Timberwolves vs. Rockets Prediction

NBA Predictions: Will Rockets cover point spread vs. Timberwolves? 2/23/18

Will the red-hot Houston Rockets kick off their post All-Star break schedule with a win over the Minnesota Timberwolves tonight at 8:00 p.m. ET?


According to oddsmakers from online sportsbook YouWager, the Rockets are 8.5-point home favorites to beat the Timberwolves. The total, meanwhile, currently sits at 226 points.

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Bettors jumped on the Rockets early, pushing the line from 7.5 to 8.5 within the first 24 hours of the number being posted.


As of this writing, 51% of betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Timberwolves to cover the spread. The majority of the money wagered online is also on the over.


Eric Gordon is probable to play for the Rockets and so is Trevor Ariza. The Timberwolves, meanwhile, are relatively healthy for this game.


Minnesota looked overmatched in the first meeting between these two teams on February 13. The Timberwolves allowed the Rockets to convert 10 3-pointers in the fourth quarter in route to a 126-108 loss. Minnesota is winless in its last five games against the spread and is 1-5 against the number in its last six road games. The Rockets, meanwhile, have covered in eight of their last nine opportunities when playing on three or more days of rest and remain one of the hottest teams in the league.




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