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Miami Heat vs. Minnesota Timberwolves

The fans at Target Center will be treated to a game between the Miami Heat and the Minnesota Timberwolves when they take their seats on Saturday.

Miami lost its last outing, a 107-87 result against the Bulls on December 5. The Heat failed to cover in that game as a 5-point favorite, while the 194 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Miami:
Team record: 14-5 SU, 9-10 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 7 games when playing Minnesota
is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games

When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Detroit are 8-2
After playing Chicago are 9-1
After a loss are 8-2

Minnesota:
Team record: 9-10 SU, 10-9 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 7 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 9 games
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 2-8
After playing Oklahoma City are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4

Next up:
Miami at Detroit, Sunday, December 8
Minnesota at Detroit, Tuesday, December 10