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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Tuesday when the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Utah Jazz meet at EnergySolutions Arena.

Last time out for Utah, they were a 98-72 loser as they battled the Timberwolves on the road. The Jazz failed to cover in the match as a 10.5-point underdog, while 170 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Minnesota:
Team record: 19-21 SU, 21-19 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 9 of last 11 games when playing on the road against Utah
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Utah
The total has gone OVER in 14 of last 19 games when playing Utah
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games

When playing on Tuesday are 0-10
Before playing Golden State are 3-7
After playing Utah are 6-4
After a win are 2-8

Utah:
Team record: 14-28 SU, 20-21-1 ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 9 of last 11 games when playing at home against Minnesota

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

Next up:
Minnesota at Golden State, Friday, January 24
Utah home to Washington, Saturday, January 25