Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves 12/19/2021 NBA Odds and Picks
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Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves 12/19/2021 – The Minnesota Timberwolves are fast rising in the NBA Western Conference and they have their sights on taking over the Dallas Mavericks in the standings next. Both teams are set to clash this coming Sunday, December 19 and it will be at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The game will be covered live on television by Bally Sports North at exactly 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time and the same feed can be seen through an online live stream at NBA League Pass. It is forecasted in NBA betting lines that the Minnesota Timberwolves will extend their winning streak against the Dallas Mavericks.
Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves 12/19/2021
Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves 12/19/2021 Betting Odds
Dallas Mavericks Betting
It has been a tough situation for the Dallas Mavericks since they won’t be having Luka Doncic for some time. This team has a record of 14-14 and is currently 8th in the NBA Western Conference just half a game behind the Denver Nuggets. Their most recent matchup was an overtime loss against the Los Angeles Lakers,104-107. Jalen Brunson was able to fill in Doncic’s position at point guard and he finished with 25 points, nine assists and three rebounds. Controlling the paint was Kristaps Porzingis with 23 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks while Tim Hardaway Jr. came off the bench with 20 points.
Players to watch: L. Doncic PG 21 GP 21 GS 35 MIN 25.6 PTS 0.8 OR 7.2 DR 8 REB 8.5 AST 1 STL 0.5 BLK 4.6 TO 2.5 PF 1.9 AST/TO 22.09 PER
K. Porzingis C 21 GP 21 GS 30.2 MIN 19.7 PTS 2.2 OR 5.9 DR 8.1 REB 2 AST 0.7 STL 1.6 BLK 1.4 TO 2.5 PF 1.4 AST/TO 22.65 PER
J. Brunson PG 27 GP 9 GS 29.4 MIN 14.8 PTS 0.6 OR 3.4 DR 4 REB 5 AST 0.8 STL 0 BLK 1.4 TO 1.9 PF 3.5 AST/TO 18.29 PER.
Minnesota Timberwolves Betting
The Minnesota Timberwolves are starting to roll as they come into this matchup with the Dallas Mavericks with a 14-15 record and trail the Dallas Mavericks by just half a game. They sit at the 9th best record in the NBA Western Conference and are currently on a three-game winning streak. Among the NBA teams they defeated in that run were the Portland Trail Blazers, Denver Nuggets and Los Angeles Lakers. Karl-Anthony Towns had a strong game against the Lakers doing 28 points, ten rebounds and three blocks while Malik Beasley and D’Angelo Russell each had 17.
Players to Watch: K. Towns C 28 GP 28 GS 34.4 MIN 24.4 PTS 2.9 OR 6.2 DR 9 REB 3.4 AST 1.1 STL 1.1 BLK 3.4 TO 3.7 PF 1 AST/TO 23.90 PER
A. Edwards SF 28 GP 28 GS 35.9 MIN 22.1 PTS 1.2 OR 4.6 DR 5.8 REB 3.6 AST 1.6 STL 0.7 BLK 3.3 TO 2.3 PF 1.1 AST/TO 16.90 PER
D. Russell PG 24 GP 24 GS 32.5 MIN 18.8 PTS 0.5 OR 3.6 DR 4 REB 6.4 AST 1 STL 0.7 BLK 2.7 TO 2.1 PF 2.4 AST/TO 16.44 PER.
Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves 12/19/2021 Betting Numbers
Dallas are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 6 games.
Reggie Bullock SF COVID-19 is OUT Sunday vs Minnesota
Taurean Prince SF COVID-19 is out indefinitely
Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Picks
The Dallas Mavericks without Luka Doncic’ is a very inconsistent team and that is why the top online sportsbook has them as the underdog in this matchup with the surging Minnesota Timberwolves.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Mavericks if they win this game on the road is at +135 while the Timberwolves are -162.
ATS: 3.5 points is between both teams on the ATS with the Mavericks having the +3.5 while the Timberwolves sit on the -3.5.
TOTALs: The total set for this game is at 214 points with the Mavericks going over and the Timberwolves are under.
Score Prediction: 110 – 105, Timberwolves