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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Preview, Odds and Pick

The Minnesota Timberwolves will hit the floor running against the visiting Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday, looking to bolster their record and bolster betting bankrolls in the process.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those looking to pick the visitors as their prediction to cover in this one found the Los Angeles Lakers listed as 10.5-point underdogs earlier at BetOnline. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER total betting line for this game was set at 222.5 at Bovada but may have moved since the betting odds opened.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 113-110 win for the Timberwolves on Thursday. 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 Los Angeles Lakers will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 31-41-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Minnesota Timberwolves are 33-40 ATS. Los Angeles is 42-32 against the points scored total betting line, while Minnesota is 37-35-1 versus the line. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Timberwolves - Lakers betting odds would favor the Timberwolves if the lines were set according to power rankings. Minnesota is rated No. 16 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Los Angeles Lakers sit at No. 29.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Minnesota's No. 15-ranked offense (105.04 PPG) against a Los Angeles Lakers defense that ranks No. 28 at 112.16 PPG. The Minnesota Timberwolves have averaged 46.69% from the field per game, more than the Los Angeles Lakers have managed so far this NBA season (44.85% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Lakers wasted a 28-point performance from D'Angelo Russell as Washington ran past them 119-108 on Tuesday at STAPLES Center.

Minnesota got 37 points from Karl-Anthony Towns en route to a 115-114 victory over Indiana on Tuesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Betting Trends
  • LA Lakers is 4-13-1 ATS in its last 18 games
  • LA Lakers is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of LA Lakers's last 11 games
  • LA Lakers is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Minnesota is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games
  • Minnesota is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Los Angeles, Saturday, April 1st
Minnesota home to Sacramento, Saturday, April 1st