Timberwolves host 76ers in basketball action

Philadelphia 76ers Minnesota Timberwolves
7-15 December 11, 2013, 08:00 | Target Center 10-11

Philadelphia pays a visit to Minnesota on Wednesday, hoping to send the Timberwolves to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA action at Target Center.

The Timberwolves bring a 10-11 record (11-10 ATS) to the battle against the 7-15 76ers, who are 9-13 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Minnesota go 10-11 so far and the 76ers go 14-8. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Philadelphia 76ers vs Minnesota Timberwolves Odds and Stats.

The Timberwolves were listed as a -12-point Favorite at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including, while the total was listed at 209.5 over at 5Dimes earlier.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 30-rated 76ers taking on the No. 5-rated Timberwolves in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 100-90 win for the Timberwolves on Wednesday.


The 76ers were a 94-83 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Clippers. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (177) made winners of UNDER bettors. The 76ers wasted a 25-point performance from Evan Turner as Los Angeles ran past them 94-83 on Monday at Wells Fargo Center.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting 76ers rank No. 3 in the league with 46.18 per game. That compares with Minnesota’s No. 6 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Minnesota is the NBA’s No. 12-ranked team at 7.9 per game, while the 76ers rate No. 20 with 7 per contest.

Next up:
Philadelphia at Toronto, Friday, December 13th
Minnesota at San Antonio, Friday, December 13th