The Minnesota Timberwolves take on the Dallas Mavericks at 8:30 p.m. ET Monday at American Airlines Center. Dallas is 43-28 overall and 23-12 at home, while the Timberwolves are 42-30 overall and 18-18 on the road. The Mavericks have won seven of the last 10 meetings between these teams, but Minnesota has won two of the last three.
Dallas is favored by two runs in Caesars Sportsbook’s latest Mavericks vs Timberwolves odds, while the over-under is set at 230. Before we get into Timberwolves vs Mavericks picks, you’ll want to view NBA predictions from SportsLine’s proven computer model.
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- Mavericks vs. Timberwolves spread: Mavericks -2
- Mavericks vs. Timberwolves over-under: 230 points
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What you need to know about the Mavericks
Dallas won eight games in nine games from late February through last Wednesday, with the only loss coming to New York. The Mavericks are now coming off back-to-back losses, dropping in road games in Philadelphia and Charlotte. They have just completed a five-game road trip and will play four of their next five games at home.
Luka Doncic scored 37 points on 13 of 20 shooting in Saturday’s loss to the Hornets. Doncic leads Dallas with 28.1 points, 9.2 rebounds and 8.5 assists per game. The Mavericks haven’t lost three straight games in more than three months and have covered in 13 of their last 19 games.
What you need to know about the Timberwolves
Minnesota is playing its best basketball of the season, winning 10 of its last 11 games. The Timberwolves extended their winning streak to four games with a blowout 138-119 win over Milwaukee on Saturday. They are 1.5 games behind Dallas in the Western Conference standings.
Karl-Anthony Towns leads Minnesota with 24.9 points and 9.9 rebounds per game, but is questionable for this contest due to a forearm injury. Anthony Edwards is adding 21.1 points per game, while D’Angelo Russell is amassing 18.5 points and 7.2 assists. The Timberwolves have covered in all 10 wins during their warm spell.
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