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Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves 3/1/2020 NBA Odds and Picks

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Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves 3-1-2020 NBA Odds and Picks

Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves 3/1/2020 – The Minnesota Timberwolves host the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday with the latter picked as heavy favorites by NBA online. Both teams are coming off losses but the Mavs need the win more. Dallas is currently at seventh spot and are just a game behind Oklahoma City. Moving up give them better positioning and possibly a more manageable opponent. The T-Wolves, on the other hand, are out of it and simply trying to stay out of the cellar.

Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves 3/1/2020

When: March 1, 2020 3:30 PM ET
Where: Target Center, Minneapolis
TV: FOX SPORTS NORTH
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves 3/1/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Dallas Mavericks -10 (-110) 244.5 o (-110) -275

Minnesota Timberwolves
+10 (-110) 244.5 u (-110) +225
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Dallas Mavericks Betting

The Mavericks are aching to get back on track after falling to the Miami Heat last time out. But aside from that, Dallas has been playing good basketball. With Luka Doncic dealing with a thumb injury, other players need to step up. Kristaps Porzingis will be tasked to lead them anew and get needed help from Seth Curry and Tim Hardaway Jr. Dallas is averaging 116.7 points in scoring offense while also limiting opponents to 110.7 points per game.

Players to watch: L. Doncic SG 47 GP 47 GS 32.7 MIN 28.7 PTS 1.4 OR 8.2 DR 9.6 REB 8.7 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 4.2 TO 2.5 PF 2.1 AST/TO 28.81 PER

K. Porzingis PF 45 GP 45 GS 30.5 MIN 18.7 PTS 1.6 OR 7.6 DR 9.2 REB 1.6 AST 0.7 STL 1.9 BLK 1.6 TO 3.1 PF 1 AST/TO 19.26 PER

T. Hardaway Jr. SG 56 GP 43 GS 27.8 MIN 15.3 PTS 0.4 OR 2.7 DR 3.1 REB 1.9 AST 0.6 STL 0.1 BLK 0.9 TO 1.7 PF 2.1 AST/TO 15.21 PER

Minnesota Timberwolves Betting

The Timberwolves are playing for nothing but pride and avoiding the tail-end of the Western Conference. D’Angelo Russell remains the main man for the T-Wolves with Karl-Anthony Towns still out. Minnesota is good for 1113.2 points offensively while limiting the opposition to 117.3 points. Against the Mavericks, the Timberwolves need to do better defensively especially against the Mavs.

Players to Watch: D. Russell SG 5 GP 5 GS 32.8 MIN 24.4 PTS 0.2 OR 3.8 DR 4 REB 8 AST 1.4 STL 0.4 BLK 3.4 TO 2.2 PF 2.4 AST/TO 23.5 PER

M. Beasley SG 7 GP 7 GS 33.7 MIN 21.7 PTS 0.9 OR 5.1 DR 6 REB 2.4 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 1.7 TO 2.9 PF 1.4 AST/TO 17.02 PER

J. Hernangomez PF 7 GP 7 GS 28.6 MIN 13.4 PTS 1.4 OR 3.7 DR 5.1 REB 0.9 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 0.9 TO 2.3 PF 1 AST/TO 13.56 PER

Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves 3/1/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Dallas Mavericks

Dallas are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Dallas’ last 11 games.
Dallas are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
Mavericks are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games against Minnesota.
Dallas are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Minnesota.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Dallas’ last 8 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Dallas’ last 9 games when playing on the road against Minnesota.
Dallas are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Mavericks are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
Dallas are 3-14 SU in their last 17 games played in March.

Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota are 3-14 ATS in their last 17 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 5 games.
Minnesota are 2-18 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games against Dallas.
Minnesota are 1-10 ATS in their last 11 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota’s last 9 games when playing at home against Dallas.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Minnesota’s last 9 games this season.
Minnesota are 1-10 SU in their last 11 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Timberwolves are 0-7 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
Minnesota are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games played in March.

Injuries

Dallas Mavericks

Dwight Powell PF Achilles is out for season
Willie Cauley-Stein C Personal is out indefinitely
Jalen Brunson PG Shoulder is out indefinitely
Luka Doncic PG Thumb is “?” Sunday vs Minnesota

Minnesota Timberwolves

Karl-Anthony Towns C Wrist is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Dallas Mavericks Minnesota Timberwolves
32-25-3 Against the Spread 20-36-2
38-22-0 Straight Up 34-24-0
116.7 Points per Game 113.2
110.7 Points Allowed per Game 117.3
46.33 Offensive FG% 43.67
77.94 Offensive FT% 75.78
37 Offensive 3PT% 33.29
45.31 Defensive FG% 47.14
76.72 Defensive FT% 79.33
34.26 Defensive 3PT% 36.59

Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Picks

The Mavericks should nail this win even without Doncic. Dallas is a heavy favorite to prevail by NBA best bets, needing the win more than Minnesota. The Timberwolves are severely undermanned and recently waived Allen Crabbe. Though Crabbe has not been playing well, it shrinks the rotation of coach Ryan Saunders even more.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Mavericks for this game is at -275 while the Timberwolves are at +225 at home.

ATS: -10 is given to the Mavericks across the spread while on the other side of the line are the Timberwolves with +10.

TOTALs: 244.5 is the given total for this match with the Mavericks going over and the Timberwolves the team under.

Score Prediction: 120 – 112 Mavericks