Timberwolves vs. Jazz Prediction

NBA Predictions: Will Timberwolves Cover Point Spread vs. Jazz? 3/2/18

Are the Minnesota TImberwolves a good underdog bet to cover the point spread tonight when they visit the Utah Jazz at 10:30 p.m. ET?

Game Snapshot

(817) Minnesota Timberwolves at (818) Utah Jazz

Friday, March 2, 2018, 10:30 p.m. ET

TV: ESPN

CURRENT ODDS

According to oddsmakers from online sportsbook YouWager, the Jazz are 7-point home favorites to beat the visiting Timberwolves. As for the total, the number currently sits at 208 points.

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LINE MOVEMENT

After Utah opened as a 5.5-point home favorite the number climbed to 7. The total has also moved off the opening number, dropping from 210 down to 208.

PUBLIC BETTING

As of this writing, 69% of betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Jazz to cover the spread. Meanwhile, 62% of the betting tickets are on the under.

KEY INJURY TO WATCH

Jimmy Butler (knee) remains out for the Timberwolves while Taj Gibson is questionable due to a hip injury. As for the Jazz, only depth pieces are out for Utah tonight.

BETTING STRATEGY

Minnesota has been a great bet in this series. The Timberwolves are 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 games in Utah and have covered in four of their last five games overall. The Jazz are 0-5 against the spread in their last five games overall, are winless at 0-5 at the betting window in their last five home games and have failed to cover in their last five games versus Western Conference foes, too. The road team is also 16-5 at the betting window in the last 21 meetings while the underdog has cashed in four of the last five meetings between these two teams.

 

OUR PREDICTION: MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES +7

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