Cleveland Cavaliers at Minnesota Timberwolves - 1/14/23 NBA Picks and Prediction

Minnesota Timberwolves (21-22) vs Cleveland Cavaliers (27-16)

Game Info: Saturday, January 14, 2023 at 8:00 pm (Target Center)

Betting Odds: Minnesota Timberwolves +3 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Cleveland Cavaliers and Minnesota Timberwolves meet Saturday in NBA action at the Target Center. The Cleveland Cavaliers have won 5 of their last 7 games. The Minnesota Timberwolves have won 5 of their last 6 games.

The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 111.7 points on 48.1 percent shooting and allowing 106.9 points on 46.3 percent shooting. Donovan Mitchell is averaging 29.2 points and 4.8 assists, while Darius Garland is averaging 21.3 points and 2.7 rebounds. Evan Mobley is the third double-digit scorer and Jarrett Allen is grabbing 9.8 rebounds. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 77.9 percent from the free throw line. The Cleveland Cavaliers are allowing 36.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.6 rebounds per game.

The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 114.7 points on 49.1 percent shooting and allowing 115 points on 45.9 percent shooting. Anthony Edwards is averaging 23.7 points and 6.1 rebounds, while Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 20.8 points and 5.3 assists. D’Angelo Russell is the third double-digit scorer and Rudy Gobert is grabbing 11.9 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 77.6 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 36.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42 rebounds per game.

The Cavaliers are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games and 3-11-2 ATS in their last 16 road games. The Timberwolves are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 9-3 in Cavaliers last 12 overall. The over is 7-3 in Timberwolves last 10 overall. The Cavaliers are 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Minnesota and 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings.

The Cleveland Cavaliers have the rest advantage, they've proven they can win on the road, and they win as favorites by an average of 7.2 points. The Minnesota Timberwolves are on the end of a back to back, and they're just a dumb team that makes mistakes constantly, and it makes them hard to trust against good teams. We're only laying a bucket here. Give me the Cavs.

Randy’s Pick Cleveland Cavaliers -3

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