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NBA Betting - New Orleans Pelicans vs Denver Nuggets Odds and Pick

The New Orleans Pelicans will look to boost their win total and cover the point spread when the Denver Nuggets tip off at Smoothie King Center on Tuesday in NBA play.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sports bettors looking to pick the New Orleans Pelicans as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as -5.5-point favorites on the betting odds board at Bovada. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 204.5 for Tuesday at shops such as MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 101-98 result in favor of the Nuggets. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Denver Nuggets vs New Orleans Pelicans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

New Orleans battles the Denver Nuggets, currently with a 5-4 mark (5-4 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals betting, are 3-7 for the New Orleans Pelicans and 4-5 for the Denver Nuggets. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Orleans vs Denver injuries news.

According to the betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 16-rated New Orleans Pelicans and the No. 18-rated Nuggets in this NBA basketball matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New Orleans's No. 19-ranked offense averaging 100.2 PPG, against a Denver Nuggets defense that ranks No. 19 at 103 PPG. The New Orleans Pelicans field goal percentage has averaged 43.5% so far, more than the Denver Nuggets shooters have achieved on the year, 42.87% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Denver was crushed on Saturday, getting run out of the gym by Phoenix and falling 105-81 at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Anthony Davis was dynamite, scoring 36 points and adding 11 rebounds but New York still won, 95-87, over New Orleans on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.

Betting Trends
  • Denver is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Denver is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Denver is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing New Orleans
  • Denver is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing New Orleans
  • New Orleans is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games
  • New Orleans is 1-13 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games
  • New Orleans is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Denver at San Antonio, Wednesday, November 18th
New Orleans at Oklahoma City, Wednesday, November 18th