Oklahoma City Thunder vs Minnesota Timberwolves Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 9

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 09, 2022, 5:23 PM
  • The Timberwolves (32-28) are -14.5 favorites vs. the Thunder (18-41)
  • Total (Over/Under): 229.5 points
  • Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 8:00pm EST
  • Watch the game on BSN & BSOK

The Oklahoma City Thunder visit Target Center to take on the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 8:00pm EST in Minneapolis.

The Timberwolves are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -14.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Thunder are 38-24 against the spread, while the Timberwolves are 35-29 against the spread.

The Thunder vs Timberwolves Over/Under is 229.5 total points for the game.


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Thunder vs. Timberwolves Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Oklahoma City Thunder+14.5 -110O 229.5 -110800
Minnesota Timberwolves -14.5 -110U 229.5 -110-1400

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

  • 38-24 against the Spread (+11.6 Units / 16.21% ROI)
  • 20-45 against the Moneyline (+6.5 Units / 9.86% ROI)
  • 31-34 against the Over for game total points (-6.4 Units / -8.95% ROI)
  • 34-31 against the Under for game total points (-0.1 Units / -0.14% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have covered the Moneyline in 11 of their last 28 away games (+21.35 Units / 76% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have covered the Spread in 38 of their last 62 games (+14.90 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have covered the 1H Game Total Under in 34 of their last 60 games (+8.66 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have covered the 2Q Spread in 14 of their last 20 away games (+8.55 Units / 39% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 17 of their last 26 games (+8.20 Units / 28% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have only covered the 1H Game Total Over in 24 of their last 62 games (-14.15 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have only covered the 1H Moneyline in 16 of their last 58 games (-14.07 Units / -24% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have only covered the Team Total Over in 28 of their last 65 games (-13.54 Units / -18% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have only covered the 3Q Game Total Under in 8 of their last 26 games (-10.30 Units / -37% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have only covered the 4Q Game Total Over in 12 of their last 32 games (-10.08 Units / -29% ROI)

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

  • 35-29 against the Spread (+3.1 Units / 4.27% ROI)
  • 37-29 against the Moneyline (+4.9 Units / 3.88% ROI)
  • 41-25 against the Over for game total points (+13.5 Units / 18.6% ROI)
  • 25-41 against the Under for game total points (-20.1 Units / -27.69% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have covered the Game Total Over in 36 of their last 49 games (+21.70 Units / 40% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have covered the Team Total Over in 35 of their last 52 games (+16.16 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have covered the Moneyline in 19 of their last 25 games at home (+13.90 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have covered the 4Q Spread in 20 of their last 26 games at home (+13.33 Units / 47% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 22 of their last 33 games at home (+13.19 Units / 36% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have only covered the Game Total Under in 14 of their last 51 games (-26.70 Units / -48% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have only covered the Team Total Under in 16 of their last 52 games (-23.39 Units / -40% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have only covered the 3Q Game Total Under in 15 of their last 45 games (-16.90 Units / -34% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have only covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 8 of their last 33 games at home (-16.00 Units / -44% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have only covered the 1H Game Total Over in 11 of their last 33 games at home (-13.31 Units / -36% ROI)

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Oklahoma City Thunder: Keys to the Game vs. the Minnesota Timberwolves

The Thunder were 4-17 (.190) when allowing 15 or more fastbreak points last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .413

The Thunder are 8-18 (.308) when allowing 15 or more second chance points this season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .468

The Thunder are 4-23 (.148) when allowing 110 or more points this season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .274

The Thunder are 15-38 (.283) when allowing 15 or more second chance points since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .458

Minnesota Timberwolves: Keys to the Game vs. the Oklahoma City Thunder

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

Injury Report: Timberwolves vs. Thunder - Wednesday's Game, Mar. 09

  • Jarred Vanderbilt (Timberwolves): Vanderbilt is listed as QUESTIONABLE for Wednesday's (Mar. 9) game.
  • Taurean Prince (Timberwolves): Prince is listed as QUESTIONABLE for Wednesday's (Mar. 9) game.
  • McKinley Wright IV (Timberwolves): The Timberwolves announced that Wright IV has been cleared for contact and will be re-evaluated in the next week or so.
  • Patrick Beverley (Timberwolves): Beverley is listed as QUESTIONABLE for Wednesday's (Mar. 9) game.
  • Jaylen Nowell (Timberwolves): Nowell is listed as PROBABLE for Wednesday's (Mar. 9) game.
  • D'Angelo Russell (Timberwolves): Russell is listed as QUESTIONABLE for Wednesday's (Mar. 9) game.
  • Anthony Edwards (Timberwolves): Edwards is listed as QUESTIONABLE for Wednesday's (Mar. 9) game.
  • Josh Giddey (Thunder): Thunder coach Mark Daigneault said it will be a few weeks before the team knows how serious is injury is.
  • Ty Jerome (Thunder): Jerome hasn't played since Feb. 14 against New York. A timetable for his return has not been announced.
  • Kenrich Williams (Thunder): Williams hasn't played since Feb. 14 against New York. A timetable for his return has not been announced.
  • Jeremiah Robinson-Earl (Thunder): The Thunder announced that Robinson-Earl will miss at least six weeks with a fracture in his foot.
  • Derrick Favors (Thunder): Favors did not play in Tuesday's game (Mar. 8) against Milwaukee.
  • Mike Muscala (Thunder): Thunder coach Mark Daigneault said there remains no timetable for Muscala's return.
  • Luguentz Dort (Thunder): Dort hasn't played since Feb. 12 against Chicago. A timetable for his return has not been announced.

Oklahoma City Thunder Offensive Stats & Trends

The Thunder had an assist to turnover ratio of 1.4 (1,588 assists/ 1,108 TOs) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.9

The Thunder are shooting 42% (1,634/3,916) this season — tied for lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 45%

The Thunder had an assist to turnover ratio of 1.3 (737 assists/ 570 TOs) in the second half last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.8

The Thunder have averaged 1.13 points per shot (4,431 points/3,916 shots) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.23

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

Oklahoma City Thunder Defensive Stats & Trends

The Thunder have averaged 35.6 defensive rebounds per game (1,566 rebounds/44 games) this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Thunder have averaged 35.6 defensive rebounds per game (4,134 rebounds/116 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Thunder averaged 35.7 defensive rebounds per game (2,568 rebounds/72 games) last season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.4

The Thunder have averaged 6.8 steals per game (396 steals/58 games) at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

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


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