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New York Knicks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves – NBA – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Minnesota Timberwolves (16-17) host the New York Knicks (15-18) after winning three home games in a row. The Knicks are favored by 4.5 points in the matchup, which tips at 8:00 PM ET on Tuesday, December 28, 2021.

Knicks vs. Timberwolves Predictions

Knicks vs. Timberwolves Betting Odds

Knicks vs Timberwolves Betting Information
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Knicks -4.5

Knicks vs. Timberwolves Last 10 Games

  • New York covered the spread four times in its past 10 contests while putting up a 4-6 record straight-up in those games.
  • New York’s last 10 outings saw five go over the total.
  • Across their last 10 games, the Knicks have scored 1.1 fewer points per contest compared to their season-long scoring average.
  • Minnesota covered the spread six times in its past 10 contests while putting up a 5-5 record straight-up in those games.
  • Minnesota and its opponents have combined to hit the over in eight of the past 10 games.
  • During their past 10 games, the Timberwolves have scored 1.9 more points per contest compared to their 108.8 PPG season-long scoring average.

Knicks vs. Timberwolves Betting Trends

  • New York is 14-19-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Knicks have an ATS record of 5-6 when playing as at least 4.5-point favorites.
  • Games involving New York have hit the over 15 times this season.
  • The Knicks make 43.8% of their shots from the field this season, which is 1.0 percentage point lower than the Timberwolves have allowed to their opponents (44.8%).
  • New York is 8-5 against the spread and 8-5 overall when it shoots higher than 44.8% from the field.
  • Minnesota is 17-16-0 against the spread this year.
  • The Timberwolves are 5-4 ATS when playing as at least 4.5-point underdogs.
  • Minnesota’s games have gone over the total 17 times this season.
  • The Timberwolves’ 43.0% shooting percentage from the field this season is the same as the Knicks have allowed to their opponents.
  • This season, Minnesota has a 12-3 record against the spread and an 11-4 record overall in games the team collectively shoots higher than 44.1% from the field.

Knicks Team Leaders

  • Julius Randle: 19.9 PTS, 9.8 REB, 5.1 AST, 42.7 FG%, 33.7 3PT% (62-for-184)
  • Alec Burks: 11.6 PTS, 1.1 STL, 38.8 FG%, 40.4 3PT% (63-for-156)
  • Evan Fournier: 13.2 PTS, 41.3 FG%, 36.7 3PT% (83-for-226)
  • RJ Barrett: 14.9 PTS, 39.7 FG%, 34.0 3PT% (48-for-141)
  • Mitchell Robinson: 7.2 PTS, 7.7 REB, 1.8 BLK, 77.6 FG%

Timberwolves Team Leaders

  • Karl-Anthony Towns: 24.5 PTS, 9.1 REB, 1.1 BLK, 51.0 FG%, 42.6 3PT% (72-for-169)
  • Anthony Edwards: 22.1 PTS, 1.6 STL, 43.4 FG%, 36.0 3PT% (87-for-242)
  • D’Angelo Russell: 18.7 PTS, 6.7 AST, 38.3 FG%, 33.5 3PT% (79-for-236)
  • Malik Beasley: 12.3 PTS, 37.6 FG%, 34.6 3PT% (97-for-280)
  • Jarred Vanderbilt: 6.1 PTS, 8.6 REB, 1.5 STL, 56.5 FG%, 22.2 3PT% (2-for-9)

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