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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/28/2022 NBA Odds and Picks

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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2-28-2022 NBA Odds and Picks

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/28/2022 – These are teams from different conferences that are coming off from tough breaks and will look to get back to their winning rhythm. The Cleveland Cavaliers are set to host the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves this coming Monday, February 28 and it will be played inside the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio. Bally Sports Ohio will be starting the live television broadcast at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time while the online live stream can be seen through an NBA League Pass subscription. This is close with the Minnesota Timberwolves having a slight edge in NBA betting lines over the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/28/2022

When:February 28, 2022 7:00 PM ET
Where:Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Cleveland, Ohio
TV:Bally Sports Ohio
Stream:NBA League Pass

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/28/2022 Betting Odds
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Minnesota Timberwolves -1 (-115)22.5 o (-115)-116
Cleveland Cavaliers +1 (-115)22.5 u (-115)-105
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Minnesota Timberwolves Betting

The Minnesota Timberwolves after winning over the Memphis Grizzlies have lost to the Philadelphia 76ers by a very wide margin, 102-133. They are still trailing the Denver Nuggets as the 6th-best team in the NBA Western Conference with their record now at 32-29. A loss in this game with the Cavs may mean that the trailing Los Angeles Clippers will overtake them in the standings. Karl-Anthony Towns was the team’s best scoring option during their loss against the Timberwolves by registering 25 points, seven rebounds and three assists. D’Angelo Russel was not far behind with 21 points.

Players to watch: K. Towns C 54 GP 54 GS 34.1 MIN 24.4 PTS 2.8 OR 6.9 DR 9.7 REB 3.9 AST 1 STL 1.1 BLK 3.1 TO 3.6 PF 1.3 AST/TO 23.97 PER

A. Edwards SF 55 GP 55 GS 34.6 MIN 21.4 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 1.3 AST/TO 16.26 PER

D. Russell PG 47 GP 47 GS 32.2 MIN 19.3 PTS 0.4 OR 3.1 DR 3.4 REB 7 AST 0.9 STL 0.4 BLK 2.6 TO 2.2 PF 2.7 AST/TO 17.42 PER.

Cleveland Cavaliers Betting

The Cleveland Cavaliers were able to snap their three-game losing streak after prevailing over the Washington Wizards, 92-86, and their record improved to 36-24. This team now trails the Philadelphia 76ers who are currently third in the NBA Eastern Conference and a loss in their upcoming game will make the Milwaukee Bucks overtake the Cavs in the standings. During their game against the Wizards, Kyle Kuzma has carried the team with a double-double of 34 points and 13 rebounds while Darius Gafford chipped in with 14 points. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had a notable game providing 13 points.

Players to Watch: D. Garland PG 47 GP 47 GS 34.6 MIN 20.3 PTS 0.5 OR 2.8 DR 3.3 REB 8 AST 1.2 STL 0.1 BLK 3.7 TO 1.7 PF 2.1 AST/TO 18.38 PER

J. Allen C 52 GP 52 GS 32.6 MIN 16.1 PTS 3.6 OR 7.4 DR 11 REB 1.8 AST 0.8 STL 1.3 BLK 1.7 TO 1.8 PF 1 AST/TO 23.24 PER

C. Sexton PG 11 GP 11 GS 28.7 MIN 16 PTS 1.2 OR 2.1 DR 3.3 REB 2.1 AST 0.9 STL 0 BLK 2.8 TO 2.3 PF 0.7 AST/TO 11.54 PER.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/28/2022 Betting Numbers

Trends

Minnesota Timberwolves

The total has gone OVER in 15 of Minnesota’s last 19 games.
Minnesota are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games.
Timberwolves are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against Cleveland.
Minnesota are 5-10 SU in their last 15 games against Cleveland.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota’s last 7 games on the road.
Minnesota are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Cleveland.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota’s last 8 games this season.
Minnesota are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
Minnesota are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games played on a Monday.

Cleveland Cavaliers

Cleveland are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Cavaliers are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Cleveland’s last 13 games against Minnesota.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cleveland’s last 8 games at home.
Cleveland are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Minnesota.
Cleveland are 5-10 ATS in their last 15 games this season.
Cavaliers are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Cleveland are 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Cleveland’s last 15 games played in February.

Injuries

Minnesota Timberwolves

Malik Beasley SG Illness is upgraded to probable Monday vs Cleveland
McKinley Wright IV PG Elbow is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Cleveland

Cleveland Cavaliers

Rajon Rondo PG Toe is out indefinitely
Caris LeVert SF Foot is out indefinitely
Collin Sexton SG Knee is out for season
Darius Garland PG Back is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Minnesota

Head-to-Head
Minnesota TimberwolvesCleveland Cavaliers
30-29-2Against the Spread 34-24-2
37-24-0Straight Up 22-37-1
Points per Game
Points Allowed per Game
44.67Offensive FG% 46.47
76.32Offensive FT% 75.43
34.62Offensive 3PT% 35.21
45.54Defensive FG% 44.09
77.84Defensive FT% 76.23
34.91Defensive 3PT% 34.1

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Picks

The Minnesota Timberwolves have good star power in their lineup and they are going to be the safer pick in the best online sportsbook against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Having no Darius Garland in this matchup may cost the Cavs the game.

Moneyline: The Timberwolves having the edge in this matchup is -116 on the ML while the Cavaliers are -105.

ATS: Only a point is on the ATS for this game with the Timberwolves given the -1 while the Cavaliers are +1.

TOTALs: 222.5 points is the total for both teams to dance on with the Timberwolves going over and the Cavaliers are under.

Score Prediction: 113 – 110, Timberwolves