Portland Trail Blazers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves: 3/14/2021 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on March 14, 2021

The Minnesota Timberwolves (8-30) are underdogs (by 5 points) to stop a seven-game home losing streak when they host the Portland Trail Blazers (22-15) on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under of 233.5 points.

Betting Information

Trail Blazers vs Timberwolves Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Trail Blazers -5 -110 -110 233.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Portland Trail Blazers or the Minnesota Timberwolves for Sunday’s game.

Head to Head

Portland has taken seven of its last 10 head-to-head meetings with Minnesota.

Trail Blazers vs Timberwolves in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/13/2021 Trail Blazers Timberwolves -5 234.5 -210 170 Regular Season 125-121 POR
1/7/2021 Trail Blazers Trail Blazers -9.5 233 -525 394 Regular Season 135-117 POR
1/9/2020 Trail Blazers Timberwolves -1 224 -113 -107 Regular Season 116-102 MIN
12/21/2019 Trail Blazers Trail Blazers -6.5 228 -282 228 Regular Season 113-106 POR
4/1/2019 Timberwolves Regular Season 132-122 POR
4/1/2019 Timberwolves Regular Season 132-122 POR
12/8/2018 Trail Blazers Regular Season 113-105 POR
12/8/2018 Trail Blazers Regular Season 113-105 POR
11/16/2018 Timberwolves Regular Season 112-96 MIN
11/16/2018 Timberwolves Regular Season 112-96 MIN

Trail Blazers Betting Information

  • Against the spread, Portland has been strong this season, posting a 19-18 record.
  • The Trail Blazers have posted a winning record of 6-4 against the spread when the spread is -5 or higher.
  • In 21 of 37 (56.8%) contests this season, Portland and its opponents have hit the over.
Bet on the Portland Trail Blazers to win the NBA Championship.

Timberwolves Betting Information

  • Minnesota has covered the spread in fewer than half of its outings, going 14-21-2 ATS.
  • The Timberwolves have fared well as a 5-point underdog, going 1-0 against the spread when they are at least 5-point underdogs.
  • Minnesota and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this year — 20 of 37 (54.1%).
Bet on the Minnesota Timberwolves to win the NBA Championship.

Over/Under Analysis

  • In 40.5% of their games this season (15 of 37 chances), the Trail Blazers and their opponents have combined to record more than this matchup’s point total of 233.5 points.
  • Minnesota and its opponents have combined to score more than 233.5 points in 42.1% of their games this season (16 of 38 opportunities).
  • The two teams average a combined 9.6 fewer points per game (223.9) than this game’s total of 233.5 points.
  • The Trail Blazers and the Timberwolves have seen their opponents average a combined 1.2 less points per game than the point total of 233.5 set for this outing.
  • The average over/under the Trail Blazers have had set in matchups this season is 3.1 less points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average total for Timberwolves games this season is 7.6 less points than the point total of 233.5 in this outing.
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Trail Blazers Leaders

  • Damian Lillard leads the Trail Blazers in points and assists. He puts up 29.7 points per game while tacking on 8.0 assists.
  • Portland’s rebounding leader is Enes Kanter, who pulls down 11.8 per game.
  • CJ McCollum connects on 4.8 threes per game to lead the Trail Blazers.
  • Robert Covington averages 1.6 steals and 1.2 blocks per game. Both numbers are team-highs for Portland.

Timberwolves Leaders

  • Karl-Anthony Towns is at the top of the Timberwolves scoring and rebounding leaderboards with 22.3 points per game and 10.7 rebounds per game this season.
  • Ricky Rubio holds the title of Minnesota assist leader, dishing out 6.5 assists per game this season.
  • D’Angelo Russell is tops from three-point range for the Timberwolves, knocking down 3.0 threes per game.
  • Rubio is at the top of Minnesota’s steals hierarchy with 1.3 steals per game and Towns leads the squad in blocks with 1.7 per game.
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