New Orleans Pelicans vs Brooklyn Nets NBA Tips 11/4/2019
Monday, November 4, 2019
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Brandon Ingram and the New Orleans Pelicans (1-5, 5th in the Southwest Division) are headed to Barclays Center on Monday where they'll take on the Brooklyn Nets (2-4, 4th in the Atlantic Division). Brooklyn opens this matchup as 2.5 point favorites. The O/U has been set at 224.
The Pelicans cover 33.3% of the time, having gone 2-4-0 ATS. Brooklyn covers the spread 16.7% of the time, going 1-5-0 against the spread.
Key New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
11/3/2019 Brandon Ingram SF Head Game Time Decision
11/3/2019 Derrick Favors C Knee Game Time Decision
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
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/31/2019 Kevin Durant SF Achilles Out for the season
8/29/2019 Wilson Chandler SF Suspension Expected to be out until at least Dec 15
Brandon Ingram comes into this contest averaging 23.5 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 70%. Josh Hart averages 13.5 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 7.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 93%.
Kyrie Irving averages 30.5 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per game and has 7.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 91%. Caris LeVert averages 18.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
New Orleans averages 118.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 46.2 rebounds per game and 29.7 assists per game, which ranks them 15th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 16.2 per game. The Pelicans allow 122.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 22nd and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.5 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 25.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn is 3rd in the league with 118.7 points per game this year. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -0.8. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in the NBA. They are 2nd in the league in rebounding with 50.7 boards per game, and 17th in assists per contest with 23.2. The Nets are 2nd in turnovers per game with 19.3. The Nets surrender 119.5 points per contest, which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 21st in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 23.3 assists allowed per contest and 7th with 43.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Nets are 3rd in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game.
The Pelicans are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 113.9, and their offensive rating of 110 is ranked 28th. They are 6th in the NBA in pace with 105.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 6th. As a unit they are 13th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 4th in the NBA. New Orleans is 19th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 9th in the NBA.
Brooklyn is 5th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 16th in the NBA. The Nets are 10th in the league in defensive rating with 109.3, and their offensive rating of 108.6 is ranked 21st. They are 7th in the NBA in pace with 105.6 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 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 14th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Pelicans/Nets NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take New Orleans -2.5
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