Arena and City where Nuggets vs. Pelicans will be playing
Get ready for a high-stakes NBA game as the Nuggets and Pelicans face off on November 06th, 2023, in Denver, CO at Ball Arena. Don’t forget to review our top picks and predictions to win with your bets.
Introduction to the Nuggets vs. Pelicans betting tip and prediction
Mark your calendars for the Western Conference bout set for November 06th, 2023, commencing at 20:00. The Nuggets enters as -6.5 point favorites in the contest. The previous game between these two teams was a pick’em and the Pelicans won, 107-88. The over/under for the upcoming game is 223.5 points.
In the 2023-2024 basketball season, we’re all familiar with the significance of the 3-point shot in the game. Let’s explore how different teams are succeeding from long distance. The Nuggets are currently knocking down 36.9% of their 3-pointers, displaying their accuracy from beyond the arc. On the other hand, the Pelicans are converting 32.5% of their shots from long range, highlighting their proficiency in this aspect. The Nuggets are dedicating 36% of their attempts to 3-pointers, while the Pelicans are taking 39% of their field goal attempts from downtown.
How are the Nuggets playing this season?
The Nuggets comes into this game with a 6-1 record, and they are currently 1st in the Western Conference standings.
Best scorer for the Nuggets
The leading scorer for the Nuggets this season is Nikola Jokic, who is averaging 27.4 points per game. Jokic also is the team leader in minutes played per game with 33.61. In the last game, he scored 69 points in DraftKings and 56.7 fantasy points in FanDuel.
Other Team Leaders for the Nuggets
Coming into the November 06th, 2023 contest, Nikola Jokic leads the Nuggets with 12.7 rebounds per game. In the last match, he made 69 points in DraftKings and 56.7 fantasy points in FanDuel. Nikola Jokic has a team-high 7.9 assists per game. He scored 69 DraftKings points and 56.7 FanDuel fantasy game points in the last game. The steals leader for the Nuggets is Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (2.1 steals per game). He has 15.5 DraftKings fantasy points and 13 FanDuel fantasy points for the last game. In terms of swatting shots, Peyton Watson is leading the way for the Nuggets with 1.1 blocks per game. His DFS production in the last game is as follows: 10.5 DraftKings fantasy points and 9.4 FanDuel fantasy points per game.
Nuggets Team Analysis
The Nuggets’ point differential this season is 18.9 points per game, which ranks 2nd in the NBA. They are averaging 114.6 points per game while allowing 95.7 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, the Nuggets are making 11.9 shots per game, which ranks 17th in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Nuggets are making 11.9 per game, which ranks 30th in the NBA.
Projected Nuggets Starting Lineup and Injuries
In their last meeting against the Pelicans, the Nuggets’ starting lineup consisted of Nikola Jokic, Aaron Gordon, Michael Porter Jr., Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Jamal Murray. For the upcoming matchup, the Nuggets has the following injuries: Vlatko Cancar is out (knee), Jay Huff is out (ribs) and Jamal Murray isquestionable (quadricep).
New Orleans Pelicans
How are the Pelicans playing this season?
The Pelicans head this game with a 4-2 record, and they are currently 4th in the Western Conference standings.
Best scorer for the Pelicans
The leading scorer for the Pelicans this season is Zion Williamson, who is averaging 22.2 points per game. Zion Williamson also leads the team in minutes played per game with 34.32. In the last game, scored 35.75 DraftKings fantasy points and 35.5 FanDuel fantasy points.
Other Team Leaders for the Pelicans
Jonas Valanciunas is leading the way with 8.5 rebounds per game. In his last game of the season, he scored 17.25 points in DraftKings and 17.4 in FanDuel. CJ McCollum is dishing out a team-high 5.7 assists per game. He has 33.75 DraftKings fantasy points and 38.2 FanDuel fantasy points scored in the last game. In terms of steals, the Pelicans’ leader is CJ McCollum with 1.5 steals per game. His DFS points in the last match were the following: 33.75 DraftKings fantasy points and 38.2 FanDuel fantasy points. The blocks’ leader for the Pelicans is Herbert Jones, who is sending back 1.8 shots per game. He scored 24 DraftKings fantasy points and 25.9 FanDuel fantasy points in his last game.
Pelicans Team Analysis
The Pelicans’ point differential this season is -2 points per game, which ranks 19th in the NBA. They are averaging 108.2 points per game while allowing 110.2 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, the Pelicans are making 11.3 shots per game, which ranks 24th in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Pelicans are making 17.8 per game, which ranks 12th in the NBA.
Projected Pelicans’ Starting Lineup and Injuries
In their last meeting against the Nuggets, the Pelicans’ starting five were Jonas Valanciunas, Herbert Jones, Brandon Ingram, Trey Murphy and CJ McCollum. For the upcoming matchup, Pelicans has the following injuries: Jose Alvarado is out (ankle), Naji Marshall is out (knee), and Trey Murphy is out (knee).
Bet suggestions for this game
Spread betting suggestion
According to Vegas, it is a toss-up for the Nuggets and Pelicans game. Although it is a pick’em, the suggestion is to bet at the Nuggets.
Money Line betting suggestion
Nuggets are a -6.5 money line favorite for the game against the Pelicans, and the suggestion is to pick the Nuggets.
Over/Under betting suggestion
The over/under for the Nuggets and Pelicans is 223.5 points, so the suggestion is to take the under.
Will there be Overtime?
Since the Nuggets and Pelicans had no match that went overtime this season, overtime is not likely for the upcoming contest.
Nuggets vs Pelicans betting tip: FAQs
The game will be played on November 06th, 2023.
The contest will take place at Ball Arena in Denver, CO.
The Nuggets have a 6-1 record thus far this season, they are the 1st seed in the Western Conference standings. Meanwhile, the Pelicans are 4-2, they own the 4th spot in the Western Conference.
The last time that the Nuggets and Pelicans played, the Pelicans won, 107-88.
Nuggets are favorites by -6.5 points for the November 06th, 2023 game. In the previous meeting, the Nuggets were a 0 point favorite. They lost the game against Pelicans, 107-88.
The over/under is 223.5 points for the November 06th, 2023 game.
The matchup on November 06th, 2023, is the first game between the Nuggets and Pelicans this season. The next contest between these two teams will be on November 18, 2023 at the Smoothie King Center.