Chicago Bulls vs. Minnesota Timberwolves: 2/24/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 24, 2021

The Minnesota Timberwolves (7-25) are underdogs (+4.5) as they attempt to end a five-game losing streak when they visit the Chicago Bulls (14-16) at 8:00 PM ET on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at United Center. The game airs on NBCS-CHI. The over/under for the matchup is set at 227.5.

Betting Information

Bulls vs Timberwolves Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Bulls -4.5 -110 -110 227.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Chicago Bulls or the Minnesota Timberwolves for Wednesday’s game.

Head to Head

Minnesota holds an 8-2 record in the last 10 head-to-head matchups against Chicago.

Bulls vs Timberwolves in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/4/2020 Timberwolves Timberwolves -2 231 -124 104 Regular Season 115-108 MIN
1/22/2020 Bulls Bulls -1.5 220 -119 -101 Regular Season 117-110 CHI
12/26/2018 Bulls Regular Season 119-94 MIN
11/24/2018 Timberwolves Regular Season 111-96 MIN
2/24/2018 Timberwolves Regular Season 122-104 MIN
2/9/2018 Bulls Regular Season 114-113 CHI
2/12/2017 Timberwolves Regular Season 117-89 MIN
12/13/2016 Bulls Regular Season 99-94 MIN
2/6/2016 Timberwolves Regular Season 112-105 MIN
11/7/2015 Bulls Regular Season 102-93 MIN

Bulls Betting Information

  • Against the spread, Chicago has been strong this season, posting a 17-12-1 record.
  • The Bulls have posted a losing record of 0-1 against the spread when the spread is -4.5 or higher.
  • Chicago has been reliable for the over this season, combining with opponents to reach the total in 16 of 30 games for a 53.3% rate.
Bet on the Chicago Bulls to win the NBA Championship.

Timberwolves Betting Information

  • Minnesota has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its contests, going 12-17-2 ATS.
  • The Timberwolves have fared well as a 4.5-point underdog, going 1-0 against the spread when they are at least 4.5-point underdogs.
  • Minnesota has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 48.4% of matchups this year (15 out of 31 chances).
Bet on the Minnesota Timberwolves to win the NBA Championship.

Over/Under Analysis

  • In 16 of 30 opportunities (53.3%) this year, the Bulls and their opponents have combined for this matchup’s point total of 227.5 points.
  • In 15 of 32 opportunities (46.9%) this season, Minnesota and its opponents have combined to score at least 227.5 points.
  • The Bulls and the Timberwolves combine to average 5.1 fewer points per game than the over/under of 227.5 set for this game.
  • The Bulls and the Timberwolves have seen their opponents average a combined 2.9 more points per game than the over/under of 227.5 set in this outing.
  • The average point total for Bulls games this year is 1.9 more points than the over/under of 227.5 in this matchup.
  • Timberwolves games this year have averaged an over/under of 223.2 points, 4.3 fewer than the point total in this matchup.
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Bulls Leaders

  • Zach LaVine leads the Bulls scoring 28.6 points per game.
  • Coby White leads Chicago with 5.2 assists a game and Wendell Carter Jr. paces the team with 7.7 rebounds per matchup.
  • The Bulls are led by LaVine from beyond the arc. He knocks down 3.5 shots from deep per game.
  • Thaddeus Young leads the team with 1.2 steals per game. Daniel Gafford collects 1.2 blocks an outing to pace Chicago.

Timberwolves Leaders

  • Karl-Anthony Towns is at the top of the Timberwolves scoring and rebounding leaderboards with 22.3 points per game and 10.9 rebounds per game this season.
  • Ricky Rubio puts in work giving out assists and is Minnesota’s assist leader with 6.3 per game.
  • Malik Beasley is tops from three-point range for the Timberwolves, hitting 3.5 threes per game.
  • Nobody on Minnesota grabs more steals than Rubio (1.2 per game) or blocks more shots than Towns (1.8 per game).
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