Minnesota Timberwolves vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/1/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/1/2021 – The Cleveland Cavaliers are on back-to-back losses and hoping that they will avoid another losing streak. This team is about to host the struggling Minnesota Timberwolves and will engage inside the basketball court this Monday, February 1. The Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio will be the venue with NBA TV putting the game live on television and the tip-off starts at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass subscription is the best way to watch through online live stream. Bet On Basketball has the Cleveland Cavaliers as the favorites to win the game over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/1/2021
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/1/2021 Betting Odds
Minnesota Timberwolves Betting
The Minnesota Timberwolves managed to avoid extending their losing streak with their most recent win against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Anthony Edwards has been starting and giving the team good production. He was able to give the Timberwolves 23 points along with four three-pointers, five rebounds and four assists. Malik Beasley also had 23 points while D’Angelo Russell had 19. This team has been struggling without a true center and has experimented with a few players. Ed Davis had 22 minutes as the starting center but fouled out before making a significant impact.
Players to watch: K. Towns C 4 GP 4 GS 33 MIN 22 PTS 4 OR 8.5 DR 12.5 REB 4.3 AST 0.5 STL 2.8 BLK 2.5 TO 2.8 PF 1.7 AST/TO 26.67 PER
M. Beasley SG 19 GP 19 GS 31.6 MIN 20.2 PTS 0.6 OR 4.2 DR 4.8 REB 2.2 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 1.4 TO 1.5 PF 1.6 AST/TO 16.68 PER
D. Russell SG 16 GP 15 GS 30.4 MIN 20 PTS 0.6 OR 2.1 DR 2.7 REB 5.4 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 3.1 TO 2.1 PF 1.8 AST/TO 16.46 PER.
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting
The Cleveland Cavaliers have Collin Sexton and Darius Garland back but both players have been trying to blend in along with their newly acquired players from the most recent trade. Andre Drummond has maximized the absence of Karl-Anthony Towns and dominated in the paint with 25 points and 22 rebounds. Larry Nance Jr. also contributed 16 boards but only had 2 points. Taurean Prince and Jarrett Allen has been struggling to find their way in the Cavaliers system and found themselves coming off the bench with limited minutes. This team has a lot of good pieces and it is now up to the coach to mix everything.
Players to Watch: C. Sexton PG 15 GP 15 GS 34.3 MIN 24 PTS 0.7 OR 1.9 DR 2.5 REB 4.1 AST 1.1 STL 0.2 BLK 2.7 TO 3.1 PF 1.5 AST/TO 19.31 PER
A. Drummond C 19 GP 19 GS 30 MIN 18.5 PTS 4.4 OR 10.7 DR 15.1 REB 2.7 AST 1.6 STL 1.4 BLK 3.5 TO 2.9 PF 0.8 AST/TO 22.1 PER
D. Garland PG 12 GP 9 GS 31.5 MIN 15.3 PTS 0.5 OR 2.1 DR 2.6 REB 5.1 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.9 TO 2.4 PF 1.7 AST/TO 12.91 PER.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/1/2021 Betting Numbers
Minnesota are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland’s last 8 games.
Karl-Anthony Towns C COVID-19 is out indefinitely
Kevin Love PF Calf is OUT 3-4 weeks
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Picks
The Minnesota Timberwolves are just a mess in a lot of positions but expect them to give Anthony Edwards a lot of minutes to gain experience. Even if they won their initial game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Best Sportsbook has them as the underdogs.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Cavs for this game is at -200 while the Timberwolves are +165 if they repeat their recent performance.
ATS: It is five points in between both teams with the Cavaliers taking the -5 while the Timberwolves are +5.
TOTALs: 222 is the total expected for both teams to reach. Timberwolves are under and the Cavaliers are over.
Score Prediction: 105 – 102, Cavaliers