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Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves 5/16/2021 NBA Odds and Picks

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Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves 5-16-2021 NBA Odds and Picks

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

When: May 16, 2021 9:00 PM ET
Where: Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota
TV: Bally Sports North | Bally Sports SW-DAL
Stream: NBA League Pass

Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves 5/16/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Dallas Mavericks -9.5 (-111) 229.5 o (-110) -600
Minnesota Timberwolves +9.5 (-111) 229.5 u (-110) +425
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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

Trends

Dallas Mavericks

Dallas are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas’ last 5 games.
Dallas are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Mavericks are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games against Minnesota.
Dallas are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against Minnesota.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas’ last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Dallas’ last 11 games when playing on the road against Minnesota.
Dallas are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games this season.
Mavericks are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
Dallas are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games played in May.

Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games.
Minnesota are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games against Dallas.
Minnesota are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Minnesota’s last 11 games when playing at home against Dallas.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 6 games this season.
Minnesota are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
Timberwolves are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games played in May.
Minnesota are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games played on a Sunday.

Injuries

Dallas Mavericks

JJ Redick SG Heel is out indefinitely
Maxi Kleber PF Achilles is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs Minnesota

Minnesota Timberwolves

Malik Beasley SG Hamstring is out indefinitely
Jarrett Culver SG Ankle is out for season

Head-to-Head
Dallas Mavericks Minnesota Timberwolves
35-36-0 Against the Spread 32-36-3
33-38-0 Straight Up 36-35-0
112 Points per Game 112
110 Points Allowed per Game 118
47.04 Offensive FG% 44.72
77.73 Offensive FT% 76.04
36.14 Offensive 3PT% 35.07
45.91 Defensive FG% 48.21
76.25 Defensive FT% 78.52
36.36 Defensive 3PT% 39.07

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