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Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Toronto Raptors

The Minnesota Timberwolves and the Toronto Raptors will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Air Canada Centre.

The Timberwolves were a 111-108 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Kings. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (219) made winners of OVER bettors.

Toronto lost its last outing, an 88-83 result against the Celtics on January 15. The Raptors failed to cover in that game as a 4-point favorite, while the 171 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

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

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 7 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto
is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games

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

Toronto:
Team record: 19-18 SU, 22-15 ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota
is 16-1 SU in its last 17 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 7 games when playing Minnesota

When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing LA Lakers are 5-5
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Next up:
Minnesota home to Utah, Saturday, January 18
Toronto home to LA Lakers, Sunday, January 19