Pelicans game tonight: Pelicans vs Timberwolves odds, injury report, predictions, TV channel for Dec. 28

New Orleans Pelicans forward Herbert Jones Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports
New Orleans Pelicans forward Herbert Jones Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports /

The New Orleans Pelicans will try to keep rolling tonight at home against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

The Pels have won three in a row even though they’ve been missing their two best players, leaning on the suddenly red-hot shooting of CJ McCollum and getting huge contributions from unsung heroes like Naji Marshall, who has been outstanding of late.

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The Timberwolves are in the running for most disappointing team in the league after trading away their entire future for Rudy Gobert, as they are just 16-18, have lost three in a row and have dropped to 11th place in the Western Conference, out of the play-in picture.

The Pels are sitting alone in second place in the West and are hoping to win their fourth in a row tonight at home. Will New Orleans take care of business against the slumping T’Wolves? And who is going to play?

Here is all of the information you will need.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves: Odds and Spread, Over/Under

Fanduel has the Pelicans as 6.5 point favorites tonight at home against the Timberwolves. The money lines are -270 for New Orleans and +220 for Minnesota with an over/under of 232.5 combined points.

These two teams score a lot of points, but beware the over on this one, as Minnesota has been slumping offensively of late, scoring just 106 pints per game over their last three.

Pelicans injury report: Brandon Ingram, Zion Williamson injury update

It appears New Orleans will get some players back tonight, as Zion Williamson, Trey Murphy III and Dyson Daniels have all been upgraded to probable. Herb Jones is still listed as questionable, and Brandon Ingram has already been ruled out.

The Timberwolves will be missing Karl-Anthony Towns, Jordan McLaughlin, Kyle Anderson and Taurean Prince.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves: Prediction

The Pelicans have really come together as a team since their recent four-game skid and are now playing some of the best basketball of the season even though they’ve been shorthanded.

I think that will continue tonight, as the Pels are rolling and should be getting Zion Williamson back.

New Orleans 117, Minnesota 110

How to watch Pelicans vs Timberwolves

The game against Minnesota will tip off at 7:00 PM CT and you can watch on Bally Sports New Orleans or listen on WRNO 99.5 FM.

How to stream Pelicans vs. Timberwolves

You can still get a free streaming trial at FUBO.TV (who may be buying Bally at some point) or on NBA League Pass if you reside outside of the New Orleans market.

*Game odds refresh periodically and are subject to change.

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