The New Orleans Pelicans take on the Denver Nuggets in Denver, Colorado, on Christmas Day at Wednesday at the Pepsi Center for the final matchup this year.
|Date:||Wednesday, December 25, 2019|
|Time:||at 10:30pm EST|
|Location:||Pepsi Center, Denver|
|Odds/Point Spread:||Denver Nuggets -9.5 (-103)|
CONSENSUSFROM 442 PREDICTIONS
|59%||HOUSTON||78% over 218.5|
COMPUTER PREDICTIONSTATS MODELED SCORE PREDICTION
|8-23 (12-19 ATS) this season||21-8 (13-14-2 ATS) this season|
|New Orleans are 3-10 ATS in their last 13 games.||The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver’s last 6 games.|
|The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans’ last 5 games.||Denver are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games.|
|New Orleans are 2-14 SU in their last 16 games.||Denver are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home.|
|New Orleans are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games against Denver.||Denver are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against New Orleans.|
|New Orleans are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games on the road.||The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver’s last 5 games this season.|
|New Orleans are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Denver.||The total has gone OVER in 7 of Denver’s last 10 games against an opponent in the Southwest division.|
|The total has gone UNDER in 10 of New Orleans’ last 14 games this season.|
|The total has gone UNDER in 8 of New Orleans’ last 9 games against an opponent in the Western conference.|
|New Orleans are 4-14 ATS in their last 18 games played in December.|
New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
Denver Nuggets Injuries
|Zion Williamson (Knee) is out indefinitely|
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans Pelicans
The Pelicans are falling off of a triumph over the Portland Trail Blazers. The Pelicans won off of Jrue Holiday’s 21 points and preventing Damian Lillard from making three’s as the Trail Blazers’ Point Guard miss every one of the ten of his three-point endeavors.
The Pelicans have had a horrendous year, Despite the ongoing success, have been awful recently. The Pelicans have just won two of their last 16 games this season. The Pelicans have pieces like through occasion and Brandon Ingram and need more creation out of Lonzo Ball. Notwithstanding, with no Zion right now, it would appear that the Pelicans will be one of the groups that are selling and are wanting to get another lottery pick one year from now.
The Denver Nuggets are coming into this game enjoying some real success, winning seven straight games, vanquishing the Phoenix Suns last game, and the primary spot Los Angeles Lakers in the game earlier.
After what was a fantastic and astounding completion a year ago toward the finish of the period, completing first in the Western Conference, the Denver Nuggets are back. The Nuggets began the season somewhat rough, and individuals accept that they weren’t on a par with they a year ago, however they are directly back in it, in runner up in the Western Conference, and indeed going to be a hazardous group in the end of the season games this season. Because of another incredible season, lead trainer Mike Malone has been reached out through the 2022 – 2023 season.
New Orleans is 11-19 ATS this season
Under is 7-2 in Pelicans’ last nine games as a dark horse.
Denver is 12-14 ATS this season
Under is 25-11 in Nuggets last 36 games as a home top choice.
It’s as basic as the New Orleans Pelicans are one of the most noticeably terrible groups in ball at this moment, and the Denver Nuggets are probably the best group in b-ball at the present time. Nonetheless, I do imagine that each group will turn out with more enthusiasm and vitality because of this being a major event that the whole world will be viewing. Be that as it may, eventually the Denver Nuggets are simply better, and they were going to dominate this match serenely. Last Score Prediction, Denver Nuggets win 127 – 100.
Prediction: Denver Nuggets – 9.5