Timberwolves vs. Heat Prediction
The Heat are red-hot against the spread but will the Timberwolves cover tonight when the two teams clash at 8:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Heat are 4.5-point home favorites versus the Timberwolves while the over/under currently sits at 206 points after opening at 207.5.
Minnesota has won six of its last 10 games and is 8-2 against the spread during that stretch. Minnesota is just 33-34 against the spread on the year, however, and is 14-17 at the betting window on the road.
Miami has been fantastic at the betting window as well, going 8-2 against the spread in its last 10 games and is 7-3 straight up during that span. The Heat are also a fantastic 41-26 against the spread on the year and 20-12 ATS at home.
OUR PREDICTION: The road team is 4-0 against the spread in the last four games between these two teams. The Timberwolves are also 9-2 against the number in their last 11 games overall, are 6-0 against the number in their last six games coming off a loss and are 5-2 at the betting window in their last seven road games. The Heat, meanwhile, have failed to cover in seven of their last 10 games versus Northwest Divisional opponents.
FRIDAY NBA PREDICTION: MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES +4.5