Cleveland Cavaliers vs Minnesota Timberwolves 12/28/2019 NBA Odds and Picks
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Cleveland Cavaliers vs Minnesota Timberwolves 12/28/2019 – The Minnesota Timberwolves finally snapped a 13-game losing streak and it didn’t come easy as they have to push the Sacramento Kings to overtime for the victory. They will try to take the momentum at home when the Cleveland Cavaliers visit the Target Center in Minneapolis. Fox Sports North has the TV rights for this game while NBA League Pass subscribers can enjoy the live stream this Saturday, December 28 at 8 pm Eastern Time. It is seen by National Championship Basketball Odds that the Wolves will win two straight games after this night.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Minnesota Timberwolves 12/28/2019
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Minnesota Timberwolves 12/28/2019 Betting Odds
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting
The Cleveland Cavaliers snapped their three-game winning streak against the Boston Celtics and they are on a back-to-back with Kevin Love returning to Minnesota. Live was the team’s best player in that match as he registered 30 points, seven rebounds and dropped six three-point shots. Collin Sexton tallied 21 points while Kevin Porter Jr has become a great player off the bench with 16 points. Tristan Thompson’s double-double slump continues as he just did 12 points and seven rebounds. Against Minnesota, all eyes on how Kevin Love will perform and expect the Cavs to rid his lead in this game.
Players to watch: C. Sexton PG 30 GP 30 GS 30.5 MIN 17.8 PTS 1 OR 2.1 DR 3.1 REB 2.4 AST 1 STL 0.1 BLK 2 TO 2 PF 1.2 AST/TO 15.05 PER
Minnesota Timberwolves Betting
It was a huge morale boost for the T-Wolves to register a win after Christmas Day. They got Karl-Anthony Towns back and he immediately made an impact with 36 points, 14 rebounds, three assists, three steals and three blocks. He also made seven three-pointers in that game. Ryan Covington’s numbers are back as he did 15 points and nine rebounds. Andrew Wiggins provided the second scoring punch for the T-Wolves with 21 points and eight rebounds. The rejuvenated T-Wolves look to add on to their momentum and it could have not gotten any better against a former franchise player of the team in Kevin Love.
Players to Watch: A. Wiggins SF 25 GP 25 GS 35.5 MIN 25 PTS 1.2 OR 4 DR 5.2 REB 3.1 AST 0.7 STL 1.2 BLK 2.4 TO 2.5 PF 1.3 AST/TO 18.6 PER
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Minnesota Timberwolves 12/28/2019 Betting Numbers
Cleveland are 7-13 ATS in their last 20 games.
Minnesota are 2-9-1 ATS in their last 12 games.
Karl-Anthony Towns C Knee is “?” Saturday vs Cleveland
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Picks
The T-Wolves is almost complete with Covington and Towns being healthy. They look to catch up on lost times and they are seen as the favorite to win over the Cavaliers according to Online Sportsbook. Kevin Love and Collin Sexton need to play exceptionally and they need Tristan Thompson stepping up to try and limit Towns numbers.
Moneyline: Being the team expected to win, the T-Wolves are at -280 on the ML while the Cavs are at +230.
ATS: The spread between the Cavs and T-Wolves are at 6.5 with Minnesota owning the -6.5 while Cavs are at +6.5.
TOTALs: The Cavs and T-Wolves are expected to combine for 222 points with Cleveland being the team over while Minnesota is the team under.
Score Prediction: 115 – 108 T-Wolves