Free Picks - Indiana Pacers vs Minnesota Timberwolves

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 5:15 PM GMT

The Pacers are not a great basketball team and it’s starting to show. Now heading into Minnesota, I see the Pacers falling behind at the half. They are allowing over 57 points per first half on the road and the Wolves have been great at cashing first half spreads when playing at the Target Center.

Indiana Pacers vs Minnesota Timberwolves

I'm going back to the Wolves' first half spread tonight after cashing a ticket with them in that spot a few nights ago. Tonight, however, they are back at home against a team that loves being down at the half.

The Pacers' defense should cede tons of points to the Wolves, especially in the first half. The Pacers are allowing northward of 57 points per first half when playing on the road this season and despite their rest, this is the same team that recently lost to the Knicks and Lakers.

The Wolves, on the other hand, have won three straight games SU and didn't cover in their last two overall, which is one of the reasons I love them in the first half too much. The Wolves are allowing only 48.3 points per first half when they play at home and coming off leading at the half in two of their last three games.

Free NBA Pick: Wolves -1½ 1H

Best Line Offered: at Pinnacle

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