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
Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final
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
New Orleans Pelicans Form
01-02-2023 12-31-2022 12-30-2022 12-28-2022 12-26-2022 12-23-2022 12-22-2022 12-19-2022 12-17-2022 12-15-2022 120:111@ Philadelphia 76ers 116:101@ Memphis Grizzlies 127:116vs Philadelphia 76ers 119:118vs Minnesota Timberwolves 113:93vs Indiana Pacers 125:128@ Oklahoma City Thunder 126:117vs San Antonio Spurs 119:128vs Milwaukee Bucks 118:114@ Phoenix Suns 132:129@ 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 For117.50
- Points Against112.80
- Points Difference4.70
Field Goal Percentage
Free Throw Percentage
New Orleans Pelicans Standout Performer
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. LiddellKnee
- Brandon IngramToe
- Dyson DanielsIllness
- Larry Nance Jr.Shoulder
- Zion WilliamsonHamstring
Houston Rockets Form
01-02-2023 12-31-2022 12-29-2022 12-27-2022 12-26-2022 12-23-2022 12-21-2022 12-19-2022 12-17-2022 12-15-2022 106:111vs Dallas Mavericks 88:108vs New York Knicks 129:114@ Dallas Mavericks 126:102@ Boston Celtics 118:133@ Chicago Bulls 106:112vs Dallas Mavericks 110:116vs Orlando Magic 105:124vs San Antonio Spurs 95:107vs Portland Trail Blazers 108:111vs 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 For109.30
- Points Against115.80
- Points Difference-6.50
Field Goal Percentage
Free Throw Percentage
Houston Rockets Standout Performer
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
Field Goals Made4139
Field Goals Attempts8988
3 pts Made1412
3 pts Attempts3838
Free Throws Made2318
Free Throws Attempts2627
New Orleans Pelicans
|Trey Murphy III||29||5||13||38.5||2||8||25.0||2||2||100.0||0||0||0||1||0||1||0||3||14||+1|
|Kevin Porter Jr.||31||4||11||36.4||2||7||28.6||1||2||50.0||3||0||3||5||1||0||2||2||11||-23|
|Kenyon Martin Jr.||25||7||7||100.0||2||2||100.0||0||3||0.0||0||2||2||1||2||1||0||0||16||+2|