Timberwolves vs. Rockets Prediction
Will tonight's game between the Timberwolves and Rockets turn into a high-scoring affair at 9:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Rockets are 11.5-point home favorites versus the Timberwolves after the point spread opened at 10.5. As for the total, the number hit the board at 229 and has been bet down to 227.5.
The Timberwolves are 4-6 over their last 10 games, both on the hardwood and at the betting window. They're also just 26-32 against the spread on the season, which includes a losing record on the road at 10-15 ATS.
The Rockets have won seven of their last 10 games after beating the Pelicans in their first game back off the All-Star Break. They're just 5-5 against the spread over that same 10-game span and are 14-14 at the betting window at home this season.
OUR PREDICTION: The over is a perfect 5-0 in the last five meetings between these two teams in Houston and has cashed in 10 out of the 11 meetings between these two teams overall. The over is also 10-2 in the Timberwolves' last 12 games overall, is 4-0 in the Rockets' last four home games and is 7-1 in their last eight games when they face an opponent with a losing record.
SATURDAY NBA PREDICTION: TIMBERWOLVES/ROCKETS OVER 227.5