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Timberwolves vs Thunder Betting Matchup Report

Oklahoma City ThunderMinnesota Timberwolves
Dec 26, 8:00 PM | Target Center

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Minnesota Timberwolves Odds

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Oklahoma City travels to Minnesota on Monday, hoping to boost its 1-0 mark with a victory over the Timberwolves.

The Timberwolves sport records of 0-0 and 0-0 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Thunder sit at 1-0 and 1-0 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-0 for the Timberwolves and 0-1 for the Thunder.

View Oklahoma City vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Timberwolves installed as 6-point underdogs in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks at 209.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Timberwolves sit at No. 22 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Thunder are at No. 8 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Thunder will win this game 54-46.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Minnesota's No. 11-ranked offense, averaging 0 PPG, against a Thunder defense that ranks No. 24 at 89 PPG. The Timberwolves field goal percentage has averaged 0% so far, less than the Thunder shooters have achieved on the year, 47.2% per game.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Thunder own the league's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game when on the road. Minnesota, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in home scoring.

The Thunder were a 97-89 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Magic. They covered the 7.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (186) made winners of UNDER bettors. Oklahoma City got 30 points from Kevin Durant en route to a 97-89 victory over Orlando on Sunday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

In their last action, Minnesota was a 121-102 loser at home against the Rockets. They failed to cover the 5.5–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (223) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Minnesota got 34 points from Michael Beasley en route to a 121-102 loss at the hands of Minnesota on Wednesday at Target Center.

Oklahoma City Thunder Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Memphis are 7-3
After playing Orlando are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

Minnesota Timberwolves Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 2-8
After playing Houston are 0-10
After a loss are 0-10

A few Thunder at Timberwolves trends to consider:
Oklahoma City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
Oklahoma City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma City's last 5 games when playing Minnesota
Oklahoma City is 12-5-1 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Oklahoma City
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Minnesota's last 19 games at home
Minnesota is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games

Next up:
Oklahoma City at Memphis, Wednesday, December 28
Minnesota at Milwaukee, Tuesday, December 27

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