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NBA Betting Line Favors Minnesota Timberwolves over Los Angeles Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers host Minnesota on Sunday, looking to build on their 24-55 mark against the 31-48 Timberwolves in NBA betting action at STAPLES Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those looking to pick the visitors as their prediction to cover in this one found the Minnesota Timberwolves listed as -4.5-point favorites earlier at BetOnline. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER total betting line for this game was set at 220.5 at Bovada but may have moved since the betting odds opened.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 110-108 result in favor of the Lakers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Los Angeles Lakers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Timberwolves will try to spoil the party on Sunday; they are 35-43-1 ATS against the betting spread this NBA season, while the Los Angeles Lakers are 35-42-2 ATS. Minnesota is 42-36-1 vs the betting total points scored; Los Angeles is 44-35. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Minnesota injuries news.

The betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 20-rated Minnesota Timberwolves taking on the No. 28-rated Los Angeles Lakers in this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Los Angeles's No. 17-ranked offense averaging 104.59 PPG, against a Minnesota Timberwolves defense that ranks No. 19 at 106.52 PPG. The Los Angeles Lakers field goal percentage has averaged 44.93% so far, less than the Minnesota Timberwolves shooters have achieved on the year, 46.66% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Timberwolves got a terrific 32-point performance from Karl-Anthony Towns but Utah handed them a 120-113 defeat on Friday at Vivint Smart Home Arena.

The Lakers got 25 points from Julius Randle as Los Angeles ran past Sacramento 98-94 on Friday at STAPLES Center.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games
  • Minnesota is 2-7-1 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • LA Lakers is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • LA Lakers is 8-14-1 ATS in its last 23 games
  • LA Lakers is 5-18 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of LA Lakers's last 16 games

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to Oklahoma City, Tuesday, April 11th
Los Angeles home to New Orleans, Tuesday, April 11th