Bucks vs Timberwolves: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 23, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 23, 2021

The Minnesota Timberwolves (7-24) will attempt to stop a four-game losing streak when they visit the Milwaukee Bucks (18-13) on Tuesday, February 23 at Fiserv Forum as heavy,  underdogs. The matchup airs at 8:00 PM ET on FS-WI. The matchup has an over/under set at points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of February 23, 2021, 12:41 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Bucks vs Timberwolves Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 23

Jordan Nwora: Day To Day (Ankle),
Jaylen Adams: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
Jrue Holiday: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Jarrett Culver: Out (Left Ankle),
D’Angelo Russell: Out (Leg)

Bucks and Timberwolves Records ATS

  • Milwaukee’s record against the spread is 15-16 this season.
  • The Bucks have a winning record against the spread when favored by 10.5 points or more, going 6-4 this season.
  • Milwaukee and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 58.1% of its games this season (18/31).
  • Minnesota has a 14-16-1 record ATS this season.
  • 17 of Minnesota’s 31 games (54.8%) this season have fallen short of the over/under.

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Scoring Trends

  • Milwaukee’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Tuesday’s matchup over/under (230 points) in 18 out of 31 opportunities (58.1% of matchups).
  • In Minnesota’s games this year, the competing teams added up to a higher point total than Tuesday’s matchup total in 13 out of 31 matchups (41.9%).
  • On average, the Bucks have seen a 231.3 over/under in their games this season, 1.3 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Timberwolves’ games have an over/under of 222.4 points this season, 7.6 points fewer than the total points bet for this matchup.
  • The Bucks have an average implied point total of 119.1 this season, which is 0.9 points lower than their implied total in Tuesday’s game (120).
  • Milwaukee has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (120) 17 times.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Timberwolves (116.1) is 6.1 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (110).
  • Minnesota has scored more than 110 points in 13 games this season.
  • The Bucks are the league’s second-highest scoring team (119.2 PPG), while the Timberwolves allow the 25th-fewest points per game (114.8) in NBA action.
  • The Bucks have out-scored their opponents by a total of 220 points this season (7.1 points per game on average), and opponents of the Timberwolves have out-scored them by 225 more points on the year (7.3 per game).

Bucks Leaders

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks in points, rebounds and assists. He contributes 28.4 points per game while adding 11.9 rebounds and 5.9 assists.
  • Antetokounmpo’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 48.5, 2.3 greater than his season average of 46.2.
  • The Bucks are led by Khris Middleton from long distance. He makes 2.3 shots from deep per game.
  • Middleton’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.2 shots greater than his season average of 2.3.
  • Milwaukee’s blocks leader is Brook Lopez, who averages 1.4 per game. Jrue Holiday leads the team averaging 1.9 steals an outing.
  • Lopez’s blocks prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.1 blocks higher than his season average of 1.4.

Timberwolves Leaders

  • Karl-Anthony Towns has the top Timberwolves spot in two categories: scoring (22.0 points per game) and rebounding (11.2 rebounds per game).
  • Towns’ points prop over/under for the contest is set at 23.5, 1.5 points higher than his season average of 22.0.
  • Ricky Rubio holds the title of Minnesota assist leader, dishing out 6.4 assists per game this season.
  • Rubio’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 20.5, 3.3 higher than his season average of 17.2.
  • Malik Beasley makes more threes per game than any other member of the Timberwolves, cashing in 3.4 treys per game.
  • Beasley’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.9 shots less than his season average of 3.4.
  • Rubio is at the top of Minnesota’s steals hierarchy with 1.2 steals per game and Towns leads the squad in blocks with 2.0 per game.
  • Rubio’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.3 steals higher than his season average of 1.2.


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