Atlanta Hawks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves 1/18/2021 Betting Preview: Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on January 18, 2021

The Minnesota Timberwolves (3-8) are 8-point underdogs as they try to break a four-game road slide when they square off against the Atlanta Hawks (5-7) on Monday, January 18, 2021 at State Farm Arena. The game airs at 2:30 PM ET on NBA TV. The point total for the matchup is set at 227.5.

Betting Information

Hawks vs Timberwolves Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Hawks-8-110-110227.5-110-110
Place a bet on Atlanta Hawks or the Minnesota Timberwolves for Monday’s game.

Head to Head

After the last 10 head-to-head meetings, Minnesota has a 6-4 record against Atlanta.

Hawks vs Timberwolves in 2020-21
DateFavoriteHome TeamSpreadTotalFavorite MoneylineUnderdog MoneylineGame TypeResult
2/5/2020TimberwolvesTimberwolves-4239-179149Regular Season127-120 ATL
11/25/2019TimberwolvesHawks-4.5235.5-187155Regular Season125-113 MIN
2/27/2019HawksRegular Season131-123 ATL
12/28/2018TimberwolvesRegular Season123-120 ATL
3/28/2018TimberwolvesRegular Season126-114 MIN
1/29/2018HawksRegular Season105-100 ATL
12/26/2016TimberwolvesRegular Season104-90 MIN
12/21/2016HawksRegular Season92-84 MIN
11/25/2015TimberwolvesRegular Season99-95 MIN
11/9/2015HawksRegular Season117-107 MIN
  • 2/5/2020 DNP – Hawks: Jabari Parker
  • 11/25/2019 DNP – Hawks: John Collins, Kevin Huerter
  • Hawks Betting Information

    • Atlanta has not fared well against the spread this season, posting a 5-7 record.
    • When favored by at least 8 points, the Hawks have struggled to a 0-1 record ATS this season.
    • Atlanta and its opponents have converted the over just 2 times in 12 (16.7%) games this season.
    Bet on the Atlanta Hawks to win the NBA Championship.

    Timberwolves Betting Information

    • Minnesota has a losing record against the spread, going 4-6-1 ATS (covering just 36.4% of the time).
    • Minnesota has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 54.5% of matchups this season (6 out of 11 chances).
    Bet on the Minnesota Timberwolves to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Hawks and their opponents have scored no less than 227.5 points — this matchup’s point total — in 40 of 12 outings (333.3%) this year.
    • Minnesota has played in five games this season (out of 11 total matchups — 45.5% of chances) where they and their opponents combined to score more than 227.5 points.
    • These two teams average a combined 220 points per game, 7.5 less points than the total of 227.5 set for this game.
    • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 228.9 points per game, 1.4 more than the point total in this matchup.
    • The average point total for Hawks games this season is 5.8 fewer points than the total of 227.5 in this matchup.
    • Timberwolves games this season have averaged an over/under of 227.4 points, 0.1 fewer than the point total in this matchup.
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    Hawks Leaders

    • Trae Young leads the Hawks in scoring (23.2 points per game) and assisting (8.6 assists per game).
    • Clint Capela paces Atlanta with 12.9 rebounds per game.
    • Bogdan Bogdanovic hits 2.3 threes per game to lead the Hawks.
    • Atlanta’s blocks leader is Capela, who collects 1.2 per game. Cameron Reddish leads the team averaging 1.4 steals a game.

    Timberwolves Leaders

    • D’Angelo Russell takes the top spot on the Timberwolves scoring and assist lists, putting up 20.7 points and 5.5 assists per game.
    • When it comes to rebounds, Jarrett Culver is the Minnesota leader with 5.6 per game.
    • Russell makes more threes per game than any other member of the Timberwolves, cashing in 2.8 treys per game.
    • Minnesota’s Ricky Rubio has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.4 per game and Josh Okogie is first in blocks with 1.0 per game.
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