Timberwolves vs Grizzlies: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 13, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 13, 2021

The Minnesota Timberwolves (3-7) take on the Memphis Grizzlies (4-6) as favorites on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET on FS-SE. The point total for the matchup is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of January 13, 2021, 12:41 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Timberwolves vs Grizzlies Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of January 13

Karl-Anthony Towns: Day To Day (Wrist),
Josh Okogie: Day To Day (Hamstring)

Jontay Porter: Out (Knee),
Justise Winslow: Out (Hip),
Ja Morant: Out (Ankle),
Jaren Jackson Jr.: Out (Knee),
John Konchar: Day To Day (Ankle),
Killian Tillie: Out (Hip)

Timberwolves and Grizzlies Records ATS

  • Minnesota is an even 5-5 against the spread this season.
  • When favored by at least 2.5 points, the Timberwolves are 1-0 against the spread this season.
  • Minnesota and its opponents have gone over the set over/under in 5 of 10 games this season (50%).
  • In their games this season, Memphis has come up with a balanced record of 5-5 ATS.
  • For the fourth time this season, the Grizzlies are at least a 2.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 1-2 against the spread.
  • Seven of Memphis’ 10 games (70%) this season haven’t covered the over/under.

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Head to Head

In their last meeting, the Grizzlies defeated the Timberwolves 119-112. Jarrett Culver led the Timberwolves with 24 points, and Dillon Brooks paced the Grizzlies with 28. The Grizzlies covered the spread as 4-point favorites, and the teams scored 231 total points to go over the 228.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/7/2020 Grizzlies Grizzlies -4 228.5 -181 151 Regular Season 119-112 MEM*
12/1/2019 Timberwolves Timberwolves -11.5 231.5 -742 538 Regular Season 115-107 MEM*
11/6/2019 Timberwolves Grizzlies -3.5 224.5 -160 134 Regular Season 137-121 MEM*
3/23/2019 Grizzlies Regular Season 112-99 MIN
2/5/2019 Grizzlies Regular Season 108-106 MEM
1/30/2019 Timberwolves Regular Season 99-97 MIN
11/18/2018 Timberwolves Regular Season 100-87 MEM
4/9/2018 Timberwolves Regular Season 113-94 MIN
3/26/2018 Timberwolves Regular Season 101-93 MEM
12/4/2017 Grizzlies Regular Season 95-92 MEM
  • 1/7/2020 DNP – Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns
  • 12/1/2019 DNP – Grizzlies: Ja Morant, Jonas Valanciunas
  • 11/6/2019 DNP – Timberwolves: Jeff Teague

Scoring Trends

  • In Minnesota’s matchups this season, the Timberwolves and their opponents have gone over Wednesday’s total of 220 points 45 times (450% of opportunities).
  • In 50% of Memphis’ games this season (5 of 10), the total points scored was higher than Wednesday’s 220-point over/under.
  • The Timberwolves have seen a 227.6 average over/under in their games this season, 7.6 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 6.6 points more than the average over/under in Grizzlies’ games this season (213.4 points).
  • The Timberwolves have an average implied point total of 118.4 this season, which is 7.4 points higher than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (111).
  • Minnesota has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (111) 37 times.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Grizzlies (112.6) is 3.6 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (109).
  • Memphis has scored more than this game’s implied total of 109 points four times this season.
  • The Timberwolves are at the 22nd spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (108.8 PPG), while the Grizzlies allow the ninth-fewest points per game (108) in the league.
  • The Timberwolves have been out-scored by 100 points this season (10 points per game on average), and opponents of the Grizzlies have out-scored them by 26 more points on the year (2.6 per game).

Timberwolves Leaders

  • The Timberwolves scoring leader is D’Angelo Russell, who averages 20.3 points per game.
  • Russell’s points prop over/under for the game is set at 21.5, 1.2 points higher than his season average of 20.3.
  • Ricky Rubio leads Minnesota with 5.3 assists a game and Culver paces the squad with 6.0 rebounds per matchup.
  • Culver’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 14.5, 0.6 less than his season average of 15.1.
  • Russell knocks down 2.9 threes per game to lead the Timberwolves.
  • Russell’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 3.5, 0.6 shots greater than his season average of 2.9.
  • Minnesota’s steals leader is Rubio, who grabs 1.5 per game. Naz Reid leads the team averaging 1.1 blocks an outing.
  • Rubio’s steals prop total for the game is set at 0.5, 1.0 steal less than his season average of 1.5.

Grizzlies Leaders

  • Brooks outpaced his teammates on the Grizzlies scoring front by putting up 17.4 points per game. He adds 4.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game this season.
  • Brooks’ PRA prop total for the contest is set at 23.5, 1.2 lower than his season average of 24.7.
  • The Memphis leaders in rebounds and assists are Jonas Valanciunas (10.2 rebounds per game) and Tyus Jones (5.6 assists per game).
  • Valanciunas’ rebounding prop total for the matchup is posted at 12.5 boards, 2.3 rebounds higher than his season average of 10.2.
  • Brooks leads the Grizzlies in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.3 made threes per game.
  • Brooks’ three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.2 shots higher than his season average of 2.3.
  • Jones is at the top of Memphis’ steals hierarchy with 1.6 steals per game and De’Anthony Melton leads the squad in blocks with 1.0 per game.
  • Jones’ steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 0.5, 1.1 steals less than his season average of 1.6.


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