Minnesota Timberwolves vs Orlando Magic 5/9/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Orlando Magic 5/9/2021 – These are teams that are seen to be positioning at the upcoming NBA lottery to find key players for their franchises’ future. The Minnesota Timberwolves are set to visit the Orlando Magic this coming Sunday, May 9. The game begins at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be held at the Amway Center located in Orlando, Florida. Bally Sports and Bally Sports North are going to be putting the game on television. NBA League Pass subscribers can enjoy the game via online live streaming. The Minnesota Timberwolves have enough star power and NBA game odds has them winning over the Orlando Magic.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Orlando Magic 5/9/2021
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Orlando Magic 5/9/2021 Betting Odds
Minnesota Timberwolves Betting
The Minnesota Timberwolves are on a three-game losing streak heading to this matchup against the Orlando Magic. Their most recent loss came from the Miami Heat with the final score settling at 121-112. Karl-Anthony Towns led the team in scoring with 27 points along with six rebounds and four assists while rookie Anthony Edwards continues to impress doing 25 points, six rebounds and three assists. D’Angelo Russell was steady at the point guard position with 17 points, four assists and three rebounds. Ricky Rubio did well with 16 points, nine assists and two steals.
Players to watch: K. Towns C 45 GP 45 GS 34 MIN 24.8 PTS 2.5 OR 8.1 DR 10.6 REB 4.6 AST 0.7 STL 1.2 BLK 3.3 TO 3.7 PF 1.4 AST/TO 23 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 14.73 PER
D. Russell PG 37 GP 21 GS 28.1 MIN 19 PTS 0.4 OR 2.1 DR 2.5 REB 5.6 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 2.8 TO 1.7 PF 2 AST/TO 17.61 PER.
Orlando Magic Betting
The Orlando Magic are on back-to-back losses and this team has won three of their last six games. They are still one of the teams located at the bottom of the NBA Eastern Conference standings with only the Cleveland Cavaliers and Detroit Pistons below them. Their most recent matchup was against the Charlotte Hornets and lost that game by 10 points. So far, the Magic has been shutting down players and Wendell Carter Jr is questionable to play for this game. This team is NBA lottery bound and will look to find rebuilding blocks for the future of the franchise.
Players to Watch: T. Ross SG 46 GP 2 GS 29.3 MIN 15.6 PTS 0.3 OR 3.1 DR 3.4 REB 2.3 AST 1 STL 0.5 BLK 1.6 TO 1.9 PF 1.5 AST/TO 13.3 PER
M. Fultz PG 8 GP 8 GS 26.9 MIN 12.9 PTS 0.6 OR 2.5 DR 3.1 REB 5.4 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 2.3 PF 2.4 AST/TO 12.1 PER,
W. Carter Jr. C 19 GP 16 GS 26.5 MIN 12.5 PTS 2.6 OR 5.8 DR 8.4 REB 1.6 AST 0.8 STL 0.8 BLK 1.4 TO 2.2 PF 1.2 AST/TO 18.58 PER.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Orlando Magic 5/9/2021 Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games.
Orlando are 4-10-1 ATS in their last 15 games.
Malik Beasley SG Hamstring is out indefinitely
Terrence Ross SG Back is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Minnesota
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Orlando Magic Betting Picks
The Minnesota Timberwolves have been fielding their best players and that makes them the favored team to win over the lowly Orlando Magic. Online sports betting has the Timberwolves as the safe bet to take home the victory.
Moneyline: The Timberwolves in this road game are given an ML of -200 while the Magic are at +165.
ATS: It is five points across the spread with the Timberwolves sitting on the -5 while the Magic are on the other side with +5.
TOTALs: The total for both teams in this game is set at 229 as the Magic goes under and the Timberwolves are over.
Score Prediction: 112 – 106, Timberwolves