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Minnesota Timberwolves Home to New Orleans Pelicans in NBA Betting

The Minnesota Timberwolves will try to pay off for their betting supporters on Wednesday when they play host to the New Orleans Pelicans at Target Center in NBA basketball wagering action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Minnesota Timberwolves opened as -9-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 213 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 105-100 result in favor of the Timberwolves. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Timberwolves sit at 28-53 (38-42-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the New Orleans Pelicans are currently 30-51 (36-44-1 ATS). Looking to bet on the points scored total? Minnesota is 42-36-3 OU and New Orleans is 42-38-1 OU. This season the Minnesota Timberwolves are 28-53 overall and 38-42-1 ATS against the number, while the New Orleans Pelicans are 30-51 and 36-44-1 ATS. As for the totals, Minnesota is 42-36-3 on the OU, and New Orleans is 42-38-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs New Orleans injuries news.

The Timberwolves - Pelicans betting odds would favor the Pelicans if the lines were set according to power rankings. Minnesota is rated No. 26 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the New Orleans Pelicans sit at No. 25.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Minnesota's No. 29-rated NBA squad against New Orleans's No. 22-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Minnesota rates No. 29 in the league with 5.46 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 15 with 8.53 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

James Ennis scored 29 points for New Orleans on Monday, but the Bulls managed a 121-116 victory over the Pelicans at Smoothie King Center.

Minnesota was run off the court by the Rockets on Monday as Houston blasted them 129-105 at Target Center.

Betting Trends
  • New Orleans is 6-2-1 ATS in its last 9 games
  • New Orleans is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New Orleans's last 9 games
  • New Orleans is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games
  • Minnesota is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

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