New York Knicks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves: 2/21/2021 Betting Trends, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

Written by on February 21, 2021

The Minnesota Timberwolves (7-23) will try to end a three-game losing streak when they hit the road to play the New York Knicks (14-16) on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at Madison Square Garden as only 2.5-point underdogs. The matchup airs at 7:00 PM ET on MSG. The point total is set at 215 for the matchup.

Betting Information

Knicks vs Timberwolves Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Knicks -2.5 -110 -110 215 -110 -110
Place a bet on New York Knicks or the Minnesota Timberwolves for Sunday’s game.

Head to Head

Minnesota holds a 6-4 record in the last 10 head-to-head matchups against New York.

Knicks vs Timberwolves in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/10/2019 Timberwolves Regular Season 103-92 MIN
2/22/2019 Knicks Regular Season 115-104 MIN
3/23/2018 Knicks Regular Season 108-104 MIN
1/12/2018 Timberwolves Regular Season 118-108 MIN
12/2/2016 Knicks Regular Season 118-114 NY
11/30/2016 Timberwolves Regular Season 106-104 NY
2/20/2016 Timberwolves Regular Season 103-95 NY
12/16/2015 Knicks Regular Season 107-102 NY
3/19/2015 Knicks Regular Season 95-92 MIN
11/19/2014 Timberwolves Regular Season 115-99 MIN

Knicks Betting Information

  • New York is good against the spread, going 16-14 this season.
  • The Knicks have struggled to cover, going just 1-3 ATS when favored by at least 2.5 points.
  • New York and its opponents have reached the over/under in just 10 of 30 games this season (33.3%).
Bet on the New York Knicks to win the NBA Championship.

Timberwolves Betting Information

  • Minnesota has a losing record against the spread, going 12-15-2 ATS (covering just 41.4% of the time).
  • When they are at least 2.5-point underdogs, the Timberwolves have a record ATS of 2-0.
  • Minnesota has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 48.3% of matchups this season (14 out of 29 contests).
Bet on the Minnesota Timberwolves to win the NBA Championship.

Over/Under Analysis

  • The Knicks and their opponents have combined to score more than 215 points in 30% of their outings this season (nine of 30 opportunities).
  • In 20 of 30 games (66.7%) this year, Minnesota and its opponents have combined to score at least 215 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 3.7 less points per game (211.3) than this matchup’s over/under of 215 points.
  • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 218.9 points per game, 3.9 more than the point total in this game.
  • The Knicks’ average point total in outings this year is 207.2, 7.8 points below the total in this game.
  • The average point total for the Timberwolves this season is eight points higher than this game’s over/under.
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Knicks Leaders

  • Julius Randle leads the Knicks in scoring (23.2 points per game), rebounding (10.9 per game) and assisting (5.5 per game).
  • The Knicks are led by Alec Burks from long distance. He hits 2.0 shots from deep per game.
  • New York’s blocks leader is Nerlens Noel, who averages 1.9 per game. Mitchell Robinson leads the team averaging 1.2 steals a game.

Timberwolves Leaders

  • Karl-Anthony Towns is at the top of the Timberwolves scoring and rebounding leaderboards with 21.5 points per game and 10.8 rebounds per game this season.
  • The Minnesota leader in assists is Ricky Rubio with 6.4 assists per game.
  • Malik Beasley is tops from three-point range for the Timberwolves, knocking down 3.4 threes per game.
  • Rubio is at the top of Minnesota’s steals hierarchy with 1.3 steals per game and Towns leads the squad in blocks with 1.9 per game.
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