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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Houston Rockets 4/27/2021 NBA Odds and Picks

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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Houston Rockets 4-27-2021 NBA Odds and Picks

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Houston Rockets 4/27/2021 – Two of the worst teams in the Western Conference play Minnesota Timberwolves and Houston Rockets are all set to battle from Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The Timberwolves are holding the 14th position with a terrible 18-44 record on the season. Houston Rockets are worse than the Timberwolves as they holding a 15-46 record on the season. Houston is currently the worst team in the Western Conference play. The NBA odds and picks have predicted a winner for this entertaining game.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Houston Rockets 4/27/2021

When: April 27, 2021 9:00 PM ET
Where: Toyota Center in Houston, Texas
TV: AT&T Sportsnet – SW | Bally Sports North+
Stream: NBA League Pass

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Houston Rockets 4/27/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Minnesota Timberwolves -2 (-111) 230.5 o (-110) -133
Houston Rockets +2 (-111) 230.5 u (-110) +110
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Minnesota Timberwolves Betting

The Minnesota Timberwolves enter this game riding a two-game winning streak and they continue to trail the Oklahoma City Thunder. Minnesota is coming off a big victory after defeating the best team in the league with a 105-104 final score. The Timberwolves took out the Utah Jazz in their last game and are all set to take on the Rockets. Minnesota is touching an average of close to 111 points per game and is shooting at close to 45 percent with their overall attempts. From the three-point radar, they are reaching 35 percent.

Players to watch: K. Towns C 39 GP 39 GS 34.3 MIN 24.8 PTS 2.7 OR 8.2 DR 10.9 REB 4.6 AST 0.7 STL 1.4 BLK 3.2 TO 3.6 PF 1.4 AST/TO 23.5 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 14.84 PER

D. Russell PG 31 GP 19 GS 27.7 MIN 19.3 PTS 0.4 OR 2.1 DR 2.5 REB 4.9 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 2.7 TO 1.7 PF 1.8 AST/TO 17.75 PER.

Houston Rockets Betting

The Rockets enter this game riding a bad four-game losing streak. Houston Rockets hold the worst record in the entire league and they could only hope for a better season next year. The Rockets dropped their last game against the Denver Nuggets with a final score of 129-116. Christina Wood is the leader in scoring with an average of 21.0 points and 9.5 boards. Houston’s weak offense is touching an average of 107.7 points per game.

Players to watch: C. Wood C 37 GP 37 GS 32 MIN 21 PTS 1.8 OR 7.7 DR 9.5 REB 1.5 AST 0.9 STL 1.2 BLK 1.9 TO 2.1 PF 0.8 AST/TO 20.7 PER

J. Wall PG 40 GP 40 GS 32.2 MIN 20.6 PTS 0.4 OR 2.8 DR 3.2 REB 6.9 AST 1.1 STL 0.8 BLK 3.5 TO 1.2 PF 2 AST/TO 15.68 PER

K. Olynyk PF 17 GP 15 GS 30.9 MIN 17.9 PTS 1.4 OR 6.6 DR 7.9 REB 2.9 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 2.4 TO 2.6 PF 1.2 AST/TO 20.85 PER.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Houston Rockets 4/27/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Timberwolves are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
Minnesota are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games against Houston.
Minnesota are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games against Houston.
Timberwolves are 2-8 SU in their last 10 games on the road.
Minnesota are 0-17 SU in their last 17 games when playing on the road against Houston.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota’s last 9 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
Minnesota are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games played in April.

Houston Rockets

The total has gone OVER in 7 of Houston’s last 10 games.
Houston are 1-9 SU in their last 10 games.
Rockets are 2-18 SU in their last 20 games at home.
Houston are 17-0 SU in their last 17 games when playing at home against Minnesota.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Houston’s last 13 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Houston’s last 12 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Houston are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
Houston are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games played on a Tuesday.

Injuries

Minnesota Timberwolves

Malik Beasley SG Hamstring is out indefinitely

Houston Rockets

Eric Gordon SG Groin is out indefinitely
D.J. Augustin PG Ankle is out indefinitely
John Wall PG Hamstring is out for season
Avery Bradley SG Illness is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs Minnesota
Dante Exum PG Calf is out indefinitely
Christian Wood PF Ankle is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs Minnesota
Danuel House Jr. SG Ankle is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs Minnesota
David Nwaba SG Wrist is out indefinitely
Sterling Brown SG Knee is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Minnesota
Kevin Porter Jr. SG Quarantine is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs Minnesota

Head-to-Head
Minnesota Timberwolves Houston Rockets
27-31-3 Against the Spread 21-40-0
32-29-0 Straight Up 26-34-1
111 Points per Game 108
118 Points Allowed per Game 115
44.4 Offensive FG% 44.09
77.18 Offensive FT% 74.04
34.96 Offensive 3PT% 33.4
48.33 Defensive FG% 47.25
79.3 Defensive FT% 78.24
39.77 Defensive 3PT% 37.96

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Houston Rockets Betting Picks

Both teams are struggling to make ends meet as they lack the potential to get past most of their opponents. However, the Rockets hold the NBA bets today in their favor. Houston is playing this game at home and is in desperate need of a victory.

Moneyline: Timberwolves -133, Rockets +110.

ATS: The spread for Minnesota is -2 (-111) and the spread for the Rockets is +2 (111).

TOTALs: 230.5 (-110) will go over for the Timberwolves and the same will go under for the Rockets.

Score Prediction: 119 – 117, Rockets