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The Boston Celtics and the Minnesota Timberwolves will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Target Center.

Boston lost its last outing, a 109-96 result against the Trail Blazers on November 15. The Celtics failed to cover in that game as a 1.5-point underdog, while the 205 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Minnesota lost its last outing, a 117-113 result against the Nuggets on November 15. The Timberwolves failed to cover in that game as a 2-point favorite, while the 230 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Boston:
Team record: 4-6 SU, 6-4 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 8 games on the road
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota

When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Houston are 6-4
After playing Portland are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

Minnesota:
Team record: 6-4 SU, 7-3 ATS

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

When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Washington are 2-8
After playing Denver are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

Next up:
Boston at Houston, Tuesday, November 19
Minnesota at Washington, Tuesday, November 19