Nuggets vs. Pelicans Player Props | Nikola Jokic | Wednesday


By Lester Mackay | December 7, 2021, 6:20 pm

Nikola Jokic (25.6 points per game, seventh in league) and the Denver Nuggets will match up against the New Orleans Pelicans at 8:00 PM ET on Wednesday.

Below, we provide Jokic’s stats and trends related to his prop bets, to help you pick out the best wagers for this contest.

Welcome to the BestOdds NBA player props betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze Nikola Jokic’s chances of cashing in on his player prop totals in this game.

Jokic Season Stats

  • Jokic leads his squad in points (25.6), rebounds (13.5) and assists (6.8) per contest, shooting 57.7% from the field and 37.5% from downtown with 1.7 made 3-pointers per game. Defensively, he puts up 1.2 steals and 0.7 blocks.
  • The 26.5-point total set for Jokic on Wednesday is 0.9 more points than his season scoring average.
  • Jokic’s per-game rebound average of 13.5 is 2.0 more than his prop bet over/under in Wednesday’s game (11.5).
  • Jokic’s combined points and rebounds average (39.1 per game) is 1.6 more than the 37.5 PR over/under set in Wednesday’s matchup.
  • In the 18 games he’s played this season, Jokic’s point total has gone over 26.5 points eight times.
  • Jokic’s single-game rebound total has gone over 11.5 boards 12 times in 18 games.

Jokic’s Notable Teammates

Name PTS PTS Share REB REB Share AST 3PM 3PM Share 3PT % FGM Share FG %
Nikola Jokic 25.6 19.3% 13.5 24.6% 6.8 1.7 10.7% 37.5% 19.7% 57.7%
Will Barton 16.0 14.1% 5.3 11.3% 4.1 2.5 18.9% 38.1% 14.3% 44.6%
Aaron Gordon 13.8 13.3% 6.0 13.9% 2.2 1.0 8.5% 35.3% 13.5% 51.5%
Monte Morris 12.1 11.7% 2.7 6.2% 4.3 1.3 10.7% 33.7% 13.3% 48.2%
Jeff Green 9.8 9.5% 3.1 7.3% 1.1 0.8 6.8% 32.8% 8.5% 47.3%
Facundo Campazzo 5.6 5.2% 1.7 3.9% 2.5 1.1 8.5% 38.1% 4.5% 40.6%

Player Performance vs. New Orleans

  • Jokic’s points-per-game average against the Pelicans (18.9) is 7.6 fewer than his over/under for this matchup.
  • Jokic’s 9.3 rebounds per game in matchups with the Pelicans are 2.2 fewer than his prop bet over/under for this game.
  • Jokic dishes out assists against the Pelicans at a lower rate — 1.5 less per game — than his prop bet over/under for this matchup.
  • In matchups with the Pelicans, Jokic has made 0.3 fewer three-pointers per game than this contest’s over/under (1.5).
  • Jokic’s PRA (points, rebounds, assists) average against the Pelicans is 11.3 fewer than his prop bet over/under for this matchup.
  • Jokic averages 28.2 combined points and rebounds in games against the Pelicans, which is 9.3 less than his prop bet over/under in this matchup.
  • Jokic has recorded 24.9 combined points and assists per game against the Pelicans, 9.6 more than his prop bet total in this matchup.
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New Orleans Pelicans Stat Rankings

Average Per Game Rank
Points Scored 103.3 27
Points Allowed 110.1 23
Assists Allowed 24.2 20
Rebounds Allowed 43.1 6

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