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Pacers vs Timberwolves Betting Matchup Report

Minnesota TimberwolvesIndiana Pacers
April 16, 7:00 PM | Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Indiana Pacers Odds

25-36TEAM RECORD38-22

The Timberwolves will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Pacers in Indiana at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Monday in NBA action.

The Pacers sport records of 38-22 and 29-31 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Timberwolves sit at 25-36 and 30-30-1 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 30-29-1 for the Pacers and 30-30-1 for the Timberwolves.

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Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Pacers in this one will find them as 10-point favorites, while the total was sitting at 198.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 7-rated Pacers and the No. 14-ranked Timberwolves, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 100-96 result in favor of the Pacers.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Indiana's No. 16-ranked offense (97 PPG) against a Timberwolves defense that ranks No. 26 at 100 PPG. The Pacers have averaged 43.9% from the field per game, more than the Timberwolves have managed so far this season (43.6% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Timberwolves own the league's No. 28-rated mark, allowing 102.6 points per game when on the road. Indiana, on the other hand, rates No. 15 in home scoring.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 115-110 loser as they battled the Thunder at home. The Timberwolves covered in the match as a 11.5-point underdog, while 225 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Minnesota got 26 points from Michael Beasley en route to a 115-110 loss against Oklahoma City on Saturday at Target Center.

In their last action, Indiana was a 105-99 winner on the road against the Bucks. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (204) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Roy Hibbert scored 23 points and chipped in with 14 rebounds for Indiana on Saturday, leading the Pacers to a 105-99 victory over Milwaukee at Bradley Center.

Minnesota Timberwolves Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Memphis are 7-3
After playing Oklahoma City are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8

Indiana Pacers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

A few Timberwolves at Pacers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Minnesota's last 9 games when playing Indiana
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing on the road against Indiana
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Minnesota's last 25 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
Indiana is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Indiana's last 9 games when playing Minnesota
Indiana is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Indiana is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Minnesota

Next up:
Minnesota home to Memphis, Tuesday, April 17
Indiana at Philadelphia, Tuesday, April 17

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