The Denver Nuggets (33-14) hit the road to take on Zion Williamson and the New Orleans Pelicans (26-21) on Tuesday at Smoothie King Center. New Orleans is 17-6 at home and the Nuggets are 11-10 on the road. The Pelicans lost to the Miami Heat 100-96 in their last outing and will be looking to snap a four-game slide. Denver saw its nine-game winning streak snapped on Sunday with a 101-99 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Two-time reigning NBA MVP Nikola Jokic (hamstring) is listed as questionable and will be a game-time decision for the Nuggets. Michael Porter Jr. (personal) has been ruled out for Denver.
Tip-off is at 8 p.m. ET. Denver is favored by 1 point in the latest Pelicans vs. Nuggets odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over/under is set at 231.5. Before making any Nuggets vs. Pelicans picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from the proven computer simulation model at SportsLine.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Pelicans vs. Nuggets and just locked in its picks and NBA predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Here are several NBA odds and betting lines for Pelicans vs. Nuggets:
- Pelicans vs. Nuggets spread: Pelicans +1
- Pelicans vs. Nuggets over/under: 232 points
- Pelicans vs. Nuggets money line: New Orleans -105, Denver -115
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What you need to know about the Pelicans
It was close but no cigar for the Pelicans as they fell 100-96 to the Miami Heat on Sunday. Point guard CJ McCollum had a pretty forgettable game, finishing with 13 points on 5-for-16 shooting and turning the ball over seven times in his 37 minutes on the court.
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