Miami Heat vs. Minnesota Timberwolves – NBA – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Miami Heat (45-23) take on the Minnesota Timberwolves (38-30) as 5.5-point favorites on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 8:00 PM ET. The point total for the matchup is set at 225.5.

Heat vs. Timberwolves Predictions

Heat vs. Timberwolves Betting Odds

Heat vs Timberwolves Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Heat -5.5 225.5 points

Heat vs. Timberwolves Last 10 Games

  • Miami is 8-2 overall and 7-2-1 against the spread over its past 10 games.
  • The final score of the past 10 Miami games has exceeded the set total five times.
  • The Heat’s last 10 games have ended with an average of 219.9 points scored. That’s 5.6 fewer points than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Heat’s per-game scoring average during their past 10 games is 3.7 points higher than their season-long average.
  • Minnesota has a 7-3 record straight-up in its past 10 contests, while covering the spread seven times in those games.
  • Minnesota and its opponents have hit the over in five of the past 10 games.
  • The past 10 Timberwolves games averaged 5.4 more points (230.9) than this matchup’s over/under.
  • The Timberwolves’ per-game scoring average over their past 10 games is 120.7, 6.1 points higher than their season-long per-game average.

Heat vs. Timberwolves Betting Trends

  • Miami has registered a 41-27-1 record against the spread this season.
  • In games this season when favored by 5.5 points or more, the Heat have gone 16-11 against the spread.
  • Games involving Miami have hit the over 40 times out of 69 chances this season.
  • The Heat are shooting 46.4% from the field this season, 1.1 percentage points higher than the 45.3% the Timberwolves allow to opponents.
  • Miami has a 33-10 record against the spread and a 36-6 straight-up record in games it shoots better than 45.3% from the field.
  • Minnesota has gone 37-30-1 against the spread this year.
  • The Timberwolves have an ATS record of 6-5 when playing as at least 5.5-point underdogs.
  • Games involving Minnesota have hit the over 41 times this year.
  • The Timberwolves have shot at a 45.3% rate from the field this season, 1.0 percentage point above the 44.3% shooting opponents of the Heat have averaged.
  • This season, Minnesota has a 30-8 record against the spread and a 28-10 record overall in games the team collectively shoots over 44.3% from the field.

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Heat vs. Timberwolves Over/Under Trends

  • This season, 18 of Miami’s 69 games have gone over Saturday’s over/under of 225.5 points.
  • This season, 39 games Minnesota played finished with a combined score higher than 225.5 points.
  • The Heat average 109.5 points per game against the Timberwolves’ 114.6, totaling 1.4 points under the game’s point total of 225.5.
  • The 216.4 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 9.1 fewer than the 225.5 over/under in this contest.
  • On average, the over/under in Heat games is 12.0 points fewer than the over/under of 225.5 points in this contest.
  • Timberwolves games have an over/under of 224.8 points this season, 0.7 points fewer than the total points bet for this contest.

Heat Team Leaders

  • Jimmy Butler: 20.9 PTS, 5.5 AST, 1.7 STL, 47.1 FG%, 19.8 3PT% (17-for-86)
  • Tyler Herro: 20.3 PTS, 44.0 FG%, 38.4 3PT% (141-for-367)
  • Bam Adebayo: 18.3 PTS, 9.9 REB, 1.4 STL, 53.6 FG%
  • Kyle Lowry: 12.7 PTS, 7.7 AST, 1.1 STL, 42.1 FG%, 35.4 3PT% (105-for-297)
  • Duncan Robinson: 11.2 PTS, 40.0 FG%, 37.0 3PT% (193-for-522)

Timberwolves Team Leaders

  • Karl-Anthony Towns: 24.1 PTS, 9.6 REB, 1.2 BLK, 52.9 FG%, 40.4 3PT% (120-for-297)
  • Anthony Edwards: 20.9 PTS, 1.5 STL, 43.3 FG%, 34.5 3PT% (167-for-484)
  • D’Angelo Russell: 18.7 PTS, 7.0 AST, 41.8 FG%, 34.9 3PT% (152-for-435)
  • Jarred Vanderbilt: 6.9 PTS, 8.6 REB, 1.4 STL, 58.9 FG%, 16.7 3PT% (2-for-12)
  • Malik Beasley: 12.4 PTS, 39.2 FG%, 37.7 3PT% (209-for-554)

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