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Minnesota Timberwolves Home to New Orleans Pelicans in NBA Betting

Minnesota looks to cover the Timberwolves-Pelicans -4 point betting spread on Friday and improve its overall 20-33 mark when they host New Orleans in NBA basketball action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at BetOnline opened the Minnesota Timberwolves as -4-point favorites in this betting matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER betting line was sitting around 210.5 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 112-102 result in favor of the Timberwolves today. 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 are 20-33 so far on the NBA season, and 22-31 ATS vs the spread betting line. The New Orleans Pelicans, meanwhile, are 20-33 and 24-28-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Minnesota go 27-25-1 and the Pelicans go 27-26 on the total. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs New Orleans injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 20 (Minnesota Timberwolves) and the No. 27 (Pelicans) teams in the league, according to our current NBA betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Minnesota's No. 25-rated NBA squad against New Orleans's No. 8-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Minnesota rates No. 28 in the league with 7.83 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 13 with 9.38 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New Orleans was crushed on Wednesday, getting run out of the gym by Utah and falling 127-94 at Smoothie King Center.

Toronto was victimized by Andrew Wiggins for 31 points as the Timberwolves defeated the Raptors 112-109 in NBA action on Wednesday.

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

Next Betting Matchups

New Orleans at Sacramento, Sunday, February 12th
Minnesota home to Chicago, Sunday, February 12th