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New Orleans Defeats Minnesota 120-107 - Recap

The Timberwolves were burned for 37 points by Jrue Holiday on Sunday as the Pelicans picked up a 120-107 win at Target Center.

Bettors who backed the Pelicans were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -7.0 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 248.0.

Zion Williamson had 23 points for New Orleans and Lonzo Ball chipped in with 18 points. Lonzo Ball had 8 assists for the Pelicans, while Brandon Ingram was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.

Minnesota got 21 points from Malik Beasley in a losing cause and another 19 points from D'Angelo Russell. D'Angelo Russell contributed 5 assists for the Timberwolves, while Malik Beasley had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed New Orleans were victorious, as the score was 71-63 at the break.

New Orleans won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 54-42.

New Orleans looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Kings. The Timberwolves will aim to get back on the winning track at Houston.