The Denver Nuggets (9-2) square off against the New Orleans Pelicans (5-6) as 4.5-point favorites on Friday, November 17, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET on BSNO and ALT.

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Nuggets vs. Pelicans Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Friday, November 17, 2023
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: BSNO and ALT
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo
  • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Venue: Smoothie King Center

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Nuggets vs. Pelicans Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Nuggets 114 - Pelicans 109

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Nuggets vs Pelicans Additional Info

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Spread & Total Prediction for Nuggets vs. Pelicans

  • Pick ATS: Nuggets (- 4.5)
  • Computer Predicted Spread: Nuggets (-5.3)
  • Pick OU: Under (225.5)
  • Computer Predicted Total: 223.7
  • In the 2023-24 season, the Nuggets (5-6-0 ATS) and the Pelicans (5-6-0 ATS) have had similar success against the spread.
  • Denver covers the spread when it is a 4.5-point favorite or more 44.4% of the time. That's more often than New Orleans covers as an underdog of 4.5 or more (never covered this season).
  • When it comes to topping the point total in 2023-24, New Orleans and its opponents are more successful (54.5% of the time) than Denver and its opponents (27.3%).
  • As a moneyline favorite this season, the Nuggets are 9-2, while the Pelicans are 3-4 as moneyline underdogs.

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Nuggets Performance Insights

  • The Nuggets own a top-five defense this season, ranking fifth-best in the league with 106.3 points allowed per game. Offensively, they rank 11th with 114.5 points scored per contest.
  • Denver is averaging 44.6 boards per game (12th-ranked in NBA) this year, while allowing 42.2 rebounds per contest (10th-ranked).
  • The Nuggets have been racking up assists in 2023-24, ranking third-best in the NBA with 29.1 dimes per contest.
  • Denver ranks fourth-worst in the NBA with 12.0 forced turnovers per contest. Meanwhile, it is committing 12.4 turnovers per game (seventh-ranked in league).
  • With 11.5 three-pointers per game, the Nuggets rank 20th in the NBA. They have a 35.6% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks 17th in the league.

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