Houston Rockets vs New Orleans Pelicans NBA Parlay 11/11/2019
Monday, November 11, 2019
Smoothie King Center
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Smoothie King Center is the venue where Brandon Ingram and the New Orleans Pelicans (2-7, 4th in the Southwest Division) will play the Houston Rockets (6-3, 1st in the Southwest Division) on Monday. The spread on this game has Houston as 6 point favorites. The O/U opens at 242.5.
The Rockets are covering the spread 33.3% of the time, having gone 3-6-0 ATS. New Orleans is covering 33.3% of the time, going 3-6-0 against the spread.
Key Houston Rockets Injuries
10/28/2019 Gerald Green SG Foot Expected to be out until at least Apr 15
10/21/2019 Nene C Hip Expected to be out until at least Nov 15
Key New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
11/9/2019 Lonzo Ball PG Hip Expected to be out until at least Nov 11
10/21/2019 Zion Williamson SF Knee Expected to be out until at least Dec 9
8/29/2019 Darius Miller SF Achilles Expected to be out until at least Apr 1
James Harden averages 37.1 points per contest in 35.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 8.2 assists per game and 5.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 90%. Russell Westbrook comes into this game averaging 21.4 points per contest while playing 32.6 minutes per night. He grabs 9.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 7.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Josh Hart averages 11.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.0 rebounds per game and dishes 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 93%. Brandon Ingram scores 25.9 points per contest while playing 32.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.3 rebounds per contest and has 3.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rockets allow 118.7 points per contest which is 25th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 22nd and 26th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 48.4 rebounds a game which ranks 25th, and they allow 26.3 assists per game which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Houston averages 120.1 points per contest, which is 2nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 23rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 46.7 boards per contest and 24.0 assists per game, which ranks them 8th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 14th with 16.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pelicans give up 122.4 points per game, which ranks them 30th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 18th and 20th in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 26.7 dimes allowed per game and 24th with 47.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Pelicans are 20th in the league in forcing turnovers with 17.1 per contest. New Orleans is 5th in the NBA with 117.1 points per contest this season. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -5.3. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 11th in the league. They are 14th in the NBA in rebounding with 46.0 boards per contest and 2nd in assists per game with 26.9. The Pelicans are 5th in turnovers per contest with 18.0.
The Rockets are 2nd in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.6, and their defensive rating of 110.3 is ranked 21st. In terms of pace they are 1st in the league with 107.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 9th. As a team they are 7th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 51% of their shots, ranking 1st in the league. Houston is 17th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 6th in the league.
New Orleans is 10th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 10th in the NBA. The Pelicans are 15th in the league in defensive rating with 113.1, and their offensive rating of 108.2 is ranked 28th. They are 3rd in the NBA in pace with 107 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 5th. As a unit they are 10th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 5th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Houston -6 and over 242.5 total points
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