New Orleans Pelicans vs Charlotte Hornets 11/09/2019 NBA Spread and Prediction
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
New Orleans Pelicans vs Charlotte Hornets 11/09/2019 – It has been a rough three weeks for the New Orleans Pelicans (1-7), who recently got blown out on their home floor by the Toronto Raptors, 122-104. On Saturday, the young boys from Bayou will try their luck on the road at the Spectrum Center where they’ll face another team coming off an emotional loss, the Charlotte Hornets (4-4). The Pelicans are listed the slight 1.5 points favorites over the Hornets by most top online sportsbooks despite their three-game losing skid.
New Orleans Pelicans vs Charlotte Hornets 11/09/2019
New Orleans Pelicans vs Charlotte Hornets 11/09/2019 Betting Odds
New Orleans Pelicans Betting
Brandon Ingram has been the star of the show for the Pelicans, while the NBA world waits for the NBA debut of 2019 Draft No.1 pick Zion Williamson. Brandon Ingram, who was traded to New Orleans along with Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart and a bunch of picks in the Anthony Davis blockbuster trade, is averaging 26 points on 52 percent FG shooting and 44 percent from the three-point line. Unfortunately, he couldn’t lift the Pelicans out of mediocrity.
Players to Watch: Brandon Ingram (25.9 PPG, 7.1 RPG, 4.3 APG), Jrue Holiday (14.2 PPG, 4.6 RPG, 6.0 APG), Josh Hart (13.6 PPG, 7.6 RPG, 1.1 APG)
Charlotte Hornets Betting
The Charlotte Hornets welcomed former son, Kemba Walker, with open arms in his first return in Charlotte on Thursday. And while the Hornets saw the end of their three-game losing skid at the hands of the Boston Celtics, there are still lots of reasons to be optimistic about. One of which is the outstanding play of second-year guard Devonte Graham, who is leading the team in points and assists per game despite coming off the bench.
Players to Watch: Devonte’ Graham (17.0 PPG, 3.9 RPG, 7.0 APG), Terry Rozier (15.1 PPG, 4.0 RPG, 5.1 APG), Miles Bridges (13.9 RPG, 5.4 RPG, 1.9 APG)
New Orleans Pelicans vs Charlotte Hornets 11/09/2019 Betting Numbers
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Charlotte are 13-6-1 ATS in their last 20 games.
New Orleans Pelicans
Lonzo Ball PG Ankle is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs Charlotte
Nicolas Batum SG Hand is OUT 3-4 weeks
New Orleans Pelicans vs Charlotte Hornets Betting Picks
Getting JJ Redick back on Saturday would be a big boost for the Pelicans, who just shot 10-for-41 from the three-point range against Toronto. The Hornets will continue to lean on Miles Bridges to produce at small forward while Nicolas Batum is still recovering from a broken hand. Find the best NBA odds tonight at Betnow and start building their sports betting portfolio.
Moneyline: The Hornets will grind out this victory to stay above .500. Expect another explosive outing from Devonte Graham and Bridges, who are both playing well as of late.
ATS: The +1.5 winning margin won’t mean much because the Hornets will take the win by at least five points
TOTALs: This game will go over the NBA over/under totals of 230.5 points. The Pelicans are one of the most prolific scoring teams in the NBA at 119 PPG, while the Hornets average 105 PPG this season. The pace of the game will allow Charlotte to have another high-scoring night after scoring just 85 points vs. Boston.
Score Prediction: 120-115 Hornets