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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Brooklyn Nets 10/14/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Brooklyn Nets 10-14-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Brooklyn Nets 10/14/2021 – The Minnesota Timberwolves have done a great job in the NBA preseason and they will have a huge test ahead of them. This team will get to test their renewed chemistry against one of the title favorites this upcoming season in the Brooklyn Nets. The venue for this matchup will be in the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York this Thursday, October 14. NBATV holds the television broadcast rights and they will share the feed to NBA League Pass for their online live streaming subscribers. The Brooklyn Nets are expected by NBA game odds to take this win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Brooklyn Nets 10/14/2021

When: October 14, 2021 7:30 PM ET
Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
TV: NBATV
Stream: NBA League Pass

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Brooklyn Nets 10/14/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Minnesota Timberwolves +8 (-110) 224.5 o (-110) +290
Brooklyn Nets -8 (-110) 224.5 u (-110) -350
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Minnesota Timberwolves Betting

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been sending a message across the league that this is going to be a comeback year for them. They have won all their NBA preseason matchups against the New Orleans Pelicans, Denver Nuggets and Los Angeles Clippers. During their 28-point rout against the Clippers, D’Angelo Russell was their best player contributing across the board with 19 points, nine assists and seven rebounds. Karl-Anthony Towns and Anthony Edwards were not far behind in the scoring with 17 points each. Jaden McDaniels also got in the scoring party, scoring 15 points along with 15 boards.

Players to watch: K. Towns C 50 GP 50 GS 33.8 MIN 24.8 PTS 2.7 OR 7.9 DR 10.6 REB 4.5 AST 0.8 STL 1.1 BLK 3.2 TO 3.7 PF 1.4 AST/TO 23.13 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 14.69 PER

A. Edwards SF 72 GP 55 GS 32.1 MIN 19.3 PTS 0.8 OR 3.8 DR 4.7 REB 2.9 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 2.2 TO 1.8 PF 1.3 AST/TO 13.95 PER.

Brooklyn Nets Betting

The Brooklyn Nets, after staying unblemished in their first two preseason games against the Los Angeles Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks, have tasted their first loss in the hands of the Philadelphia 76ers. Kevin Durant did his part by logging in 23 points and seven boards in 26 minutes of playing time while James Harden has shown a glimpse of his overall contribution doing 21 points, four rebounds and four assists in 28 minutes. Jevon Carter came off the bench giving the Nets added firepower with 16 points. Cameron Thomas also showed he is ready to contribute, scoring 10 points in a dozen minutes.

Players to Watch: K. Durant PF 35 GP 32 GS 33.1 MIN 26.9 PTS 0.4 OR 6.7 DR 7.1 REB 5.6 AST 0.7 STL 1.3 BLK 3.4 TO 2 PF 1.6 AST/TO 26.44 PER

K. Irving PG 54 GP 54 GS 34.9 MIN 26.9 PTS 1 OR 3.8 DR 4.8 REB 6 AST 1.4 STL 0.7 BLK 2.4 TO 2.6 PF 2.5 AST/TO 24.51 PER

J. Harden SG 36 GP 35 GS 36.6 MIN 24.6 PTS 0.8 OR 7.7 DR 8.5 REB 10.9 AST 1.3 STL 0.8 BLK 4 TO 2.4 PF 2.7 AST/TO 25.04 PER.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Brooklyn Nets 10/14/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Minnesota Timberwolves

Over is 8-1 in Timberwolves last 9 games after scoring more than 125 points in their previous game.
Timberwolves are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 2 days rest.
Timberwolves are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 road games.
Under is 4-1 in Timberwolves last 5 overall.
Under is 4-1 in Timberwolves last 5 when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game.

Brooklyn Nets

Over is 3-0-1 in Nets last 4 games following a ATS loss.
Under is 5-0 in Nets last 5 when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game.
Under is 5-0 in Nets last 5 after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game.
Nets are 7-1 in last 8 Thursday games.
Under is 6-1-1 in Nets last 8 overall.

Injuries

Minnesota Timberwolves

N. Knight PF Ques Oct 20 – Toe
P. Beverley PG Elig Oct 23 – Suspension

Brooklyn Nets

K. Irving PG Out indefinitely – Personal
P. Millsap PF Out indefinitely – Illness

Head-to-Head
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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Brooklyn Nets Betting Picks

With the way the Minnesota Timberwolves have been playing, they are looking pretty sharp but the online sportsbook still has them as the underdog pick against the Brooklyn Nets. They will be a risky pick while the Nets are the safer bet in their home court.

Moneyline: The Timberwolves as the underdogs on the road is +290 on the ML while the Nets are at -350.

ATS: A huge 8 points is on the ATS between both teams with the Timberwolves at +8 while the Nets take -8.

TOTALs: The total for both teams to reach is at 224.5 with the Nets going under and the Timberwolves are over.

Score Prediction: 115 – 112, Nets