Minnesota Timberwolves at Utah Jazz - 12/23/21 NBA Picks and Prediction

Minnesota Timberwolves at Utah Jazz - 12/23/21 NBA Picks and Prediction Photo by Nick Wosika-USA TODAY Sports

Utah Jazz (21-9) vs Minnesota Timberwolves (15-16)

Game Info: Thursday, December 23, 2021 at 9:00 pm (Vivint Arena)

Betting Odds: Utah Jazz -9.5 -- Over/Under: 224.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Minnesota Timberwolves and Utah Jazz meet Thursday in NBA action at the Vivint Arena. The Minnesota Timberwolves look for a win after winning four of their last five games. The Utah Jazz look for a win after winning 10 of their last 13 games.

The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 108.5 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 108.7 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 24.5 points and 3.6 assists, while Anthony Edwards is averaging 22.1 points and 3.6 assists. D’Angelo Russell is the third double-digit scorer and Malik Beasley is grabbing 3.1 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 34.1 percent from beyond the arc and 76.9 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.1 rebounds per game.

The Utah Jazz are averaging 115.4 points on 47.7 percent shooting and allowing 105 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Donovan Mitchell is averaging 25 points and 5 assists, while Bojan Bogdanovic is averaging 17.2 points and 3.7 rebounds. Rudy Gobert is the third double-digit scorer and Jordan Clarkson is dishing 2.1 assists. The Utah Jazz are shooting 36.8 percent from beyond the arc and 77.3 percent from the free throw line. The Utah Jazz are allowing 32.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.4 rebounds per game.

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The Timberwolves are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Jazz are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 Thursday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games. The over is 7-1 in Timberwolves last 8 overall. The over is 11-4-1 in Jazz last 16 overall. The Timberwolves are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Utah.

The Utah Jazz are starting to pile up the wins and covers like they've done the past two years, and they're winning at home by an average of 9.2 points. The Minnesota Timberwolves are a bit banged up, so you can understand why the line is what it is. With all that said, the Timberwolves are a team I've backed a lot this season, and they're playing some of their best ball as of late. The Timberwolves are winning their last five games by an average of 6.8 points. This line is disrespectful. Give me the points.

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Randy’s Pick Minnesota Timberwolves +9.5

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