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Los Angeles Lakers vs Minnesota Timberwolves 2/16/2021 NBA Odds and Picks

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Los Angeles Lakers vs Minnesota Timberwolves 2-16-2021 NBA Odds and Picks

Los Angeles Lakers vs Minnesota Timberwolves 2/16/2021 – An unbalanced Western Conference game is all set to take place between Los Angeles Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves from Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Lakers are sitting at the second spot in the Western Conference play and are way ahead of the .500 mark. Los Angeles is trailing Utah Jazz in the top spot by two games. The Minnesota Timberwolves are the worst team in the Western Conference play as they sit at the bottom of the league. The Timberwolves will need to work on their overall performance if they want to climb the ladder. A straight bet is already out as the Lakers are predicted to win this game and cover the spread.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Minnesota Timberwolves 2/16/2021

When: February 16, 2021 8:00 PM ET
Where: Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota
TV: NBATV
Stream: NBA League Pass

Los Angeles Lakers vs Minnesota Timberwolves 2/16/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Los Angeles Lakers -7.5 (-111) 222.5 o (-110) -333

Minnesota Timberwolves
+7.5 (-111) 222.5 u (-110) +255
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Los Angeles Lakers Betting

Los Angeles Lakers hold a 21-7 record on the season, but they will enter this game with a losing record. In their last battle, the Lakers lost against the Denver Nuggets with a 122-105 final score. Los Angeles had five of their players score in double figures in their defeat. LeBron James took the lead for his team with 22 points, nine assists and 10 boards. The other notable player was Kyle Kuzma with 19 points and eight boards. This will be an easy opportunity for the Lakers to rebound from their defeat.

Players to watch: L. James SF 28 GP 28 GS 34.6 MIN 25.5 PTS 0.6 OR 7.4 DR 8 REB 8 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 3.7 TO 1.6 PF 2.2 AST/TO 24.16 PER

A. Davis PF 23 GP 23 GS 32.8 MIN 22.5 PTS 2 OR 6.3 DR 8.4 REB 3 AST 1.3 STL 1.8 BLK 2 TO 1.8 PF 1.6 AST/TO 24.75 PER

D. Schroder PG 28 GP 28 GS 31 MIN 13.9 PTS 0.6 OR 3.1 DR 3.7 REB 4.4 AST 0.8 STL 0.1 BLK 2.1 TO 2.7 PF 2 AST/TO 12.28 PER.

Minnesota Timberwolves Betting

The Minnesota Timberwolves are at the bottom with a terrible 7-20 record on the season. Minnesota will need to start from the scratch if they want to get past opponents. The Timberwolves are trailing the Houston Rockets and they need to make up for their loss. In their last outing they defeated the Toronto Raptors with a final score of 116-112. It was an important victory, but not enough for the Wolves. 20 points were contributed by Karl-Anthony Towns and Malik Beasley after going 15 for 24 with their shooting attempts.

Players to watch: K. Towns C 7 GP 7 GS 32.6 MIN 21.6 PTS 3.3 OR 8 DR 11.3 REB 3.6 AST 0.9 STL 2.1 BLK 3 TO 3.1 PF 1.2 AST/TO 24.43 PER

M. Beasley SG 27 GP 27 GS 32.3 MIN 20.9 PTS 1 OR 4.1 DR 5.1 REB 2.6 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1.5 TO 1.6 PF 1.7 AST/TO 17.65 PER

D. Russell PG 20 GP 19 GS 29.2 MIN 19.3 PTS 0.5 OR 2.2 DR 2.6 REB 5.1 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 2.7 TO 2 PF 1.9 AST/TO 16.6 PER.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Minnesota Timberwolves 2/16/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Los Angeles Lakers

LA Lakers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games.
LA Lakers are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games.
LA Lakers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games against Minnesota.
Lakers are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games against Minnesota.
LA Lakers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games on the road.
LA Lakers are 0-7 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Minnesota.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Lakers’ last 6 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Lakers’ last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
LA Lakers are 13-3 SU in their last 16 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.

Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota are 7-1-1 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games.
Minnesota are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games against LA Lakers.
Minnesota are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games at home.
Minnesota are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against LA Lakers.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 6 games this season.
Minnesota are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Minnesota are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games played in February.

Injuries

Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James SF Ankle is probable Tuesday vs Minnesota
Anthony Davis PF Achilles is out indefinitely
Kostas Antetokounmpo SF Knee is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Minnesota

Minnesota Timberwolves

D’Angelo Russell PG Quad is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs LA Lakers
Jarrett Culver SG Ankle is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Los Angeles Lakers Minnesota Timberwolves
13-15-0 Against the Spread 14-12-2001
11-17-0 Straight Up 13-14-0
113 Points per Game 108
106 Points Allowed per Game 116
48.52 Offensive FG% 44.19
74.85 Offensive FT% 74.31
35.93 Offensive 3PT% 35.25
45.01 Defensive FG% 47.49
76.94 Defensive FT% 78.69
34.32 Defensive 3PT% 37.35

Los Angeles Lakers vs Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Picks

Placing a bet on sports has never been easier with all the picks and predictions in place before the game. Back the Lakers to win this game here as they have a stronger squad than the Timberwolves.

Moneyline: -333 is the set ML for the Lakers and +255 is the set Ml for the Timberwolves.

ATS: The spread for the Lakers is -7.5 (-111) and the spread for the Timberwolves is +7.5 (-111).

TOTALs: Look for the total to go over 222.5 (-110) for Los Angeles and the same to go under for the Timberwolves.

Score Prediction: 118 – 112 Lakers