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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Boston Celtics: Don Best NBA Odds & Trends for 5/15/2021

Jayson Tatum's Boston Celtics (35-35) will aim to upset Karl-Anthony Towns and the Minnesota Timberwolves when the Celtics take on the Timberwolves on May 15, 2021. Minnesota is a 3.5-point favorite against Boston. The game features a point total of 229.5.

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How to Watch

Time: 2:00 PM EST
TV Channel: BSN

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Timberwolves vs. Celtics Betting Data

Timberwolves vs Celtics Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Timberwolves -3.5 -110 -110 229.5 -110 -110

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Timberwolves Betting Data

  • Minnesota has a losing 32-35-2 record against the spread this year.
  • The Timberwolves' record against the spread as at least a 3.5-point favorite is above .500 at 4-2.
  • Minnesota has hit the over the majority of the time, in 36 of 69 games (52.2%).

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Celtics Betting Data

  • Boston has a sub-.500 record against the spread this season: 32-37.
  • When the Celtics are at least 3.5-point underdogs, they're 15-16 against the spread.
  • Boston hit the over in 53.6% of its games (37 of 69 games).

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Point Total Insights

  • Minnesota's games this year have gone over the point total for Saturday's matchup over/under (229.5 points) in 50% of opportunities (35 out of 70 matchups).
  • In 41.4% of Boston's games this season (29 of 70), the total points scored was higher than Saturday's 229.5-point over/under.
  • The over/under for the game of 229.5 is 4.9 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Timberwolves (111.8 points per game) and the Celtics (112.8 points per game).
  • This matchup's point total is 0.6 fewer points than the 228.9 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • The Timberwolves have seen a 229.4 average over/under in their games this season, 0.1 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 5.3 points separates this contest's over/under (229.5 points) and the average total points bet in Celtics' games (224.2 points) this season.

Previous Matchups

In their last 10 matchups, Boston has a 6-0 record in games against Minnesota, while the Celtics are also 2-0 against the spread when playing the Timberwolves.

Timberwolves vs Celtics in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
4/9/2021 Celtics Celtics -8.5 227.5 -378 297 Regular Season 145-136 BOS
2/21/2020 Celtics Timberwolves -8.5 226.5 -396 310 Regular Season 127-117 BOS
1/2/2019 - Celtics - - - - Regular Season 115-102 BOS
12/1/2018 - Timberwolves - - - - Regular Season 118-109 BOS
3/8/2018 - Timberwolves - - - - Regular Season 117-109 BOS
1/5/2018 - Celtics - - - - Regular Season 91-84 BOS
  • 4/9/2021 DNP - Timberwolves: Malik Beasley; Celtics: Evan Fournier
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    Timberwolves Players to Watch

    • The scoring and rebounding leader for the Timberwolves is Towns, who accumulates 24.8 points and 10.5 rebounds per game.
    • Ricky Rubio leads Minnesota in assists, averaging 6.4 per game while also scoring 8.7 points per contest.
    • Malik Beasley leads the Timberwolves in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 3.5 shots per game from beyond the arc.
    • The Minnesota steals leader is Rubio, who averages 1.5 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Towns, who compiles 1.2 rejections per contest.

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    Celtics Players to Watch

    • Tatum is at the top of the Celtics scoring leaderboard with 26.4 points per game. He also pulls down 7.3 rebounds and averages 4.3 assists per game.
    • The Boston leaders in rebounding and assists are Tristan Thompson with 8.1 rebounds per game (he also adds 7.6 points and 1.2 assists per game) and Marcus Smart with 5.7 assists per game (he also tacks on 13.1 points and 3.5 rebounds per game).
    • Kemba Walker is reliable from distance and leads the Celtics with 3.0 made threes per game.
    • Boston's leader in steals is Smart (1.5 per game), and its leader in blocks is Robert Williams III (1.8 per game).

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    Injury Report

    Timberwolves: Jarrett Culver: Out For Season (Ankle), Malik Beasley: Out (Hamstring)

    Celtics: Kemba Walker: Out (Neck), Jaylen Brown: Out For Season (Wrist), Tristan Thompson: Out (Pectoral), Jayson Tatum: Day To Day (Ankle), Marcus Smart: Out (Calf), Robert Williams III: Out (Foot), Evan Fournier: Day To Day (Knee)

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