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Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Washington Wizards

The Minnesota Timberwolves and the Washington Wizards will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Verizon Center.

In their last action, Minnesota was a 91-83 loser at home against the Nets. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (174) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

The Wizards were a 92-88 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Jazz. They covered the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (180) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Minnesota:
Team record: 17-22 SU, 18-20-1 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games
is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing Washington
is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games when playing Washington

When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Charlotte are 1-9
After playing Brooklyn are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

Washington:
Team record: 9-31 SU, 25-14-1 ATS

is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Chicago are 5-5
After playing Utah are 0-10
After a loss are 4-6

Next up:
Minnesota at Charlotte, Saturday, January 26
Washington home to Chicago, Saturday, January 26