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Charlotte Bobcats vs. Minnesota Timberwolves

The Charlotte Bobcats and the Minnesota Timberwolves will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Target Center.

Charlotte lost its last outing, a 97-83 result against the Wizards on January 7. The Bobcats failed to cover in that game as a 1.5-point underdog, while the 180 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

The Timberwolves were a 104-103 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Suns. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites, while the total score (207) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Charlotte:
Team record: 15-21 SU, 20-15-1 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 8 games on the road
is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing Minnesota
is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games

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

Minnesota:
Team record: 17-18 SU, 19-16 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games when playing at home against Charlotte
is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games at home
is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Charlotte

When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing San Antonio are 4-6
After playing Phoenix are 1-9
After a loss are 7-3

Next up:
Charlotte at Chicago, Saturday, January 11
Minnesota at San Antonio, Sunday, January 12