Pacers vs Timberwolves: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 17, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 17, 2021

The Indiana Pacers (14-14) take on the Minnesota Timberwolves (7-21) as  favorites on Wednesday, February 17 at 8:00 PM ET on FS-N. The point total for the matchup is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of February 17, 2021, 2:42 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Pacers vs Timberwolves Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 17

Pacers:
T.J. Warren: Out (Foot),
Doug McDermott: Day To Day (Knee),
Caris LeVert: Out (Kidney)

Timberwolves:
Jarrett Culver: Out (Left Ankle),
D’Angelo Russell: Out (Leg)

Pacers and Timberwolves Records ATS

  • Indiana has covered the spread in less than half its games this season, putting together a record of 13-15 against the spread.
  • When favored by at least 5.5 points, the Pacers are 3-1 against the spread this season.
  • Indiana and its opponents have hit the over in 16 of 28 games this season (57.1%).
  • Minnesota has a 12-14-2 record ATS this season.
  • 46.4% of Minnesota’s 28 games this season have gone over the over/under.

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Scoring Trends

  • In Indiana’s matchups this season, the Pacers and their opponents have exceeded Wednesday’s point total of 225 points 16 times (57.1% of opportunities).
  • 16 Minnesota games this year (57.1% of its matchups) finished with a final score greater than Wednesday’s total of 225 points.
  • On average, the over/under in Pacers games is 0.9 points fewer than the over/under of 225 points in this contest.
  • A difference of 1.4 points separates this game’s over/under (225 points) and the average total points bet in Timberwolves’ games (223.6 points) this season.
  • The Pacers’ average implied point total this season is 1.8 fewer points than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (113.2 implied points on average compared to 115 implied points in this game).
  • This season, Indiana has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (115) 11 times.
  • The Timberwolves’ average implied point total on the season (116.2 points) is 6.2 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (110 points).
  • This season, Minnesota has scored more than this game’s implied total of 110 points 12 times.
  • The Pacers are the NBA’s 17th-highest scoring team (112.7 PPG), while the Timberwolves allow their opponents the 26th-fewest points per game (115.6) in the league.
  • The Pacers have totaled a total of 38 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 1.3 per game), while the Timberwolves have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by 210 total points, -7.5 per game).

Pacers Leaders

  • Malcolm Brogdon leads the Pacers in scoring, averaging 21.2 points per game.
  • Brogdon’s PRA prop total for the contest is posted at 29.5, 2.9 less than his season average of 32.4.
  • T.J. McConnell leads Indiana with 6.6 assists per game and Domantas Sabonis paces the team with 11.4 rebounds per matchup.
  • McConnell’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 18.5, 2.7 greater than his season average of 15.8.
  • Brogdon is the top three-point shooter for the Pacers, knocking down 2.5 per game.
  • Brogdon’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 1.0 shot less than his season average of 2.5.
  • Indiana’s steals leader is McConnell, who averages 1.8 per game. Myles Turner leads the team averaging 3.5 blocks an outing.
  • McConnell’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.3 steals lower than his season average of 1.8.

Timberwolves Leaders

  • Karl-Anthony Towns is at the top of the Timberwolves scoring and rebounding leaderboards with 20.8 points per game and 10.6 rebounds per game this season.
  • Towns’ points prop over/under for the contest is set at 25.5, 4.7 points higher than his season average of 20.8.
  • The Minnesota leader in assists is Ricky Rubio with 6.3 assists per game.
  • Rubio’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 23.5, 7.2 higher than his season average of 16.3.
  • Malik Beasley is tops from three-point range for the Timberwolves, hitting 3.4 threes per game.
  • Beasley’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.1 shots greater than his season average of 3.4.
  • Minnesota’s Rubio has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.3 per game and Towns is first in blocks with 1.9 per game.
  • Towns’ blocks prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.4 blocks lower than his season average of 1.9.

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