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Denver Nuggets vs New Orleans Pelicans in NBA Odds Tilt

The Denver Nuggets will hit the floor running against the visiting New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday, looking to bolster their record and bolster betting bankrolls in the process.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Denver Nuggets installed as -1-point favorites in this particular NBA matchup. The over-under betting line for the total number of point scored was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bovada, at 208.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 104-94 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.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Denver Nuggets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the New Orleans Pelicans have seen them go 7-19 and 9-17 ATS so far this NBA season, while the Denver Nuggets are at 11-15 and 12-12-2 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Nuggets are 14-12, while the New Orleans Pelicans are 10-16. 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. 22-rated Denver Nuggets and the No. 21-rated Pelicans in this NBA basketball matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting New Orleans Pelicans rank No. 25 in the league with 41.62 per game. That compares with Denver's No. 10 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Denver is the NBA's No. 19-ranked team at 7.88 per game, while the New Orleans Pelicans rate No. 11 with 8.62 per contest.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Anthony Davis scored 16 points in a failed effort to lead the Pelicans to victory (they lost 104-88 to Phoenix at Talking Stick Resort Arena on Friday).

Will Barton scored 16 points in a failed effort to lead the Nuggets to victory (they lost 97-88 to Utah at EnergySolutions Arena on Friday).

Betting Trends
  • New Orleans is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games
  • New Orleans is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Orleans's last 6 games
  • New Orleans is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Denver is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Denver is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver's last 7 games
  • Denver is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New Orleans home to Portland, Wednesday, December 23rd
Denver home to Los Angeles, Tuesday, December 22nd