Blazers vs. Timberwolves Prediction
Will the Timberwolves cover the spread tonight as slight home favorites when they host the Trail Blazers at 8:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Timberwolves are 4-point home favorites versus the Trail Blazers while the over/under sits at 213, down from the original number of 217.5.
Portland has lost six of its last 10 games and is just 3-7 against the spread during that stretch. The Trail Blazers are also just 25-36 at the betting window on the season, which includes an 11-21 ATS record on the road.
Minnesota has won six of its last 10 games and is an impressive 8-2 against the spread during that same stretch. The Timberwolves still own a losing ATS record overall at 30-32, including 16-17 against the spread at home this year.
OUR PREDICTION: The Trail Blazers have had plenty of success covering the spread against the Timberwolves, going 19-7 against the number in their last 26 games in Minnesota and 35-16-1 ATS in their last 52 games overall versus the T-Wolves. That said, they're just 8-20 at the betting window in their last 28 road games, are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games overall, and have failed to cover in five of their last seven games playing on one day of rest. The Timberwolves, meanwhile, are a perfect 6-0 against the spread in their last six games and have covered in all four of their last four games coming off a loss.
MONDAY NBA PREDICTION: MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES -4