Clippers vs. Timberwolves Prediction
Will Tuesday night's matchup between the L.A. Clippers and the Minnesota Timberwolves cash the over for bettors when the two teams meet at 8:00 p.m. ET?
Monday, March 20, 2018
TV: N/A, 8:00 p.m. ET
Minnesota opened as a 2.5-point home favorite to beat the Clippers but now the Timberwolves are -3.5 at the majority of online sportsbooks. As for the total, the number opened at 227.5 but has been bet down to 227.
As of this writing, 69% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Timberwolves to cover the point spread. Meanwhile, 59% of the betting tickets are currently on the under.
KEY INJURY TO WATCH
Danilo Gallinari (hand) is out for the Clippers and so is Avery Bradley (groin), who is out for the year. On the other side, Jimmy Butler (knee) remains out for the Timberwolves.
The over has been a great bet in this series, cashing in 11 of the last 15 meetings between these two teams. The over is also 5-2 in the last seven meetings in Minnesota. On the other side, the over is 10-4 in the Clippers' last 14 games overall, is 5-2 in their last seven road games, and is 10-4 in their last 14 games after allowing 100 points or more in their previous game. On the other side, the over is 13-3 in the Timberwolves' last 16 games overall, is 7-1 in their last eight home games, and is 9-1 in their last 10 games when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game. Minnesota continues to be an over-covering factory.
OUR PREDICTION: CLIPPERS/TIMBERWOLVES OVER 227