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Philadelphia 76ers vs Minnesota Timberwolves Prediction & Betting Tips 12/20/2023

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Philadelphia 76ers vs Minnesota Timberwolves 12/20/2023
  • Take the 76ers on the moneyline
  • The 76ers should also cover at -3
  • Our NBA model projects 223 points, and we suggest taking the under

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Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Timberwolves versus the 76ers? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on NBCS. The game will be played at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA.

The odds for this non-conference game currently have the 76ers as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 226.5 points. Check out BetCoco for Philadelphia 76ers – Minnesota Timberwolves odds

Philadelphia 76ers vs Minnesota Timberwolves Head-to-Head and Key Stats

Over their previous five games against the 76ers, the Timberwolves have put together a record of 3-2. The last three times that the 76ers have hosted the Timberwolves, the over/under record is 1-2 with the teams combining for an average of 232 points. The over/under record in their last three overall matchups is 1-2.

  • Across their last three road contests, Minnesota has been good against the spread posting a mark of 2-1. Their overall mark in these games was 2-1, while averaging 112 points per game.
  • When looking at their past three matchups at home, Philadelphia has an ATS record of 3-0 while averaging 131 per game. The team went 3-0 overall in these games.
  • Through their last five games as the underdog, the Timberwolves have an ATS record of 3-2 and a straight up mark of 3-2.
  • The last ten games that Philadelphia was favored, they have an ATS mark of 8-2 while going 8-2 straight up.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Minnesota Timberwolves Prediction

In their last ten games, the Timberwolves have gone 9-1 and have an overall record of 20-5 as they prepare to take on the 76ers. When playing against other Western Conference teams, the Timberwolves are 13-3 compared to a 7-2 record against non-conference opponents.

Minnesota comes in with an overall ATS record of 14-10 so far this season. This season, Minnesota has a 11-8 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 3-2 as underdogs.

The Timberwolves have achieved an over/under record of 13-12-0 so far this season. Across the games they’ve played, the combined scoring average is 191.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 222.4.

In their previous game, the Timberwolves’ offense finished with 112 points, which is right in line with their current average of 113.5 points per contest. Leading the team in scoring is Karl-Anthony Towns, who is averaging 22.2 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Anthony Edwards also maintains a PPG average of 24.6 heading into game.

The Timberwolves’ defense is presently ranked 1 in the league, allowing an average of 105.9 points per contest.

The Minnesota defense has allowed opponents to shoot 33.7% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 43.7% of their field goal attempts vs. Minnesota.

The 76ers have gone 4-1 in their last five games and have an overall record of 18-8. In the Eastern Conference, they are in 3rd place and are 2nd in the Atlantic division.

Philadelphia has an overall ATS record of 19-7 for the season so far. This season, Philadelphia has a 16-5 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 3-2 as underdogs.

So far this season, the 76ers have an over/under record of 16-10-0. Their played games maintain an ongoing average of 235.0 points per game, alongside an average over/under line of 229.8.

Compared to their season average of 122.2 points per game, the 76ers struggled in their previous game. Against the Bulls, the 76ers scored 104 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 43.2%. Leading the team in scoring is Joel Embiid, who is averaging 34.4 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Tyrese Maxey also maintains a PPG average of 25.8 heading into game.

So far this season, the 76ers defense has been performing well, ranking 7 in the NBA at 110.9 points allowed per contest.

On two point field goal attempts, the 76ers’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 53.1% and allowing 34.4% from beyond the arc.

According to our analysis, we anticipate the 76ers to win this one with a projected score of 114-109.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Tips

  • Take the 76ers on the moneyline
  • The 76ers should also cover at -3
  • Our NBA model projects 223 points, and we suggest taking the under

Philadelphia 76ers Injury Report

  • Nicolas Batum – Hamstring – Out
  • Marcus Morris Sr. – Illness – Questionable
  • Robert Covington – Illness – Questionable

Minnesota Timberwolves Injury Report

  • Jaylen Clark – Achilles – Out

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