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Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Philadelphia 76ers

The fans at Wells Fargo Center will be treated to a game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Philadelphia 76ers when they take their seats on Monday.

The Timberwolves were a 115-111 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Thunder. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as favorites, while the total score (226) made winners of OVER bettors.

Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 101-99 winner as they battled the Trail Blazers on the road. The 76ers covered in the match as a 12.5-point underdog, while 200 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Minnesota:
Team record: 16-17 SU, 18-15 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 9 games on the road

When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Phoenix are 0-10
After playing Oklahoma City are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4

Philadelphia:
Team record: 12-21 SU, 15-18 ATS
Current streak: won 4 straight games.

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

When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Portland are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

Next up:
Minnesota home to Phoenix, Wednesday, January 8
Philadelphia at Cleveland, Tuesday, January 7