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Timberwolves visit Rockets in NBA clash

Minnesota Timberwolves Houston Rockets
34-32 March 20, 2014, 08:00 | Toyota Center 45-22



Toyota Center will feature Rockets vs. Timberwolves action on Thursday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.

Houston battles the Timberwolves, currently with a 34-32 mark (33-33 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 32-33-2 for the Rockets and 29-33-4 for the Timberwolves. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). View Minnesota Timberwolves vs Houston Rockets Odds and Stats.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 8-rated Rockets and the No. 19-ranked Timberwolves, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 101-100 result in favor of the Rockets.

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Minnesota won its last outing, a 123-122 result against the Mavericks on March 19. The Timberwolves covered in that game as a 5-point underdog, while the 245 combined points took the game OVER the total. Kevin Love went off for 35 points and added 8 rebounds leading Minnesota to a 123-122 win over Dallas on Wednesday at American Airlines Center.

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Houston's No. 6-rated squad against Minnesota's No. 7-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Houston rates No. 6 in the league with 9.15 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 17 with 7.42 per outing.

Next up:
Minnesota home to Phoenix, Sunday, March 23rd
Houston at Cleveland, Saturday, March 22nd