New Orleans Pelicans vs. Denver Nuggets - 10/31/19 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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New Orleans Pelicans vs. Denver Nuggets

Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 8:40 PM (Smoothie King Center)

Denver Nuggets -4.0 . Total 224.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Denver Nuggets take their record of (3-1) and travel to the New Orleans Pelicans (0-4).  The Nuggets saw their 3 game win streak come to an end, in a loss to the Dallas Mavericks 109-106.  The Pelicans are coming off of a home loss to the Golden State Warriors, 134-123.  

The Nuggets saw their entire starting lineup total at least 10 points, in the loss to the Mavericks.  Denver was led offensively in points by Paul Millsap.  Millsap had 23 points, while also pulling down 8 rebounds.  Will Barton posted a double-double in the game, netting 19 points and grabbing 11 boards.  Nikola Jokic did one better then Barton in the game.  Jokic added a triple-double ion the night.  Jokic contributed 10 points, 10 assists, and 10 rebounds.  The Nuggets shot 47% from the floor as a team.  

The Pelicans did their best to make a comeback against the Warriors in the loss.  The Pelicans out scored the Warriors by 13 in the 4th quarter, but still fell short.  New Orleans had a stellar outing by Brandon Ingram.  Ingram was 10 of 23 shooting, totaling 27 points and snagging 10 rebounds.  Jaxson Hayes came off the bench to grab net 19 points and 3 rebounds.  The Pelicans shot an atrocious 54% from the foul line.  The Pelicans did manage 13 steals in the loss. 

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Recent Betting Trends:

Nuggets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games.

Nuggets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 following a ATS loss.

The over is 8-2 in the Nuggets last 10 road games.

Pelicans are 2-11 ATS in their last 13 home games.

Pelicans are 5-15 ATS in their last 20 games.

The over is 4-0 in the Pelicans last 4 games.

This is a matchup of two teams going in opposite directions at the moment.  The Nuggets while having loss their recent game, are projected to do a lot of damage this season.  The Pelicans are on the other side of the spectrum.  The Pelicans are without highly touted draft pick Zion Williamson for awhile, as Williamson recovers from surgery.  The Pelicans have been competing in these games, just not enough to find the win column.  The Pelicans may also be without Derrick Favors in this contest.  Look for Denver to use their size and experience and cover on the road here.  Final score prediction, Nuggets win and cover 114-107.   

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Chris’s Pick DEN -4.0

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