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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Milwaukee Bucks 2/23/2021 NBA Spread and Picks

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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Milwaukee Bucks 2-23-2021 NBA Spread and Picks

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Milwaukee Bucks 2/23/2021 – One of the best teams in the NBA Eastern Conference is about to host the worst team in the league right now. The Milwaukee Bucks are going to battle against the Minnesota Timberwolves this Tuesday, February 23. The Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is going to be the venue as the game tips off at exactly 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBC Sports Chicago is the official broadcast partner for this match while NBA League Pass will have the same feed put to their online live stream platform. The Minnesota Timberwolves are the huge underdogs by NBA Odds in this game against the Milwaukee Bucks.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Milwaukee Bucks 2/23/2021

When: February 23, 2021 8:00 PM ET
Where: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
Stream: NBA League Pass

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Milwaukee Bucks 2/23/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Minnesota Timberwolves +11 (-110) 234 o (-110) +525
Milwaukee Bucks -11 (-110) 234 u (-110) -750
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Minnesota Timberwolves Betting

The Minnesota Timberwolves are two games ahead of the Detroit Pistons as the worst team in the league right now. Even with the return of Karl-Anthony Towns, the team is still in a tight bind and has lost four straight heading to this game against the Milwaukee Bucks. Their most recent loss was by four points against the New York Knicks, 99-103. Towns led the team with 27 points, 15 rebounds and four assists. Ricky Rubio has been filling in for D’Angelo Russell who is out with an injury. The Spanish point guard finished with 18 points, six assists, one steal and three triples.

Players to watch: K. Towns C 11 GP 11 GS 32.7 MIN 22 PTS 3.1 OR 8.1 DR 11.2 REB 3.5 AST 0.9 STL 2 BLK 3 TO 3.5 PF 1.2 AST/TO 24.55 PER

M. Beasley SG 31 GP 30 GS 33 MIN 20.2 PTS 0.9 OR 4 DR 4.8 REB 2.5 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1.6 TO 1.6 PF 1.5 AST/TO 16.02 PER

D. Russell PG 20 GP 19 GS 29.2 MIN 19.3 PTS 0.5 OR 2.2 DR 2.6 REB 5.1 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 2.7 TO 2 PF 1.9 AST/TO 16.54 PER.

Milwaukee Bucks Betting

The Milwaukee Bucks have managed to pick themselves up after losing three games. They are now on back-to-back wins after prevailing against the Oklahoma City Thunder and the latest was the Sacramento Kings. Giannis Antetokounmpo tallied 38 points, 18 rebounds, four assists while shooting 19-of-24 from the free-throw line. Kris Middleton followed up with 32 points, eight assists, six assists, and two blocks. Donte DiVincenzo has been stepping up for the Bucks as he contributed 16 points while Pat Connaughton and Brian Forbes combined for 22 points coming off the bench.

Players to Watch: G. Antetokounmpo PF 30 GP 30 GS 33.8 MIN 28.4 PTS 1.8 OR 10.1 DR 11.9 REB 5.9 AST 1.3 STL 1.3 BLK 3.8 TO 3.2 PF 1.6 AST/TO 28.33 PER

K. Middleton SF 31 GP 31 GS 33.2 MIN 20.5 PTS 0.8 OR 5.2 DR 6 REB 5.7 AST 1.1 STL 0.2 BLK 2.7 TO 2.8 PF 2.1 AST/TO 19.92 PER

J. Holiday PG 23 GP 23 GS 32.5 MIN 16.4 PTS 1.3 OR 3.5 DR 4.8 REB 5.4 AST 1.9 STL 0.6 BLK 1.6 TO 1.7 PF 3.4 AST/TO 20.02 PER.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Milwaukee Bucks 2/23/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games.
Minnesota are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games.
Minnesota are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games against Milwaukee.
Timberwolves are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games against Milwaukee.
Minnesota are 2-13 SU in their last 15 games on the road.
Minnesota are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee.
Timberwolves are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Minnesota’s last 11 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.

Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
Bucks are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee’s last 7 games against Minnesota.
Milwaukee are 11-4 SU in their last 15 games at home.
Milwaukee are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Minnesota.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Milwaukee’s last 8 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
Milwaukee are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games played in February.
Milwaukee are 14-5 ATS in their last 19 games played on a Tuesday.

Injuries

Minnesota Timberwolves

D’Angelo Russell PG Knee is out indefinitely
Jarrett Culver SG Ankle is out indefinitely

Milwaukee Bucks

Jrue Holiday PG Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Minnesota
Jaylen Adams PG Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Minnesota
Jordan Nwora SF Ankle is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Minnesota

Head-to-Head
Minnesota Timberwolves Milwaukee Bucks
14-16-1 Against the Spread 15-16-0
14-17-0 Straight Up 18-12-2
108 Points per Game 119
115 Points Allowed per Game 112
43.77 Offensive FG% 48.57
75.29 Offensive FT% 73.24
35.62 Offensive 3PT% 39.26
47.19 Defensive FG% 45.47
79.2 Defensive FT% 77.3
37.45 Defensive 3PT% 38.26

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Milwaukee Bucks Betting Picks

It is just hard to see the Milwaukee Bucks losing to the Minnesota Timberwolves in this matchup top sportsbook has them winning this game favoring the Bucks winning by double-digits against the Timberwolves.

Moneyline: The Timberwolves on the ML is a wide +525 if they manage to pull a rabbit out of the hat. Bucks are -750.

ATS: 11 points is what separates both teams across the spread. Bucks are sitting on the -11 while the Timberwolves are at +11.

TOTALs: The given total for this matchup is pegged at 234 points. Bucks are the team under and the Timberwolves are over.

Score Prediction: 122 – 108, Bucks