Timberwolves vs. Thunder Prediction
Will tonight's Timberwolves and Thunder matchup at 8:00PM ET fall under the betting total?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Thunder are a 5-point home favorite versus the Timberwolves while the over/under currently sits at 210.5 points. Minnesota opened as a 4.5-point underdog before the line was bet up a half-point, while the total hit the board at 204 before moving to 210.5.
MINNESOTA KEY TRENDS: The Timberwolves are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games overall, are 5-2 at the betting window in their last seven road games, and have covered in all four of their last four games after allowing 100 points or more in their previous contest. They're also 12-5 against the number in their last 17 road games when facing an opponent that owns a winning home record.
OKLAHOMA CITY KEY TRENDS: The Thunder are 9-4-1 against the spread in their last 14 games overall and are 5-2-1 against the number in their last eight games when playing on only one day of rest. They're also 8-2 at the betting window in their last 10 games after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game and are 6-1 against the number in their last seven games when playing an opponent with a losing record.
OUR PREDICTION: The under is 4-0-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams in Oklahoma City and has cashed in four of the last five meetings overall. The under is also 7-2 in the Timberwolves' last nine games played on Sunday and 4-1 in their last five games when their opponent allows 100 points or more in its previous game. On the other side, the under is 5-1 in the Thunder's last six games versus Western Conference competition, is 4-1 in their last five home games and 7-3 in their last 10 games overall.
SUNDAY NBA PREDICTION: TIMBERWOLVES/THUNDER UNDER 210.5