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Los Angeles Lakers vs Minnesota Timberwolves: Don Best NBA Odds & Trends for 2/16/2021

The Los Angeles Lakers (21-7) are 6.5-point favorites as they prepare to face off against the Minnesota Timberwolves (7-20) on February 16, 2021. The game has an over/under of 223.

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How to Watch

Time: 8:00 PM EST
TV Channel: SportsNet LA

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Lakers vs. Timberwolves Betting Data

Lakers vs Timberwolves Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Lakers -6.5 -110 -110 223 -110 -110

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Lakers Betting Data

  • Los Angeles has a losing record against the spread this season, going 13-15 ATS.
  • The Lakers have not fared well as a 6.5-point favorite, going 8-10 against the spread when favored by at least 6.5 points.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over in only 42.9% of games (12 out of 28 matchups).

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Timberwolves Betting Data

  • Against the spread this season, Minnesota has a winning record: 14-12-1.
  • Minnesota has hit the over on the point total in 13 of 27 games this season (48.1%).

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Point Total Insights

  • In Los Angeles' matchups this season, the Lakers and their opponents have gone over Tuesday's point total of 223 points 12 times (42.9% of opportunities).
  • In 16 out of Minnesota's 27 games this year (59.3%), the competing teams combined for more points than the over/under in Tuesday's matchup.
  • The over/under for the game of 223 is 1.9 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Lakers (112.9 points per game) and the Timberwolves (108.2 points per game).
  • The 221.5 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 1.5 fewer than the 223 total in this contest.
  • This season the average total for Lakers games is 218.7 points, 4.3 fewer than the over/under of 223 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 0.9 points fewer than the average over/under in Timberwolves' games this season (223.9 points).

Previous Matchups

Minnesota has won a majority of its last 10 games against Los Angeles, going 7-3, while the Lakers maintain a 2-0 edge covering the spread against the Timberwolves.

Lakers vs Timberwolves in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/27/2020 Lakers Lakers -10 229 -528 388 Regular Season 127-91 LAL
12/8/2019 Lakers Lakers -10.5 227.5 -585 436 Regular Season 142-125 LAL
1/24/2019 - Lakers - - - - Regular Season 120-105 MIN
1/6/2019 - Timberwolves - - - - Regular Season 108-86 MIN
11/7/2018 - Lakers - - - - Regular Season 114-110 LAL
10/29/2018 - Timberwolves - - - - Regular Season 124-120 MIN
4/6/2018 - Lakers - - - - Regular Season 113-96 MIN
2/15/2018 - Timberwolves - - - - Regular Season 119-111 MIN
1/1/2018 - Timberwolves - - - - Regular Season 114-96 MIN
12/25/2017 - Lakers - - - - Regular Season 121-104 MIN
  • 12/8/2019 DNP - Lakers: Avery Bradley
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    Lakers Players to Watch

    • LeBron James leads the Lakers in points and assists per game, scoring 25.5 points and distributing 7.9 assists.
    • Los Angeles' best rebounder is Anthony Davis, who averages 8.4 boards per game in addition to his 22.5 PPG average.
    • James makes more threes per game than any other member of the Lakers, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.6 per contest.
    • The Los Angeles leader in both steals and blocks is Davis, who averages 1.4 takeaways and 1.8 rejections per game.

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    Timberwolves Players to Watch

    • The Timberwolves' leader in scoring and rebounding is Karl-Anthony Towns with 21.6 points and 11.3 rebounds per game.
    • Ricky Rubio records more assists than any other Minnesota teammate with 6.2 per game. He also averages 6.4 points and grabs 3.4 rebounds per game.
    • Malik Beasley is the top scorer from the three-point line for the Timberwolves, hitting 3.4 threes per game.
    • Minnesota's leader in steals is Rubio (1.3 per game), and its leader in blocks is Towns (2.1 per game).

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    Injury Report

    Lakers:

    Anthony Davis: Out (Achilles),

    Alex Caruso: Day To Day (Hand),

    Kostas Antetokounmpo: Out (Knee),

    LeBron James: Day To Day (Ankle)

    Timberwolves:

    Jarrett Culver: Out (Left Ankle),

    D'Angelo Russell: Out (Leg)

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