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Rockets battle vs Timberwolves highlights NBA odds

Minnesota TimberwolvesHouston Rockets
Jan 30, 8:00 PM | Toyota Center

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Houston Rockets Odds

9-11TEAM RECORD12-8

The Rockets will try to pay off for their supporters on Monday when they play host to the Timberwolves at Toyota Center in NBA wagering action.

The Rockets are 12-8 so far on the season, and 12-8 ATS vs. the number. The Timberwolves, meanwhile, are 9-11 and 12-8 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Houston go 8-12 and the Timberwolves go 7-12-1 on the totals.

View Minnesota vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 11-rated Timberwolves taking on the No. 15-rated Rockets in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 98-97 win for the Rockets on Monday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Houston's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 98.2 PPG, against a Timberwolves defense that ranks No. 13 at 94.2 PPG. The Rockets field goal percentage has averaged 44.9% so far, more than the Timberwolves shooters have achieved on the year, 42.7% per game.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Timberwolves own the league's No. 4-rated mark, allowing 92 points per game when on the road. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in home scoring.

In their last action, Minnesota was a 106-101 loser at home against the Lakers. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (207) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Timberwolves got a terrific 33-point performance from Kevin Love but Los Angeles handed them a 106-101 defeat on Sunday at Target Center.

Houston was a 97-84 winner in its last match at home against the Knicks. They covered the 7-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 181 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Houston got 19 points from Chase Budinger en route to a 97-84 victory over New York on Saturday at Toyota Center.

Minnesota Timberwolves Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Indiana are 3-7
After playing LA Lakers are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

Houston Rockets Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing San Antonio are 4-6
After playing New York are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

A few Timberwolves at Rockets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games
Minnesota is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Houston
Minnesota is 4-15 SU in its last 19 games on the road
Houston is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games when playing Minnesota
Houston is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
Houston is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Houston is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next up:
Minnesota home to Indiana, Wednesday, February 1
Houston at San Antonio, Wednesday, February 1

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