Denver Nuggets vs New Orleans Pelicans Odds

The Nuggets will play the Pelicans on Friday, November 17th, 2023. Your timezone's tip off time is 8:10 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

The NBA season is now underway, with the Denver Nuggets and New Orleans Pelicans scheduled to play on Friday, November 17th, 2023. Before these teams hit the hardwood, let's dig into some stats from the 2023-24 regular season to get an idea of what's in store for this game. Note that it's still early. Eventually, clear trends will emerge for both teams as the season progresses.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - The Denver Nuggets currently have a 98.67 power ranking so far this season. The power ranking for the New Orleans Pelicans is 90.00. Keep tabs on these values, as they will change in the coming weeks.
  • Away Denver Nuggets - So far in the 2023-24 NBA regular season, the Denver Nuggets have a 2-2 record as an away team, ranking them 4th in the league for away team wins.
  • Home New Orleans Pelicans - The New Orleans Pelicans come to this game with a 3-3 record as a home team so far in the 2023-24 regular season. This puts them at 5th for home team wins in the league overall.
  • Average Points Per Game - The Denver Nuggets now rank 11th (114.5) for average points scored per game, with the New Orleans Pelicans standing at 19th (111.1).
  • Average Opponent Points Per Game - Looking at the average number of points opponents have scored so far this season, the Denver Nuggets rank 23rd (106.3), while the New Orleans Pelicans currently rank 10th (115.6).
  • Team Records - The Denver Nuggets currently have a 9-2 overall record, while the New Orleans Pelicans currently possess a 5-6 standing.

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Arrr, me hearties! Set yer sights on the high seas of basketball as the Denver Nuggets sail into the treacherous waters of New Orleans on Friday, November 17th, 2023! The early stages of the 2023-24 NBA regular season are ablaze, and the Nuggets, with a 9-2 standing, be aiming to plunder another victory from the Pelicans, who be struggling at 5-6...

The atmosphere in the Pelicans' arena be hotter than the flames of a thousand cannons! The fans be roaring, their voices shivering the timbers of the ship-like stadium. The air be thick with anticipation and the scent of victory...or defeat! Will the Pelicans, with their home court advantage, make a stand and send the Nuggets swimming with the fishes?

The Nuggets be a formidable crew, averaging 114.5 points per game, while the Pelicans be not far behind with 111.1 points per game. A battle of offense it shall be, me hearties! Don't miss the action on the court, where the tides of the game shall turn!

Fear not, for ye can bet on this thrilling encounter! See the best point spread, moneyline, and total bets from our partner sportsbooks. Stake yer doubloons and let the chips fall where they may, me hearties! Review this game's prop bets below and choose yer fate wisely...

So gather yer crew, me hearties, and prepare for an epic clash on the hardwood. Will the Nuggets continue their winning streak or will the Pelicans rise from the depths and claim victory? Only the basketball gods know...but on this fateful night, all shall be revealed! Arrr!

Best Nuggets at Pelicans Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

New Orleans Pelicans
Favorite

Denver Nuggets
The Denver Nuggets have a -4.5 -114 point spread at BetRivers VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. The New Orleans Pelicans have a +4.5 -105 point spread at BetMGM VA. The New Orleans Pelicans are the point spread underdogs. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetRivers has the best over line of 226 points. Risk $109 to win $100. BetMGM has the best under line of 226.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Denver Nuggets
Favorite

Denver Nuggets
The Denver Nuggets are the -190 moneyline favorite. Risk $190 to win $100 on the Denver Nuggets at BetMGM. The Denver Nuggets are the -190 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $190 to win $100 on the Denver Nuggets. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Denver Nuggets vs New Orleans Pelicans NBA game on Friday, November 17th, 2023?

The Denver Nuggets are -4.5 -114 point spread favorites at BetRivers, while the New Orleans Pelicans are +4.5 -105 point spread underdogs at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Denver Nuggets vs New Orleans Pelicans NBA game on Friday, November 17th, 2023?

The best over line is 226 -109 points at BetRivers, which means you risk $109 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 226.5 -110 points at BetMGM, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Denver Nuggets vs New Orleans Pelicans NBA game on Friday, November 17th, 2023?

The Denver Nuggets are the -190 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and the Denver Nuggets are the -190 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

NBA Odds Example

NBA Odds and Outcomes Explained

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Nuggets
Pelicans
11/17/23 8:10pm EST
-4.5 -114+4.5 -107
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Underdog New Orleans Pelicans - New Orleans Pelicans bettors risk $100 to win $93.46 at -107 odds.

A +4.5 New Orleans Pelicans underdog bet wins if they lose by 4 or fewer, tie, or win outright. Your bet loses if they lose by 5 or more.

Favorite Denver Nuggets - Denver Nuggets bettors risk $100 to win $87.72 at -114 odds.

A -4.5 Denver Nuggets favorite bet wins if they win by 5 or more. Your bet loses if they win by 4 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Denver Nuggets at New Orleans Pelicans Prop Bets

NBA Prop Bets
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Nuggets
Team Total Points
DEN at NOP
11/17/23 8:10pm EST
115.5 o -110115.5 u -118Bet
Pelicans
Team Total Points
DEN at NOP
11/17/23 8:10pm EST
110.5 o -112110.5 u -117Bet
Aaron Gordon
Points Scored
DEN at NOP
11/17/23 8:10pm EST
14.5 o -12414.5 u -108Bet
Aaron Gordon
Points, Rebounds & Assists
DEN at NOP
11/17/23 8:10pm EST
26.5 o -12226.5 u -108Bet
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Brandon Ingram
Points Scored
DEN at NOP
11/17/23 8:10pm EST
24.5 o -12524.5 u -107Bet
Brandon Ingram
Points, Rebounds & Assists
DEN at NOP
11/17/23 8:10pm EST
35.5 o -12735.5 u -105Bet
Herbert Jones
Points Scored
DEN at NOP
11/17/23 8:10pm EST
9.5 o -1249.5 u -107Bet
Herbert Jones
Points, Rebounds & Assists
DEN at NOP
11/17/23 8:10pm EST
16.5 o -11016.5 u -121Bet
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Jonas Valanciunas
Points Scored
DEN at NOP
11/17/23 8:10pm EST
11.5 o +10211.5 u -136Bet
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
Points Scored
DEN at NOP
11/17/23 8:10pm EST
9.5 o -1069.5 u -125Bet
Michael Porter Jr
Points Scored
DEN at NOP
11/17/23 8:10pm EST
17.5 o -12917.5 u -104Bet
Nikola Jokic
Points, Rebounds & Assists
DEN at NOP
11/17/23 8:10pm EST
55.5 o -10955.5 u -122Bet
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Nikola Jokic
Points Scored
DEN at NOP
11/17/23 8:10pm EST
32.5 o -12232.5 u -108Bet
Reggie Jackson
Points Scored
DEN at NOP
11/17/23 8:10pm EST
12.5 o -12912.5 u -103Bet
Zion Williamson
Points Scored
DEN at NOP
11/17/23 8:10pm EST
23.5 o -11323.5 u -118Bet
Zion Williamson
Points, Rebounds & Assists
DEN at NOP
11/17/23 8:10pm EST
34.5 o -12734.5 u -106Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 NBA Regular Season Standings - Denver Nuggets, New Orleans Pelicans
Team W L Pct GB Home Away Div Conf PPG Op. PPG Diff Strk L10
x - Denver Nuggets57250.695+7.033-824-1710-633-19114.9109.6+5.3W16-4
xp - New Orleans Pelicans49330.598+15.021-1928-149-730-22115.1110.7+4.4L15-5

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