San Antonio Spurs vs. Minnesota Timberwolves: 2/3/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 2, 2021

The Minnesota Timberwolves (5-15) visit the San Antonio Spurs (11-10) after losing eight straight road games. The Spurs are favored by 3.5 points in the contest, which tips at 8:30 PM ET on Wednesday, February 3, 2021. The matchup has an over/under of 229.5 points.

Betting Information

Spurs vs Timberwolves Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Spurs -3.5 -117 -111 229.5 -117 -111
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Head to Head

After the last 10 head-to-head meetings, San Antonio and Minnesota have a tied 5-5 record. The Timberwolves have a 3-0-1 record against the spread when playing the Spurs.

Spurs vs Timberwolves in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/10/2021 Spurs Timberwolves -4 230.5 -178 146 Regular Season 96-88 MIN
1/9/2021 Spurs Timberwolves -3 234.5 -150 124 Regular Season 125-122 SA
11/27/2019 Spurs Spurs -3 230 -147 124 Regular Season 113-101 MIN
11/13/2019 Timberwolves Timberwolves -1.5 227 -121 102 Regular Season 129-114 MIN
1/18/2019 Timberwolves Regular Season 116-113 SA
12/21/2018 Spurs Regular Season 124-98 SA
11/28/2018 Timberwolves Regular Season 128-89 MIN
10/17/2018 Spurs Regular Season 112-108 SA
3/17/2018 Spurs Regular Season 117-101 SA
11/15/2017 Timberwolves Regular Season 98-86 MIN

Spurs Betting Information

  • San Antonio has been strong against the spread, going 12-8-1 this season.
  • The Spurs have posted a losing record of 2-4 against the spread when the spread is -3.5 or bigger.
  • More often than not, San Antonio and its foes have united to hit the over, cashing in on 11 of 21 chances this season.
Bet on the San Antonio Spurs to win the NBA Championship.

Timberwolves Betting Information

  • Minnesota has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its games, going 7-11-1 ATS.
  • When they play as at least 3.5-point underdogs, the Timberwolves have a record ATS of 1-0.
  • Minnesota has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 47.4% of matchups this season (9 out of 19 opportunities).
Bet on the Minnesota Timberwolves to win the NBA Championship.

Over/Under Analysis

  • The Spurs and their opponents have scored at least 229.5 points — this matchup’s point total — in seven of 21 games (33.3%) this season.
  • In eight of 20 opportunities (40%) this year, Minnesota and its opponents have combined to score more than 229.5 points.
  • The Spurs and the Timberwolves combine to average 12.0 fewer points per game than the total of 229.5 set for this game.
  • The Spurs and the Timberwolves have seen their opponents average a combined 1.6 fewer points per game than the over/under of 229.5 set in this outing.
  • The average point total for Spurs games this season is 6.0 fewer points than the total of 229.5 in this matchup.
  • The average point total for the Timberwolves this year is 7.6 points lower than this game’s over/under.
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Spurs Leaders

  • DeMar DeRozan leads the Spurs in points and assists. He contributes 19.5 points per game while adding 6.6 assists.
  • Keldon Johnson paces San Antonio with 7.5 rebounds per game.
  • The Spurs are led by Patty Mills from beyond the arc. He connects on 2.7 shots from deep per game.
  • San Antonio’s blocks leader is Drew Eubanks, who collects 1.4 per game. Dejounte Murray leads the team averaging 1.3 steals a contest.

Timberwolves Leaders

  • The Timberwolves leader in scoring is D’Angelo Russell with 19.9 points per game. He also adds 2.6 rebounds per game and 5.3 assists per game.
  • When it comes to Minnesota leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Jarred Vanderbilt with 5.9 rebounds per game and Ricky Rubio with 5.7 assists per game.
  • Russell is tops from three-point range for the Timberwolves, knocking down 3.0 threes per game.
  • Minnesota’s Vanderbilt has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.3 per game and Naz Reid is first in blocks with 1.5 per game.
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