Minnesota Timberwolves vs Dallas Mavericks Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 21

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 21, 2022, 5:31 PM
  • The Mavericks (35-24) are -3.5 favorites vs. the Timberwolves (32-28)
  • Total (Over/Under): 230.5 points
  • Monday, March 21, 2022 at 8:30pm EDT
  • Watch the game on BSSW

The Minnesota Timberwolves visit American Airlines Center to take on the Dallas Mavericks on Monday. Tipoff is scheduled for 8:30pm EDT in Dallas.

The Mavericks are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -3.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Timberwolves are 40-30 against the spread, while the Mavericks are 38-31 against the spread.

The Timberwolves vs Mavericks Over/Under is 230.5 total points for the game.


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Timberwolves vs. Mavericks Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Minnesota Timberwolves+3.5 -110O 230.5 -110135
Dallas Mavericks -3.5 -110U 230.5 -110-160

Against the spread this NBA season, the Timberwolves have gone:

  • 40-30 against the Spread (+7 Units / 8.84% ROI)
  • 42-30 against the Moneyline (+6.9 Units / 4.57% ROI)
  • 43-29 against the Over for game total points (+11.1 Units / 14.02% ROI)
  • 29-43 against the Under for game total points (-18.3 Units / -23.11% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have covered the Game Total Over in 38 of their last 55 games (+19.30 Units / 32% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 20 of their last 23 away games (+16.70 Units / 66% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have covered the 1H Spread in 31 of their last 46 games (+15.73 Units / 31% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have covered the Team Total Over in 38 of their last 58 games (+15.46 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 21 of their last 28 away games (+14.23 Units / 46% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have only covered the Game Total Under in 18 of their last 57 games (-24.90 Units / -40% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have only covered the Team Total Under in 19 of their last 58 games (-23.73 Units / -36% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have only covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 21 of their last 58 games (-19.53 Units / -31% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have only covered the 3Q Game Total Under in 17 of their last 51 games (-19.30 Units / -34% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have only covered the 1H Game Total Under in 6 of their last 25 away games (-13.63 Units / -50% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Mavericks have gone:

  • 38-31 against the Spread (+3.95 Units / 5.06% ROI)
  • 43-28 against the Moneyline (+0.8 Units / 0.56% ROI)
  • 25-44 against the Over for game total points (-23.4 Units / -29.96% ROI)
  • 44-25 against the Under for game total points (+16.5 Units / 21.13% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have covered the 4Q Game Total Under in 46 of their last 71 games (+22.79 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have covered the Game Total Under in 44 of their last 71 games (+16.50 Units / 21% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 38 of their last 62 games (+13.72 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have covered the 1Q Spread in 40 of their last 66 games (+13.68 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have covered the Spread in 28 of their last 46 games (+10.45 Units / 21% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have only covered the 4Q Game Total Over in 21 of their last 71 games (-29.35 Units / -38% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have only covered the Game Total Over in 25 of their last 71 games (-23.40 Units / -30% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have only covered the 2H Moneyline in 29 of their last 67 games (-21.15 Units / -23% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have only covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 22 of their last 62 games (-19.60 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have only covered the Team Total Over in 31 of their last 71 games (-14.82 Units / -18% ROI)

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Minnesota Timberwolves: Keys to the Game vs. the Dallas Mavericks

The Timberwolves were 5-22 (.185) when their opponent attempts 25 or more free throws last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .456

The Timberwolves were 8-21 (.276) when they lose the turnover margin last season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .446

The Timberwolves were 10-44 (.185) when allowing 110 or more points last season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .321

The Timberwolves are 1-27 (.036) when allowing an eFG of 60% or better since the start of the 2020-21 season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .132

Dallas Mavericks: Keys to the Game vs. the Minnesota Timberwolves

The Mavericks are 50-11 (.820) when scoring 110 or more points since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .697

The Mavericks are 43-3 (.935) when forcing an eFG of 50% or worse since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .775

The Mavericks were 18-7 (.720) when allowing fewer than 10 fastbreak points last season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .558

The Mavericks were 22-1 (.957) when forcing an eFG of 50% or worse last season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .782

Injury Report: Mavericks vs. Timberwolves - Monday's Game, Mar. 21

  • Tim Hardaway Jr. (Mavericks): The Mavericks announced that Hardaway Jr. suffered a fracture in his left foot.
  • Theo Pinson (Mavericks): Pinson hasn't played since Dec. 8 against Detroit. There's no timetable set for his return.
  • Naz Reid (Timberwolves): Reid is probable for Monday's (Mar. 21) game against Dallas.
  • Jaden McDaniels (Timberwolves): The Timberwolves announced F Jaden McDaniels has a sprained left ankle and will be reassesed in two weeks.
  • Karl-Anthony Towns (Timberwolves): Towns is questionable for Monday's (Mar. 21) game against Dallas.

Minnesota Timberwolves Offensive Stats & Trends

The Timberwolves have averaged 0.50 points per possession (6,294 points/13,177 possessions) at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.53

The Timberwolves have averaged 12.4 offensive rebounds per game (560 rebounds/45 games) this season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.3

The Timberwolves have made 14.3 three-pointers per game this season — tied for 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.3

The Timberwolves have averaged 11.3 offensive rebounds per game (1,317 rebounds/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.0

Dallas Mavericks Offensive Stats & Trends

The Mavericks averaged 11.4 turnovers per game (823 turnovers/72 games) last season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

The Mavericks have averaged 11.5 turnovers per game (1,346 turnovers/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

The Mavericks have averaged 5.7 turnovers per game (257 turnovers/45 games) in the second half this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 6.6

The Mavericks have averaged 11.6 turnovers per game (523 turnovers/45 games) this season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

Minnesota Timberwolves Defensive Stats & Trends

The Timberwolves have averaged 32.9 defensive rebounds per game (1,481 rebounds/45 games) this season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Timberwolves averaged 33.0 defensive rebounds per game (2,376 rebounds/72 games) last season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.4

The Timberwolves have blocked 260 shots this season — 3rd most among NBA teams

The Timberwolves have 394 steals this season — 4th most among NBA teams

Dallas Mavericks Defensive Stats & Trends

The Mavericks averaged 6.2 steals per game (450 steals/72 games) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.5

The Mavericks have averaged 3.8 blocks per game (173 blocks/45 games) this season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Mavericks have averaged 4.1 blocks per game (484 blocks/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

The Mavericks have averaged 6.7 steals per game (397 steals/59 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6


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