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Magic vs Timberwolves Betting Matchup Report

Minnesota TimberwolvesOrlando Magic
Dec 17, 7:00 PM | Amway Center

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Orlando Magic Odds

12-9TEAM RECORD10-13

A key NBA battle sees the visiting Timberwolves travelling to Orlando Monday to face the Magic on Monday.

The Magic sport records of 10-13 and 13-10 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Timberwolves sit at 12-9 and 13-8 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 8-14-1 for the Magic and 12-9 for the Timberwolves. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 10-rated Timberwolves taking on the No. 18-rated Magic in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 96-92 win for the Timberwolves on Monday.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Timberwolves rank No. 4 in the league with 45.4 per game. That compares with Orlando’s No. 8 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Orlando is the NBA’s No. 28-ranked team at 5.4 per game, while the Timberwolves rate No. 25 with 5.7 per contest.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Timberwolves own the league's No. 9-rated mark, allowing 95.7 points per game when playing on the road. Orlando, on the other hand, rates No. 26 in scoring on their home court.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 114-106 winner as they battled the Mavericks at home. The Timberwolves covered in the match as a 4.5-point favorite, while 220 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Minnesota earned a 114-106 victory over Dallas on Saturday, getting 21 points from Nikola Pekovic at Target Center.

In their last action, Orlando was a 107-98 winner on the road against the Bobcats. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (205) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Glen Davis scored 20 points leading the Magic to a 107-98 victory over Charlotte at Time Warner Cable Arena on Saturday.

Minnesota Timberwolves Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Miami are 2-8
After playing Dallas are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Orlando Magic Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Charlotte are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

A few Timberwolves at Magic trends to consider:
Minnesota is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Orlando
Orlando is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Orlando's last 7 games
Orlando is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Orlando's last 6 games when playing Minnesota

Next up:
Minnesota at Miami, Tuesday, December 18
Orlando home to Washington, Wednesday, December 19

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