Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves 5/16/2021 NBA Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves 5/16/2021 – Minnesota Timberwolves will remain at home to host Dallas Mavericks from Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Both teams will play their final game on their regular season and the Wolves will need to head home after failing to reach the playoffs. The NBA betting spreads tonight favor the Mavericks to win this game and cover the spread with ease. Dallas clinched their playoffs position with ease and they look forward to building on their two-game winning streak. Minnesota will enter this game riding a two-game losing streak.
Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves 5/16/2021
Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves 5/16/2021 Betting Odds
Dallas Mavericks Betting
Dallas Mavericks won 42 games on the season and dropped 29 in return. The Mavericks are behind the Clippers. Out of their last 15 games, the Mavericks managed to win 12. Dallas tossed in 114 points in their last game and restricted the Raptors to 110. Luka Doncic is the leader in scoring with close to 28 points and eight-plus assists. From the rebounding department, Kristaps Porzingis is the leader with nine. Dallas will make use of this easy opportunity to take out a weak Minnesota Timberwolves squad.
Players to watch: L. Doncic PG 65 GP 65 GS 34.5 MIN 27.9 PTS 0.8 OR 7.2 DR 8 REB 8.6 AST 1 STL 0.6 BLK 4.3 TO 2.3 PF 2 AST/TO 25.35 PER
K. Porzingis C 42 GP 42 GS 31 MIN 20.2 PTS 2 OR 7 DR 9 REB 1.6 AST 0.5 STL 1.4 BLK 1.2 TO 2.7 PF 1.3 AST/TO 21.28 PER
T. Hardaway Jr. SF 69 GP 30 GS 28.4 MIN 16.6 PTS 0.3 OR 3 DR 3.3 REB 1.8 AST 0.4 STL 0.1 BLK 0.9 TO 1.6 PF 1.9 AST/TO 15.63 PER.
Minnesota Timberwolves Betting
The Minnesota Timberwolves are holding a 22-49 record on the season and they enter this game remaining at the 13th spot in the Western Conference play. In their last game, the Timberwolves lost against the Boston Celtics with a final score of 124-108. Minnesota has a weak offense that is touching an average of close to 112 points per game. From the defensive end, they are giving up 117.6 to opponents. Out of the last seven games on the season, the Timberwolves dropped five. Karl-Anthony is the leader in scoring with an average of close to 25 points per game.
Players to watch: K. Towns C 49 GP 49 GS 33.8 MIN 24.8 PTS 2.7 OR 7.9 DR 10.6 REB 4.5 AST 0.8 STL 1.2 BLK 3.2 TO 3.7 PF 1.4 AST/TO 23.04 PER
M. Beasley SG 37 GP 36 GS 32.8 MIN 19.6 PTS 0.8 OR 3.6 DR 4.4 REB 2.4 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1.6 TO 1.7 PF 1.5 AST/TO 14.71 PER
A. Edwards SF 71 GP 54 GS 32.1 MIN 19.2 PTS 0.8 OR 3.9 DR 4.7 REB 2.9 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 2.2 TO 1.8 PF 1.3 AST/TO 13.82 PER.
Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves 5/16/2021 Betting Numbers
Dallas are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
Minnesota are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
JJ Redick SG Heel is out indefinitely
Malik Beasley SG Hamstring is out indefinitely
Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Picks
The top online sportsbook predictions are against the Timberwolves to win. Back Dallas to make it past Minnesota and complete their regular season with success. Dallas will need to deal with some of the big teams in their postseason games.
Moneyline: -600 is the allocated ML for the Mavericks and +425 is the ML for the Timberwolves.
ATS: A spread of -9.5 (-111) is set for Dallas and a spread of +9.5 (-111) is set for Minnesota.
TOTALs: Look for the total to go Over 229.5 (-110) for the Mavericks and the same to go under for the Timberwolves.
Score Prediction: 115 – 109, Mavericks