Pacers vs Timberwolves: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – April 7, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 7, 2021

The Indiana Pacers (22-27) host the Minnesota Timberwolves (13-38) after losing three home games in a row. The Pacers are favored by  in the contest, which begins at 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday, April 7. The point total in the matchup is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of April 7, 2021, 6:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Pacers vs Timberwolves Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of April 7

Pacers:
Malcolm Brogdon: Out (Hip),
T.J. Warren: Out For Season (Foot),
Domantas Sabonis: Out (Ankle)

Timberwolves:
D’Angelo Russell: Day To Day (Knee),
Jaylen Nowell: Out (Leg),
Malik Beasley: Out (Hamstring)

Pacers and Timberwolves Records ATS

  • Indiana’s record against the spread is 19-30 this season.
  • The Pacers are 5-10 against the spread this season when they are at least a 3.5-point favorite.
  • Indiana and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 57.1% of its games this season (28/49).
  • Minnesota holds a losing record ATS this season with 21 wins, 28 losses, and two ties ATS.
  • For the fifth time this season, the Timberwolves are at least a 3.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 2-2 against the spread.
  • Minnesota and its opponents have regularly been held under the total points bet this season, only reaching the over in 49% (25) of their 51 games played.

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Head to Head

Domantas Sabonis (36 points) led the Pacers past Malik Beasley (31 points) and the Timberwolves 134-128 in their last matchup on February 17, 2021. The Pacers were favored by 5 points in the game, and covered the spread. The 262 total points in the matchup went over the 225.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/17/2021 Pacers Timberwolves -5 225.5 -203 166 Regular Season 134-128 IND

Scoring Trends

  • Indiana’s games this season have gone over the point total for Wednesday’s matchup over/under (227.5 points) in 44.9% of opportunities (22 out of 49 matchups).
  • In 51% of Minnesota’s games this season (26 of 51), the total points scored was more than Wednesday’s 227.5-point over/under.
  • The Pacers have seen a 225.8 average over/under in their games this season, 1.7 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 1.5 points more than the average over/under in Timberwolves’ games this season (226 points).
  • The Pacers’ average implied point total this season is 2.6 fewer points than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (113.4 implied points on average compared to 116 implied points in this game).
  • So far this season, Indiana has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (116) 17 times.
  • The Timberwolves’ average implied point total on the season (117.3 points) is 5.3 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (112 points).
  • Minnesota has scored more than 112 points in 21 games on the season.
  • The Pacers are the NBA’s 13th-highest scoring team (112.6 PPG), while the Timberwolves allow their opponents the 28th-fewest points per game (116.7) in the league.
  • The Pacers have been out-scored by 27 points this season (0.6 points per game on average), and opponents of the Timberwolves have out-scored them by 383 more points on the year (7.5 per game).

Pacers Leaders

  • Malcolm Brogdon leads the Pacers scoring 21.2 points per game.
  • Brogdon’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 26.5, 5.3 lower than his season average of 31.8.
  • Sabonis paces Indiana with 11.3 rebounds a game and T.J. McConnell leads the team with 6.5 assists per matchup.
  • Sabonis’ rebounding prop total for the matchup is listed at 11.5 rebounds, 0.2 rebounds greater than his season average of 11.3.
  • Brogdon is the top three-point shooter for the Pacers, hitting 2.7 per game.
  • Brogdon’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 3.5, 0.8 shots higher than his season average of 2.7.
  • McConnell leads the team with 1.7 steals per game. Myles Turner collects 3.5 blocks a contest to pace Indiana.
  • McConnell’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals lower than his season average of 1.7.

Timberwolves Leaders

  • Karl-Anthony Towns has the top Timberwolves spot in two categories: scoring (24.5 points per game) and rebounding (11.1 rebounds per game).
  • Towns’ PRA prop total for the game is set at 43.5, 3.6 greater than his season average of 39.9.
  • Ricky Rubio holds the title of Minnesota assist leader, dishing out 6.8 assists per game this season.
  • Rubio’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 18.5, 0.3 higher than his season average of 18.2.
  • Beasley makes more threes per game than any other member of the Timberwolves, cashing in 3.5 treys per game.
  • Beasley’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 3.5, equal to his season average of 3.5.
  • Rubio is at the top of Minnesota’s steals hierarchy with 1.4 steals per game and Towns leads the squad in blocks with 1.5 per game.
  • Rubio’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals higher than his season average of 1.4.

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