Mavericks vs Timberwolves: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 24, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 24, 2021

Luka Doncic leads the Dallas Mavericks (22-19) against the Minnesota Timberwolves (10-33) after putting up 37 points in a 132-92 win over the Trail Blazers. The Timberwolves are  underdogs in the matchup on Wednesday, March 24, which tips at 8:00 PM ET on FS-N. The matchup has a point total of .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from William Hill Sportsbook as of March 23, 2021, 11:55 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Mavericks vs Timberwolves Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 24

Mavericks:
Tyrell Terry: Day To Day (Personal),
Willie Cauley-Stein: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols)

Timberwolves:
Jordan McLaughlin: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
D’Angelo Russell: Out (Leg)

Mavericks and Timberwolves Records ATS

  • Dallas’ record against the spread is 19-22 this season.
  • The Mavericks have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 8 points, going 0-2 this season.
  • Only 18 of 41 Dallas games this season (43.9%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • Minnesota has a 17-25-1 record against the spread this season.
  • Minnesota and its opponents have often hit the over this season, doing so in 51.2% (22) of its 43 games played.

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Head to Head

Kristaps Porzingis scored a team-high 27 points to lead the Mavericks over Malik Beasley (30 points) and the Timberwolves 127-122 in their last matchup on February 8, 2021. The Mavericks were favored by 9.5 points in the game, but the Timberwolves covered the spread in the win. The teams combined to score 249 total points to go over the 228.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/8/2021 Mavericks Mavericks -9.5 228.5 -458 352 Regular Season 127-122 DAL

Scoring Trends

  • Dallas’ games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Wednesday’s matchup over/under (229.5 points) in 15 out of 41 opportunities (36.6% of matchups).
  • In Minnesota’s games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Wednesday’s matchup over/under in 21 out of 43 matchups (48.8%).
  • On average, the over/under in Mavericks games is 6.3 points fewer than the over/under of 229.5 points in this contest.
  • A difference of 3.0 points separates this game’s over/under (229.5 points) and the average total points bet in Timberwolves’ games (226.5 points) this season.
  • The Mavericks have an average implied point total of 114.6 this season, which is 4.4 points lower than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (119).
  • Dallas has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (119) 11 times.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Timberwolves (117) is six more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (111).
  • Minnesota has scored more than 111 points 21 times this season.
  • The Mavericks are at the 16th spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (112.1 PPG), while the Timberwolves allow the 28th-fewest points per game (117.1) in the league.
  • The Mavericks have put up a total of 38 more points than their opponents this year (an average of one per game), while the Timberwolves have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by 332 total points, -7.7 per game).

Mavericks Leaders

  • Doncic leads the Mavericks in points and assists. He scores 29.0 points per game while tacking on 9.2 assists.
  • Porzingis paces Dallas with 8.6 rebounds per game.
  • Tim Hardaway Jr. is the top three-point shooter for the Mavericks, connecting on 3.0 per game.
  • Dallas’ steals leader is Josh Richardson, who collects 1.0 per game. Porzingis leads the team averaging 1.6 blocks a game.

Timberwolves Leaders

  • Karl-Anthony Towns leads the team in both scoring (23.6 points per game) and rebounding (10.2 rebounds per game).
  • Ricky Rubio puts in work handing out assists and is Minnesota’s assist leader with 6.8 per game.
  • D’Angelo Russell makes more threes per game than any other member of the Timberwolves, averaging 3.0 treys per game.
  • Rubio is at the top of Minnesota’s steals hierarchy with 1.3 steals per game and Towns leads the squad in blocks with 1.6 per game.

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