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Suns vs Pelicans Pick - NBA Picks 1/19/24

The Suns and Pelicans will go head to head in a Western Conference battle in which could be a playoff matchup at some point. This will be their first head to head meeting of the season and both teams come in feeling pretty good about themselves winning 3 of their last 5 games. Let's take a closer look at this matchup and get into our Suns vs Pelicans Pick - NBA Picks 1/19/24.

Phoenix Suns:

  • The Suns have been showing a promising form recently, winning 8 of their last 11 games and currently on a three-game winning streak. Their recent victory against the Sacramento Kings, where they overcame a 22-point deficit, is a testament to their resilience. Key players like Grayson Allen, Kevin Durant, and Devin Booker have been pivotal in their success. Allen's proficiency from the three-point line and Durant's consistent scoring have been significant for the Suns.

  • The Suns have a commendable road record (10-7), which might play a role in this matchup.

New Orleans Pelicans:

  • The Pelicans are also in good form, having won 8 of their last 11 games. They recently secured a convincing win against the Charlotte Hornets, led by Brandon Ingram's triple-double performance. Ingram, along with Zion Williamson and CJ McCollum, form a formidable offensive trio for the Pelicans.

  • New Orleans has been strong at home, holding a 13-8 record.

Game Prediction:

  • The game is expected to be competitive, with both teams playing great as of late leading up to this matchup. The Pelicans, with their recent high-level performances and strong home record, are slightly favored. However, the Suns' resilience and strong road record suggest they could pull off an upset.

  • The Pelicans' defense, led by Herbert Jones, will be crucial in containing the Suns' offensive threats like Durant and Booker.

  • If you are looking for a player prop on this game, CJ McCollum has made 4+ threes in 7 of his last 10 games (70%) and that is listed at +135 odds on Draftkings.

  • For the straight play bettors, the Suns have some good momentum going right now and seem to be figuring it out. Let's take them as slight dogs on the road tonight.

Final Score:

Suns 120 Pelicans 117

Suns vs Pelicans Pick 1/19/24


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