Utah Jazz vs. Minnesota Timberwolves 12/26/2020 Betting Preview: Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on December 26, 2020

The Utah Jazz (1-0) are at home in Northwest Division play against the Minnesota Timberwolves (1-0) on Saturday, December 26, 2020 at 9:00 PM ET. The Jazz are favored by 8 points in the game, the first matchup between the teams this season. The point total for the matchup is 227.

Betting Information

Jazz vs Timberwolves Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Jazz -8 -110 -110 227 -105 -115
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Head to Head

In the last 10 head-to-head matchups, Utah has a 7-3 record against Minnesota. The Jazz also hold a 2-1 edge against the spread when squaring off against the Timberwolves.

Jazz vs Timberwolves in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/11/2019 Jazz Timberwolves -1 221.5 -112 -108 Regular Season 127-116 UTA
11/20/2019 Jazz Timberwolves -3 223.5 -150 126 Regular Season 103-95 UTA
11/18/2019 Jazz Jazz -9.5 219.5 -455 353 Regular Season 112-102 MIN
3/14/2019 Jazz Regular Season 120-100 UTA
1/27/2019 Timberwolves Regular Season 125-111 UTA
1/25/2019 Jazz Regular Season 106-102 UTA
10/31/2018 Timberwolves Regular Season 128-125 MIN
4/1/2018 Timberwolves Regular Season 121-97 UTA
3/2/2018 Jazz Regular Season 116-108 UTA
11/13/2017 Jazz Regular Season 109-98 MIN
  • 12/11/2019 DNP – Jazz: Mike Conley
  • 11/18/2019 DNP – Timberwolves: Andrew Wiggins
  • Jazz Betting Information

    • Utah struggled against the spread, going 36-42-1 last year.
    • When favored by at least 8 points, the Jazz struggled to an 8-12 record ATS last season.
    • In 43 of 79 (54.4%) contests last season, Utah and its opponents hit the total.
    Bet on the Utah Jazz to win the NBA Championship.

    Timberwolves Betting Information

    • Minnesota had a losing record against the spread, going 23-40-1 ATS (covering just 35.9% of the time).
    • When they were at least 8-point underdogs, the Timberwolves had a record ATS of 0-2.
    • In the majority of Minnesota’s games this season, the teams combined to hit the over (35 out of 64 games, 54.7%).
    Bet on the Minnesota Timberwolves to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In 39.2% of their opportunities last year (31 of 79 chances), the Jazz and their opponents combined to put up more than this matchup’s over/under of 227 points.
    • In 36 of 64 opportunities (56.2%) last year, Minnesota combined with its opponents to score more than 227 points.
    • The two teams averaged a combined 2.3 fewer points per game last season (224.7) than this matchup’s over/under of 227 points.
    • The Jazz and the Timberwolves saw their opponents average a combined 0.6 fewer points per game last season than the over/under of 227 set for this matchup.
    • The average over/under the Jazz had set in matchups last season was 6.6 fewer points than this outing’s point total.
    • The average point total for the Timberwolves last season was 3.8 points higher than this game’s over/under.
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    Jazz Leaders

    • Donovan Mitchell put up 24.0 points per game last season.
    • Rudy Gobert pulled down 13.5 rebounds per game and Joe Ingles averaged 5.2 assists per game .
    • Bojan Bogdanovic made 3.0 threes per game a season ago.
    • Mitchell averaged 1.0 steal per game. Gobert collected 2.0 blocks a game.

    Timberwolves Leaders

    • Karl-Anthony Towns put up 26.5 points per game last season while tacking on 10.8 rebounds.
    • Ricky Rubio dished out 8.8 assists per game.
    • D’Angelo Russell knocked down 3.6 threes per game a season ago.
    • Rubio grabbed 1.4 steals per game. Towns collected 1.2 blocks a game.
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