The Minnesota Timberwolves (3-11) are underdogs (+8) in their attempt to end a four-game losing streak when they host the New Orleans Pelicans (5-9) at 8:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Target Center. The matchup airs on FS-N. The over/under is set at 223.5 in the matchup.
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Head to Head
Minnesota has come out on top in six of its last 10 head-to-head matchups against New Orleans. The Pelicans hold a 2-1 advantage against the spread when facing off with the Timberwolves.
|Date||Favorite||Home Team||Spread||Total||Favorite Moneyline||Underdog Moneyline||Game Type||Result|
|3/8/2020||Pelicans||Timberwolves||-7||247.5||-290||234||Regular Season||120-107 NO|
|3/3/2020||Pelicans||Pelicans||-11||247.5||-611||453||Regular Season||139-134 MIN|
|12/18/2019||Timberwolves||Timberwolves||-3||230||-154||127||Regular Season||107-99 NO|
|2/8/2019||–||Pelicans||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||122-117 NO|
|1/12/2019||–||Timberwolves||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||110-106 MIN|
|12/31/2018||–||Pelicans||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||123-114 NO|
|11/14/2018||–||Timberwolves||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||107-100 MIN|
|2/3/2018||–||Timberwolves||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||118-107 MIN|
|1/6/2018||–||Timberwolves||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||116-98 MIN|
|11/29/2017||–||Pelicans||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||120-102 MIN|
Pelicans Betting Information
- New Orleans has struggled against the spread, going 5-9 on the year.
- The Pelicans have struggled to cover, going just 0-1 ATS when favored by at least 8 points.
- In 8 of 14 (57.1%) contests this season, New Orleans and its opponents have hit the over.
Timberwolves Betting Information
- Minnesota has covered the spread in fewer than half of its games, going 5-8-1 ATS.
- Minnesota and its opponents have hit the over in fewer than half of their games this season — 6 of 14 (42.9%).
- The Pelicans and their opponents have put up more than 223.5 points in 357.1% of their games this season (50 of 14 opportunities).
- Minnesota and its opponents have combined to score at least 223.5 points in 57.1% of their games this season (eight of 14 chances).
- The two teams average a combined 9.3 less points per game (214.2) than this game’s over/under of 223.5 points.
- The Pelicans and the Timberwolves have seen their opponents average a combined 3.6 more points per game than the over/under of 223.5 set in this matchup.
- The Pelicans’ average point total in outings this year is 218.9, 4.6 points less than the total in this game.
- The average total in Timberwolves games this season is 1.1 fewer points than the point total of 223.5 for this outing.
- Zion Williamson leads the Pelicans scoring 23.7 points per game.
- Brandon Ingram leads New Orleans with 4.8 assists per game and Steven Adams paces the team with 9.5 rebounds per outing.
- Ingram makes 2.1 threes per game to lead the Pelicans.
- New Orleans’ blocks leader is Ingram, who records 0.9 per game. Lonzo Ball leads the team averaging 1.2 steals a contest.
- The Timberwolves go-to guy, D’Angelo Russell, leads the team in both scoring (20.5 points per game) and assists (5.5 assists per game).
- Juancho Hernangomez collects all of the boards and is the Minnesota leader in rebounds, getting 5.3 per game.
- Russell is tops from three-point range for the Timberwolves, knocking down 3.0 threes per game.
- Ricky Rubio is at the top of Minnesota’s steals hierarchy with 1.5 steals per game and Naz Reid leads the squad in blocks with 1.4 per game.
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