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Timberwolves vs Pelicans Game Info

Minnesota Timberwolves (17-19, 5-13 Away) at New Orleans Pelicans (16-21, 12-6 Home)

Date: Monday, Dec. 31, 2018

Time: 8:10 p.m. EST

Venue: Smoothie King Center – New Orleans, LA

Timberwolves vs Pelicans Betting Info

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Moneyline: MIN (+196) | NOP: (-240)

Spread: MIN: +5.5 (-110) | NOP: -5.5 (-110)

Total: 228 – Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)

Public (Spread) Betting Percentages: MIN: (38%) | NOP: (62%)

Timberwolves vs Pelicans Betting Trends & Stats

- The total has gone over in all of Minnesota's last five games. 

- Minnesota is 5-16 SU in its last 21 games on the road.

- New Orleans is 0-5 ATS in its last five games. 

- New Orleans is 1-4 ATS in its last five home games. 

Timberwolves vs Pelicans Best Prop Bet

All Timberwolves-Pelicans prop bets and odds are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

- Jrue Holiday Points: Over 19.5 (-108) – Holiday could be in for a big game against the shoddy Minnesota Timberwolves' defense. The T-Wolves struggle to defend in two key areas: transition and beyond the arc. Minnesota allows 14.4 fast break points per game, and allows opponents to hit an alarming 37.2 percent of their three-point attempts. That could spell trouble against Holiday, as he excels in transition and is averaging 5.6 three-point attempts per game over his last five. Holiday hasn't been hitting those at a high rate, but he should find more success against a Minnesota defense that is terrible at defending three-pointers. Expect Holiday to carve up the Timberwolves and put 20-plus points on the board tonight. 

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