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Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Odds Open as NBA Underdog vs Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics will be trying to slam the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday when the teams tip off at TD Garden in NBA betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sports bettors looking to pick the Boston Celtics as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as -8-point favorites on the betting odds board at Bovada. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 207 for Monday at shops such as MyBookie.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 105-104 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.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Boston Celtics Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston Celtics sport a record of 14-13 and 14-12-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Minnesota Timberwolves sit at 11-16 and 12-14-1 ATS on the NBA season. The OVER/UNDER totals betting records are 13-14 for the Boston Celtics and 13-13-1 for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Minnesota injuries news.

According to the betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 3-rated Boston Celtics and the No. 22-rated Timberwolves in this NBA basketball matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Boston's No. 6-ranked offense (103.04 PPG) against a Minnesota Timberwolves defense that ranks No. 22 at 102.93 PPG. The Boston Celtics have averaged 43.27% from the field per game, less than the Minnesota Timberwolves have managed so far this NBA season (44.8% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota got 24 points and 24 rebounds from Karl-Anthony Towns en route to a 100-85 victory over Brooklyn on Sunday at Barclays Center.

Boston got 29 points from Isaiah Thomas en route to a 109-101 loss against Atlanta on Friday at TD Garden.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 2-7-1 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Minnesota is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 9 games
  • Minnesota is 11-3 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
  • Boston is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Boston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games
  • Boston is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to San Antonio, Wednesday, December 23rd
Boston at Charlotte, Wednesday, December 23rd