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Houston Rockets vs Minnesota Timberwolves in NBA Odds Tilt

The Houston Rockets host Minnesota on Friday, looking to build on their 34-34 mark against the 22-46 Timberwolves in NBA betting action at Toyota Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at BetOnline opened the Houston Rockets as -8.5-point favorites in this betting matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER betting line was sitting around 221.5 earlier at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 114-104 win 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 34-34 and 29-38-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Minnesota Timberwolves sit at 22-46 and 31-36-1 ATS on the NBA season. The OVER/UNDER totals betting records are 41-27 for the Houston Rockets and 37-28-3 for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Minnesota injuries news.

This game pits the Houston Rockets, currently No. 14 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Minnesota Timberwolves, who rate No. 27 in the most recent survey update.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Houston's No. 21-rated NBA squad against Minnesota's No. 27-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Houston rates No. 2 in the league with 10.71 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 30 with 5.22 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota earned a 114-108 victory over Memphis on Wednesday, getting 28 points from Zach LaVine at FedExForum.

James Harden chucked in 33 points for Houston on Wednesday, but they still came up short in losing 122-106 at Toyota Center.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 17 of Minnesota's last 24 games
  • Minnesota is 4-18 SU in its last 22 games on the road
  • Houston is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Houston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games
  • Houston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to Golden State, Monday, March 21st
Houston at Atlanta, Saturday, March 19th