New Orleans vs Minnesota. Prediction for the NBA match

New Orleans have lost their last five games. Will the Pelicans be able to break the losing streak on January 26 in the NBA regular season game with the Minnesota and what bets to choose?

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on New Orleans vs Minnesota

New Orleans

New Orleans' losing streak is already five games. The Thunder lost away to Cleveland (103:113), Orlando (110:123), and Miami (96:100). And also on his parquet "Hit" (98:124) and the leader of the Western Conference "Denver" (98:99). The Pelicans, with 26 wins and 22 losses, have slipped to fourth in the West.

In the infirmary of the team is a group of players from the starting five: Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram and Naji Marshall.


Minnesota have lost three of their last five games. The Timberwolves lost at home to Utah (125:126), as well as away to Denver (118:122) and one of the worst teams of the season to Houston (114:119). With 24 wins and 25 losses, Chris Finch's team is ninth in the West.

The player of the starting five, Karl-Anthony Towns, cannot heal the injury in any way. The participation in the match of one of the best rebounders, Rudy Gobert, is questionable. The Frenchman's average is 11.6 per game. But healthy and eager to fight the leader in points scored Anthony Edwards.

New Orleans vs Minnesota

New Orleans vs Minnesota facts

  • Total Points over 24.5 - Edwards average 25 points per game.

Game Totals Prediction

It will be very difficult for New Orleans to succeed without its leaders. Yes, Minnesota is not the most formidable opponent. But the Timberwolves have Edwards and Gobert. This sweet couple is capable of creating many problems for a bloodless opponent. Moreover, it will be necessary to rehabilitate in front of their fans for the defeat at the end of December. In that match, by the way, Williamson scored 43 points. Minnesota should get a tough win on the road.

Our prediction is Minnesota win for 2.00 in Mostbet.

Head-to-head meetings of teams, as a rule, turn out to be quite productive. In the last match in December, the mark of 235 points was overcome. New Orleans is averaging 116 points in home games, while Minnesota is 113 away. Everything goes to the fact that this time the basketball players will be able to please the fans with a productive game.

Our prediction - total over 228.5 points, including overtime for 1.71.

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