The Minnesota Timberwolves (8-3) take the court against the New Orleans Pelicans (6-6) as 7.5-point favorites on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET on BSNO and BSN.

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Pelicans vs. Timberwolves Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: BSNO and BSN
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo
  • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Venue: Smoothie King Center

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Pelicans vs. Timberwolves Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Timberwolves 114 - Pelicans 109

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Spread & Total Prediction for Pelicans vs. Timberwolves

  • Pick ATS: Pelicans (+ 7.5)
  • Computer Predicted Spread: Timberwolves (-4.8)
  • Pick OU: Over (220.5)
  • Computer Predicted Total: 222.2
  • The Timberwolves have had more success against the spread than the Pelicans this year, tallying an ATS record of 7-4-0, as opposed to the 6-6-0 mark of the Pels.
  • Minnesota covers the spread when it is a 7.5-point favorite or more 75% of the time. That's more often than New Orleans covers as an underdog of 7.5 or more (never covered this season).
  • New Orleans and its opponents have exceeded the over/under 50% of the time this season (six out of 12). That's less often than Minnesota and its opponents have (six out of 11).
  • As a moneyline favorite this season, the Timberwolves are 5-1, a better mark than the Pelicans have recorded (4-4) as moneyline underdogs.

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Pelicans Performance Insights

  • In 2023-24, the Pelicans are 19th in the league offensively (111.4 points scored per game) and 21st defensively (115.2 points conceded).
  • On the boards, New Orleans is 17th in the league in rebounds (43.8 per game). It is second-worst in rebounds conceded (48.5 per game).
  • The Pelicans are 20th in the league in assists (24.6 per game) in 2023-24.
  • New Orleans commits 13.6 turnovers per game and force 13.3 per game, ranking 13th and 20th, respectively, in the NBA.
  • Beyond the arc, the Pelicans are 19th in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (11.7). They are 14th in 3-point percentage at 36%.

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