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Houston Rockets Betting Favorite by -9.5 Against Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday

The Houston Rockets will be trying to slam the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday when the teams tip off at Toyota Center in NBA betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Minnesota Timberwolves betting line opened this morning as 9.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including Bovada), while the total was hovering around 207 at BetOnline and other betting odds shops.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 107-92 victory for the Rockets. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Houston Rockets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Rockets sport a record of 20-19 and 16-23 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Minnesota Timberwolves sit at 12-27 and 15-23-1 ATS on the NBA season. The OVER/UNDER totals betting records are 20-19 for the Houston Rockets and 18-20-1 for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Minnesota injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the Houston Rockets rated this week at No. 9 and the Minnesota Timberwolves sitting at No. 29.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Houston's No. 4-ranked offense (104.03 PPG) against a Minnesota Timberwolves defense that ranks No. 20 at 102.54 PPG. The Houston Rockets have averaged 44.38% from the field per game, less than the Minnesota Timberwolves have managed so far this NBA season (44.64% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Timberwolves endured a 101-96 loss at the hands of the Thunder on Tuesday, despite a 22-point effort from Andrew Wiggins at Target Center.

James Harden scored 25 points leading the Rockets to a 107-91 victory over Memphis at FedExForum on Tuesday.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Minnesota is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 12-6 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
  • Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Houston's last 8 games
  • Houston is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games at home
  • Houston is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Oklahoma City, Friday, January 15th
Houston home to Cleveland, Friday, January 15th