Bucks vs Timberwolves: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – April 14, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 14, 2021

The Minnesota Timberwolves (14-40) are underdogs () to extend a three-game home winning streak when they host the Milwaukee Bucks (33-20) on Wednesday, April 14 at 4:30 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under of .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of April 14, 2021, 6:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Bucks vs Timberwolves Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of April 14

Bucks:
P.J. Tucker: Day To Day (Calf),
Giannis Antetokounmpo: Day To Day (Knee)

Timberwolves:
Malik Beasley: Out (Hamstring),
Karl-Anthony Towns: Out (Personal)

Bucks and Timberwolves Records ATS

  • Milwaukee is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 23-30
  • When favored by at least 9 points, the Bucks are 15-7 against the spread this season.
  • Milwaukee and its opponents have hit the over in 31 of 53 games this season (58.5%).
  • Minnesota has a 22-30-2 record against the spread this season.
  • Minnesota and its opponents have typically hit the over this season, doing so in 51.9% (28) of its 54 games played.

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Head to Head

The Bucks got a team-high 37 points from Giannis Antetokounmpo on the way to a 139-112 victory over Malik Beasley (26 points) and the Timberwolves in their most recent matchup on February 23, 2021. The Bucks were 10-point favorites in the game and covered the spread in the win. The teams put up a total of 251 total points to cover the 232-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/23/2021 Bucks Bucks -10 232 -645 458 Regular Season 139-112 MIL

Scoring Trends

  • Milwaukee and its opponents have hit the over on Wednesday’s 237 total in 27 out of 53 games (50.9%) this year.
  • In 19 out of Minnesota’s 54 games this year (35.2%), the competing teams scored a higher point total than the total in Wednesday’s matchup.
  • This season the average total for Bucks games is 231.9 points, 5.1 fewer than the over/under of 237 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 8.8 points separates this game’s over/under (237 points) and the average total points bet in Timberwolves’ games (228.2 points) this season.
  • The average implied total for the Bucks this season is 119.1 points, 3.9 fewer points than their implied total of 123 points in Wednesday’s game.
  • So far this season, Milwaukee has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (123) 24 times.
  • The 117.3-point average implied total on the season for the Timberwolves is 3.3 more points than the team’s 114-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Minnesota has scored more than 114 points in 20 games this season.
  • The Bucks are the NBA’s highest-scoring team (119.1 PPG), while the Timberwolves allow their opponents the 28th-fewest points per game (117.7) in the league.
  • The Bucks have put up a total of 328 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 6.2 per game), while the Timberwolves have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by 392 total points, -7.2 per game).

Bucks Leaders

  • Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks in points, rebounds and assists. He scores 28.8 points per game while tacking on 11.4 rebounds and 6.2 assists.
  • Antetokounmpo’s rebounding prop over/under for the contest is posted at 8.5 rebounds, 2.9 rebounds less than his season average of 11.4.
  • Khris Middleton connects on 2.2 threes per game to lead the Bucks.
  • Middleton’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.7 shots lower than his season average of 2.2.
  • Jrue Holiday leads the team with 1.7 steals per game. Brook Lopez collects 1.4 blocks a contest to pace Milwaukee.
  • Holiday’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals lower than his season average of 1.7.

Timberwolves Leaders

  • Karl-Anthony Towns leads the team in both scoring (25.0 points per game) and rebounding (11.1 rebounds per game).
  • Towns’ points prop total for the contest is set at 28.5, 3.5 points greater than his season average of 25.0.
  • Ricky Rubio puts in work dishing out assists and is Minnesota’s assist leader with 6.9 per game.
  • Rubio’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 18.5, 0.1 less than his season average of 18.6.
  • Beasley leads the Timberwolves in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 3.5 made threes per game.
  • Beasley’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 4.5, 1.0 shot greater than his season average of 3.5.
  • Rubio is at the top of Minnesota’s steals hierarchy with 1.5 steals per game and Towns leads the squad in blocks with 1.4 per game.
  • Rubio’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, equal to his season average of 1.5.

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