Minnesota Timberwolves vs New Orleans Pelicans Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Free Minnesota Timberwolves vs New Orleans Pelicans prediction. Get the best NBA betting tips and player props along with stats and team news. Discover the latest lines and odds for this basketball game. Tip-Off 03:00, Thursday 26 January at Smoothie King Center.

Minnesota Timberwolves

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New Orleans Pelicans

Wolves to Cause Pelicans Problems

Minnesota Timberwolves look a great play at +2 on the spread. They could easily beat New Orleans Pelicans and the 1.91 about this selection makes appeal.

The team news that filters through can have a knock-on effect as far as the NBA betting lines and odds are concerned. We use this information along with the form guide, while some key stats are also taken into consideration.

Key Timberwolves vs Pelicans stats:

  • The +2 line has been covered by Timberwolves in 7 of their last 10 games.
  • The +2 line has been covered by Timberwolves in 12 of their last 20 games.
  • The -2 line hasn’t been covered by Pelicans in 4 of their last 5 games.
  • The -2 line hasn’t been covered by Pelicans in 7 of their last 10 games.
  • The -2 line hasn’t been covered by Pelicans in 4 consecutive games.
  • The -2 line hasn’t been covered by Pelicans in 6 of their last 10 games against Timberwolves.

The market might have underrated the underdogs in this NBA contest and 1.91 makes appeal considering they are +2 on the spread. Back them to cover the line.

There are options to buy and sell different amounts of points and effectively choose the line which makes the most appeal. It all comes down to how safe or risky you want to play things.

Last Games & H2H

New Orleans Pelicans were defeated in their last game. On the road, they suffered a 100-96 reverse against Miami Heat at Miami-Dade Arena. On the points front, Trey Murphy recorded 17, Jonas Valanciunas 14 and CJ McCollum 13.

Minnesota Timberwolves suffered a defeat in their previous game. A 119-114 scoreline occurred on the road at Toyota Center against Houston Rockets. Anthony Edwards managed to secure 31 points and 5 assists. He scored 7 free throws and 9 field goals.

Pelicans beat Wolves when the teams last met. It was a 119-118 scoreline at Smoothie King Center. There has been five wins apiece in the past 10 H2H meetings.

Starting Lineups

New Orleans Pelicans (confirmed lineup): CJ McCollum, Herbert Jones, Brandon Ingram, Jonas Valanciunas, Trey Murphy.

Minnesota Timberwolves (confirmed lineup): D'Angelo Russell, Anthony Edwards, Jaden McDaniels, Kyle Anderson, Rudy Gobert.

Timberwolves +2 Probability

When you look at the latest odds, our pick has a 52.4% chance of landing a return. However, we have this figure at close to 60% based on our in-depth research. It is therefore regarded as a value bet.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs New Orleans Pelicans Betting Tips

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Published 00:39, 25 January 2023

Bet Builder Tips

Spread Timberwolves +2
Totals Under 231
Result & BTTS 100 Timberwolves / No

Timberwolves vs Pelicans bet builder tips: We’ve compiled a same game parlay that includes Timberwolves +2 on the spread, along with under 231 and at least one team not to score 100 points and Timberwolves to win on the Result & BTTS market.

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Betting Odds

The odds and lines are updated on a frequent basis. You might therefore find that they are different to the ones listed for the betting predictions and bet builder tips.

Money Line Odds Suggest a Close Contest

The sportsbooks are taking no chances with their Money Line odds of 1.67 about New Orleans Pelicans which reflects they have a 60% chance of winning this NBA game. For those wanting to oppose the market leader, you can get 2.30 about Minnesota Timberwolves.

3 is where the spread lies, with total points being 229 right now. Basketball fans love the chance to get an alternative angle by going for a Totals wager. Those who wager Under 229 can get 1.91.

If you think Pelicans can reach 20 points first, then odds of 1.74 are available for the favorites to win. On the flip side, Wolves are 2.05 to reach this total before their opponents.

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Player Props

As an alternative to the game lines and team props, check out the player props that are available. These can be a great alternative if you want to focus on a player’s performance. The best gambling sites will provide lots of options.

Anthony Edwards Favorite to Score the Most Points

Anthony Edwards has been installed as favorite to score the biggest points total. You can get 1.87 about him going Over 26.5 points and 2.00 for over 4.5 assists.

Anthony Edwards (Timberwolves)
Over 26.5 Pts
1.87
Under 26.5 Pts
1.87
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D'Angelo Russell (Timberwolves)
Over 19.5 Pts
1.91
Under 19.5 Pts
1.83
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Jonas Valanciunas (Pelicans)
Over 15.5 Pts
1.83
Under 15.5 Pts
1.91
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Trey Murphy III (Pelicans)
Over 13.5 Pts
1.95
Under 13.5 Pts
1.80
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Jaden McDaniels (Timberwolves)
Over 12.5 Pts
2.05
Under 12.5 Pts
1.74
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Kyle Anderson (Timberwolves)
Over 9.5 Pts
1.83
Under 9.5 Pts
1.91
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Micro Betting

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Last 5 & H2H

Team Stats

Latest regular season and play-off games stats.

Minnesota Timberwolves logo Minnesota Timberwolves Stats

New Orleans Pelicans logo New Orleans Pelicans Stats

Money Line

  • 6 wins and 4 defeats in the last 10 games
  • 2 wins and 8 defeats in the last 10 games on the road

Money Line

  • 3 wins and 7 defeats in the last 10 games
  • 7 wins and 3 defeats in the last 10 home games

Points Spread

Points Spread

Total Points

Total Points

Team Stats - Avg/Game

Team Stats - Avg/Game

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Team News

Minnesota Timberwolves Roster & Player Stats

Player GP MIN TP TA PTS AST 3P REB BLK STL
Anthony Edwards 49 36.43 1190 218 24.3 4.4 2.7 6.0 0.6 1.8
Karl-Anthony Towns 21 33.76 436 111 20.8 5.3 1.8 8.2 0.7 0.8
D'Angelo Russell 46 32.68 808 288 17.6 6.3 2.5 2.9 0.4 1.0

New Orleans Pelicans Roster & Player Stats

Player GP MIN TP TA PTS AST 3P REB BLK STL
CJ McCollum 42 35.13 888 243 21.1 5.8 3.0 4.5 0.6 1.0
Zion Williamson 29 32.97 754 133 26.0 4.6 0.2 7.0 0.6 1.1
Brandon Ingram 15 32.06 312 70 20.8 4.7 1.9 5.1 0.7 0.9

Injuries & Suspensions

Minnesota Timberwolves Injury Table

Type
Name
Info
Karl-Anthony Towns
Injured
Taurean Prince
Injured
Jordan McLaughlin
Injured

New Orleans Pelicans Injury Table

Type
Name
Info
EJ Liddell
Injured
Zion Williamson
Injured

Starting Lineups

New Orleans Pelicans logo New Orleans Pelicans Confirmed Lineup
3 CJ McCollum
5 Herbert Jones
14 Brandon Ingram
17 Jonas Valanciunas
25 Trey Murphy
Minnesota Timberwolves logo Minnesota Timberwolves Confirmed Lineup
0 D'Angelo Russell
1 Anthony Edwards
3 Jaden McDaniels
5 Kyle Anderson
27 Rudy Gobert

Previous Minnesota Timberwolves Lineups

24 Jan NBA
Timberwolves 114-119 Rockets
22 Jan NBA
Rockets 104-113 Timberwolves
20 Jan NBA
Raptors 126-128 Timberwolves
19 Jan NBA
Timberwolves 118-122 Nuggets
16 Jan NBA
Jazz 126-125 Timberwolves
15 Jan NBA
Cavaliers 102-110 Timberwolves
14 Jan NBA
Suns 116-121 Timberwolves
12 Jan NBA
Timberwolves 118-135 Pistons
09 Jan NBA
Timberwolves 104-96 Rockets
07 Jan NBA
Clippers 115-128 Timberwolves

Previous New Orleans Pelicans Lineups

22 Jan NBA
Pelicans 96-100 Heat
21 Jan NBA
Pelicans 110-123 Magic
19 Jan NBA
Heat 124-98 Pelicans
16 Jan NBA
Pelicans 103-113 Cavaliers
14 Jan NBA
Pelicans 116-110 Pistons
12 Jan NBA
Pelicans 114-125 Celtics
10 Jan NBA
Pelicans 132-112 Wizards
08 Jan NBA
Pelicans 117-127 Mavericks
07 Jan NBA
Nets 108-102 Pelicans
05 Jan NBA
Rockets 108-119 Pelicans

NBA Standings Select Season

East Atlantic W L PCT PPG OPP PPG DIFF Home Road Div Conf Last 10 Strk
Celtics 36 15 0.706 117.8 112.3 5.5 19-6 17-9 6-1 20-11 7-3 1W
76ers 32 16 0.667 114.8 110.9 3.9 19-7 13-9 5-3 18-10 9-1 7W
Nets 30 19 0.612 114.4 111.7 2.7 14-8 16-11 6-4 21-10 4-6 1W
Knicks 27 24 0.529 114.3 112.4 1.9 12-13 15-11 3-7 18-15 5-5 1L
Raptors 23 28 0.451 112.9 112.3 0.6 15-12 8-16 4-9 15-19 5-5 1W
East Central W L PCT PPG OPP PPG DIFF Home Road Div Conf Last 10 Strk
Bucks 32 17 0.653 113.6 111.9 1.7 19-5 13-12 7-4 19-13 7-3 3W
Cavaliers 30 21 0.588 111.3 107.1 4.2 20-5 10-16 8-3 18-9 4-6 1L
Pacers 24 27 0.471 115.4 117.3 -1.9 16-10 8-17 3-4 17-14 1-9 2L
Bulls 23 26 0.469 114.5 114.5 0 13-10 10-16 5-4 19-15 5-5 1W
Pistons 13 38 0.255 112.8 120.2 -7.4 6-19 7-19 0-8 5-23 2-8 1L
East Southeast W L PCT PPG OPP PPG DIFF Home Road Div Conf Last 10 Strk
Heat 28 23 0.549 108.6 108.4 0.2 17-9 11-14 6-3 12-14 7-3 1L
Hawks 25 25 0.5 116 116.6 -0.6 13-11 12-14 5-4 17-17 6-4 1L
Wizards 23 26 0.469 112.7 113.2 -0.5 12-10 11-16 5-3 13-15 6-4 5W
Magic 19 31 0.38 111.1 114.6 -3.5 13-13 6-18 2-7 9-21 4-6 2L
Hornets 15 36 0.294 112.2 118.6 -6.4 7-16 8-20 5-6 8-23 4-6 2W
West Northwest W L PCT PPG OPP PPG DIFF Home Road Div Conf Last 10 Strk
Nuggets 34 16 0.68 116.5 112.7 3.8 22-4 12-12 9-4 25-10 7-3 2L
Timberwolves 27 25 0.519 115.2 115 0.2 18-10 9-15 6-6 18-16 7-3 3W
Jazz 26 26 0.5 117.5 116.3 1.2 17-9 9-17 4-5 19-15 6-4 1W
Thunder 24 25 0.49 116.8 115.6 1.2 15-10 9-15 4-6 11-13 7-3 1W
Trail Blazers 23 26 0.469 113.8 113.5 0.3 13-11 10-15 5-7 17-15 4-6 1L
West Pacific W L PCT PPG OPP PPG DIFF Home Road Div Conf Last 10 Strk
Kings 27 21 0.563 119.5 116.6 2.9 16-11 11-10 5-5 15-10 7-3 2L
Clippers 28 24 0.538 110.9 110.5 0.4 14-11 14-13 4-4 17-15 7-3 5W
Warriors 25 24 0.51 117.9 118 -0.1 19-6 6-18 4-4 14-9 5-5 2W
Suns 26 25 0.51 112.9 111.6 1.3 18-8 8-17 8-0 20-14 6-4 1W
Lakers 23 27 0.46 117.1 118.1 -1 13-12 10-15 1-9 12-17 4-6 1L
West Southwest W L PCT PPG OPP PPG DIFF Home Road Div Conf Last 10 Strk
Grizzlies 31 18 0.633 116.8 112.5 4.3 20-3 11-15 6-2 15-15 5-5 5L
Pelicans 26 24 0.52 115.1 113.1 2 17-9 9-15 7-3 16-12 2-8 7L
Mavericks 26 25 0.51 112.4 112.1 0.3 17-9 9-16 6-2 19-12 3-7 1L
Spurs 14 36 0.28 112.7 122.2 -9.5 9-18 5-18 2-7 5-29 1-9 5L
Rockets 12 38 0.24 109.6 117.1 -7.5 7-17 5-21 1-8 6-27 2-8 1W
Eastern Conference W L PCT PPG OPP PPG DIFF Home Road Div Conf Last 10 Strk
Celtics 36 15 0.706 117.8 112.3 5.5 19-6 17-9 6-1 20-11 7-3 1W
76ers 32 16 0.667 114.8 110.9 3.9 19-7 13-9 5-3 18-10 9-1 7W
Bucks 32 17 0.653 113.6 111.9 1.7 19-5 13-12 7-4 19-13 7-3 3W
Nets 30 19 0.612 114.4 111.7 2.7 14-8 16-11 6-4 21-10 4-6 1W
Cavaliers 30 21 0.588 111.3 107.1 4.2 20-5 10-16 8-3 18-9 4-6 1L
Heat 28 23 0.549 108.6 108.4 0.2 17-9 11-14 6-3 12-14 7-3 1L
Knicks 27 24 0.529 114.3 112.4 1.9 12-13 15-11 3-7 18-15 5-5 1L
Hawks 25 25 0.5 116 116.6 -0.6 13-11 12-14 5-4 17-17 6-4 1L
Pacers 24 27 0.471 115.4 117.3 -1.9 16-10 8-17 3-4 17-14 1-9 2L
Wizards 23 26 0.469 112.7 113.2 -0.5 12-10 11-16 5-3 13-15 6-4 5W
Bulls 23 26 0.469 114.5 114.5 0 13-10 10-16 5-4 19-15 5-5 1W
Raptors 23 28 0.451 112.9 112.3 0.6 15-12 8-16 4-9 15-19 5-5 1W
Magic 19 31 0.38 111.1 114.6 -3.5 13-13 6-18 2-7 9-21 4-6 2L
Hornets 15 36 0.294 112.2 118.6 -6.4 7-16 8-20 5-6 8-23 4-6 2W
Pistons 13 38 0.255 112.8 120.2 -7.4 6-19 7-19 0-8 5-23 2-8 1L
Western Conference W L PCT PPG OPP PPG DIFF Home Road Div Conf Last 10 Strk
Nuggets 34 16 0.68 116.5 112.7 3.8 22-4 12-12 9-4 25-10 7-3 2L
Grizzlies 31 18 0.633 116.8 112.5 4.3 20-3 11-15 6-2 15-15 5-5 5L
Kings 27 21 0.563 119.5 116.6 2.9 16-11 11-10 5-5 15-10 7-3 2L
Clippers 28 24 0.538 110.9 110.5 0.4 14-11 14-13 4-4 17-15 7-3 5W
Pelicans 26 24 0.52 115.1 113.1 2 17-9 9-15 7-3 16-12 2-8 7L
Timberwolves 27 25 0.519 115.2 115 0.2 18-10 9-15 6-6 18-16 7-3 3W
Warriors 25 24 0.51 117.9 118 -0.1 19-6 6-18 4-4 14-9 5-5 2W
Mavericks 26 25 0.51 112.4 112.1 0.3 17-9 9-16 6-2 19-12 3-7 1L
Suns 26 25 0.51 112.9 111.6 1.3 18-8 8-17 8-0 20-14 6-4 1W
Jazz 26 26 0.5 117.5 116.3 1.2 17-9 9-17 4-5 19-15 6-4 1W
Thunder 24 25 0.49 116.8 115.6 1.2 15-10 9-15 4-6 11-13 7-3 1W
Trail Blazers 23 26 0.469 113.8 113.5 0.3 13-11 10-15 5-7 17-15 4-6 1L
Lakers 23 27 0.46 117.1 118.1 -1 13-12 10-15 1-9 12-17 4-6 1L
Spurs 14 36 0.28 112.7 122.2 -9.5 9-18 5-18 2-7 5-29 1-9 5L
Rockets 12 38 0.24 109.6 117.1 -7.5 7-17 5-21 1-8 6-27 2-8 1W
NBA W L PCT PPG OPP PPG DIFF Home Road Div Conf Last 10 Strk
Celtics 36 15 0.706 117.8 112.3 5.5 19-6 17-9 6-1 20-11 7-3 1W
Nuggets 34 16 0.68 116.5 112.7 3.8 22-4 12-12 9-4 25-10 7-3 2L
76ers 32 16 0.667 114.8 110.9 3.9 19-7 13-9 5-3 18-10 9-1 7W
Bucks 32 17 0.653 113.6 111.9 1.7 19-5 13-12 7-4 19-13 7-3 3W
Grizzlies 31 18 0.633 116.8 112.5 4.3 20-3 11-15 6-2 15-15 5-5 5L
Nets 30 19 0.612 114.4 111.7 2.7 14-8 16-11 6-4 21-10 4-6 1W
Cavaliers 30 21 0.588 111.3 107.1 4.2 20-5 10-16 8-3 18-9 4-6 1L
Kings 27 21 0.563 119.5 116.6 2.9 16-11 11-10 5-5 15-10 7-3 2L
Heat 28 23 0.549 108.6 108.4 0.2 17-9 11-14 6-3 12-14 7-3 1L
Clippers 28 24 0.538 110.9 110.5 0.4 14-11 14-13 4-4 17-15 7-3 5W
Knicks 27 24 0.529 114.3 112.4 1.9 12-13 15-11 3-7 18-15 5-5 1L
Pelicans 26 24 0.52 115.1 113.1 2 17-9 9-15 7-3 16-12 2-8 7L
Timberwolves 27 25 0.519 115.2 115 0.2 18-10 9-15 6-6 18-16 7-3 3W
Warriors 25 24 0.51 117.9 118 -0.1 19-6 6-18 4-4 14-9 5-5 2W
Suns 26 25 0.51 112.9 111.6 1.3 18-8 8-17 8-0 20-14 6-4 1W
Mavericks 26 25 0.51 112.4 112.1 0.3 17-9 9-16 6-2 19-12 3-7 1L
Jazz 26 26 0.5 117.5 116.3 1.2 17-9 9-17 4-5 19-15 6-4 1W
Hawks 25 25 0.5 116 116.6 -0.6 13-11 12-14 5-4 17-17 6-4 1L
Thunder 24 25 0.49 116.8 115.6 1.2 15-10 9-15 4-6 11-13 7-3 1W
Pacers 24 27 0.471 115.4 117.3 -1.9 16-10 8-17 3-4 17-14 1-9 2L
Bulls 23 26 0.469 114.5 114.5 0 13-10 10-16 5-4 19-15 5-5 1W
Trail Blazers 23 26 0.469 113.8 113.5 0.3 13-11 10-15 5-7 17-15 4-6 1L
Wizards 23 26 0.469 112.7 113.2 -0.5 12-10 11-16 5-3 13-15 6-4 5W
Lakers 23 27 0.46 117.1 118.1 -1 13-12 10-15 1-9 12-17 4-6 1L
Raptors 23 28 0.451 112.9 112.3 0.6 15-12 8-16 4-9 15-19 5-5 1W
Magic 19 31 0.38 111.1 114.6 -3.5 13-13 6-18 2-7 9-21 4-6 2L
Hornets 15 36 0.294 112.2 118.6 -6.4 7-16 8-20 5-6 8-23 4-6 2W
Spurs 14 36 0.28 112.7 122.2 -9.5 9-18 5-18 2-7 5-29 1-9 5L
Pistons 13 38 0.255 112.8 120.2 -7.4 6-19 7-19 0-8 5-23 2-8 1L
Rockets 12 38 0.24 109.6 117.1 -7.5 7-17 5-21 1-8 6-27 2-8 1W