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Golden State Warriors vs New Orleans Pelicans 10/28/2019 NBA Game Analysis, Odds and Preview

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Golden State Warriors vs New Orleans Pelicans 10-28-2019 NBA Game Analysis, Odds and Preview

Golden State Warriors vs New Orleans Pelicans 10/28/2019 The Golden State Warriors reeling from a couple of humiliating losses hope there’s a third time a charm in the Bayou Area as they visit the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday at Smoothie King Center. While the Warriors aren’t viewed among the top title contenders this season no one expected the five-time defending Western Conference champ Warriors to struggle this much in the opening week of 2019-20 NBA season. The Pelicans a darkhorse playoff contender according to major online sportsbooks have sorely missed the service of Zion Williamson after losing their first three games of their campaign.

Golden State Warriors vs New Orleans Pelicans 10/28/2019

When: Monday, October 28, 2019, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Smoothie King Center New Orleans Louisiana
TV: NBA TV
Stream: NBA League Pass

Golden State Warriors vs New Orleans Pelicans 10/28/2019 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Golden State Warriors +3 (-110) 235.5 o (-110) +125

Pelicans
-3 (-110) 235.5 u (-110) -159
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Golden State Warriors Betting

It’s too early to decide what will happen to the Warriors this season but it sure is looking like a bridge year for the mighty Dubs who are sorely missing another dynamic shooter in Klay Thompson. In a 120-92 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday Stephen Curry finished with 23 points 8 rebounds and 5 assists in 30 minutes of play. However, none of his teammates scored more than 10 points with All-Star guard D’Angelo Russell ending up with just 6 points after he was ejected in the game.

Players to Watch: Stephen Curry (23.0 PPG 6.0 RPG and 4.5 APG) D’Angelo Russell (13.0 PPG and 5.0 RPG) and Draymond Green (10.5 PPG 4.5 RPG and 2.5 APG)

New Orleans Pelicans Betting

There was a lot of hype surrounding the Pelicans before the season started. Williamson looked like the Chosen One after taking the NBA world by storm in the preseason. But after three regular-season games without Zion, the New Orleans Pelicans are beginning to turn into a disappointing lottery squad. Brandon Ingram though has been outstanding for the Pelicans dropping 22 25 and 35 points. Lonzo Ball has also been solid with 13.7 PPG and 6.7 PPG while Josh Hart is averaging a career-high 18.0 PPG for the 0-3 Pelicans.

Players to Watch: Brandon Ingram (27.3 PPG 9.3 RPG and 4.3 APG) Lonzo Ball (13.0 PPG 5.0 RPG and 6.7 APG) and Josh Hart (18.0 PPG and 7.3 APG)

Golden State Warriors vs New Orleans Pelicans 10/28/2019 Betting Numbers

Trends

Golden State Warriors

Golden State is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
Warriors are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
Golden State is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against New Orleans.
Warriors are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
Golden State is 9-1 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against New Orleans.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Golden State’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Southwest division.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Golden State’s last 7 games played in October.
Golden State is 13-6-1 ATS in their last 20 games played on a Monday.

New Orleans Pelicans

New Orleans are 5-14 ATS in their last 19 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Orleans’ last 6 games.
New Orleans is 1-7 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of New Orleans’ last 18 games against Golden State.
New Orleans is 1-12 SU in their last 13 games at home.
New Orleans is 1-9 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against Golden State.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of New Orleans’ last 7 games against an opponent in the Western Conference.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of New Orleans’ last 10 games against an opponent in the Pacific division.
New Orleans is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games played in October.
New Orleans is 8-0 ATS in their last 8 games played on a Monday.

Injuries

Golden State Warriors

Klay Thompson – OUT (Knee)

Willie Cauley-Stein – OUT (Foot)

Kevon Looney – OUT (Hamstring)

Alen Smailagic – OUT (Ankle)

Alec Burks – Questionable (Ankle)

New Orleans Pelicans

Zion Williamson – OUT (Knee)

Jrue Holiday – Questionable (Knee)

Head-to-Head
Golden State Warriors New Orleans Pelicans
44-58-2 Against the Spread 38-43-1
51-52-1 Straight Up 44-37-1
116 Points per Game 115
111 Points Allowed per Game 116
39.39 Offensive FG% 44.67
96.67 Offensive FT% 80.39
35.71 Offensive 3PT% 38.24
62.5 Defensive FG% 44.83
76.67 Defensive FT% 82.98
56.25 Defensive 3PT% 32.8

Golden State Warriors vs New Orleans Pelicans Betting Picks

In a perfect world, the Golden State Warriors should enter Monday’s ballgame as the overwhelming online sports betting favorite over the Pelicans. But just a few months after losing Kevin Durant and Thompson the Dubs have never looked this vulnerable in the last five years. The Pelicans are going to play hard for their first win of the season and it’s up for the Warriors to stop the bleeding.

Moneyline: The Warriors are +125 favorite but these odds are quite generous considering the struggle this team is dealing with.

ATS: Golden State has a 4-5-1 ATS record against New Orleans. They are just -2 favorite to win the match and that really makes sense after back-to-back losses. It’s a wild bet but I have a feeling the Pelicans will add more misery to the Dubs by winning this game by double-digits.

TOTALs: The O/U total for this game is initially set at 235 points. Golden State is averaging 122.00 points per game (Top-5 in the league) in their first two games while New Orleans is scoring 120.33 per contest. Knowing that the Warriors are no longer the defensive juggernaut they were in the previous seasons betting on over is a safe gamble.

Score Prediction: 130-118 Pelicans