Heat Vs Timberwolves: NBA Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – April 16, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 16, 2021

The Miami Heat (28-27) take the court against the Minnesota Timberwolves (14-41) as  favorites on Friday, April 16 at 8:00 PM ET on BSSUN. The matchup’s point total is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of April 16, 2021, 6:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Heat vs Timberwolves Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of April 16

Heat:
Victor Oladipo: Out (Knee),
Andre Iguodala: Day To Day (Hip)

Timberwolves:
Jaylen Nowell: Day To Day (Leg),
Malik Beasley: Out (Hamstring)

Heat and Timberwolves Records ATS

  • Miami has covered the spread in less than half its games this season, playing to a record of 23-32 against the spread.
  • The Heat have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 6.5 points, going 5-9 this season.
  • Miami and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 47.3% of its games this season (26/55).
  • Minnesota has a 22-31-2 record ATS this season.
  • 47.3% of Minnesota’s 55 games this season have missed the over/under.

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Scoring Trends

  • Miami’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Friday’s matchup over/under (222.5 points) in 17 out of 55 opportunities (30.9% of matchups).
  • In 34 out of Minnesota’s 55 games this season (61.8%), the competing teams combined for more points than the over/under in Friday’s matchup.
  • This season the average total for Heat games is 213.7 points, 8.8 fewer than the over/under of 222.5 points for this contest.
  • Timberwolves’ games have a total points bet of 228.3 points this season, 5.8 points more than the over/under for this matchup.
  • The Heat’s average implied point total this season is 3.4 fewer points than their implied total in Friday’s game (111.6 implied points on average compared to 115 implied points in this game).
  • Miami has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (115) 14 times this season.
  • The Timberwolves’ average implied point total on the season (117.4 points) is 9.4 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (108 points).
  • Minnesota has scored more than this game’s implied total of 108 points 33 times this season.
  • The Heat are the NBA’s 26th-highest scoring team (106.2 PPG), while the Timberwolves allow their opponents the 28th-fewest points per game (117.9) in the league.
  • The Heat have a -68-point scoring differential on the season (-1.3 per game). The Timberwolves have also been out-scored by opponents on average this year (-417 total points, -7.5 per game).

Heat Leaders

  • Jimmy Butler leads the Heat in points and assists. He averages 21.2 points per game while tacking on 7.2 assists.
  • Butler’s points prop total for the game is set at 21.5, 0.3 points greater than his season average of 21.2.
  • Bam Adebayo paces Miami with 9.3 rebounds per game.
  • Adebayo’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 33.5, 0.1 lower than his season average of 33.6.
  • The Heat are led by Duncan Robinson from beyond the arc. He connects on 3.5 shots from deep per game.
  • Robinson’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.
  • Miami’s steals leader is Butler, who grabs 2.1 per game. Adebayo leads the team averaging 1.2 blocks a contest.
  • Adebayo’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.3 blocks higher than his season average of 1.2.

Timberwolves Leaders

  • Karl-Anthony Towns is at the top of the Timberwolves scoring and rebounding leaderboards with 25.0 points per game and 11.1 rebounds per game this season.
  • Towns’ PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 45.5, 4.8 greater than his season average of 40.7.
  • Ricky Rubio puts in work dishing out assists and is Minnesota’s assist leader with 6.8 per game.
  • Rubio’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 8.5, 9.9 less than his season average of 18.4.
  • Malik Beasley makes more threes per game than any other member of the Timberwolves, averaging 3.5 treys per game.
  • Beasley’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 4.5, 1.0 shot greater than his season average of 3.5.
  • Minnesota’s Rubio has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.5 per game and Towns is first in blocks with 1.4 per game.
  • Rubio’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 0.5, 1.0 steal lower than his season average of 1.5.

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