New Orleans Pelicans vs Houston Rockets – Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
New Orleans Pelicans
Final
119:108
Houston Rockets
Highlights and Stats


The Houston Rockets visit New Orleans for a game against the Pelicans, scheduled to take place at Smoothie King Center on 01/04 at 09:00 PM EST. The hosts of this upcoming match are 23-14 at the moment and occupy the 3rd spot in the standings of the Western Conference, while their next challengers are at #15 with 10-27 record.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Houston Rockets Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 11-12-2022
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans Pelicans
34 29 23 33 119
Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
26 24 37 19 106

Both teams last met in November, when the New Orleans Pelicans recorded a 119-106 win over the Houston Rockets on home floor. Zion Williamson enjoyed a great game and finished with 26 points, 4 rebounds, and 6 assists. Jalen Green had the leading role for the Rockets, ending the meeting with 33 points, 6 assists, and 2 rebounds, but obviously his efoorts were not enough to secure the win. The balance across the last five encounters between the two franchises shows a 1-4 superiority for the New Orleans Pelicans. These five match-ups finished with an average of 224.0 points.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team11-12-202203-13-202202-08-202202-06-202212-05-2021
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans Pelicans
119 130 110 120108
Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
10610597107 118

New Orleans Pelicans Form

*Last 10 New Orleans Pelicans Games - 5:5
01-02-202312-31-202212-30-202212-28-202212-26-202212-23-202212-22-202212-19-202212-17-202212-15-2022
120:111@ Philadelphia 76ers116:101@ Memphis Grizzlies127:116vs Philadelphia 76ers119:118vs Minnesota Timberwolves113:93vs Indiana Pacers125:128@ Oklahoma City Thunder126:117vs San Antonio Spurs119:128vs Milwaukee Bucks118:114@ Phoenix Suns132:129@ Utah Jazz

The New Orleans Pelicans lost 120-111 to the Philadelphia 76ers in their latest game on January 2nd on the enemy’s territory. The team’s main contributor in that clash was C. J. McCollum, who ended up notching 26 points, assisting six times, and grabbing two rebounds. The Pelicans shot an average of 50.0% from the floor, 80.0% from the free throw line, and a common 37.9% from beyond the arc. They hold a 5-5 balance across the last 10 meetings and, at the moment, are on a run of two consecutive losses. The team is performing at a great level at the Smoothie King Center with a 16-4 home record. The franchise will come up against the Brooklyn Nets in their next game, which is set for January 6th, 2023.

New Orleans Pelicans Averages this Season

  • Points For
    117.50
  • Points Against
    112.80
  • Assits
    26.44
  • Rebounds
    45.86
  • Steals
    8.70
  • Turnovers
    15.60
  • Blocks
    4.58
  • Points Difference
    4.70

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

New Orleans Pelicans Standout Performer

  • Zion Williamson

    The franchise's best player this campaign has been Zion Williamson. He is leading with 26.0 points, 4.6 assists and 7.0 rebounds per 33.0 minutes spent on the floor. He has been sideliend since 01/02.

New Orleans Pelicans Missing Players

  • E.J. Liddell
    Knee
  • Brandon Ingram
    Toe
  • Dyson Daniels
    Illness
  • Larry Nance Jr.
    Shoulder
  • Zion Williamson
    Hamstring

Houston Rockets Form

*Last 10 Houston Rockets Games - 1:9
01-02-202312-31-202212-29-202212-27-202212-26-202212-23-202212-21-202212-19-202212-17-202212-15-2022
106:111vs Dallas Mavericks88:108vs New York Knicks129:114@ Dallas Mavericks126:102@ Boston Celtics118:133@ Chicago Bulls106:112vs Dallas Mavericks110:116vs Orlando Magic105:124vs San Antonio Spurs95:107vs Portland Trail Blazers108:111vs Miami Heat

In their previous game, the Houston Rockets met the Dallas Mavericks on January 2nd and lost 106-111 at their own arena. Kevin Porter Jr. was the best amongst his teammates, delivering 25 points, 6 dimes, and 6 rebounds for 42 minutes of service on the night. 46.3% of the Rockets’ field goal shots ended up in the basket, as they also averaged 72.4% from the foul line and 31.0% from long range. The team is 1-9 in their last ten outings and currently on a 4-game losing streak. The Rockets have a negative 4-15 record when playing on the road this season. They are scheduled to next face the Utah Jazz on Thursday, January 5th, on home court.

Houston Rockets Averages This Season

  • Points For
    109.30
  • Points Against
    115.80
  • Assits
    21.83
  • Rebounds
    47.20
  • Steals
    7.61
  • Turnovers
    17.20
  • Blocks
    4.54
  • Points Difference
    -6.50

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Houston Rockets Standout Performer

  • Jalen Green

    The organization's best player this term has been Jalen Green, as he has aided the cause with 21.4 points, 3.6 dimes and 4.4 boards for an average of 34.4 minutes spent on court.

Houston Rockets Missing Players

NONE

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans Pelicans
45 30 23 21 119
Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
22 30 21 35 108
New Orleans PelicansHouston Rockets
  • Score

    119
    108
  • Field Goals Made

    41
    39
  • Field Goals Attempts

    89
    88
  • 3 pts Made

    14
    12
  • 3 pts Attempts

    38
    38
  • Free Throws Made

    23
    18
  • Free Throws Attempts

    26
    27
  • Rebounds Total

    51
    43
  • Rebounds Offence

    15
    12
  • Rebounds Defence

    36
    31
  • Assists

    25
    25
  • Steals

    6
    10
  • Blocks

    6
    4
  • Turnovers

    15
    13
  • Personal Fouls

    19
    22

Player Ratings

New Orleans Pelicans

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
C.J. McCollum35102147.651145.53475.01016010228-3
Naji Marshall3351241.72540.044100.02574004016+11
Jonas Valanciunas3261540.0020.04580.0413172014416+4
Herbert Jones3111100.011100.066100.0145021139+5
Trey Murphy III2951338.52825.022100.00001010314+1
Jose Alvarado215955.63650.00000225000213+14
Willy Hernangomez165683.300044100.02571101114+7
Jaxson Hayes162366.7000000347102224+7
Dyson Daniels152540.01250.0010.0235430225+10
Devonte' Graham13040.0030.0000000100000-1

Houston Rockets

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Jalen Green3251533.32825.044100.01344011016-8
Kevin Porter Jr.3141136.42728.61250.03035102211-23
Jabari Smith3131030.02825.06875.0112131211314-1
Eric Gordon2951241.72633.311100.00000000113-17
Kenyon Martin Jr.2577100.022100.0030.00221210016+2
Alperen Sengun2251145.500033100.03145211313-3
Tari Eason152540.0000020.0044310024-11
TyTy Washington13020.0010.0000011010240-1
Garrison Mathews102540.02450.00001121001160
Usman Garuba101250.0000000145210442-17
Bruno Fernando81250.00002366.7112100014+2
Daishen Nix5000000000011100100+9
Josh Christopher52450.0020.0000011100014+9
Boban Marjanovic422100.000011100.0101000005+4

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