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NBA Betting Pick - Minnesota Timberwolves -4.5 Point Underdogs vs Memphis Grizzlies

Minnesota Timberwolves will look to improve on their 13-31 record on Saturday when they host Memphis Grizzlies in NBA betting odds action at Target Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Minnesota Timberwolves installed as 4.5-point underdogs in this particular NBA matchup. The over-under betting line for the total number of point scored was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bovada, at 198.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 104-102 result in favor of the Timberwolves. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Memphis Grizzlies vs Minnesota Timberwolves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Timberwolves currently sport a record of 13-31, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 17-26-1 ATS. The Memphis Grizzlies are 25-19 and 20-23-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Timberwolves post a 20-22-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Grizzlies have gone 22-22 against the total number of points scored. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Memphis injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 26 (Minnesota Timberwolves) and the No. 16 (Grizzlies) teams in the league, according to our current NBA betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Minnesota's No. 22-ranked offense averaging 98.89 PPG, against a Memphis Grizzlies defense that ranks No. 6 at 98.77 PPG. The Minnesota Timberwolves field goal percentage has averaged 44.83% so far, more than the Memphis Grizzlies shooters have achieved on the year, 43.37% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Memphis got 27 points from Marc Gasol en route to a 102-101 victory over Denver on Thursday at Pepsi Center.

The Timberwolves wasted a 27-point performance from Karl-Anthony Towns as Dallas ran past them 106-94 on Wednesday at American Airlines Center.

Betting Trends
  • Memphis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Memphis's last 5 games
  • Memphis is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Memphis is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Minnesota is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games
  • Minnesota is 5-18-1 ATS in its last 24 games at home
  • Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Memphis home to Orlando, Monday, January 25th
Minnesota at Cleveland, Monday, January 25th

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