The Minnesota Timberwolves (2-5) are heavy underdogs at to end a three-game road losing streak when they visit the Portland Trail Blazers (3-4) on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 PM ET. The matchup’s over/under is set at .
The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of January 7, 2021, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.
Trail Blazers vs Timberwolves Betting Odds
Injury Report as of January 7
Rodney Hood: Day To Day (Left Quad),
Zach Collins: Out (Ankle)
Karl-Anthony Towns: Out (Left wrist),
Josh Okogie: Out (Hamstring)
Timberwolves 119 Trail Blazers 111
The spread for this matchup suggested by the model (8.7 points) is a little tighter than the 10-point edge DraftKings gives to the Trail Blazers, though the data still has them as the favorite.The model projects a total 1.4 points lower than the one set by DraftKings for this game.
Trail Blazers Key Players
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Trail Blazers Player Props
- CJ McCollum’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 30.5, 6.8 lower than his season average of 37.3.
- Enes Kanter’s rebounding prop total for the matchup is set at 8.5 rebounds, 0.8 rebounds less than his season average of 9.3.
- McCollum’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 3.5, 1.4 shots less than his season average of 4.9.
- Jusuf Nurkic’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.6 blocks higher than his season average of 0.9.
Timberwolves Key Players
Timberwolves Player Props
- D’Angelo Russell’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 37.5, 9.9 greater than his season average of 27.6.
- Jarrett Culver’s rebounding prop over/under for the matchup is set at 3.5 rebounds, 2.8 rebounds less than his season average of 6.3.
- Russell’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.5 shots higher than his season average of 3.0.
- Naz Reid’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 0.5, 0.4 blocks lower than his season average of 0.9.
- This season, the Trail Blazers have a 43.2% shooting percentage from the field, which is 6.9% lower than the 50.1% of shots the Timberwolves’ opponents have knocked down.
- In games Portland shoots higher than 50.1% from the field, it is 0-0 against the spread and 0-0 overall.
- Minnesota’s record is 1-0 against the spread and 1-0 overall when its opponents make more than 43.2% of their shots from the field.
- The Timberwolves have shot at a 44.3% clip from the field this season, 3.3 percentage points below the 47.6% shooting opponents of the Trail Blazers have averaged.
- This season, Minnesota has a 0-2 record against the spread and a 0-2 record overall in games the team collectively shoots over 47.6% from the field.
- When Portland’s opponents shoot higher than 44.3% from the field, it is 1-1 against the spread and 1-1 overall.
- The Trail Blazers’ 37.5% three-point shooting percentage this season is just 0.3 percentage points lower than opponents of the Timberwolves have shot from beyond the arc (37.8%).
- Portland has a 1-1 record against the spread and a 2-0 record overall when the team hits more than 37.8% of its three-point shots.
- Minnesota has put up a 3-1 against the spread while going 2-2 overall in games this season when its opponents shoot better than 37.5% from deep.
- The Timberwolves shoot 31.6% from three-point distance this season. That’s 4.6 percentage points lower than the Trail Blazers have allowed their opponents to shoot from deep (36.2%).
- Minnesota is 1-0 ATS and 1-0 overall when the team hits more than 36.2% of its three-point attempts.
- Portland has a 1-1 ATS record and a 2-0 straight-up record this season when it hits more than 31.6% of its three-point shots.
- The Trail Blazers’ 16 made three-pointers per game this season is five more made shots on average than the 11 per game the Timberwolves give up.
- When Portland makes more threes than its opponents, it is 2-3 against the spread and 3-2 overall. When Minnesota is out-shot from beyond the arc by its opponents, it is 0-4 ATS and 0-4 straight up.
- The Trail Blazers make the second-most three-pointers in the league, while the Timberwolves give up the 17th-fewest makes from beyond the arc.
Trail Blazers vs Timberwolves Stat Rankings
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