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New Orleans Pelicans at Minnesota Timberwolves 10/23/21 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Minnesota Timberwolves vs New Orleans Pelicans Odds & Info

Game Minnesota Timberwolves vs New Orleans Pelicans
Date & Time Saturday October 23, 2021, 8:00 PM (EDT)
Target Center
Latest odds
MIN -6 ; Total 227.5
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In Saturday night NBA action, the New Orleans Pelicans will travel to the Target Center to take on the Minnesota Timberwolves. This will be the second of a back-to-back on the road for New Orleans, who trailed the 18 points at halftime during a 128-112 road loss against Chicago. The Pelicans (0-2) connected on 15-for-29 from the three-point line and shot 48 percent overall.

New Orleans F Brandon Ingram tallied a team-high 26 points to go along with eight rebounds and eight assists. Jonas Valanciunas added 18 points and eight rebounds for the Pelicans.

The Minnesota Timberwolves finished last season 26 games below .500 and ranked third worst in defensive efficiency. On Wednesday, Minnesota raced out to an 11-point lead after one quarter and cruised to a 124-106 home victory versus Houston. The Timberwolves held a 31-13 advantage in fast break points and shot 48 percent from the field.

Minnesota C Karl-Anthony Towns led all scorers with 30 points on 11-for-15 shooting and grabbed ten rebounds. Anthony Edwards contributed 29 points and six rebounds for the Timberwolves.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Pelicans are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
  • Timberwolves are 6-2-2 ATS in their last 10 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
  • Under is 4-0 in Pelicans last 4 games playing on 0 days rest.
  • Over is 4-1 in Timberwolves last 5 vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
  • Pelicans are 4-10 ATS in the last 14 meetings.

Free NBA Pick:

Minnesota Timberwolves -6

New Orleans F Zion Williamson is recovering from foot surgery and will be on a minutes restriction when he returns. The Pelicans have not looked good and should not be trusted until they show improvement. Take the Timberwolves to win and cover at home. Final Score Prediction, Minnesota Timberwolves win 119-107.

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