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The Miami Heat and the Minnesota Timberwolves will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Target Center.

The Heat were a 99-93 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Knicks. They covered the 4.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (192) made winners of UNDER bettors.

In their last action, Minnesota was a 109-94 loser on the road against the Trail Blazers. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (203) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Miami:
Team record: 43-14 SU, 30-27 ATS
Current streak: won 14 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing Minnesota

When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Orlando are 6-4
After playing New York are 9-1
After a win are 10-0

Minnesota:
Team record: 20-36 SU, 25-30-1 ATS
Current streak: lost 5 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games when playing at home against Miami
is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against Miami

When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Washington are 3-7
After playing Portland are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7

Next up:
Miami home to Orlando, Wednesday, March 6
Minnesota home to Washington, Wednesday, March 6