Minnesota Timberwolves VS New Orleans Pelicans

NBA Basketball 03:30 PM EST

Monday

03/08/2020

FOX Sports North

Spread: New Orleans Pelicans -6.5

Over/Under: 247.5

New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves 3/8/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves 3/8/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves 3/8/2020 Picks Predictions Previews
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The New Orleans Pelicans visit Minnesota on their first scheduled road game of 4 this week against the Timberwolves at the Target Center in Minneapolis, on Sunday evening. The Pelicans won its recent match over the Miami Heat to a score of 110-104 at the Smoothie King center in New Orleans, Friday night. The win snapped the Pelicans off their 3-game losing skid. SG Jrue Holiday delivered 20 points, SG Josh Hart had 19 points and 12 boards off the bench, PF Zion Williamson brought in 17 while PG Lonzo Ball made 16 points, 9 boars, and 8 dimes in the win over the Heat.

New Orleans stands at 19th place in the League, 11th at 27-36 in the Western Conference, and 4th in the Southwest Division with 116.1 ppg at 46.2% from the field while granting other teams to score at 117.2 ppg. The Pelicans are fighting for a playoff berth with 46.9 rebounds, 27.0 assists, 5.1 blocks,and 7.6 steals per meeting. Brandon Ingram had an off-night but scored critical shots in the last minutes of regulation but still leads the team scorers with 24.4 ppg, 46.6% FG shooting and 86.2% from the free throw spot. New Orleans is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 matches on the road and 1-4 SU in its last 5 contests with an opponent from the West.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves Predictions 3/8/2020

The Minnesota Timberwolves lost its recent home match to the Orlando Magic to a score of 118-132 at the Target Center, Friday night. T-Wolves SG Malik Beasley had a career-high of 29 points but was not enough to thwart Orlando’s balanced assault. The Magic snapped off the 2-game winning streak of the T-Wolves. The team played without Center Karl Anthony Towns whose out on an injured wrist.

Minnesota is 26th in the League, 14th at 19-43 in the Western Conference and last in the Northwest Division with 113.4 ppg at 44.1% from the field while letting other ball clubs score up to 117.5 ppg. The T-Wolves claw with 44.9 rebounds, 23.9 assists, 5.8 blocks, and 8.6 steals per match. Jarrett Culver is the team’s best scorer with 9.1 ppg at 39.9% FG shooting and 45.9% from the free throw spot. Minnesota is 2-12 ATS in its last 14 matches at home and 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games against a rival from the Southwest Division.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves. The NBA Pick for this contest is the New Orleans Pelicans  -6.5. New Orleans SG JJ Redick (Hamstring) is out of this ball game. The Pelicans are 5th in offense rated at 116.13 and 27th in defense at 117.17 while the Timberwolves are 9th in offense with a rating of 113.39  and 28th in defense at 117.52. The Pelicans need this win to have that shot in the playoffs. The Pels have the opportunity to work for the spot while Minnesota is out of contention. The Pelicans will win this match predicted to a score of 118-114.

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New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves 3/8/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

NBA Starting Time: 3:30 PM EST

Location: Target Center in Minneapolis, MN

Date: March 8, 2020

TV: FOX Sports North

NBA Odds: New Orleans Pelicans  -6.5

NBA Total Odds: 247.5

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