Mavericks vs Timberwolves: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 8, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 8, 2021

A game after he scored 42 points in a 134-132 win over the Warriors, Luka Doncic leads the Dallas Mavericks (10-14) at home against the Minnesota Timberwolves (6-17) as  favorites. The matchup, which airs on FS-SW, starts at 8:30 PM ET on Monday, February 8. The matchup has an over/under of points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of February 7, 2021, 4:42 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Mavericks vs Timberwolves Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 7

Mavericks:
James Johnson: Day To Day (Knee)

Timberwolves:
Karl-Anthony Towns: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
Jarrett Culver: Day To Day (Left Ankle),
Juancho Hernangomez: Day To Day (Conditioning),
D’Angelo Russell: Day To Day (Right Quad)

Mavericks and Timberwolves Records ATS

  • Dallas has covered the spread in less than half its games this season, putting together a record of 10-14 against the spread.
  • When favored by at least 8.5 points, the Mavericks are 0-1 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • Dallas and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 45.8% of its games this season (11/24).
  • In their games this season, Minnesota has come up with a balanced record of 11-11-1 ATS.
  • Minnesota and its opponents have typically been held under the total points bet this season, only claiming the over in 43.5% (10) of their 23 games played.

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Scoring Trends

  • In Dallas’ matchups this season, the Mavericks and their opponents have gone over Monday’s over/under of 222.5 points 10 times (41.7% of opportunities).
  • In Minnesota’s games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Monday’s matchup total in 12 out of 23 matchups (52.2%).
  • The Mavericks have seen a 223.9 average over/under in their games this season, 1.4 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • Timberwolves’ games have an over/under of 221.9 points this season, 0.6 points fewer than the total points bet for this contest.
  • The Mavericks’ average implied point total this season is 1.9 fewer points than their implied total in Monday’s game (114.1 implied points on average compared to 116 implied points in this game).
  • Dallas has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (116) seven times this season.
  • The 116.3-point average implied total on the season for the Timberwolves is 9.3 more points than the team’s 107-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Minnesota has scored more than 107 points 14 times this season.
  • The Mavericks are the NBA’s 20th-highest scoring team (110.6 PPG), while the Timberwolves allow their opponents the 25th-fewest points per game (115) in the league.
  • The Mavericks have been out-scored by 65 points this season (2.7 points per game on average), and opponents of the Timberwolves have out-scored them by 188 more points on the year (8.1 per game).

Mavericks Leaders

  • Doncic leads the Mavericks in points, rebounds and assists. He puts up 27.9 points per game while tacking on 8.7 rebounds and 9.5 assists.
  • Doncic’s rebounding prop over/under for the matchup is posted at 9.5 boards, 0.8 rebounds greater than his season average of 8.7.
  • The Mavericks are led by Tim Hardaway Jr. from beyond the arc. He hits 3.1 shots from deep per game.
  • Hardaway’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 3.5, 0.4 shots higher than his season average of 3.1.
  • Dorian Finney-Smith leads the team with 1.0 steal per game. Kristaps Porzingis collects 1.5 blocks an outing to pace Dallas.
  • Finney-Smith’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 0.5, 0.5 steals lower than his season average of 1.0.

Timberwolves Leaders

  • The Timberwolves leader in scoring is Malik Beasley with 20.1 points per game. He also adds 5.0 rebounds per game and 2.3 assists per game.
  • Beasley’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 19.5, 0.6 points lower than his season average of 20.1.
  • The Minnesota leaders in rebounds and assists are Jarred Vanderbilt (6.2 rebounds per game) and Ricky Rubio (5.9 assists per game).
  • Rubio’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 24.5, 9.2 higher than his season average of 15.3.
  • D’Angelo Russell makes more threes per game than any other member of the Timberwolves, averaging 3.0 treys per game.
  • Russell’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.5 shots greater than his season average of 3.0.
  • Minnesota’s Rubio has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.3 per game and Naz Reid is first in blocks with 1.3 per game.
  • Rubio’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals greater than his season average of 1.3.

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