Clippers vs Timberwolves Betting Preview
|Minnesota Timberwolves||Los Angeles Clippers|
|5-2||November 11, 2013, 10:30 | STAPLES Center||4-3|
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Minnesota when they hit take on the Clippers on Monday in pro hoops betting action.
Los Angeles will face the 5-2 Timberwolves, who own a 5-2 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Clippers are 4-3 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Timberwolves are 3-4 favoring the OVER.
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For bettors going with the Clippers in this one, they were listed earlier as -7.5-point Favorite on the betting line at Bovada. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 208.5 for Monday at shops such as 5Dimes.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Clippers rated this week at No. 1 and the Timberwolves sitting at No. 8. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 104-101 result in favor of the Timberwolves today.
In their last action, Minnesota was a 113-90 winner on the road against the Lakers. They covered the 4-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (203) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Minnesota cruised to victory on Sunday, running Los Angeles out of the gym and running up a 113-90 score at STAPLES Center.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 107-94 winner on the road against the Rockets. They covered the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (201) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Los Angeles got 22 points from Blake Griffin en route to a 107-94 victory over Houston on Saturday at Toyota Center.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Los Angeles's No. 1-ranked offense, averaging 110 PPG, against a Timberwolves defense that ranks No. 14 at 99 PPG. The Clippers field goal percentage has averaged 47.79% so far, more than the Timberwolves shooters have achieved on the year, 42.49% per game.
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