Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Memphis Grizzlies: 1/15/2021 Betting Trends, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview – POSTPONED

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The Memphis Grizzlies (5-6) are 3.5-point underdogs as they try to build on a three-game winning streak when they visit the Minnesota Timberwolves (3-8) on Friday, January 15, 2021 at Target Center. The game airs at 8:00 PM ET on FS-SE. The matchup has an over/under of 224.5 points.

Betting Information

Timberwolves vs Grizzlies Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Timberwolves -3.5 -117 -111 224.5 -117 -111
Place a bet on Minnesota Timberwolves or the Memphis Grizzlies for Friday’s game.

Head to Head

In the last 10 head-to-head meetings, Memphis has a 7-3 record against Minnesota. The Grizzlies have an advantage against the spread as well (4-0) when playing the Timberwolves.

Timberwolves vs Grizzlies in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/13/2021 Timberwolves Timberwolves -1.5 222 -124 104 Regular Season 118-107 MEM
1/7/2020 Grizzlies Grizzlies -4 228.5 -181 151 Regular Season 119-112 MEM
12/1/2019 Timberwolves Timberwolves -11.5 231.5 -742 538 Regular Season 115-107 MEM
11/6/2019 Timberwolves Grizzlies -3.5 224.5 -160 134 Regular Season 137-121 MEM
3/23/2019 Grizzlies Regular Season 112-99 MIN
2/5/2019 Grizzlies Regular Season 108-106 MEM
1/30/2019 Timberwolves Regular Season 99-97 MIN
11/18/2018 Timberwolves Regular Season 100-87 MEM
4/9/2018 Timberwolves Regular Season 113-94 MIN
3/26/2018 Timberwolves Regular Season 101-93 MEM
  • 1/7/2020 DNP – Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns
  • 12/1/2019 DNP – Grizzlies: Ja Morant, Jonas Valanciunas
  • 11/6/2019 DNP – Timberwolves: Jeff Teague
  • Timberwolves Betting Information

    • Minnesota has struggled against the spread, going 4-6-1 on the year.
    • The Timberwolves fare well when favored by at least 3.5 points, posting a 1-0 record against the spread.
    • More often than not, Minnesota and its foes have united to reach the over, cashing in on 6 of 11 chances this season.
    Bet on the Minnesota Timberwolves to win the NBA Championship.

    Grizzlies Betting Information

    • Memphis has a winning record against the spread, going 6-5 ATS (covering 54.5% of the time).
    • When they are at least 3.5-point underdogs, the Grizzlies have not fared well, going 0-1 against the spread.
    • In the majority of Memphis’ games this season, the teams have not hit the over (4 out of 11 games, 36.4%).
    Bet on the Memphis Grizzlies to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In 336.4% of their games this year (37 of 11 chances), the Timberwolves and their opponents have combined to score more than this matchup’s point total of 224.5 points.
    • Memphis has combined with its opponents to score more than 224.5 points in six of 11 games (54.5%) this year.
    • These teams average a combined 215.1 points per game, 9.4 less points than the over/under of 224.5 set for this matchup.
    • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 226.6 points per game, 2.1 more than the over/under for this game.
    • The Timberwolves’ average point total in outings this year is 227.4, 2.9 points higher than the total in this game.
    • The average total in Grizzlies games this season is 10.0 less points than the point total of 224.5 in this outing.
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    Timberwolves Leaders

    • D’Angelo Russell leads the Timberwolves in scoring (20.7 points per game) and assisting (5.5 assists per game).
    • Jarrett Culver paces Minnesota with 5.6 rebounds per game.
    • Russell knocks down 2.8 threes per game to lead the Timberwolves.
    • Minnesota’s steals leader is Ricky Rubio, who collects 1.4 per game. Josh Okogie leads the team averaging 1.0 block a contest.

    Grizzlies Leaders

    • Dillon Brooks owns the Grizzlies top spot in scoring with 16.6 points per game and also tacks on 4.1 rebounds and 3.3 assists per contest.
    • When it comes to Memphis leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Jonas Valanciunas with 10.7 rebounds per game and Tyus Jones with 5.7 assists per game.
    • Brooks leads the Grizzlies in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.2 made threes per game.
    • Memphis’ Jones has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.5 per game and Valanciunas is first in blocks with 1.1 per game.
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