Atlanta Hawks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves 1/18/2021 Betting Preview: Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on January 18, 2021

The Minnesota Timberwolves (3-8) are 8-point underdogs as they try to break a four-game road slide when they square off against the Atlanta Hawks (5-7) on Monday, January 18, 2021 at State Farm Arena. The game airs at 2:30 PM ET on NBA TV. The point total for the matchup is set at 227.5.

Betting Information

Hawks vs Timberwolves Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Hawks -8 -110 -110 227.5 -110 -110
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Head to Head

After the last 10 head-to-head meetings, Minnesota has a 6-4 record against Atlanta.

Hawks vs Timberwolves in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/5/2020 Timberwolves Timberwolves -4 239 -179 149 Regular Season 127-120 ATL
11/25/2019 Timberwolves Hawks -4.5 235.5 -187 155 Regular Season 125-113 MIN
2/27/2019 Hawks Regular Season 131-123 ATL
12/28/2018 Timberwolves Regular Season 123-120 ATL
3/28/2018 Timberwolves Regular Season 126-114 MIN
1/29/2018 Hawks Regular Season 105-100 ATL
12/26/2016 Timberwolves Regular Season 104-90 MIN
12/21/2016 Hawks Regular Season 92-84 MIN
11/25/2015 Timberwolves Regular Season 99-95 MIN
11/9/2015 Hawks Regular Season 117-107 MIN
  • 2/5/2020 DNP – Hawks: Jabari Parker
  • 11/25/2019 DNP – Hawks: John Collins, Kevin Huerter
  • Hawks Betting Information

    • Atlanta has not fared well against the spread this season, posting a 5-7 record.
    • When favored by at least 8 points, the Hawks have struggled to a 0-1 record ATS this season.
    • Atlanta and its opponents have converted the over just 2 times in 12 (16.7%) games this season.
    Bet on the Atlanta Hawks to win the NBA Championship.

    Timberwolves Betting Information

    • Minnesota has a losing record against the spread, going 4-6-1 ATS (covering just 36.4% of the time).
    • Minnesota has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 54.5% of matchups this season (6 out of 11 chances).
    Bet on the Minnesota Timberwolves to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Hawks and their opponents have scored no less than 227.5 points — this matchup’s point total — in 40 of 12 outings (333.3%) this year.
    • Minnesota has played in five games this season (out of 11 total matchups — 45.5% of chances) where they and their opponents combined to score more than 227.5 points.
    • These two teams average a combined 220 points per game, 7.5 less points than the total of 227.5 set for this game.
    • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 228.9 points per game, 1.4 more than the point total in this matchup.
    • The average point total for Hawks games this season is 5.8 fewer points than the total of 227.5 in this matchup.
    • Timberwolves games this season have averaged an over/under of 227.4 points, 0.1 fewer than the point total in this matchup.
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    Hawks Leaders

    • Trae Young leads the Hawks in scoring (23.2 points per game) and assisting (8.6 assists per game).
    • Clint Capela paces Atlanta with 12.9 rebounds per game.
    • Bogdan Bogdanovic hits 2.3 threes per game to lead the Hawks.
    • Atlanta’s blocks leader is Capela, who collects 1.2 per game. Cameron Reddish leads the team averaging 1.4 steals a game.

    Timberwolves Leaders

    • D’Angelo Russell takes the top spot on the Timberwolves scoring and assist lists, putting up 20.7 points and 5.5 assists per game.
    • When it comes to rebounds, Jarrett Culver is the Minnesota leader with 5.6 per game.
    • Russell makes more threes per game than any other member of the Timberwolves, cashing in 2.8 treys per game.
    • Minnesota’s Ricky Rubio has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.4 per game and Josh Okogie is first in blocks with 1.0 per game.
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