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Minnesota Timberwolves vs. New Orleans Pelicans

The Minnesota Timberwolves and the New Orleans Pelicans will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at New Orleans Arena.

The Timberwolves were a 106-97 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Thunder. They covered the 9.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (203) made winners of OVER bettors.

In their last action, New Orleans was a 105-100 winner at home against the Hawks. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (205) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Minnesota:
Team record: 24-25 SU, 26-23 ATS

is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing New Orleans
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing New Orleans
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 8 games when playing on the road against New Orleans
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games

When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Portland are 4-6
After playing Oklahoma City are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3

New Orleans:
Team record: 21-27 SU, 22-24-2 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 8 games when playing at home against Minnesota
is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Minnesota

When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Brooklyn are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

Next up:
Minnesota home to Portland, Saturday, February 8
New Orleans at Brooklyn, Sunday, February 9