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Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves: Don Best NBA Odds & Trends for 5/16/2021

Odds are against Karl-Anthony Towns and the Minnesota Timberwolves (22-49), who are a 6.5-point underdog when they square off with Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks (42-29) on May 16, 2021. The matchup has an over/under of 230.

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How to Watch

Time: 9:00 PM EST
TV Channel: BSN

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Mavericks vs. Timberwolves Betting Data

Mavericks vs Timberwolves Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Mavericks -6.5 -110 -110 230 -110 -110

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Mavericks Betting Data

  • Dallas has failed to cover the spread more often than not this season, going 35-36.
  • The Mavericks' record against the spread as at least a 6.5-point favorite is below .500 at 7-12.
  • Dallas regularly does not hit the over, only eclipsing the point total in 33 of 71 games (46.5%).

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Timberwolves Betting Data

  • Against the spread this season, Minnesota is under .500: 32-36-2.
  • The Timberwolves are 2-0 against the spread this season when they're at least 6.5-point underdogs.
  • Minnesota hit the over in a majority of its matchups this season: 36 of 70 games (51.4%).

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Point Total Insights

  • Dallas' games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Sunday's matchup total (230 points) in 24 out of 71 opportunities (33.8% of matchups).
  • In Minnesota's games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Sunday's matchup point total in 36 out of 71 matchups (50.7%).
  • The Mavericks average 112.3 points per game against the Timberwolves' 111.8, amounting to 5.9 points under the matchup's point total of 230.
  • These two teams give up a combined 227.4 points per game, 2.6 points less than this contest's over/under.
  • The Mavericks have seen a 222.1 average over/under in their games this season, 7.9 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Timberwolves' games have an over/under of 229.4 points this season, 0.6 points fewer than the total points bet for this game.

Previous Matchups

Dallas has won a majority of its last 10 games against Minnesota, going 7-3, while the Mavericks have also covered the spread in four of five games against the Timberwolves.

Mavericks vs Timberwolves in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/24/2021 Mavericks Timberwolves -8 231.5 -339 271 Regular Season 128-108 DAL
2/8/2021 Mavericks Mavericks -9.5 228.5 -458 352 Regular Season 127-122 DAL
3/1/2020 Mavericks Timberwolves -5.5 242.5 -223 181 Regular Season 111-91 DAL
2/24/2020 Mavericks Mavericks -13.5 239 -1353 778 Regular Season 139-123 DAL
12/4/2019 Mavericks Mavericks -5 228 -212 175 Regular Season 121-114 DAL
4/3/2019 - Mavericks - - - - Regular Season 110-108 MIN
1/11/2019 - Timberwolves - - - - Regular Season 119-115 DAL
10/20/2018 - Mavericks - - - - Regular Season 140-136 DAL
3/30/2018 - Mavericks - - - - Regular Season 93-92 MIN
12/10/2017 - Timberwolves - - - - Regular Season 97-92 MIN
  • 3/24/2021 DNP -

    Timberwolves: Malik Beasley, D'Angelo Russell

  • 2/8/2021 DNP -

    Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns

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    Mavericks Players to Watch

    • Doncic leads the Mavericks in points and assists per game, scoring 27.9 points and distributing 8.6 assists.
    • Kristaps Porzingis is Dallas' best rebounder, hauling in an average of 9.0 boards in each contest while scoring 20.2 points per game.
    • Tim Hardaway Jr. makes more threes per game than any other member of the Mavericks, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 3.0 per contest.
    • Josh Richardson is Dallas' leader in steals, averaging 1.1 steals per game, while Porzingis leads them in blocks with 1.4 per contest.

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    Timberwolves Players to Watch

    • Towns averages 24.8 points and 10.6 rebounds per game for the Timberwolves, enough to make him the top scorer and rebounder on the team.
    • Ricky Rubio dishes out more assists than any other Minnesota player with 6.4 per game. He also averages 8.7 points and pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game.
    • Malik Beasley is reliable from distance and leads the Timberwolves with 3.5 made threes per game.
    • Minnesota's leader in steals is Rubio with 1.5 per game, and its leader in blocks is Towns with 1.2 per game.

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    Injury Report

    Mavericks:

    JJ Redick: Out (Heel),

    Maxi Kleber: Day To Day (Achilles)

    Timberwolves:

    Jarrett Culver: Out For Season (Ankle),

    Malik Beasley: Out (Hamstring)

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