The New Orleans Pelicans (14-8) will try to build on a three-game winning streak when they host the Denver Nuggets (14-8) on Sunday, December 4, 2022 at Smoothie King Center as just 1-point favorites. The game airs at 3:30 PM ET on BSNO and ALT. The matchup has an over/under set at 230.5 points.

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Game Info, Betting Lines for Pelicans vs. Nuggets

  • Game Day: Sunday, December 4, 2022
  • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSNO and ALT
  • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Arena: Smoothie King Center
Pelicans vs Nuggets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Pelicans -1 230.5

Pelicans Betting Stats & Information

  • The Pelicans have won 71.4% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (10-4).
  • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -118 or shorter, New Orleans has a record of 10-4 (71.4% win percentage).
  • The Pelicans have a 12-10-0 record against the spread this season.
  • In games this season they were favored by 1 point or more, the Pelicans have an 8-6 record against the spread.
  • The average point total in New Orleans’ games this year is 2.9 fewer points than the over/under of 230.5 in this matchup.
  • The Pelicans have gone over in 12 of their 22 games with a set total (54.5%).

Denver Betting Stats & Info

  • This season, the Nuggets have won three out of the five games in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Denver has a record of 2-2 when it is set as the underdog by -102 or more by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Nuggets are 11-11-0 against the spread this year.
  • In games this year when an underdog by 1 point or more, the Nuggets are 3-2 against the spread.
  • The average total for Denver’s games this season is 2.1 fewer points than the point total of 230.5 in this outing.
  • Games involving the Nuggets have hit the over 11 times this season.

Pelicans vs. Nuggets Season Stat Comparison

Pelicans Rank Pelicans AVG Nuggets AVG Nuggets Rank
5th 117.1 Points Scored 115.1 9th
10th 110.5 Points Allowed 113.3 14th
6th 45.5 Rebounds 43.1 18th
11th 11.5 Off. Rebounds 10.4 16th
18th 11.5 3pt Made 12.5 8th
9th 27 Assists 28.1 3rd
17th 14.2 Turnovers 14.3 20th

This Matchup’s Impact Players

New Orleans Pelicans Leaders

  • The scoring leader for the Pelicans this season is Zion Williamson (among active players), who averages 23.5 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 4.3 assists per game.
  • Jonas Valanciunas adds 13.4 points, two assists and 9.3 rebounds per outing. CJ McCollum puts up 17.9 points, six assists and five rebounds per game.
  • Trey Murphy III makes more threes per game than any other (active) member of the Pelicans, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.5 per contest.

Denver Nuggets Leaders

  • Nikola Jokic averages 22.7 points per game, while also grabbing 9.8 rebounds and averaging 8.9 assists per game.
  • Michael Porter Jr. is the top shooter from the three-point line for the Nuggets (among active players), hitting 2.9 threes per game.
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