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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 GTbets.eu), 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.

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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