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Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Houston Rockets

The Minnesota Timberwolves and the Houston Rockets will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Toyota Center.

In their last action, Minnesota was a 111-81 winner at home against the Nets. They covered the 9-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (192) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Houston lost its last outing, a 123-120 result against the Mavericks on November 20. The Rockets earned a push in that game as a 3-point underdog, while the 243 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Minnesota:
Team record: 8-6 SU, 9-5 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 9 games on the road

When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Indiana are 5-5
After playing Brooklyn are 3-7
After a win are 3-7

Houston:
Team record: 8-5 SU, 6-5-2 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Minnesota
is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games when playing Minnesota
is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Minnesota

When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Memphis are 6-4
After playing Dallas are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Next up:
Minnesota at Indiana, Monday, November 25
Houston at Memphis, Monday, November 25