF Kenrich Williams pulling down 16 rebounds. New Orleans broke off from their 3-game skid and proved that they can beat a worthy team despite missing the services of Davis and a looming trade deal.