Milwaukee Bucks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves: 2/23/2021 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 23, 2021

The Minnesota Timberwolves (7-24) will attempt to stop a four-game losing streak when they visit the Milwaukee Bucks (18-13) on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Fiserv Forum as heavy, 11-point underdogs. The contest airs at 8:00 PM ET on FS-WI. The matchup has an over/under of 230 points.

Betting Information

Bucks vs Timberwolves Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Bucks -11 -110 -110 230 -110 -110
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Head to Head

Milwaukee has an 8-2 record in the last 10 head-to-head matchups with Minnesota.

Bucks vs Timberwolves in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/1/2020 Bucks Bucks -18 221.5 -4014 1584 Regular Season 106-104 MIL
11/4/2019 Bucks Timberwolves -7.5 231 -358 280 Regular Season 134-106 MIL
2/23/2019 Bucks Regular Season 140-128 MIL
10/26/2018 Timberwolves Regular Season 125-95 MIL
2/1/2018 Timberwolves Regular Season 108-89 MIN
12/28/2017 Bucks Regular Season 102-96 MIL
3/11/2017 Bucks Regular Season 102-95 MIL
12/30/2016 Timberwolves Regular Season 116-99 MIN
3/4/2016 Bucks Regular Season 116-101 MIL
1/2/2016 Timberwolves Regular Season 95-85 MIL
  • 1/1/2020 DNP – Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns, Andrew Wiggins, Jeff Teague
  • 11/4/2019 DNP – Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns
  • Bucks Betting Information

    • Milwaukee has struggled against the spread, going 15-16 on the year.
    • When favored by at least 11 points, the Bucks have put up a 3-3 record ATS.
    • Milwaukee has been reliable for the over this season, combining with opponents to hit the total in 18 of 31 games for a 58.1% rate.
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    Timberwolves Betting Information

    • Minnesota has a losing record against the spread, going 12-16-2 ATS (covering just 40% of the time).
    • Minnesota and its opponents have hit the over in fewer than half of their matchups this season — 14 of 30 (46.7%).
    Bet on the Minnesota Timberwolves to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Bucks and their opponents have put up more than 230 points in 58.1% of their outings this year (18 of 31 opportunities).
    • Minnesota and its opponents have combined to score at least 230 points in 13 of 31 games (41.9%) this year.
    • The Bucks and the Timberwolves combine to average 3.3 fewer points per game than the total of 230 set for this game.
    • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 226.9 points per game, 3.1 fewer than the point total for this game.
    • The average over/under the Bucks have had set in matchups this year is 1.3 more points than this outing’s point total.
    • The average total in Timberwolves games this year is 7.6 fewer points than the point total of 230 for this outing.
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    Bucks Leaders

    • Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks in points, rebounds and assists. He averages 28.4 points per game while adding 11.9 rebounds and 5.9 assists.
    • Khris Middleton makes 2.3 threes per game to lead the Bucks.
    • Milwaukee’s steals leader is Jrue Holiday, who grabs 1.9 per game. Brook Lopez leads the team averaging 1.4 blocks a contest.

    Timberwolves Leaders

    • Karl-Anthony Towns holds the top Timberwolves spot in two categories: scoring (22.0 points per game) and rebounding (11.2 rebounds per game).
    • The Minnesota leader in assists is Ricky Rubio with 6.4 assists per game.
    • Malik Beasley is tops from three-point range for the Timberwolves, knocking down 3.4 threes per game.
    • Rubio is at the top of Minnesota’s steals hierarchy with 1.2 steals per game and Towns leads the squad in blocks with 2.0 per game.
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