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Minnesota TimberwolvesPortland Trail Blazers
April 1, 9:00 PM | Rose Garden

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Portland Trail Blazers Odds

25-28TEAM RECORD24-28

The visiting Timberwolves hope to send their backers to the pay window on Sunday as they look to cover the spread at Rose Garden against the Trail Blazers.

Portland battles the Timberwolves, currently with a 25-28 mark (28-24-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 27-25 for the Trail Blazers and 26-26-1 for the Timberwolves.

View Minnesota vs Portland Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 11-rated Timberwolves taking on the No. 18-rated Trail Blazers in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 98-97 win for the Trail Blazers on Sunday.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Portland's No. 25-rated squad against Minnesota's No. 3-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Portland rates No. 11 in the league with 6.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 9 with 7.2 per outing.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Timberwolves own the league's No. 26-rated mark, allowing 101.2 points per game when on the road. Portland, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in home scoring.

In their last action, Minnesota was a 100-79 loser at home against the Celtics. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (179) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Minnesota was crushed on Friday, getting run out of the gym by Boston and falling 100-79 at Target Center.

Last time out for Portland, they were a 98-97 loser as they battled the Clippers on the road. The Trail Blazers covered in the match as a 9.5-point underdog, while 195 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Portland got 29 points and 13 rebounds from J.J. Hickson in a losing cause in a 98-97 loss to Los Angeles on Friday at STAPLES Center.

Minnesota Timberwolves Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Sacramento are 1-9
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Portland Trail Blazers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Utah are 4-6
After playing LA Clippers are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

A few Timberwolves at Trail Blazers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing Portland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing on the road against Portland
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Minnesota's last 22 games on the road
Minnesota is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Portland
Portland is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Portland is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Portland's last 7 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Portland's last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota

Next up:
Minnesota at Sacramento, Monday, April 2
Portland home to Utah, Monday, April 2

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