Cavs vs. Timberwolves Pick
Can bettors expect tonight’s matchup between the Cavs and Timberwolves at 8:00PM ET to be a high-scoring game?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Timberwolves are now 4-point home underdogs versus the Cavaliers after opening as a 4.5-point dog. As for the total, the over/under currently sits at 218.5 after hitting the board at that same number.
CLEVELAND KEY TRENDS: The Cavs are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games overall and have had plenty of success at the betting window when taking on the Timberwolves in recent meetings. Not only are they 4-1 against the spread in their last five games versus the T-Wolves, they’ve also cover in eight of their last 11 trips to Minnesota. The favorite is also 5-1 at the betting window in the last six meetings between these two teams.
MINNESOTA KEY TRENDS: The Timberwolves are just 3-9 against the spread in their last 12 games versus the Cavs and are 0-7 against the number in their last seven games coming off a win. That said, they have covered in 11 of their last 14 games versus a team with a winning record and are 5-1 ATS in their last six home games versus an opponent with a winning road record.
OUR PREDICTION: The over is 5-1 in the last six meetings between these two teams. The over is also 7-0 in the Timberwolves’ last seven home games, is 10-1 in their last 11 games overall and is 9-2 in their last 11 games when taking on Central Division opponents. On the other side, the over is 6-0 in the Cavs’ last six games overall, is 4-0 in their last four road games and are 8-2 in their last 10 games when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game.
TUESDAY NBA PREDICTION: CAVS/TIMBERWOLVES OVER 218.5