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NBA Betting Pick - Minnesota Timberwolves -3.5 Point Underdogs vs New Orleans Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans will look to boost their win total and cover the point spread when the Minnesota Timberwolves tip off at Smoothie King Center on Wednesday in NBA play.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at BetOnline opened the New Orleans Pelicans as -3.5-point favorites in this betting matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER betting line was sitting around 218 earlier at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 109-107 win for the Pelicans. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs New Orleans Pelicans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New Orleans Pelicans bring a 11-9 record (12-8 ATS) to the battle against the 12-9 Minnesota Timberwolves, who are 8-11-2 ATS. Fans OVER/UNDER betting have seen New Orleans Pelicans go 9-11 so far and the Minnesota Timberwolves go 9-11-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Orleans vs Minnesota injuries news.

The betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 12-rated Minnesota Timberwolves taking on the No. 19-rated New Orleans Pelicans in this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up New Orleans's No. 8-ranked offense (108.25 PPG) against a Minnesota Timberwolves defense that ranks No. 22 at 107.48 PPG. The New Orleans Pelicans have averaged 47.94% from the field per game, more than the Minnesota Timberwolves have managed so far this NBA season (46.32% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Karl-Anthony Towns poured in 20 points and chipped in with 17 rebounds in a losing cause for Minnesota on Tuesday, as the Wizards rolled to a 92-89 victory over Minnesota at Target Center.

Anthony Davis scored 30 points for New Orleans on Saturday, but the Warriors managed a 110-95 victory over the Pelicans at Oracle Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Minnesota's last 14 games
  • Minnesota is 7-13-2 ATS in its last 22 games on the road
  • New Orleans is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games
  • New Orleans is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
  • New Orleans is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Orleans's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Oklahoma City, Friday, December 1st
New Orleans at Utah, Friday, December 1st