Portland Trail Blazers vs Minnesota Timberwolves Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 7

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 07, 2022, 8:54 AM
  • The Timberwolves (32-28) are -14.5 favorites vs. the Trail Blazers (25-35)
  • Total (Over/Under): 232.5 points
  • Monday, March 7, 2022 at 8:00pm EST
  • Watch the game on BSN & ROOT Sports NW

The Portland Trail Blazers visit Target Center to take on the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday. 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 Trail Blazers are 25-37 against the spread, while the Timberwolves are 34-29 against the spread.

The Trail Blazers vs Timberwolves Over/Under is 232.5 total points for the game.


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Trail Blazers vs. Timberwolves Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Portland Trail Blazers+14.5 -110O 232.5 -110750
Minnesota Timberwolves -14.5 -110U 232.5 -110-1200

Against the spread this NBA season, the Trail Blazers have gone:

  • 25-37 against the Spread (-15.75 Units / -22.68% ROI)
  • 25-38 against the Moneyline (-1.55 Units / -1.79% ROI)
  • 31-32 against the Over for game total points (-4.2 Units / -6.06% ROI)
  • 32-31 against the Under for game total points (-2.1 Units / -3.03% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the Moneyline in 7 of their last 13 away games (+13.80 Units / 96% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the Team Total Under in 37 of their last 61 games (+12.34 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 1H Moneyline in 8 of their last 13 away games (+12.19 Units / 87% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 1Q Spread in 18 of their last 24 away games (+11.46 Units / 43% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 37 of their last 63 games (+9.31 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 2H Moneyline in 17 of their last 58 games (-27.27 Units / -40% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the Team Total Over in 22 of their last 61 games (-21.34 Units / -30% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 4Q Spread in 20 of their last 58 games (-19.54 Units / -31% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 3Q Spread in 22 of their last 58 games (-17.52 Units / -28% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 25 of their last 63 games (-15.31 Units / -22% ROI)

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

  • 34-29 against the Spread (+2.1 Units / 2.94% ROI)
  • 36-29 against the Moneyline (+3.9 Units / 3.35% ROI)
  • 41-24 against the Over for game total points (+14.6 Units / 20.42% ROI)
  • 24-41 against the Under for game total points (-21.1 Units / -29.51% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have covered the Game Total Over in 36 of their last 48 games (+22.80 Units / 43% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have covered the Team Total Over in 34 of their last 51 games (+15.16 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have covered the 3Q Spread in 36 of their last 57 games (+14.08 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 29 of their last 44 games (+13.38 Units / 28% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have covered the Moneyline in 18 of their last 24 games at home (+12.90 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have only covered the Game Total Under in 13 of their last 50 games (-27.70 Units / -50% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have only covered the Team Total Under in 16 of their last 51 games (-22.29 Units / -39% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have only covered the 3Q Game Total Under in 14 of their last 44 games (-17.90 Units / -37% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have only covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 8 of their last 32 games at home (-14.90 Units / -43% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have only covered the 1H Moneyline in 27 of their last 57 games (-14.24 Units / -17% ROI)

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Portland Trail Blazers: Keys to the Game vs. the Minnesota Timberwolves

The Trail Blazers were 14-3 (.824) when allowing fewer than 10 fastbreak points last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .558

The Trail Blazers were 10-3 (.769) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points last season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .553

The Trail Blazers are 40-7 (.833) when shooting 40% or better from three since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .738

Minnesota Timberwolves: Keys to the Game vs. the Portland Trail Blazers

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. Trail Blazers - Monday's Game, Mar. 07

  • Patrick Beverley (Timberwolves): Beverley is questionable for Monday's (Mar. 7) game against Portland.
  • 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.
  • Anthony Edwards (Timberwolves): Edwards is doubtful for Monday's (Mar. 7) game against Portland.
  • Naz Reid (Timberwolves): Reid is questionable for Monday's (Mar. 7) game against Portland.
  • Taurean Prince (Timberwolves): Prince is questionable for Monday's (Mar. 7) game against Portland.
  • Greg Brown III (Trail Blazers): Brown III is probable for Monday's (Mar. 7) game against Minnesota.
  • Nassir Little (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Little will undergo surgery and miss the remainder of the season.
  • Jusuf Nurkic (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Nurkic will miss at least four weeks.
  • Elijah Hughes (Trail Blazers): Hughes is probable for Monday's (Mar. 7) game against Minnesota.
  • Didi Louzada (Trail Blazers): Louzada is dealing with a torn meniscus in his left knee. There is no timetable for his return.
  • Damian Lillard (Trail Blazers): Lillard will be reevaluated in 2-3 weeks after beginning reconditioning.
  • Eric Bledsoe (Trail Blazers): Bledsoe is dealing with a left Achilles injury and does not appear close to returning to action, according to Trail Blazers' beat reporter Casey Holdahl.
  • Justise Winslow (Trail Blazers): Winslow is out for Monday's (Mar. 7) game against Minnesota.
  • Anfernee Simons (Trail Blazers): Simons is out for Monday's (Mar. 7) game against Minnesota.
  • Joe Ingles (Trail Blazers): Ingles suffered a torn left ACL in Sunday's (Jan. 30) game against Minnesota.

Portland Trail Blazers Offensive Stats & Trends

The Trail Blazers averaged 10.8 turnovers per game (775 turnovers/72 games) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

The Trail Blazers averaged 5.4 turnovers per game (388 turnovers/72 games) in the second half last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 6.6

The Trail Blazers averaged 21.2 assists per game (1,526 assists/72 games) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 24.7

The Trail Blazers averaged 11.0 assists per game (794 assists/72 games) in the first half last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.8

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

Portland Trail Blazers Defensive Stats & Trends

The Trail Blazers have blocked 307 shots at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — 10th most among NBA teams

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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