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Los Angeles Lakers vs Minnesota Timberwolves 3/16/2022 NBA Odds and Picks

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Los Angeles Lakers vs Minnesota Timberwolves 3-16-2022 NBA Odds and Picks

Los Angeles Lakers vs Minnesota Timberwolves 3/16/2022 – The Los Angeles Lakers continue to struggle in the NBA Western Conference and hope to turn the tide very soon. This team is now on the road and will be taking on the Minnesota Timberwolves this Wednesday, March 16. The game tips off at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time at the Target Center located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Bally Sports North has the television broadcast rights and the same feed can be seen through an NBA League Pass subscription. NBA betting lines have the Los Angeles Lakers prolonging their agony when they battle the Minnesota Timberwolves on the road.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Minnesota Timberwolves 3/16/2022

When:March 16, 2022 8:00 PM ET
Where:Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
TV:Bally Sports North
Stream:NBA League Pass


Los Angeles Lakers vs Minnesota Timberwolves 3/16/2022 Betting Odds
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Los Angeles Lakers+6.5 (-110)237.5 o (-110)+275
Minnesota Timberwolves-6.5 (-110)237.5 u (-110)-400

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Los Angeles Lakers Betting

LeBron James is nearing another milestone in getting ahead of Karl Malone to be the second all-time leading scorer in the NBA in a few games. It is not yet sure if James will be playing in this game as he is said to be battling knee problems lately. Russell Westbrook has been consistently underwhelming for the Lakers and there are rumors that this could be the end of Frank Vogel’s run with the team this year. Nonetheless, don’t be surprised if James will not play and that is why they need more from younger studs like Malik Monk, Stanley Johnson and Austin Reaves to step up.

Players to watch: LeBron James SF 50 GP 50 GS 36.9 MIN 29.7 PTS 1.1 OR 7.1 DR 8.2 REB 6.2 AST 1.4 STL 1.1 BLK 3.5 TO 2.1 PF 1.8 AST/TO 26.81 PER

Anthony Davis PF 37 GP 37 GS 35.1 MIN 23.1 PTS 2.8 OR 6.9 DR 9.7 REB 2.9 AST 1.2 STL 2.3 BLK 2.1 TO 2.5 PF 1.4 AST/TO 24.47 PER

Russell Westbrook PG 67 GP 67 GS 34.3 MIN 18 PTS 1.4 OR 6.1 DR 7.5 REB 7.1 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 3.9 TO 3 PF 1.8 AST/TO 14.57 PER.

Minnesota Timberwolves Betting

The Minnesota Timberwolves are now seventh in the NBA Western Conference standings and they are just glad to have a winning record this year. This team’s defense has been the key to why the Timberwolves brought up their wins and much credit to the new coaching staff preaching a great culture. Karl-Anthony Towns and Anthony Edwards has been playing inspired basketball while D’Angelo Russell has been complementing both young scorers to form the team’s core. Patrick Beverly injected the Doberman mentality while Malik Beasley coming off the bench has been doing wonders for the team.

Players to Watch: Karl-Anthony Towns C 63 GP 63 GS 33.6 MIN 24.8 PTS 2.7 OR 7.2 DR 9.9 REB 3.8 AST 1 STL 1.2 BLK 3.1 TO 3.6 PF 1.2 AST/TO 24.97 PER

Anthony Edwards SF 60 GP 60 GS 34.4 MIN 21 PTS 0.9 OR 3.8 DR 4.7 REB 3.7 AST 1.5 STL 0.7 BLK 2.7 TO 2.3 PF 1.4 AST/TO 16.18 PER

D’Angelo Russell PG 55 GP 55 GS 32.2 MIN 18.8 PTS 0.4 OR 3 DR 3.4 REB 7.1 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 2.6 TO 2.1 PF 2.8 AST/TO 17.48 PER.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Minnesota Timberwolves 3/16/2022 Betting Numbers

Trends

Los Angeles Lakers

LA Lakers are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Lakers’ last 7 games.
LA Lakers are 2-8 SU in their last 10 games.
LA Lakers are 5-10 ATS in their last 15 games against Minnesota.
Lakers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games against Minnesota.
LA Lakers are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games on the road.
LA Lakers are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against Minnesota.
Lakers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
LA Lakers are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of LA Lakers’ last 12 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.

Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games.
Minnesota are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 6 games against LA Lakers.
Minnesota are 12-2 SU in their last 14 games at home.
Minnesota are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against LA Lakers.
Timberwolves are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games this season.
Minnesota are 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games played in March.

Injuries

Los Angeles Lakers

Dwight Howard C Personal is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Minnesota
LeBron James SF Knee is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Minnesota
Anthony Davis PF Ankle is out indefinitely
Kendrick Nunn PG Knee is out indefinitely
Talen Horton-Tucker SF Ankle is probable Wednesday vs Minnesota

Minnesota Timberwolves

Patrick Beverley PG Ear is “?” Wednesday vs LA Lakers
Jarred Vanderbilt SF Quad is “?” Wednesday vs LA Lakers
Jordan McLaughlin PG Groin is “?” Wednesday vs LA Lakers
Naz Reid C Back is “?” Wednesday vs LA Lakers
Anthony Edwards SG Knee is probable Wednesday vs LA Lakers
Jaden McDaniels PF Ankle is out indefinitely


Head-to-Head
Los Angeles LakersMinnesota Timberwolves
28-39-1Against the Spread38-30-2
28-39-1Straight Up42-28-0
111Points per Game115
Points Allowed per Game
46.49Offensive FG%45.43
72.72Offensive FT%77.33
34.97Offensive 3PT%35.35
46.31Defensive FG%45.37
73.72Defensive FT%78.24
34.95Defensive 3PT%34.8

Los Angeles Lakers vs Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Picks

It is just sore to watch the Los Angeles Lakers recently and that is why the Minnesota Timberwolves are the favored team in NBA betting lines to take home the win. Having the home court advantage helps as this team will boast that they don’t fear LeBron James.

Moneyline:The Lakers as the underdog team is given an ML of +275 while the Timberwolves are -400.

ATS:A wide 6.5 points is on the ATS for this matchup with the Lakers getting the +6.5 while the Timberwolves are granted the -6.5.

TOTALs:The total for both teams to dance on is at 237.5 points with the Lakers going over and the Timberwolves being under.

Score Prediction: 122 – 113, Timberwolves