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NBA Betting Pick - Minnesota Timberwolves -6 Point Underdogs vs New Orleans Pelicans

New Orleans Pelicans

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Minnesota Timberwolves
Friday, January 23, 2015 8:00 PM ET
Target Center

Target Center features an NBA battle between the host Minnesota Timberwolves and the visiting New Orleans Pelicans in basketball betting action on Friday.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves Opening Odds and Betting Line

Minnesota Timberwolves opened as 6-point underdogs at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 203.5 at Sportsbook.ag for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Computer Prediction: New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 101-90 result in favor of the Pelicans. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Timberwolves sit at 7-34 (16-24-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the New Orleans Pelicans are currently 21-21 (24-18 ATS). Looking to bet on the points scored total? Minnesota is 22-18-1 OU and New Orleans is 21-19-2 OU. This season the Minnesota Timberwolves are 7-34 overall and 16-24-1 ATS against the number, while the New Orleans Pelicans are 21-21 and 24-18 ATS. As for the totals, Minnesota is 22-18-1 on the OU, and New Orleans is 21-19-2. 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. 28 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the New Orleans Pelicans sit at No. 13.

How New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves Stats Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Minnesota's No. 27-rated NBA squad against New Orleans's No. 9-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Minnesota rates No. 30 in the league with 5.17 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 25 with 6.5 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Lakers were burned for 29 points by Anthony Davis on Wednesday as the Pelicans picked up a 96-80 win at Smoothie King Center.

Minnesota was crushed on Wednesday, getting run out of the gym by Dallas and falling 98-75 at Target Center.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Odds Trends

New Orleans is 16-8 ATS in its last 24 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games
New Orleans is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
New Orleans is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Minnesota is 2-18 SU in its last 20 games
Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Minnesota is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New Orleans home to Dallas, Sunday, January 25th
Minnesota at Atlanta, Sunday, January 25th

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