The New Orleans Pelicans face the Minnesota Timberwolves at 8 p.m. ET Tuesday at the Smoothie King Center. New Orleans are 14-26 overall and 8-11 at home, while Minnesota are 20-20 overall and 9-10 on the road. The Timberwolves have won four straight games, while the Pelicans have lost four of their last five.
The Timberwolves have won two of three meetings between the teams this season. Minnesota are favored by three points in the latest Pelicans vs. Timberwolves from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 227.5. Before getting into the Timberwolves vs Pelicans picks, you’ll want to see the model’s NBA predictions at SportsLine.
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Now the model has set its sights on the Pelicans versus the Timberwolves. You can go to SportsLine to see his choices. Here are several NBA betting lines for the Timberwolves vs Pelicans:
- Pelicans vs. Timberwolves split: Pelicans +3
- Pelicans vs. Timberwolves over-under: 227.5 points
Featured Game | New Orleans Pelicans vs. Minnesota Timberwolves
What you need to know about pelicans
The Pelicans lost 105-101 to the Toronto Raptors on Sunday. Jonas Valanciunas doubled with 20 points and 17 rebounds while Brandon Ingram finished with 22 points. Toronto had a 24-6 second chance points advantage.
New Orleans missed 21 of 33 three-point attempts on Sunday and the Pelicans were passed 46-35. This happened despite New Orleans ranking fourth in the NBA in rebounds per game at 46.5. Valanciunas leads the team’s efforts on the boards as his 12.1 rebounds per game rank fourth in the NBA.
What you need to know about Timberwolves
Meanwhile, Minnesota didn’t have too many problems with the Houston Rockets on the road Sunday in a 141-123 win. Karl-Anthony Towns had 40 points and seven assists as well as nine rebounds. The 141 points scored was the best of the season for the Timberwolves as Minnesota scored 36 points in the first quarter.
D’Angelo Russell had 22 points and 10 rebounds on Sunday, while Jarred Vanderbilt had 21 points and 19 rebounds. Despite the high points tally, Minnesota’s strength has been on the defensive end this season as they rank in the top six for interceptions and blocks per game. Patrick Beverley (groin) is questionable for Tuesday’s game.
How to make Pelicans vs. Timberwolves picks
The model has simulated Timberwolves against Pelicans 10,000 times and the results are available. We can tell you that the model leans below and it also generated a point pick which hits well over 50% of simulations. You can only see the choice on SportsLine.
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