The NBA is back in action today as the Portland Trail Blazers will clash with the New Orleans Pelicans.
The Trail Blazers are heading into this game after a 108-132 loss in the game against the Rockets.
And on the other side, the Pelicans managed to beat the Warriors with a score of 108-100.
Portland Trail Blazers Form
The Trail Blazers are not playing well at the moment. Moreover, they have now lost 4 of their last 5 games with the win coming against the Spurs.
However, on a positive side, this was their first time this season to get to back to back home wins.
Portland is placed on the 11th spot in the Western Conference with 5-8 record so far this season.
On the offensive side of the game, Portland is scoring an average of 12.8 points per game which is the 11th scoring record this season. Also, they have an average of 46.5 boards combined with 17.8 assists per night.
On the defensive side of the game, the Trail Blazers concede an average of 114.1 points per contest which is the 21st defensive score in the league.
New Orleans Pelicans Form
The Pelicans are heading into this game after a good result against the Warriors. Also, they produced their best defensive performance of the season. Additionally, the Pelicans conceded just 100 points in a 108-100 victory as they kept the visitors at bay to only 28% from beyond the arc. But the downside is that the Pelicans have a long injury list and that may be a challenge for them in this game.
On the offensive side of the game, the Pelicans score an average of 115.7 points per game which is the 7th scoring record this season. Also, the Pelicans are 17th in rebounds with 45.4 and 6th in assists with 26.2 per game.
On the defensive side of the game, they are on the 29th spot in scoring defence that allows 120.0 points per contest.
The Trail Blazers are not playing well at the moment. Moreover, their away record this season is one of the main problems for them. On the other side, the Pelicans managed to beat the Warriors and they have the winning momentum on their side. Take the Pelicans to win this one.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Portland Trail Blazers vs. New Orleans Pelicans 11/19/2019 is: take the New Orleans Pelicans (MoneyLine).
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