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Los Angeles Lakers Face the Minnesota Timberwolves: NBA Odds and Pick

The Minnesota Timberwolves host Los Angeles on Wednesday, looking to build on their 8-12 mark against the 3-18 Lakers in NBA betting action at Target Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Minnesota Timberwolves opened as -8-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 204 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 106-95 result in favor of the Timberwolves. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Minnesota Timberwolves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Timberwolves currently sport a record of 8-12, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 10-9-1 ATS. The Los Angeles Lakers are 3-18 and 7-14 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Timberwolves post a 9-10-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Lakers have gone 8-13 against the total number of points scored. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Odds Shark betting Power Rankings have the Minnesota Timberwolves at No. 22 and the Los Angeles Lakers at No. 29 heading into this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Minnesota's No. 10-rated NBA squad against Los Angeles's No. 19-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Minnesota rates No. 28 in the league with 5.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 18 with 8.1 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Lakers got 21 points from Kobe Bryant, but it was Toronto that prevailed in a 102-93 final on Monday at Air Canada Centre.

Zach LaVine scored 21 points in a failed effort to lead the Timberwolves to victory (they lost 110-106 to Los Angeles at Target Center on Monday).

Betting Trends
  • LA Lakers is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games
  • LA Lakers is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of LA Lakers's last 17 games
  • LA Lakers is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 1-10-1 ATS in its last 12 games at home
  • Minnesota is 2-17 SU in its last 19 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at San Antonio, Friday, December 11th
Minnesota at Denver, Friday, December 11th