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NBA Betting Pick - Miami Heat -3 Point Underdogs vs Minnesota Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves will try to cover the point spread at Target Center on Monday when they get a visit from the Miami Heat in NBA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Minnesota Timberwolves installed as -3-point favorites 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 209.5.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 113-102 win for the Heat. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Miami Heat vs Minnesota Timberwolves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Miami Heat will try to spoil the party on Monday; they are 29-22 ATS against the betting spread this NBA season, while the Minnesota Timberwolves are 21-30 ATS. Miami is 23-28 vs the betting total points scored; Minnesota is 25-25-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Miami injuries news.

The Timberwolves - Heat betting odds would favor the Heat if the lines were set according to power rankings. Minnesota is rated No. 16 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Miami Heat sit at No. 10.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Minnesota's No. 19-ranked offense (104.02 PPG) against a Miami Heat defense that ranks No. 5 at 101.94 PPG. The Minnesota Timberwolves have averaged 46.03% from the field per game, more than the Miami Heat have managed so far this NBA season (44.9% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Miami cruised to victory on Saturday, running Philadelphia out of the gym and running up a 125-102 score at American Airlines Arena.

The Timberwolves wasted a 27-point performance from Karl-Anthony Towns as Memphis ran past them 107-99 on Saturday at Target Center.

Betting Trends
  • Miami is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Miami is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Miami is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Miami at Milwaukee, Wednesday, February 8th
Minnesota home to Toronto, Wednesday, February 8th