Atlanta Hawks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves 1/22/2021 Betting Preview: Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on January 21, 2021

The Minnesota Timberwolves (3-10) will attempt to break a three-game losing streak when they host the Atlanta Hawks (7-7) on Friday, January 22, 2021 at Target Center as 8.5-point underdogs. The game airs at 8:00 PM ET on FS-SE. The over/under is set at 220.5 for the matchup.

Betting Information

Hawks vs Timberwolves Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Hawks -8.5 -133 -111 220.5 -117 -125
Place a bet on Atlanta Hawks or the Minnesota Timberwolves for Friday’s game.

Head to Head

In the last 10 head-to-head matchups, Atlanta and Minnesota have a tied 5-5 record. The Hawks have a 2-1 record against the spread when facing the Timberwolves.

Hawks vs Timberwolves in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/18/2021 Hawks Hawks -7 228.5 -281 227 Regular Season 108-97 ATL
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
  • 2/5/2020 DNP – Hawks: Jabari Parker
  • 11/25/2019 DNP – Hawks: John Collins, Kevin Huerter
  • Hawks Betting Information

    • Atlanta been consistently inconsistent against the spread this season, earning a 7-7 record.
    • The Hawks have struggled to cover, going just 0-1 ATS when favored by at least 8.5 points.
    • Atlanta has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the total, doing so 3 times in 14 contests (21.4%).
    Bet on the Atlanta Hawks to win the NBA Championship.

    Timberwolves Betting Information

    • Minnesota has a losing record against the spread, going 5-7-1 ATS (covering just 38.5% of the time).
    • In most of Minnesota’s games this year, the teams have not hit the over (6 out of 13 games, 46.2%).
    Bet on the Minnesota Timberwolves to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In 307.1% of their opportunities this season (43 of 14 chances), the Hawks and their opponents have scored more than this matchup’s over/under of 220.5 points.
    • Minnesota and its opponents have combined to score more than 220.5 points in 61.5% of their matchups this season (eight of 13 chances).
    • The two teams average a combined 1.7 less points per game (218.8) than this matchup’s over/under of 220.5 points.
    • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 5.3 more points per game (225.8) than this matchup’s total of 220.5 points.
    • The average point total in Hawks games this season is 1.1 more points than the over/under of 220.5 in this matchup.
    • The average point total for the Timberwolves this season is 2.5 points higher than this game’s over/under.
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    Hawks Leaders

    • Trae Young leads the Hawks in points and assists. He puts up 24.0 points per game while also adding 9.0 assists.
    • Clint Capela paces Atlanta with 14.2 rebounds per game.
    • Bogdan Bogdanovic is the top three-point shooter for the Hawks, hitting 2.3 per game.
    • Atlanta’s steals leader is Cameron Reddish, who grabs 1.4 per game. Capela leads the team averaging 1.7 blocks an outing.

    Timberwolves Leaders

    • D’Angelo Russell’s strong performances this season give him the top spot on the Timberwolves scoring and assists leaderboards with 21.4 points per game and 5.6 assists per game.
    • Jarrett Culver’s 5.5 rebounds per game paces Minnesota’s rebounding effort. He also adds 7.3 points per game.
    • Russell is tops from three-point range for the Timberwolves, hitting 3.2 threes per game.
    • Ricky Rubio is at the top of Minnesota’s steals hierarchy with 1.4 steals per game and Naz Reid leads the squad in blocks with 1.2 per game.
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