Cleveland Cavaliers at Minnesota Timberwolves - 1/31/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Minnesota Timberwolves (4-14) vs Cleveland Cavaliers (9-10)
Game Info: Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Target Center)
Betting Odds: Minnesota Timberwolves +3 -- Over/Under: 220 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Cleveland Cavaliers and Minnesota Timberwolves meet Sunday in NBA action at the Target Center.
The Cleveland Cavaliers look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 104.2 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 108.6 points on 46.7 percent shooting. Collin Sexton is averaging 24.6 points and 2.6 rebounds while Andre Drummond is averaging 18.1 points and 2.6 assists. Darius Garland is the third double-digit scorer and Cedi Osman is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 70.8 percent from the free throw line. The Cleveland Cavaliers are allowing 38.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.6 rebounds per game.
The Minnesota Timberwolves need a win after losing seven of their last eight games. The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 106.6 points on 43.5 percent shooting and allowing 117.1 points on 47.7 percent shooting. Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 22 points and 4.3 assists while D’Angelo Russell is averaging 20.1 points and 5.4 assists. Malik Beasley is the third double-digit scorer and Anthony Edwards is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 75.8 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 38.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.1 rebounds per game.
The Cavaliers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Timberwolves are 16-35-1 ATS in their last 52 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 6-1 in Cavaliers last 7 overall. The under is 4-1 in Timberwolves last 5 Sunday games. The Cavaliers are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Minnesota.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are just a god awful basketball team that loses at home by an average of 6.5 points and is losing their last five games by an average of 13.2 points. The Timberwolves don't cover numbers despite being big underdogs on the daily. It's to the point where I don't care who they're playing or what the circumstances are, I'm not backing the Timberwolves. I'll lay the bucket with the Cavs on the road.