NBA 2021 Live: Pelicans vs Rockets Preview, Team News, Predicted Line-Ups and NOP vs HOU Dream11 Prediction. The New Orleans Pelicans will lock horns with the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center on December 6, Monday.
Where to watch the Pelicans vs Rockets game?
Pelicans vs Rockets will take place at the Toyota Center on Sunday, December 5, 7:00 PM ET [Moday, December 6, 5:30 AM IST].
The Rockets have a five-game winning streak while being in 14th position in the West. Whereas the Pelicans are in the 13th position in the West.
All NBA games will be available on the official NBA app. The Pelicans vs Rockets game will also be locally telecast on Bally Sports New Orleans and Bally Southwest. Ahead of this regular-season game, let’s take a look at the Dream11 team and injury news.
Team News and Injuries
The New Orleans Pelicans were given a huge relief as Zion Williamson was cleared for all basketball activities last week. However, it was reported that his return would be delayed due to an apparent soreness. The youngster will be out for this game with no fixed date for return. Daulton Hommes and Didi Louzada are the other Pelicans players, who will miss this game. Starter Josh Hart has also been ruled out for the team due to left knee soreness.
Rockets have not reported any of their players as injured. They are expected to field their strongest lineup against the Pelicans.
Rockets vs Pelicans preview
In the last game against the two teams, Kevin Porter Jr. recorded his first carrier triple-double. While Christian Wood scored 24 points and grabbed 21 rebounds. The Rockets showed great offensive game and as well as defensive efforts.
The Pelicans just recently played the Mavericks at the Smoothie King Center. They were handed a dominant 139-107 loss by the Mavericks. Brandon Ingram was the only positive for the Pels in this game as he scored 29 points 64.7% shooting from the field. The youngster will be focused on putting on a similar performance when he takes the floor against the Mavs on Friday.
Rockets vs Pelicans Head to Head record
The head-to-head record between these two teams makes for interesting reading. Each of the two teams has on 3 of their last six matchups in the recent past. Rockets will be favorites in this matchup.
Rockets vs Pelicans Predicted Lineups
G – Jalen Green | G – Eric Gordon | F – Jae’Sean Tate | F – Daniel Theis | C – Christian Wood
New Orleans Pelicans
Point Guard – Devonte’ Graham, Shooting Guard – Garrett Temple, Small Forward – Herbert Jones, Power Forward – Brandon Ingram, Center – Jonas Valanciunas
Rockets vs Pelicans Dream11 Team
Point Guard – Eric Gordon,
Shooting Guard – Jalen Green
Small Forward – Jae’Sean Tate
Power Forward – Daniel Theis, Brandon Ingram
Center – Christian Wood, Jonas Valanciunas
Disclaimer: The aforementioned Dream11 team and prediction are based on our own research and analysis. We do not guarantee any success on the selection of these players in your team.