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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Boston Celtics 4/9/2021 NBA Spread and Picks

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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Boston Celtics 4-9-2021 NBA Spread and Picks

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Boston Celtics 4/9/2021 – The Boston Celtics have been inconsistent for the past 10 games but a win here would help them get into momentum. They will be facing the league’s worst team in the standings as the Minnesota Timberwolves visit the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts this Friday, April 9. The game starts at exactly 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time with the live coverage found at NBC Sports Boston and Bally Sports North+. NBA League Pass will also have both feeds for their online live stream subscribers. Having the homecourt advantage helps the Boston Celtics to be the favorites in NBA lines to win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Boston Celtics 4/9/2021

When: April 9, 2021 7:30 PM ET
Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
TV: NBC Sports Boston | Bally Sports North+
Stream: NBA League Pass

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Boston Celtics 4/9/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Minnesota Timberwolves +9 (-110) 228 o (-110) +375
Boston Celtics -9 (-110) 228 u (-110) -500
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Minnesota Timberwolves Betting

The Minnesota Timberwolves have only 13 wins the entire season and still the worst team in the league with 1.5 points below the Houston Rockets. They managed to pick a win over the Sacramento Kings but lost to the Indiana Pacers during their last game in a high-scoring matchup, 137-141. Karl-Anthony Towns had his usual numbers of 32 points, 12 rebounds, six assists and a block. Rookie Anthony Edwards continues to impress doing 27 points, five rebounds and three assists while Ricky Rubio and D’Angelo Russell each had 17 points to help the team.

Players to watch: K. Towns C 32 GP 32 GS 34.4 MIN 24.8 PTS 2.8 OR 8.3 DR 11.1 REB 4.4 AST 0.8 STL 1.5 BLK 3.1 TO 3.5 PF 1.4 AST/TO 27.8 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 17.43 PER

D. Russell PG 22 GP 19 GS 28.7 MIN 19.4 PTS 0.5 OR 2.1 DR 2.6 REB 5 AST 1 STL 0.5 BLK 2.6 TO 2 PF 1.9 AST/TO 19.54 PER.

Boston Celtics Betting

The Boston Celtics manage to pull an important win against the New York Knicks during their last matchup and this team seems to be getting into their playoff form taking victories in three of their last four matches. Evan Fournier is still expected not to play in this next game against the Minnesota Timberwolves as he is still in quarantine. The Celtics had great production from Jaylen Brown having 32 points, 10 rebounds, three assists and two steals while Jayson Tatum was not far behind doing 25 points, ten rebounds and five assists. Marcus Smart also had a good night with 18 points and nine assists.

Players to Watch: J. Tatum SF 46 GP 46 GS 35.6 MIN 25.1 PTS 0.7 OR 6.3 DR 7 REB 4.3 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 2.5 TO 1.8 PF 1.7 AST/TO 23.75 PER

J. Brown SG 48 GP 48 GS 33.8 MIN 24.3 PTS 1.2 OR 4.5 DR 5.7 REB 3.5 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 2.7 TO 2.8 PF 1.3 AST/TO 23.84 PER

K. Walker PG 32 GP 32 GS 30.9 MIN 17.8 PTS 0.3 OR 3.3 DR 3.6 REB 4.8 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 1.3 PF 2.3 AST/TO 18.87 PER.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Boston Celtics 4/9/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 6 games.
Minnesota are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games.
Minnesota are 0-7 ATS in their last 7 games against Boston.
Timberwolves are 0-7 SU in their last 7 games against Boston.
Minnesota are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Minnesota are 0-7 ATS in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Boston.
Timberwolves are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota’s last 8 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.

Boston Celtics

Boston are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston’s last 7 games.
Their total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston’s last 6 games against Minnesota.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Boston’s last 9 games at home.
Boston are 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games when playing at home against Minnesota.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston’s last 5 games this season.
Boston are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Celtics are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
Boston are 14-3 SU in their last 17 games played in April.

Injuries

Minnesota Timberwolves

Malik Beasley SG Hamstring is out indefinitely
Josh Okogie SG Personal is upgraded to probable Friday vs Boston
Jaylen Nowell SG Tibia is downgraded to doubtful Friday vs Boston

Boston Celtics

Evan Fournier SG Quarantine is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Minnesota Timberwolves Boston Celtics
23-28-1 Against the Spread 24-28-0
26-26-0 Straight Up 25-27-0
110 Points per Game 112
117 Points Allowed per Game 110
44.12 Offensive FG% 46.77
77.13 Offensive FT% 76.37
34.66 Offensive 3PT% 37.5
48.16 Defensive FG% 46.41
79.05 Defensive FT% 77.44
38.8 Defensive 3PT% 37.37

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Boston Celtics Betting Picks

Even with D’Angelo Russell back, the Boston Celtics are still a very tough team to beat with Coach Brad Stevens at the helm. This is a blowout in the making according to the best sportsbook with the Celtics taking the win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Moneyline: The Timberwolves are given an ML of +375 if they win this game on the road while the Celtics are at -500.

ATS: The given spread for this match is a wide nine points. Celtics have the -9 while the Timberwolves are on the far end with +9.

TOTALs: 228 points is the total for both teams to dance on with the Timberwolves going over and the Celtics are under.

Score Prediction: 112 – 102, Celtics