Raptors vs Timberwolves: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 14, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 13, 2021 - Last Updated on February 14, 2021

The Minnesota Timberwolves (6-20) will look to break a four-game losing streak when they visit the Toronto Raptors (12-14) on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at Amalie Arena as 8.5-point underdogs. The matchup airs at 7:00 PM ET on FS-N. The matchup’s point total is 229.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of February 13, 2021, 4:42 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Raptors vs Timberwolves Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 13

Raptors:
OG Anunoby: Day To Day (Calf),
Yuta Watanabe: Day To Day (Ankle),
Patrick McCaw: Out (Knee)

Timberwolves:
Jarrett Culver: Day To Day (Left Ankle),
D’Angelo Russell: Out (Leg)

Raptors and Timberwolves Records ATS

  • Toronto has covered the spread in less than half its games this season, putting together a record of 11-15 against the spread.
  • The Raptors have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 8.5 points, going 0-1 this season.
  • Toronto and its opponents have hit the over in 16 of 26 games this season (61.5%).
  • Minnesota has regularly covered the spread this season with a record of 13-12-1.
  • Minnesota has hit the over in 13 games this season, half of the 26 games they have played.

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Scoring Trends

  • Toronto’s games this season have gone over the point total for Sunday’s matchup point total (229.5 points) in 46.2% of opportunities (12 out of 26 matchups).
  • In Minnesota’s games this season, the competing teams added up to a higher point total than Sunday’s matchup total in 12 out of 26 matchups (46.2%).
  • On average, the over/under in Raptors games is 3.6 points fewer than the over/under of 229.5 points in this matchup.
  • Timberwolves’ games have an over/under of 223.8 points this season, 5.7 points fewer than the total points bet for this matchup.
  • The Raptors’ average implied point total this season is 5.3 fewer points than their implied total in Sunday’s game (113.7 implied points on average compared to 119 implied points in this game).
  • Toronto has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (119) seven times this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Timberwolves (116.3) is 5.3 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (111).
  • This season, Minnesota has scored more than this game’s implied total of 111 points 11 times.
  • The Raptors are at the ninth spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (114 PPG), while the Timberwolves allow the 26th-fewest points per game (115.8) in the league.
  • The Raptors have totaled 53 more points than their opponents this season (2.1 per game on average), while the Timberwolves have been out-scored by 206 total points (7.9 per game average differential).

Raptors Leaders

  • Pascal Siakam leads the Raptors in scoring (20.6 points per game) and rebounding (7.5 rebounds per game).
  • Siakam’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 34.5, 2.0 greater than his season average of 32.5.
  • The squad is led in assists by Kyle Lowry’s 6.6 per game.
  • Lowry’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 32.5, 3.1 greater than his season average of 29.4.
  • Fred VanVleet is the top three-point shooter for the Raptors, hitting 3.2 per game.
  • VanVleet’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 3.5, 0.3 shots greater than his season average of 3.2.
  • OG Anunoby leads the team with 2.1 steals per game. Chris Boucher collects 2.0 blocks a contest to pace Toronto.
  • Boucher’s blocks prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.5 blocks lower than his season average of 2.0.

Timberwolves Leaders

  • Karl-Anthony Towns has the top Timberwolves spot in two categories: scoring (21.8 points per game) and rebounding (11.3 rebounds per game).
  • Towns’ PRA prop total for the game is set at 37.5, 0.7 higher than his season average of 36.8.
  • The Minnesota leader in assists is Ricky Rubio with 6.3 assists per game.
  • Rubio’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 20.5, 4.7 greater than his season average of 15.8.
  • Malik Beasley makes more threes per game than any other member of the Timberwolves, averaging 3.3 treys per game.
  • Beasley’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.8 shots lower than his season average of 3.3.
  • Nobody on Minnesota grabs more steals than Rubio (1.4 per game) or blocks more shots than Towns (2.0 per game).
  • Rubio’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals greater than his season average of 1.4.

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