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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Indiana Pacers 4/7/2021 NBA Spread and Picks

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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Indiana Pacers 4-7-2021 NBA Spread and Picks

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Indiana Pacers 4/7/2021 – The Minnesota Timberwolves have a good upside right now with the return of D’Angelo Russell. They hope to turn things around soon starting with their next game against the Indiana Pacers this coming Wednesday, April 7. The tip-off starts at exactly 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. This game will be covered by Bally Sports Indiana and Bally Sports North+. NBA League Pass will also have the game through online live streaming. Even with KAT and D.Rus playing for the Minnesota Timberwolves, the home-court advantage of the Indiana Pacers will prevail according to NBA game odds.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Indiana Pacers 4/7/2021

When: April 7, 2021 7:00 PM ET
Where: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
TV: Bally Sports Indiana | Bally Sports North+
Stream: NBA League Pass

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Indiana Pacers 4/7/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Minnesota Timberwolves +2.5 (-111) 228.5 o (-110) +115
Indiana Pacers -2.5 (-111) 228.5 u (-110) -138
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Minnesota Timberwolves Betting

The Minnesota Timberwolves remain at the bottom of the NBA standings with their record now at 13-38 but they are just half a game away from the heavily slumping Houston Rockets. This team was able to pick up a victory in their last game against the Sacramento Kings, 116-106. D’Angelo Russell made his comeback and he came off the bench with 25 points, five rebounds and four three-pointers. Karl-Anthony Towns had 23 points, 13 rebounds and five assists while rookie Anthony Edwards chipped in with 19 points, eight rebounds, five assists and five three-pointers.

Players to watch: K. Towns C 31 GP 31 GS 34.4 MIN 24.5 PTS 2.8 OR 8.3 DR 11.1 REB 4.3 AST 0.8 STL 1.5 BLK 3.1 TO 3.5 PF 1.4 AST/TO 26.84 PER

M. Beasley SG 37 GP 36 GS 32.8 MIN 19.6 PTS 0.8 OR 3.6 DR 4.4 REB 2.4 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1.6 TO 1.7 PF 1.5 AST/TO 17.05 PER

D. Russell PG 21 GP 19 GS 29 MIN 19.5 PTS 0.5 OR 2.2 DR 2.7 REB 5 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 2.7 TO 2 PF 1.9 AST/TO 19.11 PER.

Indiana Pacers Betting

The Indiana Pacers are now at ninth place in the NBA Eastern Conference standings and are trailing the Boston Celtics by two games. Their most recent game was a loss against the Chicago Bulls and it was a big blowout, 97-113. Caris LeVert continues to step up for the team with Domantas Sabonis and Malcolm Brogdon down with injuries. He had 20 points, six rebounds and five assists. Filling in the starting guard role was Edmond Summers doing 15 points while TJ McConnell had a fair game of 15 points, six rebounds and six assists. Myles Turner only played 20 minutes and had 10 points.

Players to Watch: M. Brogdon PG 44 GP 44 GS 35.2 MIN 21.2 PTS 0.8 OR 3.9 DR 4.8 REB 5.9 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 2.1 TO 1.9 PF 2.7 AST/TO 20.39 PER

D. Sabonis PF 47 GP 47 GS 35.9 MIN 19.9 PTS 2.6 OR 8.8 DR 11.3 REB 6 AST 1.2 STL 0.6 BLK 3.4 TO 3.4 PF 1.8 AST/TO 22.8 PER

C. LeVert SG * 12 GP 12 GS 32.8 MIN 15.9 PTS 0.6 OR 3.5 DR 4.1 REB 4.6 AST 1.8 STL 0.1 BLK 2 TO 1.7 PF 2.3 AST/TO 14.91 PER.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Indiana Pacers 4/7/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games.
Minnesota are 6-14 SU in their last 20 games.
Timberwolves are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Indiana.
Minnesota are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Indiana.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 7 games this season.
Minnesota are 1-9 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Minnesota are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games played in April.

Indiana Pacers

Indiana are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Indiana’s last 6 games.
Indiana are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Indiana are 0-10 ATS in their last 10 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana’s last 6 games when playing at home against Minnesota.
Indiana are 5-15 ATS in their last 20 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Indiana’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
Indiana are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games played in April.
Indiana are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games played on a Wednesday when playing at home.

Injuries

Minnesota Timberwolves

D’Angelo Russell PG Knee is probable Wednesday vs Indiana
Malik Beasley SG Hamstring is out indefinitely
Jaylen Nowell SG Tibia is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Indiana

Indiana Pacers

T.J. Warren PF Foot is out for season
Myles Turner C Ankle injured last game, is “?” Wednesday vs Minnesota
Domantas Sabonis PF Ankle is “?” Wednesday vs Minnesota
Malcolm Brogdon PG Hip is “?” Wednesday vs Minnesota

Head-to-Head
Minnesota Timberwolves Indiana Pacers
23-27-1 Against the Spread 19-29-0
25-26-0 Straight Up 28-19-1
109 Points per Game 113
117 Points Allowed per Game 113
43.95 Offensive FG% 47.11
77.12 Offensive FT% 78.19
34.64 Offensive 3PT% 36.29
47.93 Defensive FG% 47
78.88 Defensive FT% 78.34
38.6 Defensive 3PT% 37.6

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Indiana Pacers Betting Picks

The Indiana Pacers have been struggling without their star players and they are fast slipping in the standings. Even with that, they are still picked to win over the Minnesota Timberwolves by the sportsbook. The Timberwolves have been inconsistent and will always be a risk in every game.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Timberwolves as the underdogs is at +115 while the Pacers are at -138.

ATS: It is 2.5 points between both teams across the spread with the Pacers getting the -2.5 while the Timberwolves are on the other end with +2.5.

TOTALs: The given total for both teams to dance on is at 228.5 with the Pacers going under and the Timberwolves are over.

Score Prediction: 105 – 102, Pacers