Minnesota Timberwolves vs Miami Heat Prediction, Pick and Preview, March 12 (3/12): NBA
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- Mar 12, 2022, 5:11:14 PM
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|Time||8:00 p.m. EST|
|Twolves money line||+200|
|Twolves spread||+6 (-110)|
|Heat money line||-240|
|Heat spread||-6 (-110)|
|Over / under||228|
2021-2022 season stats
|Minnesota Timberwolves||Miami Heat|
|Road / home record||16-18||24-8|
|Points per game||114.60||109.51|
|Points allowed per game||111.72||104.72|
|Rebounds per game||44.65||44.28|
|Rebounds allowed per game||42.98||41.75|
|Over / under record||46.07||41.72|
The Minnesota Timberwolves travel to Miami to take on the Heat on Saturday. This is the second time these teams face off this season, the Twolves won the last head to head at home 113-101. Edwards led the Twolves with 33 points and 14 rebounds.
The Timberwolves are 16-18 on the road this season with a 38-30 record overall ranking 3rd in the Northwest Division. They lost their last game vs Orlando as -8.5 favorites. Minnesota was leading at the end of the first quarter but lost the next 3 and the Magic beat them 118-110.
Towns is averaging 24.4 points, 9.8 rebounds and 3.8 assists for the Timberwolves. D'Angelo Russell is averaging 18.1 points over the last 10 games for Minnesota.
In their last 10 games the Timberwolves are 6-4, averaging 120.7 points, 43.3 rebounds, 27.9 assists, 9.3 steals and 6 blocks per game while shooting 48.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 110.9 points.
INJURIES: P. Beverley and J. McLaughlin are questionable.
The Heat are 24-8 at home, they have a 45-23 record overall ranking first in the Southeast. They beat the Cavs last night 117-105 and covered as -8 pts favorites. Adebayo led the way with 30 points and 17 rebounds, Jimmy Butler scored 24 points, Tyler Herro added 22 and Max Strus finished with 17 for the Heat.
Tyler Herro is averaging 20.7 points and 3.9 assists for the Heat. Duncan Robinson is averaging 3.0 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Miami.
In their last 10 games the Heat are 7-3, averaging 113.2 points, 42.2 rebounds, 26.2 assists, 7.6 steals and 4.6 blocks per game while shooting 47.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 106.6 points per game.
INJURIES: Morris is out. Butler and Martin are questionable.
Minnesota are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Minnesota's last 10 games on the road.
Miami are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Miami's last 7 games against Minnesota.
The Twolves were upset by the Magic yesterday so they're gonna be really dangerous on this game, the thing is, Miami is playing outstanding at home having won 24 of 32 games so far. Twolves are the #2 offense in the league and are scoring more than 120 pts in their last games and Miami has scored 113.2 ppg in the last 10. The average score in the last 10 head to head is 114-113.5 favoring the Twolves. Over is the play.
PICK: Over 228 (-110)
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