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New Orleans Pelicans Visit Minnesota Timberwolves in NBA Clash – Betting Lines and Pick

New Orleans pays a visit to Minnesota on Monday, hoping to send the Timberwolves to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA betting action at Target Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Minnesota Timberwolves opened as -1-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 208 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 106-102 result in favor of the Timberwolves. 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 New Orleans Pelicans will look to vanquish their hosts on Monday, as they are 20-30 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Minnesota Timberwolves are 23-28-1 ATS. New Orleans is 23-26-1 against the points scored total betting line, while Minnesota is 26-23-3 versus the line. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs New Orleans injuries news.

According to the betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 25-rated Minnesota Timberwolves and the No. 12-rated Pelicans in this NBA basketball matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Minnesota's No. 21-ranked offense averaging 100.1 PPG, against a New Orleans Pelicans defense that ranks No. 24 at 105 PPG. The Minnesota Timberwolves field goal percentage has averaged 45.72% so far, more than the New Orleans Pelicans shooters have achieved on the year, 44.56% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New Orleans got 26 points from Norris Cole en route to a 99-84 loss against Cleveland on Saturday at Quicken Loans Arena.

Chicago was victimized for 26 points and 26 rebounds by Karl-Anthony Towns as the Timberwolves defeated the Bulls 112-105 in NBA action on Saturday.

Betting Trends
  • New Orleans is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • New Orleans is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of New Orleans's last 12 games
  • New Orleans is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Minnesota is 4-16 SU in its last 20 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games
  • Minnesota is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New Orleans home to Utah, Wednesday, February 10th
Minnesota home to Toronto, Wednesday, February 10th