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Minnesota Timberwolves vs. New Orleans Pelicans – NBA – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Minnesota Timberwolves (20-20) visit the New Orleans Pelicans (14-26) after winning three road games in a row. The Timberwolves are favored by 3.5 points in the matchup, which starts at 8:00 PM ET on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. The matchup has an over/under set at 227.5 points.

Timberwolves vs. Pelicans Predictions

Timberwolves vs. Pelicans Betting Odds

Timberwolves vs Pelicans Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Timberwolves -3.5 227.5 points

Timberwolves vs. Pelicans Last 10 Games

  • Minnesota has a 5-5 record straight-up in its past 10 contests, while covering the spread seven times in those games.
  • The final score of the past 10 Minnesota games has surpassed the set total six times.
  • The past 10 Timberwolves games averaged 8.0 fewer points (219.5) than this matchup’s over/under.
  • In the last 10 games, the Timberwolves are scoring 2.5 points more per game compared to their season average.
  • New Orleans has a 5-5 record straight-up in its last 10 contests, while covering the spread six times in those games.
  • The final scores of the past 10 New Orleans games have gone over the set total six times.
  • The last 10 Pelicans games averaged 217.4 total points, 10.1 fewer points than this matchup’s over/under.
  • Over their last 10 games, the Pelicans have scored 3.4 more points per contest compared to their 105.2 PPG season-long scoring average.

Timberwolves vs. Pelicans Betting Trends

  • Minnesota has put together a record of 22-18-0 against the spread this season.
  • In games they were favored in by 3.5 points or more so far this season, the Timberwolves went 5-5 against the spread.
  • This season, 21 of Minnesota’s games have gone over the point total.
  • This season, the Timberwolves have a 43.7% shooting percentage from the field, which is 3.2% lower than the 46.9% of shots the Pelicans’ opponents have made.
  • Minnesota is 10-0 against the spread and 10-0 overall when it shoots better than 46.9% from the field.
  • New Orleans is 18-22-0 against the spread this year.
  • In games they have played as 3.5-point underdogs or more, the Pelicans have an ATS record of 13-15.
  • This season, New Orleans’ games have hit the over 18 times.
  • The Pelicans’ 43.4% shooting percentage from the field this season is the same as the Timberwolves have given up to their opponents.
  • New Orleans is 10-4 against the spread and 8-6 overall when it shoots better than 44.7% from the field.

Timberwolves vs. Pelicans Over/Under Trends

  • Minnesota and its opponents have combined to hit the over on Tuesday’s over/under of 227.5 points 16 times this season.
  • This season, 11 of New Orleans’ games have finished with a combined score higher than 227.5 points.
  • The Timberwolves average 109.6 points per game against the Pelicans’ 105.2, amounting to 12.7 points under the matchup’s point total of 227.5.
  • This game’s total is 8.6 fewer points than the 218.9 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020.
  • The Timberwolves have seen a 220.5 average over/under in their games this season, 7.0 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 11.3 points separates this game’s over/under (227.5 points) and the average total points bet in Pelicans’ games (216.2 points) this season.

Timberwolves Team Leaders

  • Karl-Anthony Towns: 24.5 PTS, 9.3 REB, 1.2 BLK, 51.4 FG%, 42.5 3PT% (77-for-181)
  • Anthony Edwards: 22.2 PTS, 1.6 STL, 44.1 FG%, 36.6 3PT% (108-for-295)
  • D’Angelo Russell: 18.7 PTS, 6.9 AST, 39.8 FG%, 34.5 3PT% (88-for-255)
  • Jarred Vanderbilt: 6.6 PTS, 9.3 REB, 1.5 STL, 57.0 FG%, 20.0 3PT% (2-for-10)
  • Malik Beasley: 12.4 PTS, 36.9 FG%, 33.7 3PT% (118-for-350)

Pelicans Team Leaders

  • Jonas Valanciunas: 18.6 PTS, 12.1 REB, 52.2 FG%, 42.7 3PT% (38-for-89)
  • Brandon Ingram: 22.5 PTS, 44.3 FG%, 32.9 3PT% (48-for-146)
  • Devonte’ Graham: 14.0 PTS, 37.2 FG%, 36.0 3PT% (113-for-314)
  • Josh Hart: 12.9 PTS, 7.4 REB, 51.6 FG%, 34.1 3PT% (31-for-91)
  • Nickeil Alexander-Walker: 13.3 PTS, 36.9 FG%, 31.2 3PT% (77-for-247)

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