The Minnesota Timberwolves (10-32) host the Oklahoma City Thunder (18-24) in a matchup of Northwest Division teams at Target Center, starting at 8:00 PM ET on Monday, March 22. The Timberwolves are favorites in the game, the third matchup between the teams this season. The matchup has an over/under of .
The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of March 22, 2021, 12:05 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.
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Injury Report as of March 22
Jordan McLaughlin: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
D’Angelo Russell: Out (Leg),
Jarrett Culver: Day To Day (Toe)
George Hill: Day To Day (Thumb),
Darius Bazley: Day To Day (Shoulder),
Josh Hall: Day To Day (Knee),
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: Day To Day (Shoulder),
Meyers Leonard: Out For Season (Shoulder)
Timberwolves and Thunder Records ATS
- Minnesota’s record against the spread is 16-24-2 this season.
- The Timberwolves are 1-0-1 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 3-point favorite.
- Minnesota and its opponents have hit the over in 22 of 42 games this season (52.4%).
- Oklahoma City has a 23-18-1 record ATS this season.
- For the second time this season, the Thunder are at least a 3-point underdog, where they have a record of 1-0 against the spread.
- 45.2% of Oklahoma City’s 42 games this season have reached the over/under.
Head to Head
In their last meeting, the Thunder defeated the Timberwolves 120-118. Naz Reid led the Timberwolves with 29 points, and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander paced the Thunder with 31. The Thunder covered the spread as 1.5-point favorites, and the teams scored 238 total points to go over the 219.5-point over/under.
|Date||Favorite||Home Team||Spread||Total||Favorite Moneyline||Underdog Moneyline||Game Type||Result|
|2/6/2021||Thunder||Thunder||-1.5||219.5||-122||102||Regular Season||120-118 OKC|
|2/5/2021||Timberwolves||Thunder||-2.5||220.5||-139||116||Regular Season||106-103 MIN|
- Minnesota and its opponents have gone over Monday’s 227 total in 23 out of 42 games (54.8%) this year.
- In 28.6% of Oklahoma City’s games this season (12 of 42), the total points scored was greater than Monday’s 227-point over/under.
- This season the average total for Timberwolves games is 226.7 points, 0.3 fewer than the over/under of 227 points for this contest.
- The over/under for this game is 8.6 points more than the average over/under in Thunder’s games this season (218.4 points).
- The average implied total for the Timberwolves this season is 117 points, two more points than their implied total of 115 points in Monday’s game.
- Minnesota has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (115) 14 times this season.
- The 113.6-point average implied total on the season for the Thunder is 1.6 more points than the team’s 112-point implied total in this matchup.
- Oklahoma City has scored more than 112 points in 14 games this season.
- The Timberwolves are at the 23rd spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (109.5 PPG), while the Thunder allow the 17th-fewest points per game (112.2) in the league.
- The Timberwolves have a -323-point scoring differential on the season (-7.7 per game). The Thunder have also been out-scored by opponents on average this year (-249 total points, -6 per game).
- Karl-Anthony Towns leads the Timberwolves in points and rebounds. He averages 23.1 points per game while also adding 10.2 rebounds.
- Towns’ rebounding prop over/under for the contest is listed at 10.5 rebounds, 0.3 rebounds greater than his season average of 10.2.
- Ricky Rubio paces the team with 6.7 assists per game.
- Rubio’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 24.5, 5.9 higher than his season average of 18.6.
- D’Angelo Russell is the top three-point shooter for the Timberwolves, hitting 3.0 per game.
- Minnesota’s steals leader is Rubio, who grabs 1.3 per game. Towns leads the team averaging 1.6 blocks a game.
- Towns’ blocks prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.1 blocks lower than his season average of 1.6.
- The Thunder go-to guy, Gilgeous-Alexander, leads the team in both scoring (23.4 points per game) and assists (6.0 assists per game).
- When it comes to rebounds, Darius Bazley is the Oklahoma City leader with 7.5 per game.
- Ty Jerome leads the Thunder in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.0 made threes per game.
- Jerome’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.5 shots lower than his season average of 2.0.
- Theo Maledon is at the top of Oklahoma City’s steals hierarchy with 0.9 steals per game and Aleksej Pokusevski leads the squad in blocks with 1.0 per game.
- Maledon’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.6 steals higher than his season average of 0.9.
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