Teams teetering on the early playoff play-in threshold in their respective conferences meet on Monday in Minneapolis when the Miami Heat (7-10) take on the Minnesota Timberwolves (8-8). Miami will play the second game of a road back-to-back after a lopsided loss against Cleveland on Sunday. Meanwhile, Minnesota is 4-5 as a home side, but is just 3-6 against the spread in those games this season.
Tip-off from the Target Center is set for 8 p.m. ET, where the Timberwolves are 4-5 this season. Minnesota is favored by 8.5 points in the latest Timberwolves vs. Heat odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over/under is set at 220.5. Before entering any Heat vs. Timberwolves picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- Timberwolves vs. Heat spread: Timberwolves -8.5
- Timberwolves vs. Heat over/under: 220.5 points
- Timberwolves vs. Heat money line: Minnesota -365, Miami +285
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What you need to know about the Timberwolves
Minnesota notched its closest win of the season in its last matchup on Saturday against the Philadelphia 76ers, 112-109. Shooting guard Anthony Edwards was the top scorer for Minnesota with 25 points. The frontcourt combination of Karl-Anthony Towns and Rudy Gobert combined for 21 of the team’s 43 total rebounds, and the former finished with 12 points after a 5-for-14 shooting performance.
Overall this season, Minnesota has been a strong shooting side, and has the fifth-highest team shooting percentage in the NBA (48.3%). Gobert has made his shots at the highest…