Minnesota Timberwolves at Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Parlay 2/7/2018
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Quicken Loans Arena
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The Minnesota Timberwolves head to Quicken Loans Arena to take on the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. The opening line for this game has Cleveland as 1.5 point favorites.
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The Timberwolves come into this game with an overall record of 34-22. They are 1st in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.3 as they are averaging 109.0 points per game while giving up 105.7 per contest. The Cavaliers have an overall mark of 30-21. They currently are 1st in the Central Division. They are averaging 109.2 points per contest and giving up 109.5, which is a point differential of -0.3.
Valuable Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Trends
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 28-26-2 against the spread
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 28-27-1 against the over/under
Important Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 14-36-1 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 25-24-2 against the over/under
Key Minnesota Timberwolves Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
01/30/18 F Kevin Love Hand is out indefinitely
Karl-Anthony Towns averages 19.9 points per contest in 35.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 12.2 rebounds per contest for Minnesota. His field goal percentage is 54% for the season while his free throw percentage is 84%. Jimmy Butler comes into this game averaging 22.1 points per contest while playing 37 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Isaiah Thomas averages 15.2 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 26.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.1 rebounds per game and 4.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 86%. Lebron James has scored 26.3 points per contest while playing 36.9 minutes per game this season for the Cavaliers. He hauls in 8 rebounds per contest and has 8.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Timberwolves allow 105.7 points per contest which is 16th in the NBA. They also surrender a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 17th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.4 rebounds a game which ranks 4th, and they allow 24.1 assists per game which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Minnesota averages 109 points per contest this year, which is 6th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.34 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 5th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 41.8 boards per contest and 22.7 assists per game, which ranks them 22nd and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 29th with 12.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cavaliers give up 109.5 points per game, which ranks them 26th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 26th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 26 dimes allowed per game and 23rd with 44.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Cavaliers are 6th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per contest this year. Cleveland is 5th in the NBA with 109.2 points per contest this season. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -0.37. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 14th in the league. They are 21st in the NBA in rebounding with 41.9 boards per contest and 8th in assists per game with 23.4. The Cavaliers are 14th in turnovers per contest with 14.4.
The Timberwolves are 3rd in the league in defensive rating with 110, and their offensive rating of 113.5 is ranked 6th. They are 24th in the NBA in pace with 95.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 13th. As a unit they are 8th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in the NBA. Minnesota is 30th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 4th in the NBA.
Cleveland is 16th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 3rd in the NBA. The Cavaliers are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 111.7, and their offensive rating of 111.3 is ranked 3rd. They are 12th in the NBA in pace with 97.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 4th. As a unit they are 3rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Minnesota +1.5 and over 224.5 total points
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