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Dallas Mavericks Face the Minnesota Timberwolves: NBA Odds and Pick

Betting fans will be hoping their prediction comes true for a key NBA battle which sees the visiting Dallas Mavericks travelling to Minnesota to face the Timberwolves on Sunday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at BetOnline opened the Minnesota Timberwolves as 3.5-point underdogs in this betting matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER betting line was sitting around 199 earlier at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 101-94 win for the Mavericks. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Minnesota battles the Dallas Mavericks, currently with a 21-16 mark (21-15-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals betting, are 18-18-1 for the Minnesota Timberwolves and 16-21 for the Dallas Mavericks. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Dallas injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the Minnesota Timberwolves rated this week at No. 29 and the Dallas Mavericks sitting at No. 9.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Minnesota's No. 21-ranked offense averaging 98.95 PPG, against a Dallas Mavericks defense that ranks No. 17 at 101.11 PPG. The Minnesota Timberwolves field goal percentage has averaged 44.72% so far, more than the Dallas Mavericks shooters have achieved on the year, 44.18% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Dirk Nowitzki scored 20 points in a failed effort to lead the Mavericks to victory (they lost 96-95 to Milwaukee at Bradley Center on Friday).

Minnesota was run off the court by the Cavaliers on Friday as Cleveland blasted them 125-99 at Target Center.

Betting Trends
  • Dallas is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Dallas is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Dallas's last 7 games
  • Dallas is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 3-17-1 ATS in its last 21 games at home
  • Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Dallas home to Cleveland, Tuesday, January 12th
Minnesota home to Oklahoma City, Tuesday, January 12th