Denver Nuggets vs New Orleans Pelicans 1/24/2020 Spread Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Denver Nuggets vs New Orleans Pelicans 1/24/2020 – The New Orleans Pelicans are coming off a loss but they don’t seem to be as the saw a glimpse of what Zion Williamson can do. They will be hosting the Denver Nuggets next this Friday, January 24 at 8 pm Eastern Time at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. This game will be available through live streaming via NBA League Pass and SofaScore. Nuggets are coming off with a defeat against the Rockets and they hope to bounce back immediately as they are also seen by NBA Betting Lines Explained as the team that will come out the loss against New Orleans.
Denver Nuggets vs New Orleans Pelicans 1/24/2020
Denver Nuggets vs New Orleans Pelicans 1/24/2020 Betting Odds
Denver Nuggets Betting
The Denver Nuggets were outgunned by the Houston Rockets in their last match and came out with a 16-point blowout loss. Nikola Jokic had a triple-double with 19 points, 11 rebounds and ten assists. Jerami Grant had 17 points and seven boards while Torrey Craig started at point guard with 14 points, seven rebounds and two steals. PJ Dozier came off the bench and had 12 points for the team in 21 minutes while Malik Beasley and Monte Morris combined for 23 points. Still, the defense was lacking in this game as their opponents ran circles over them.
Players to watch: N. Jokic C 44 GP 44 GS 31.6 MIN 19.4 PTS 2.4 OR 7.6 DR 10 REB 6.4 AST 1 STL 0.6 BLK 2.8 TO 3.1 PF 2.3 AST/TO 24.27 PER
J. Murray PG 40 GP 40 GS 32 MIN 17.6 PTS 0.8 OR 3.3 DR 4.1 REB 4.6 AST 1.4 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 1.7 PF 2.2 AST/TO 17.13 PER
W. Barton SF 41 GP 41 GS 33.6 MIN 15 PTS 1.5 OR 5.1 DR 6.6 REB 3.8 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 1.4 TO 2.1 PF 2.7 AST/TO 16.07 PER
New Orleans Pelicans Betting
The New Orleans Pelicans had Zion Willamson starting out slow but had a strong finish with 22 points, seven rebounds and surprisingly shot 4-of-4 from the three-point line in 18 minutes. Brandon Ingram was consistent as he finished with 22 points while Lonzo Ball flirted with a triple-double with 14 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds. Four other Pelicans scored double-figures for the team and they were Derrick Favors, Jrue Holiday, Josh Hart and JJ Redick. This is what the Pelicans have been waiting for with having a clean injured list along with Zion Willamson making his NBA debut. Expect them to give their star rookie more minutes in this game.
Players to Watch: B. Ingram SF 40 GP 40 GS 34.7 MIN 25.5 PTS 0.9 OR 5.7 DR 6.6 REB 4.3 AST 0.9 STL 0.8 BLK 3 TO 2.9 PF 1.4 AST/TO 21.09 PER
Z. Williamson SF 1 GP 1 GS 18 MIN 22 PTS 2 OR 5 DR 7 REB 3 AST 0 STL 0 BLK 5 TO 1 PF 0.6 AST/TO 38.25 PER
J. Holiday SG 36 GP 36 GS 35.5 MIN 19.9 PTS 1.3 OR 3.5 DR 4.8 REB 6.3 AST 1.7 STL 0.8 BLK 3 TO 2.1 PF 2.1 AST/TO 16.92 PER
Denver Nuggets vs New Orleans Pelicans 1/24/2020 Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Denver’s last 8 games.
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games.
Paul Millsap PF Knee is out indefinitely
New Orleans Pelicans
JJ Redick SG Hamstring is probable Friday vs Denver
Denver Nuggets vs New Orleans Pelicans Betting Picks
The Pelicans are rolling with Zion Willaimson but the number of minutes he will play is still up in the air. Nonetheless, Online Sportsbook sees the Pelicans prevailing at home with a thunderous crowd cheering on their new star player.
Moneyline: Nuggets are given the ML of +135 points if they win while the Pelicans are at -155 at home.
ATS: It is just a tight 2 points across the spread with the Pelicans at -2 and the Nuggets are at +2.
TOTALs: Nuggets and Pelicans are expected to reach a total of 236 points for this game. Denver will be over while New Orleans is the team under.
Score Prediction: 118 – 114 Pelicans