Nets vs Timberwolves: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – April 12, 2021

Written By Staff on April 12, 2021 - Last Updated on April 13, 2021

The Minnesota Timberwolves (14-40) are underdogs (by 9.5 points) to extend a three-game home win streak when they host the Brooklyn Nets (36-17) on Monday, April 12, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET. The point total for the matchup is set at 240.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of April 12, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nets vs Timberwolves Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of April 12

Nets:
James Harden: Out (Hamstring),
Kyrie Irving: Out (Personal),
Tyler Johnson: Out (Knee),
Spencer Dinwiddie: Out For Season (ACL),
LaMarcus Aldridge: Out (Illness)

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

Nets and Timberwolves Records ATS

  • Brooklyn’s record against the spread is 25-28 this season.
  • The Nets have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 9.5 points, going 1-7 this season.
  • 32 of 53 Brooklyn games this season (60.4%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • Minnesota has a 24-29-1 record against the spread this season.
  • 28 of Minnesota’s 54 games (51.9%) this season have gone over the over/under.

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Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/29/2021 Nets Nets -10.5 239.5 -597 436 Regular Season 112-107 BKN

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Scoring Trends

  • Brooklyn’s games this year have gone over the point total for Monday’s matchup over/under (240 points) in 32.1% of opportunities (17 out of 53 matchups).
  • In 24.1% of Minnesota’s games this season (13 of 54), the total points scored was more than Monday’s 240-point over/under.
  • On average, the over/under in Nets games is 6.9 points fewer than the over/under of 240 points in this contest.
  • Timberwolves’ games have an over/under of 228.2 points this season, 11.8 points fewer than the total points bet for this game.
  • The average implied total for the Nets this season is 118.8 points, 6.2 fewer points than their implied total of 125 points in Monday’s game.
  • Brooklyn has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (125) 16 times.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Timberwolves (117.4) is 2.4 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (115).
  • Minnesota has scored more than 115 points in 18 games this season.
  • The Nets are at the second spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (118.7 PPG), while the Timberwolves allow the 28th-fewest points per game (117.7) in the league.
  • The Nets have put up a total of 227 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 4.3 per game), while the Timberwolves have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by 392 total points, -7.2 per game).

Nets Leaders

  • James Harden leads the Nets in assists and rebounds. He puts up 10.9 assists and 8.0 rebounds per game.
  • Harden’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 43.5, 0.6 lower than his season average of 44.1.
  • Brooklyn is led in scoring by Kevin Durant’s 28.1 points per game.
  • Durant’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 60.5, 19.9 greater than his season average of 40.6.
  • The Nets are led by Joe Harris from beyond the arc. He connects on 3.1 shots from deep per game.
  • Harris’ three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.4 shots higher than his season average of 3.1.
  • Brooklyn’s steals leader is Harden, who averages 1.2 per game. Durant leads the team averaging 1.4 blocks an outing.
  • Harden’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.3 steals greater than his season average of 1.2.

Timberwolves Leaders

  • Karl-Anthony Towns leads the team in both scoring (25.0 points per game) and rebounding (11.1 rebounds per game).
  • Towns’ points prop over/under for the contest is set at 28.5, 3.5 points greater than his season average of 25.0.
  • Ricky Rubio puts in work dishing out assists and is Minnesota’s assist leader with 6.9 per game.
  • Rubio’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 16.5, 2.1 less than his season average of 18.6.
  • Malik Beasley makes more threes per game than any other member of the Timberwolves, cashing in 3.5 treys per game.
  • Beasley’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.
  • 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.
  • Towns’ blocks prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.1 blocks higher than his season average of 1.4.

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