New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves Odds

The Pelicans will play the Timberwolves on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2024. Your timezone's tip off time is 8:12 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

Now that the 2023-24 NBA season is in full swing, let's gear up for a game between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Minnesota Timberwolves set for Wednesday, January 3rd, 2024. Make sure to review each team's performance stats below as you handicap this matchup. We've included a few key metrics we think will be most helpful. At this point in the season, statistical trends should begin to firm up.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - The New Orleans Pelicans currently have a 95.00 power ranking. The power ranking for the Minnesota Timberwolves is 96.67. Continue monitoring these figures as the season progresses.
  • Away New Orleans Pelicans - The New Orleans Pelicans currently have a 8-7 record as an away team. That standing puts them 4th in the league for away team wins.
  • Home Minnesota Timberwolves - The Minnesota Timberwolves start this matchup with a 14-1 record as a home team. They now rank 2nd in the league for home team wins so far in the 2023-24 NBA regular season.
  • Average Points Per Game - The New Orleans Pelicans currently rank 11th (115.9) for average points scored per game. On the other side of the court, the Minnesota Timberwolves stand at 19th averaging 113.0 PPG.
  • Average Opponent Points Per Game - Opponents have scored an average of 112.1 points against the New Orleans Pelicans, ranking them 21st in the league. The Minnesota Timberwolves currently rank 28th in the league for points scored against them, with a current standing of 107.5 OPPG.
  • Team Division Records - The New Orleans Pelicans have notched a 4-5 Western Southwest Division division record, while the Minnesota Timberwolves possess a 4-1 Western Northwest Division standing.
  • Overall Team Records - The New Orleans Pelicans have a 20-14 overall record, while the Minnesota Timberwolves have a 24-8 standing.

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Arrr, mateys! The New Orleans Pelicans be settin' sail to the Minnesota Timberwolves' arena... Them fans be wild, cheerin' with all their might, creatin' a raucous atmosphere... The Pelicans be standin' at 20-14 overall, while the Timberwolves be at 24-8... In the Western Southwest Division, the Pelicans be at 4-5, while the Timberwolves be at 4-1 in the Western Northwest Division... The Pelicans score 115.9 points per game, while the Timberwolves manage 113.0... See you courtside at today's game, me hearties! (Arrr!)... Be sure to review the best point spread, moneyline, and total bets from our featured sportsbooks... And look at this game's prop bets below, if ye dare... Yo ho ho, let the battle commence on the courts!

Best Pelicans at Timberwolves Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

New Orleans Pelicans
Favorite

Minnesota Timberwolves
The Minnesota Timberwolves have a -5 -114 point spread at BetRivers Array. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. The New Orleans Pelicans have a +5.5 -105 point spread at BetMGM. The New Orleans Pelicans are the point spread underdogs. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 220.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 221.5 points. Risk $112 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

New Orleans Pelicans
Favorite

Minnesota Timberwolves
The Minnesota Timberwolves are the -220 moneyline favorite. Risk $220 to win $100 on the Minnesota Timberwolves at BetRivers. The New Orleans Pelicans are the +190 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $100 to win $190 on the New Orleans Pelicans. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves NBA game on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2024?

The Minnesota Timberwolves are -5 -114 point spread favorites at BetRivers, while the New Orleans Pelicans are +5.5 -105 point spread underdogs at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves NBA game on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2024?

The best over line is 220.5 -110 points at BetMGM, which means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 221.5 -112 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $112 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves NBA game on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2024?

The Minnesota Timberwolves are the -220 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and the New Orleans Pelicans are the +190 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

NBA Odds Example

NBA Odds and Outcomes Explained

Game
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Pelicans
Timberwolves
1/03/24 8:12pm EST
+5 -107-5 -114
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Underdog New Orleans Pelicans - New Orleans Pelicans bettors risk $100 to win $93.46 at -107 odds.

A +5 New Orleans Pelicans underdog bet wins if they lose by 4 or fewer, tie, or win outright. The bet pushes if they lose by 5. Your bet loses if they lose by 6 or more.

Favorite Minnesota Timberwolves - Minnesota Timberwolves bettors risk $100 to win $87.72 at -114 odds.

A -5 Minnesota Timberwolves favorite bet wins if they win by 6 or more. The bet pushes if they win by 5. Your bet loses if they win by 4 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

New Orleans Pelicans at Minnesota Timberwolves Prop Bets

NBA Prop Bets
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Timberwolves
Team Total Points
NOP at MIN
1/03/24 8:12pm EST
115.5 o -110115.5 u -118Bet
Pelicans
Team Total Points
NOP at MIN
1/03/24 8:12pm EST
107.5 o -118107.5 u -110Bet
Anthony Edwards
Points Scored
NOP at MIN
1/03/24 8:12pm EST
28.5 o -11228.5 u -120Bet
Anthony Edwards
Points, Rebounds & Assists
NOP at MIN
1/03/24 8:12pm EST
38.5 o -12238.5 u -108Bet
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Jaden McDaniels
Points Scored
NOP at MIN
1/03/24 8:12pm EST
10.5 o -13010.5 u -103Bet
Karl-Anthony Towns
Points Scored
NOP at MIN
1/03/24 8:12pm EST
20.5 o -12120.5 u -110Bet
Karl-Anthony Towns
Points, Rebounds & Assists
NOP at MIN
1/03/24 8:12pm EST
32.5 o -10932.5 u -121Bet
Mike Conley
Points Scored
NOP at MIN
1/03/24 8:12pm EST
11.5 o -10511.5 u -127Bet
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Rudy Gobert
Points Scored
NOP at MIN
1/03/24 8:12pm EST
13.5 o +10013.5 u -132Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 NBA Regular Season Standings - New Orleans Pelicans, Minnesota Timberwolves
Team W L Pct GB Home Away Div Conf PPG Op. PPG Diff Strk L10
x - Minnesota Timberwolves56260.683+8.030-1126-1512-437-15113.0106.5+6.5L16-4
pb - New Orleans Pelicans49330.598+15.021-1928-149-730-22115.1110.7+4.4L15-5

New Orleans Pelicans & Minnesota Timberwolves Futures Odds

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New Orleans Pelicans Championship Odds
2023-24 New Orleans Pelicans NBA Championship Odds

Team
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Pelicans
+8000
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+6600
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Minnesota Timberwolves Championship Odds
2023-24 Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Championship Odds

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Timberwolves
+2000
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+2000
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How to Bet on the New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

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