The New Orleans Pelicans are on a two-game winning streak that has placed them third in the Western Conference with a 13-8 overall record.
They beat the Toronto Raptors (126-108) in their last outing. Zion Williamson led the scoring charts for this team with 33 points along with Trey Murphy, who scored 26 points. Jonas Valanciunas chipped in with 16 valuable points, leading the team to victory. They will now take on the San Antonio Spurs, who are on a massive nine-game losing streak and find themselves 14th in the West with a disappointing 6-16 record. The team lost in their last outing to the Oklahoma City Thunder, 119-111.
Devin Vassell came out big with 25 points, however, the team ended up losing the game. Keldon Johnson has been the leading scorer for the Spurs, averaging 20.3 points per game including 5.3 rebounds and 3.2 assists.
New Orleans Pelicans vs. San Antonio Spurs: Match Details
Fixture: New Orleans Pelicans @ San Antonio Spurs
Date & Time: Friday, December 2, 8:00 p.m. ET
Venue: AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
New Orleans Pelicans vs. San Antonio Spurs: Injury Report
Both teams are facing multiple injuries. Starting with the Pelicans, C.J. McCollum is questionable for today's game and Naji Marshall is also doubtful due to illness. Brandon Ingram is out due to a foot injury, whereas E.J. Liddell is out indefinitely due to a knee problem.
There is a long list of injuries for the Spurs team. Doug McDermott is Doubtful about tonight's game due to an Ankle issue. Jakob Poeltl is out until mid-December due to a knee injury. Blake Wesley is out until early January due to a knee problem as well. Josh Richardson is doubtful for tonight's game with an ankle issue.
New Orleans Pelicans vs. San Antonio Spurs: Injury List
New Orleans Pelicans vs. San Antonio Spurs: Betting Odds
New Orleans Pelicans vs. San Antonio Spurs: Starting 5s
Pelicans: F Trey Murphy, F Zion Williamson, C Jonas Valanciunas, G Jose Alvarado, G Herb Jones.
Spurs: F Keldon Johnson, F Keita Bates-Diop, C Zach Collins, G Devin Vassell, G Tre Jones.
Pelicans vs Spurs: Betting Prediction
The Pelicans have a 4-6 record against the San Antonio Spurs in their last 10 encounters. However, they are on a two-game winning streak against San Antonio. The current form suggests an easy win for the away team. Only two out of the last ten games have crossed the over mark.
The Spurs are in desperate need of a win after suffering a nine-game losing streak. They will look to avoid their tenth loss when they host the Pelicans tonight.