Oklahoma City Thunder vs Minnesota Timberwolves 3/22/2021 – Two teams that reside in the lower half of the NBA Western Conference are set to clash this coming Monday, March 22. The Oklahoma City Thunder are now on the road and will be battling the league’s worst team Minnesota Timberwolves at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The broadcast rights are given to FOX Sports North and FOX Sports Oklahoma while NBA League Pass will have both feeds for their subscribers on their online live stream platform. The Minnesota Timberwolves having the home court advantage gives them the edge in NBA lines to win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Minnesota Timberwolves 3/22/2021
|When:||March 22, 2021 8:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota|
|TV:||FOX Sports North, Fox Sports Oklahoma|
|Stream:||NBA League Pass|
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting
The Oklahoma City Thunder managed to avoid getting into a losing streak by picking up a win over the Houston Rockets who are now on their 20-game losing streak. That match was close with a final score of 114-112. That win keeps them tied with the New Orleans Pelicans with the record of 18-24 to creep in closer to the Memphis Grizzlies who are placed at 10th in the NBA Western Conference standings. Lou Dort was the team’s leading scorer with 23 points followed by Isaiah Roby providing 18 points and eight rebounds. Moses Brown had a double-double of 13 points and 14 boards.
Players to watch: S. Gilgeous-Alexander SG 34 GP 34 GS 33.7 MIN 23.5 PTS 0.6 OR 4.2 DR 4.8 REB 6 AST 0.8 STL 0.6 BLK 3.1 TO 2 PF 2 AST/TO 21.8 PER
A. Horford C 27 GP 27 GS 28 MIN 14.3 PTS 1 OR 5.7 DR 6.7 REB 3.3 AST 0.9 STL 0.9 BLK 1.1 TO 1.8 PF 3 AST/TO 17.3 PER
L. Dort SF 38 GP 38 GS 29.5 MIN 12.3 PTS 0.7 OR 2.8 DR 3.5 REB 1.5 AST 0.8 STL 0.3 BLK 1.4 TO 2.4 PF 1.1 AST/TO 9.11 PER.
Minnesota Timberwolves Betting
The Minnesota Timberwolves are slowly getting their winning groove back by winning three of their last six games. They are still the worst team in the entire NBA standings but they are just 0.5 games behind the heavily slumping Houston Rockets. This team managed to keep it up with the Phoenix Suns during their last game, 101-113. Karl-Anthony Towns was in his NBA All-Star form doing 24 points, nine rebounds and three triples while Ricky Rubio provided 21 points and 10 assists. Jaylen Nowell came off the bench doing 14 points as the team missed the services of rookie Anthony Edwards.
Players to Watch: K. Towns C 22 GP 22 GS 33.4 MIN 23.1 PTS 2.6 OR 7.6 DR 10.2 REB 4.2 AST 0.8 STL 1.6 BLK 3.5 TO 3.6 PF 1.2 AST/TO 22.77 PER
M. Beasley SG 33 GP 32 GS 33.1 MIN 20.5 PTS 0.8 OR 3.8 DR 4.6 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 16.34 PER.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Minnesota Timberwolves 3/22/2021 Betting Numbers
Oklahoma City Thunder
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma City’s last 6 games.
Oklahoma City are 3-9-1 ATS in their last 13 games against Minnesota.
Oklahoma City are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against Minnesota.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oklahoma City’s last 7 games on the road.
Oklahoma City are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games when playing on the road against Minnesota.
Thunder are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Oklahoma City are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma City’s last 6 games played in March.
Minnesota are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Minnesota’s last 11 games.
Minnesota are 4-16 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota’s last 9 games against Oklahoma City.
Minnesota are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games at home.
Minnesota are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games when playing at home against Oklahoma City.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 7 games this season.
Minnesota are 4-11 SU in their last 15 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
Minnesota are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games played in March.
Oklahoma City Thunder
Al Horford C Rest is “?” Monday vs Minnesota
George Hill PG Thumb is out indefinitely
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander PG Shoulder is “?” Monday vs Minnesota
Darius Bazley PF Shoulder is out indefinitely
Josh Hall SF Knee is “?” Monday vs Minnesota
D’Angelo Russell PG Knee is out indefinitely
Malik Beasley SG Suspension is suspended 12 games (return date 3/27 vs Houston)
Jordan McLaughlin PG Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Oklahoma City
Jarrett Culver SG Toe is “?” Monday vs Oklahoma City
|Oklahoma City Thunder||Minnesota Timberwolves|
|21-19-1||Against the Spread||18-23-1|
|106||Points per Game||110|
|112||Points Allowed per Game||117|
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Picks
The Oklahoma City Thunder will probably not have Shai Gilgeous-Alexander for this game against the Minnesota Timberwolves and that puts them as the underdogs in the top online sportsbook.
Moneyline: The Timberwolves in their homecourt are given an ML of -130 while the Thunder are at +110.
ATS: It is just two points between both teams for this game with the Timberwolves owning the -2 while the Thunder are +2.
TOTALs: The total handed to this matchup is pinned at 225.5 with the Timberwolves going under and the Thunder are over.
Score Prediction: 117 – 110, Timberwolves