Magic vs Timberwolves: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 20, 2021

The Orlando Magic (6-8) are favorites as they attempt to stop a six-game losing streak when they visit the Minnesota Timberwolves (3-9) on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Target Center. The contest airs at 8:00 PM ET on FS-FL.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of January 20, 2021, 12:41 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Magic vs Timberwolves Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of January 20

Magic:
Jonathan Isaac: Out For Season (Knee),
Michael Carter-Williams: Out (Foot),
Chuma Okeke: Out (Knee),
Al-Farouq Aminu: Out (Knee),
Markelle Fultz: Out For Season (Knee),
Evan Fournier: Day To Day (Back Spasms),
Mo Bamba: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Timberwolves:
Karl-Anthony Towns: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Juancho Hernangomez: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Josh Okogie: Day To Day (Hamstring),
Ricky Rubio: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Magic and Timberwolves Records ATS

  • Orlando has a 7-7 ATS record this season.
  • The Magic have a winning record against the spread when favored by 4 points or more, going 3-1 this season.
  • Orlando and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 6 of 14 games this season (42.9%).
  • Minnesota holds a losing record ATS this season with four wins, seven losses, and one tie ATS.
  • The Timberwolves manage a 1-0 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 4-point underdog.
  • Minnesota has gone over the total points bet in 6 games this season, 50% of the 12 games they have played (with one push).

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Head to Head

Nikola Vucevic (28 points) led the Magic over Malik Beasley (29 points) and the Timberwolves 132-118 in their most recent matchup on March 6, 2020. The Magic were favored by 3 points in the game, and covered the spread. The 250 total points in the matchup went over the 233.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/6/2020 Magic Timberwolves -3 233.5 -149 125 Regular Season 132-118 ORL*
2/28/2020 Magic Magic -8 234 -324 258 Regular Season 136-125 ORL*
2/7/2019 Magic Regular Season 122-112 ORL
1/4/2019 Timberwolves Regular Season 120-103 MIN
1/16/2018 Magic Regular Season 108-102 ORL
11/22/2017 Timberwolves Regular Season 124-118 MIN
1/30/2017 Timberwolves Regular Season 111-105 MIN
11/9/2016 Magic Regular Season 123-107 MIN
12/1/2015 Timberwolves Regular Season 96-93 ORL
11/18/2015 Magic Regular Season 104-101 ORL
  • 3/6/2020 DNP – Magic: Evan Fournier;
    Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns
  • 2/28/2020 DNP –
    Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns

Scoring Trends

  • The Magic are the league’s 28th-highest scoring team (104.5 PPG), while the Timberwolves allow the 27th-fewest points per game (117.8) in NBA action.
  • The Magic have a -87-point scoring differential on the season (-6.2 per game). The Timberwolves have also been out-scored by opponents on average this year (-122 total points, -10.1 per game).

Magic Leaders

  • The Magic points and rebounds leader is Vucevic. He contributes 22.9 points per game and grabs 11.0 rebounds.
  • Vucevic’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 38.5, 1.1 higher than his season average of 37.4.
  • Orlando’s assists leader is Markelle Fultz, who dishes out 5.4 per game.
  • Fultz’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 25.5, 4.1 higher than his season average of 21.4.
  • Vucevic hits 2.6 threes per game to lead the Magic.
  • Vucevic’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 1.1 shots less than his season average of 2.6.
  • Orlando’s blocks leader is Aaron Gordon, who collects 0.7 per game. Evan Fournier leads the team averaging 1.4 steals a contest.
  • Fournier’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals greater than his season average of 1.4.

Timberwolves Leaders

  • D’Angelo Russell’s strong performances this season give him the top spot on the Timberwolves scoring and assists leaderboards with 21.6 points per game and 5.6 assists per game.
  • Russell’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is listed at 37.5, 7.2 greater than his season average of 30.3.
  • When it comes to rebounds, Jarrett Culver is the Minnesota leader with 5.8 per game.
  • Culver’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 14.5, 0.4 greater than his season average of 14.1.
  • Russell is tops from three-point range for the Timberwolves, hitting 3.1 threes per game.
  • Russell’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 3.5, 0.4 shots greater than his season average of 3.1.
  • Russell is at the top of Minnesota’s steals hierarchy with 1.5 steals per game and Josh Okogie leads the squad in blocks with 1.0 per game.
  • Russell’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, equal to his season average of 1.5.

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