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Houston Rockets Betting Favorite by -5.5 Against Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday

Houston pays a visit to Minnesota on Saturday, hoping to send the Timberwolves to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA betting action at Target Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Minnesota Timberwolves installed as 5.5-point underdogs in this particular NBA matchup. The over-under betting line for the total number of point scored was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bovada, at 222.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 2-0 win for the Timberwolves on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Houston Rockets vs Minnesota Timberwolves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Timberwolves bring a 7-18 record (8-17 ATS) to the battle against the 20-7 Houston Rockets, who are 19-8 ATS. Fans OVER/UNDER betting have seen Minnesota Timberwolves go 13-11 so far and the Houston Rockets go 13-12. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Houston injuries news.

The betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 2-rated Houston Rockets taking on the No. 20-rated Minnesota Timberwolves in this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Minnesota's No. 28-rated NBA squad against Houston's No. 18-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Minnesota rates No. 27 in the league with 8.04 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 1 with 14.81 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

James Harden went off for 36 points and added 8 rebounds leading Houston to a 122-118 win over Brooklyn on Monday at Toyota Center.

Karl-Anthony Towns scored 25 points and added 25 rebounds for a double-double, but his team still lost 116-108 against Golden State in NBA action at Target Center.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Houston's last 13 games
  • Houston is 9-1 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games
  • Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Minnesota is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston home to San Antonio, Tuesday, December 20th
Minnesota home to Phoenix, Monday, December 19th