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Timberwolves vs Celtics Betting Matchup Report

Boston CelticsMinnesota Timberwolves
March 27, 7:00 PM | Target Center

Boston Celtics vs Minnesota Timberwolves Odds

50-21TEAM RECORD17-56

Minnesota will look to improve on its 17-56 record on Sunday when they host Boston in NBA odds action at Target Center.

This season the Timberwolves are 17-56 overall and 33-40 ATS against the number, while the Celtics are 50-21 and 33-36-2 ATS. As for the totals, Minnesota is 35-37-1 on the OU, and Boston is 33-38.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Timberwolves rated this week at No. 20 and the Celtics sitting at No. 10. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 105-93 result in favor of the Celtics today.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Minnesota's No. 10-ranked offense, averaging 101.3 PPG, against a Celtics defense that ranks No. 1 at 90.8 PPG. The Timberwolves field goal percentage has averaged 43.9% so far, less than the Celtics shooters have achieved on the year, 48.6% per game.

Defensively, the Celtics feature the league's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 90.1 points per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Boston was an 83-81 loser at home against the Bobcats. They failed to cover the 13–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (164) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Boston suffered an 83-81 loss against Charlotte on Friday, getting 18 points from Paul Pierce in a losing effort at TD Garden.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 111-103 loser as they battled the Thunder on the road. The Timberwolves covered in the match as a 16-point underdog, while 214 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Anthony Randolph poured in 24 points and chipped in with 15 rebounds in a losing cause for Minnesota on Friday, as the Thunder rolled to a 111-103 victory over Minnesota at Ford Center.

Boston Celtics Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Indiana are 5-5
After playing Charlotte are 8-2
After a loss are 7-3

Minnesota Timberwolves Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Chicago are 8-2
After playing Oklahoma City are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

A few Celtics at Timberwolves trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games on the road
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
Boston is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Minnesota's last 14 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Boston at Indiana, Monday, March 28
Minnesota home to Chicago, Wednesday, March 30

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