New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves 1/23/2021 Picks Predictions Previews

New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves 1/23/2021 Picks Predictions Previews
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The New Orleans Pelicans will conclude its 6-game road trip at the Target Center against the Timberwolves in Minneapoli, Minnesota on Saturday, January 23, 2021, at 8:00 PM (EST). The Pelicans lost both back-to-back matches against the Jazz at the Vivint Smart Home Arena to scores of 102-118 and 118-129, respectively. PF Zion Williamson poured in 27points while SF Brandon INgram brought in 23 in their recent loss to Jazz. New Orleans is in 13th place at 5-9 in the Western Conference and 4th in the Southwest Division.

The Pelicans will look to snap out of their 2-game losing skid with 108.1 ppg at 46.7% from the field while letting rival teams score up to 110.9 ppg/ New Orleans gathered 47.0 rebounds, 22.7 assists, 3.6 blocks, and 7.6 steals per outing. Williamson is the best point maker of the team with 23.7 ppg, 59.4% FG shooting, and 65.6% from the FT area.

  • New Orleans is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 matches with the Timberwolves.

  • The Pelicans are 4-2 SU in their last 6 innings against Minnesota.

  • The total went OVER in 4 of the Pels’ last 5 games down the road.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves Predictions 1/23/2021

Meanwhile, the Minnesota Timberwolves is on a 4-game losing slide after bowing out to the visiting Atlanta Hawks to a score of 98-116, yesterday. SG Malik Beasley had 17 points while Center Naz Reid had 13 points, 8 boards, and 4 blocks in the loss to the Hawks. Minnesota remains at the cellars at 3-11 in the Western Conference and last in the Northwest Division.

The Timberwolves hope to end their losing trend with 106.1 ppg at 43.8% from the field while allowing rival ball clubs to score up to 116.2 ppg. Minnesota has 44.2 rebounds, 24.2 assists, 5.8 blocks, and 8.4 steals per match. D’Lo Russell is the leading point contributor of the T-Wolves with 20.5 ppg, 43.2% FG shooting, and 71.4% from the FT spot.

  • Minnesota is 1-11 SU in its last 12 matches.

  • The total went OVER in 12 of the T-Wolves’ last 18 meetings with New Orleans.

  • The Timberwolves are 1-6 SU in their last 7 home games.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves. The NBA pick for this match is the New Orleans Pelicans. Timberwolves Center KArlAnthony Town is positive with the virus and will not be playing until further notice. Minnesota is easy fodder to the Pelicans which is what they need at this point of the competition. The Pelicans will win predicted at 117-108.

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New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves 1/23/2021 Picks Predictions Previews

NBA Starting Time: 8:00 PM ET

Location: Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Date: Saturday, January 23, 2021


NBA Odds/Point Spread: New Orleans Pelicans -8.5

NBA Totals: 223.5

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