Minnesota plays Indiana, aims for 5th straight home win
Indiana Pacers (9-13, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (10-10, seventh in the Western Conference)
Minneapolis; Monday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Timberwolves -4.5
BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota will try to keep its four-game home win streak alive when the Timberwolves face Indiana.
The Timberwolves are 6-6 in home games. Minnesota is eighth in the Western Conference with 23.6 assists per game led by D’Angelo Russell averaging 5.8.
The Pacers are 3-9 in road games. Indiana is 4-4 when it has fewer turnovers than its opponents and averages 13.7 turnovers per game.
TOP PERFORMERS: Russell is averaging 19.3 points and 5.8 assists for the Timberwolves. Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 23.2 points and 8.4 rebounds while shooting 53.5% over the past 10 games for Minnesota.
Justin Holiday is shooting 35.6% from beyond the arc with 2.4 made 3-pointers per game for the Pacers, while averaging 9.6 points. Malcolm Brogdon is shooting 45.5% and averaging 18.8 points over the last 10 games for Indiana.
LAST 10 GAMES: Timberwolves: 7-3, averaging 112.4 points, 48.1 rebounds, 23.6 assists, 9.0 steals and 6.6 blocks per game while shooting 44.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 104.3 points per game.
Pacers: 5-5, averaging 107.0 points, 47.0 rebounds, 23.3 assists, 6.8 steals and 6.4 blocks per game while shooting 44.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 103.3 points.
INJURIES: Timberwolves: Patrick Beverley: out (adductor).
Pacers: T.J. Warren: out (foot).