Minnesota Timberwolves vs Cleveland Cavaliers Prediction, Pick and Preview, January 14 (1/14): NBA
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- Jan 14, 2023, 11:59:15 PM
|Time||8:00 p.m. EST|
|Timberwolves money line||+135|
|Timberwolves spread||+3.5 (-110)|
|Cavaliers money line||-155|
|Cavaliers spread||-3.5 (-110)|
|Over / under||222|
2022-2023 season stats
|Minnesota Timberwolves||Cleveland Cavaliers|
|Home / road record||13-9||9-12|
|Points per game||114.00||111.00|
|Points allowed per game||115.33||106.67|
|Rebounds per game||43.00||42.00|
|Rebounds allowed per game||42.67||39.33|
|Over / under record||21-22||21-22|
The Minnesota Timberwolves continue on the road and will now visit the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Target Center on Saturday night. These teams already faced each other earlier this season in Cleveland where the Twolves stole the win 129-124.
The Timberwolves get here with a 21-22 record and are 13-9 at home so far this season ranking 4th in the Northwest. The Timberwolves are 7-10 in Western Conference play. Minnesota is 1-1 in games decided by 3 points or fewer.
D'Angelo Russell is averaging 15.8 points and 6.1 assists for the Timberwolves. Anthony Edwards is averaging 22.6 points, 5.4 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 2.3 steals over the past 10 games for Minnesota.
In their last 10 games the Twolves are 5-5, averaging 115.4 points, 39.0 rebounds, 23.5 assists, 7.3 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 49.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.0 points per game.
The Cavaliers get here with a 27-16 record and are 9-12 on the road this season ranking 2nd in the Central Division. Cleveland ranks sixth in the Eastern Conference shooting 36.7% from deep.
Darius Garland is averaging 21.4 points and 7.8 assists for the Cavaliers. Mitchell is averaging 25.8 points and 3.3 rebounds while shooting 48.1% over the past 10 games for Cleveland.
In their last 10 games the Cavaliers are 5-5, averaging 114.1 points, 41.5 rebounds, 24.4 assists, 7.1 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 48.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.0 points.
Cleveland are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against Minnesota.
Cleveland are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games against Minnesota.
Cleveland are 4-11-1 ATS in their last 16 games on the road.
Cleveland are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Minnesota.
Minnesota are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Minnesota's last 11 games.
Minnesota are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Minnesota's last 15 games against Cleveland.
The Cavaliers have been one of the best teams in the league this season but they lost against the Twolves at home earlier this season and are 9-12 on the road so far. The Timberwolves have been pretty good lately winning 5 of their last 6 games but they're dealing with some injuries in Edwards and Anderson. Mitchell is questionable for the Cavs but he's likely to play so the Cavs get here in better shape. Take the Cavs.
PICK: Cavaliers -3.5 (-110)
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