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Denver Nuggets Home to New Orleans Pelicans in NBA Betting

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for the New Orleans Pelicans when they hit take on the Denver Nuggets on Friday in pro NBA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting New Orleans Pelicans betting line opened this morning as 6.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including Bovada), while the total was hovering around 229.5 at BetOnline and other betting odds shops.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 114-110 win for the Nuggets. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Denver Nuggets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New Orleans Pelicans will look to vanquish their hosts on Friday, as they are 37-39-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Denver Nuggets are 42-34-2 ATS. New Orleans is 37-41 against the points scored total betting line, while Denver is 50-27-1 versus the line. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Denver vs New Orleans injuries news.

According to the betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 9-rated Denver Nuggets and the No. 10-rated Pelicans in this NBA basketball matchup.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Denver's No. 2-rated NBA squad against New Orleans's No. 10-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Denver rates No. 7 in the league with 10.53 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 14 with 9.55 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Anthony Davis was dynamite, scoring 41 points and adding 5 rebounds but Denver still won, 134-131, over New Orleans on Tuesday at Smoothie King Center.

The Nuggets endured a 110-104 loss at the hands of the Rockets on Wednesday, despite a 23-point effort from Danilo Gallinari at Toyota Center.

Betting Trends
  • New Orleans is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games
  • New Orleans is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • New Orleans is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Denver is 10-4 ATS in its last 14 games
  • Denver is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver's last 5 games
  • Denver is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New Orleans at Golden State, Saturday, April 8th
Denver home to Oklahoma City, Sunday, April 9th