Minnesota Timberwolves vs Dallas Mavericks 2/24/2020 NBA Odds and Picks
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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Dallas Mavericks 2/24/2020 – The Minnesota Timberwolves are on a four-game losing streak and they hope to stop the bleeding soon as they go on the road to battle with the Dallas Mavericks. This matchup will happen on Monday, February 24 at 8:30 pm Eastern Time and it will be aired live on television by Fox Sports Southwest – Dallas and the same feed will be shown through live streaming in NBA League Pass and SofaScore. The Mavericks are coming off from a tough loss but they are seen as the heavy favorites by NBA Games Today Odds to win this game against the Timberwolves.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Dallas Mavericks 2/24/2020
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Dallas Mavericks 2/24/2020 Betting Odds
Minnesota Timberwolves Betting
A new era has begun in with Minnesota Timberwolves with the new combination of DeAngelo Russell and Karl-Anthony Towns. But putting both players on the floor together has been a great challenge due to injuries. Over the past ten games, this team has lost 9 games and their last victory was against the Los Angeles Clippers back on February 8. In this game, Towns is against doubtful for this game and it will now be on the shoulders of Malik Beasley and Russel to lead them. Still, this team has not enough firepower to battle with the Mavericks. Currently, the Timberwolves are sitting second to the last place in the NBA Western Conference just above the Golden State Warriors with a 16-39 record.
Players to watch: M. Beasley SG 4 GP 4 GS 33.5 MIN 23.3 PTS 1 OR 5 DR 6 REB 2.5 AST 0.5 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 3 PF 1.1 AST/TO 17.58 PER
D. Russell SG 3 GP 3 GS 33.7 MIN 22 PTS 0.3 OR 3.7 DR 4 REB 9.7 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 4 TO 2 PF 2.4 AST/TO 20.06 PER
J. Hernangomez PF 4 GP 4 GS 29 MIN 15.5 PTS 2.3 OR 3.5 DR 5.8 REB 1 AST 0.8 STL 0.5 BLK 0.3 TO 2.5 PF 4 AST/TO 17.63 PER
Dallas Mavericks Betting
The Dallas Mavericks have been struggling to stay afloat and for the past ten games, they have split their wins and losses to five and five. They are coming off a tough loss from the Atlanta Hawks in which they lost by four points. This team now sits at the 7th spot in the NBA Western Conference playoff picture at 34-23 and they are just a game above the Memphis Grizzlies. They need this win to stay ahead and they have to do it without Luka Doncic who is expected to miss this game. Ironically, the Mavericks are a better team on the road and at home, they are 15-14.
Players to Watch: K. Porzingis PF 43 GP 43 GS 30.6 MIN 18.6 PTS 1.6 OR 7.5 DR 9.1 REB 1.6 AST 0.7 STL 2 BLK 1.7 TO 3.1 PF 0.9 AST/TO 18.92 PER
T. Hardaway Jr. SG 53 GP 40 GS 27.5 MIN 14.8 PTS 0.4 OR 2.6 DR 3 REB 1.9 AST 0.6 STL 0.1 BLK 0.9 TO 1.7 PF 2.1 AST/TO 14.96 PER
D. Finney-Smith SF 56 GP 53 GS 29.8 MIN 9.3 PTS 2 OR 3.6 DR 5.6 REB 1.5 AST 0.7 STL 0.5 BLK 1 TO 2.3 PF 1.5 AST/TO 12.27 PER
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Dallas Mavericks 2/24/2020 Betting Numbers
Minnesota are 2-12 ATS in their last 14 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Dallas’ last 8 games.
Allen Crabbe SG Personal is “?” Monday vs Dallas
Dwight Powell PF Achilles is out for season
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Dallas Mavericks Betting Picks
Even without Luka Doncic, the Mavericks are seen by Online Sports Betting to win this game over the Timberwolves. This is mainly because the system of Rick Carlisle is well infused in this team and they can handle opponents even if they are short-handed.
Moneyline: It is a wide +700 given to the Timberwolves for this game if they pull an upset while the Mavericks are at -1100.
ATS: It is 12.5 points separating both teams across the spread with the Timberwolves at +12.5 while the Mavericks are on the other end with -12.5.
TOTALs: 237.5 is the given total for this game with the Timberwolves the team going over while the Mavericks are under.
Score Prediction: 125 – 111 Mavericks