Golden State @ New Orleans
Current Records: Golden State 32-32; New Orleans 29-35
What to Know
The New Orleans Pelicans will be returning home after a three-game road trip. They will take on the Golden State Warriors at 7:30 p.m. ET Monday at Smoothie King Center. The game is expected to be a close one, with New Orleans going off at just a 2-point favorite.
It may have taken overtime to finish the job, but the Pelicans ultimately got the result they were hoping for this past Saturday with a 140-136 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. The score was all tied up at the break 65-65, but New Orleans was the better team in the second half. Power forward Zion Williamson continued his habit of dropping crazy stat lines, picking up 37 points and eight assists in addition to nine boards.
Meanwhile, Golden State took their contest against the Houston Rockets this past Saturday by a conclusive 113-87 score. The matchup was all but wrapped up at the end of the third, by which point Golden State had established an 88-67 advantage. Their point guard Stephen Curry did his thing and shot 7-for-17 from beyond the arc and finished with 30 points, five assists and six rebounds.
The wins brought New Orleans up to 29-35 and the Warriors to 32-32. A pair of stats to keep an eye on: The Pelicans enter the game with 21.4 fouls drawn per game on average, good for second best in the league. Less enviably, Golden State is third worst in the league in fouls per game, with 21.3 on average.
How To Watch
- When: Monday at 7:30 p.m. ET
- Where: Smoothie King Center -- New Orleans, Louisiana
- TV: ESPN
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Pelicans are a slight 2-point favorite against the Warriors, according to the latest NBA odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Pelicans as a 3-point favorite.
Golden State have won 19 out of their last 23 games against New Orleans.
- Feb 23, 2020 - New Orleans 115 vs. Golden State 101
- Dec 20, 2019 - Golden State 106 vs. New Orleans 102
- Nov 17, 2019 - New Orleans 108 vs. Golden State 100
- Oct 28, 2019 - Golden State 134 vs. New Orleans 123
- Apr 09, 2019 - Golden State 112 vs. New Orleans 103
- Jan 16, 2019 - Golden State 147 vs. New Orleans 140
- Oct 31, 2018 - Golden State 131 vs. New Orleans 121
- May 08, 2018 - Golden State 113 vs. New Orleans 104
- May 06, 2018 - Golden State 118 vs. New Orleans 92
- May 04, 2018 - New Orleans 119 vs. Golden State 100
- May 01, 2018 - Golden State 121 vs. New Orleans 116
- Apr 28, 2018 - Golden State 123 vs. New Orleans 101
- Apr 07, 2018 - New Orleans 126 vs. Golden State 120
- Dec 04, 2017 - Golden State 125 vs. New Orleans 115
- Nov 25, 2017 - Golden State 110 vs. New Orleans 95
- Oct 20, 2017 - Golden State 128 vs. New Orleans 120
- Apr 08, 2017 - Golden State 123 vs. New Orleans 101
- Dec 13, 2016 - Golden State 113 vs. New Orleans 109
- Nov 07, 2016 - Golden State 116 vs. New Orleans 106
- Oct 28, 2016 - Golden State 122 vs. New Orleans 114
- Mar 14, 2016 - Golden State 125 vs. New Orleans 107
- Oct 31, 2015 - Golden State 134 vs. New Orleans 120
- Oct 27, 2015 - Golden State 111 vs. New Orleans 95