New Orleans Pelicans vs Denver Nuggets – Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
New Orleans Pelicans
Final
98:99
Denver Nuggets
Highlights and Stats


The Denver Nuggets visit New Orleans for a game against the Pelicans, scheduled to take place at the Smoothie King Center on 01/24 at 09:00 PM EST. The Pels are positioned at #4 in the standings of Western Conference with a 26-21 record, while their next opponents are occupying the 1st place, after winning 33 and losing 14 so far.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Denver Nuggets Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 12-04-2022
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans Pelicans
27 32 28 34 121
Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets
31 29 21 25 106

The previous game between those two opponents was held on December 4th, when the New Orleans Pelicans recorded a 121-106 victory at home. Jose Alvarado lit up the floor, notching 38 points while also adding 2 dimes and 3 rebounds to his account to end the match as the New Orleans Pelicans MVP on the night. It was Nikola Jokic who contributed the most for the Denver Nuggets with a double-double of 32 points, 9 assists, and 16 boards. The Denver Nuggets are boasting a better H2H balance across the last five matches against the New Orleans Pelicans, registering three victories while losing twice in the process. Those five games ended with an average of 233.6 points.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team12-04-202203-06-202202-04-202201-28-202212-08-2021
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans Pelicans
121 130113105 114
Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets
106138 105 116120

New Orleans Pelicans Form

*Last 10 New Orleans Pelicans Games - 3:7
01-22-202301-20-202301-18-202301-16-202301-13-202301-11-202301-09-202301-07-202301-06-202301-04-2023
100:96@ Miami Heat123:110@ Orlando Magic98:124vs Miami Heat113:103@ Cleveland Cavaliers110:116@ Detroit Pistons125:114@ Boston Celtics112:132@ Washington Wizards127:117@ Dallas Mavericks102:108vs Brooklyn Nets119:108vs Houston Rockets

The Pelicans did not perform to their best when losing 100-96 on the road to the Miami Heat on January 22. Trey Murphy III scored 17 points and caught 1 rebound, which was not sufficient, and his team lost. The Pelicans hit 47.4% of their field goals, 77.8% of their free throws, and 26.7% of their 3-point attempts. New Orleans is currently on a four-game losing streak, having won three of their last ten games while losing seven. The team is performing at a great level at the Smoothie King Center with a 17-6 home record. The New Orleans Pelicans will come up against the Minnesota Timberwolves in their next game, which is set for January 25, 2023.

New Orleans Pelicans Averages this Season

  • Points For
    116.00
  • Points Against
    113.40
  • Assits
    26.00
  • Rebounds
    44.92
  • Steals
    8.70
  • Turnovers
    15.53
  • Blocks
    4.40
  • Points Difference
    2.60

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
  • Zion Williamson
    Hamstring
  • Naji Marshall
    Toe

Denver Nuggets Form

*Last 10 Denver Nuggets Games - 9:1
01-22-202301-20-202301-18-202301-17-202301-15-202301-13-202301-11-202301-09-202301-06-202301-05-2023
99:101vs Oklahoma City Thunder134:111vs Indiana Pacers122:118vs Minnesota Timberwolves122:113vs Portland Trail Blazers119:116vs Orlando Magic103:115@ Los Angeles Clippers126:97vs Phoenix Suns122:109vs Los Angeles Lakers121:108vs Cleveland Cavaliers122:91vs Los Angeles Clippers

On January 22, the Denver Nuggets were defeated 99-101 at home by the Oklahoma City Thunder. The team’s top performer in that game was Jamal Murray, as he ended with 26 points, 9 assists, and 5 rebounds in 38 minutes on the court. The Nuggets averaged a fair 43.9% field goal percentage, a decent 35.7% when shooting from distance, and 51.5% at the free throw line. The team owns a 9-1 record across its last ten showings and is currently on a L1 run. Denver has a positive 11-10 record when playing on the road this season. The Denver Nuggets are scheduled to next face the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, January 25th, away from home.

Denver Nuggets Averages This Season

  • Points For
    117.20
  • Points Against
    112.90
  • Assits
    28.40
  • Rebounds
    42.63
  • Steals
    7.62
  • Turnovers
    15.08
  • Blocks
    4.40
  • Points Difference
    4.30

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Denver Nuggets Standout Performer

  • Nikola Jokic

    The organization's best player this term has been Nikola Jokic, as he has aided the cause with 25.1 points, 9.9 dimes and 11.0 boards for an average of 33.3 minutes spent on court.

Denver Nuggets Missing Players

  • Collin Gillespie
    Leg
  • Peyton Watson
    Groin
  • Michael Porter Jr.
    Personal

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans Pelicans
24 23 27 24 98
Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets
28 35 20 16 99
New Orleans PelicansDenver Nuggets
  • Score

    98
    99
  • Field Goals Made

    38
    39
  • Field Goals Attempts

    85
    80
  • 3 pts Made

    5
    11
  • 3 pts Attempts

    26
    33
  • Free Throws Made

    17
    10
  • Free Throws Attempts

    20
    13
  • Rebounds Total

    43
    34
  • Rebounds Offence

    14
    7
  • Rebounds Defence

    29
    27
  • Assists

    18
    27
  • Steals

    5
    8
  • Blocks

    3
    5
  • Turnovers

    16
    12
  • Personal Fouls

    14
    20

Player Ratings

New Orleans Pelicans

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
C.J. McCollum3692240.9080.022100.00444006020+6
Trey Murphy III3331030.03560.011100.00661100110-4
Jose Alvarado2781266.71425.00001013000017-5
Herbert Jones243837.5020.0000516131446+7
Willy Hernangomez235771.400022100.00662101212+13
Jaxson Hayes23030.0020.044100.0314300004-10
Larry Nance Jr.233650.000044100.02460010110-6
Devonte' Graham19030.0030.01250.0000200101+4
Jonas Valanciunas185955.611100.03560.03690012414-2
Dyson Daniels81250.0000000011000002-14
Garrett Temple71333.3010.0000000200022+6

Denver Nuggets

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Jamal Murray40112152.43837.50000117302025+6
Nikola Jokic36111573.32450.01250.0291110103225-6
Bruce Brown3441040.03742.90000220120211-10
Kentavious CaldwellPope313933.31425.0000112421247-10
Zeke Nnaji241520.0030.022100.0347001024+3
Aaron Gordon244757.111100.02450.004430134110
Christian Braun203560.0020.011100.0112100017+4
Jeff Green171333.311100.044100.0022110227+7
Vlatko Cancar141520.0030.0000033100032+11

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