San Antonio Spurs vs. New Orleans Pelicans Monday’s NBA Betting Contest
Posted by: Anthony Yaylor
The Spurs are looking to stay afloat in the NBA Western Conference. Right now San Antonio is sitting at No. 9 in the division. The team above them just happens to be the New Orleans Pelicans, who they’ll be facing in tonight’s San Antonio Spurs vs. New Orleans Pelicans online NBA betting contest. So, what do the NBA legal betting odds have to say about this Western Conference match?
San Antonio Spurs vs. New Orleans Pelicans – Monday, November 19th
When: 8:00 pm ET
Where: Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
TV: Local Broadcasts
Stream: NBA League Pass
College Football Betting Odds:
San Antonio Spurs
The Spurs enter this Monday night contest sporting an 8-7 record which ranks them 3rd in the Southwest Division and 9th in the Western Conference. The Grizzlies currently leading the division at 10-5, placing San Antonio 2-games behind Memphis. On top of that, San Antonio is just 2 ½ games behind the conference leading Trail Blazers. However, since they’re sitting at No. 9 in the West, San Antonio is surely focused on getting that crucial, post-season bound 8th seeded ranking. Having said that, it’s clear that tonight’s matchup is of utmost importance for San Antonio. Fortunately the Spurs are 6-4 in their last 10 meetings against the Spurs. On top of that, San Antonio is coming off a big 104-92 home win over the Warriors.
Players to Watch: DeMar DeRozan (25.2 ppg, 6.3 rpg, 6.5 apg), LaMarcus Aldridge (17.8 ppg, 11.5 rpg, 2.4 apg), and Rudy Gay (14.4 ppg, 7.5 rpg, 1.7 apg).
New Orleans Pelicans
The Pelicans have one job this evening and that’s to improve to 10-7 over their divisional opponent. With a 5-1 record in their last 6 games, New Orleans is confident they can make defend the home court this evening. Pau Gasol is out this evening while Davis Bertans is listed as day-to-day for San Antonio. New Orleans is without Elfrid Payton but should be fine with Davis leading the home charge this evening. Looking over the numbers, it’s clear this could be a tight contest. Right now the Spurs are scoring 107.7 points per game and giving up that exact same on defense. On the other hand the Pelicans are scoring 118.3 and allotting 116.3.
Players to Watch: Anthony Davis (27.5 ppg, 12.7 rpg, 4.9 apg), Nikola Mirotic (19.6 ppg, 11.4 rpg, 1.3 apg), and Jrue Holiday (19.4 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 9.3 apg).
San Antonio Spurs vs. New Orleans Pelicans Betting Predictions
San Antonio Spurs vs. New Orleans Pelicans Betting Picks
So which side should mobile betting fans take in San Antonio Spurs vs. New Orleans Pelicans matchup? All things considered, the Pelicans at home are the best bet. The money line is favoring them quite a bit so you’re better taking the spread tonight. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!
Score Prediction: 119-107 New Orleans.