Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Detroit Pistons 12/23/2020 Betting Preview: Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on December 23, 2020

The Minnesota Timberwolves (0-0) hit the court against the Detroit Pistons (0-0) as 4.5-point favorites on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 8:00 PM ET on FS-DET. The matchup’s over/under is set at 224.5.

Betting Information

Timberwolves vs Pistons Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Timberwolves -4.5 -110 -110 224.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Minnesota Timberwolves or the Detroit Pistons for Wednesday’s game.

Head to Head

Detroit has taken eight of its last 10 head-to-head matchups against Minnesota. The Timberwolves have a 1-0 advantage against the spread when squaring off against the Pistons.

Timberwolves vs Pistons in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
11/11/2019 Pistons Pistons -3.5 223.5 -170 142 Regular Season 120-114 MIN
3/6/2019 Pistons Regular Season 131-114 DET
12/19/2018 Timberwolves Regular Season 129-123 DET
11/19/2017 Timberwolves Regular Season 100-97 DET
10/25/2017 Pistons Regular Season 122-101 DET
2/3/2017 Pistons Regular Season 116-108 DET
12/9/2016 Timberwolves Regular Season 117-90 DET
12/31/2015 Pistons Regular Season 115-90 DET
11/20/2015 Timberwolves Regular Season 96-86 DET
2/8/2015 Pistons Regular Season 112-101 MIN

Timberwolves Betting Information

  • Minnesota covered in just 23 of 64 matchups last season.
  • The Timberwolves struggled to cover, going just 2-6-1 ATS when favored by at least 4.5 points.
  • In 35 of 64 (54.7%) contests last season, Minnesota and its opponents hit the total.
Bet on the Minnesota Timberwolves to win the NBA Championship.

Pistons Betting Information

  • Detroit failed to cover the spread in more than half of its games, going 27-37-1 ATS.
  • When they were at least 4.5-point underdogs, the Pistons fared well, going 3-4 against the spread.
  • Detroit and its opponents hit the over in more than half of their games last year — 38 of 65 (58.5%).
Bet on the Detroit Pistons to win the NBA Championship.

Over/Under Analysis

  • In 37 of 64 opportunities (57.8%) last season, the Timberwolves and their opponents scored no less than this matchup’s over/under of 224.5 points.
  • Detroit and its opponents added up to score at least 224.5 points in 40.9% of their matchups last year (27 of 66 chances).
  • The two teams averaged a combined 4.1 less points per game last season (220.4) than this game’s total of 224.5 points.
  • The Timberwolves and the Pistons saw their opponents average a combined 3.8 more points per game last season than the over/under of 224.5 set for this outing.
  • The average over/under the Timberwolves had set in games last season was 6.3 more points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average point total for the Pistons last year was 6.5 points less than this game’s over/under.
Bet on LIVE NBA Games

Timberwolves Leaders

  • Karl-Anthony Towns put up 26.5 points per game last season and pulled down 10.8 rebounds a contest.
  • Ricky Rubio dished out 8.8 assists per game.
  • D’Angelo Russell had a solid showing from beyond the arc a season ago. He knocked down 3.6 shots from deep per game.
  • Rubio collected 1.4 per game. Towns averaged 1.2 blocks a contest.

Pistons Leaders

  • Derrick Rose put up 18.1 points per game last season and added 5.6 assists.
  • Mason Plumlee grabed 5.2 rebounds per game.
  • Svi Mykhailiuk made 2.1 threes per game a season ago.
  • Delon Wright averaged 1.2 steals per game. Jerami Grant collected 0.8 blocks a contest.
MB NBAB 728x90 Jpg

More Recent NBA News