Washington Wizards vs. Minnesota Timberwolves: 2/27/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 27, 2021

The Minnesota Timberwolves (7-26) are underdogs (+4) as they attempt to end a six-game losing streak when they visit the Washington Wizards (12-18) at 7:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Capital One Arena. The contest airs on NBCS-DC. The point total for the matchup is set at 235.

Betting Information

Wizards vs Timberwolves Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Wizards -4 -110 -110 235 -110 -110
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Head to Head

In the last 10 head-to-head matchups, Washington and Minnesota have a tied 5-5 record. The Wizards hold a 2-1 edge against the spread when squaring off against the Timberwolves.

Wizards vs Timberwolves in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/1/2021 Timberwolves Timberwolves -0.5 234 -108 -112 Regular Season 130-109 WAS
11/15/2019 Timberwolves Timberwolves -5.5 239 -233 191 Regular Season 137-116 WAS
11/2/2019 Wizards Wizards -3 229.5 -149 126 Regular Season 131-109 MIN
3/9/2019 Timberwolves Regular Season 135-130 MIN
3/3/2019 Wizards Regular Season 135-121 WAS
3/13/2018 Wizards Regular Season 116-111 MIN
11/28/2017 Timberwolves Regular Season 92-89 WAS
3/13/2017 Timberwolves Regular Season 119-104 MIN
1/6/2017 Wizards Regular Season 112-105 WAS
3/25/2016 Wizards Regular Season 132-129 MIN
  • 11/15/2019 DNP – Timberwolves: Andrew Wiggins
  • 11/2/2019 DNP – Wizards: Jordan McRae; Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns
  • Wizards Betting Information

    • Washington has earned an even 15-15 record against the spread this season.
    • The Wizards have struggled to cover, going just 0-2 ATS when favored by at least 4 points.
    • In 16 of 30 (53.3%) contests this season, Washington and its opponents have hit the total.
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    Timberwolves Betting Information

    • Minnesota has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its games, going 12-18-2 ATS.
    • When they are at least 4-point underdogs, the Timberwolves have fared well, going 1-0 against the spread.
    • Minnesota and its opponents have hit the over in half of their matchups this season — 16 of 32.
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    Over/Under Analysis

    • In 46.7% of their opportunities this year (14 of 30 chances), the Wizards and their opponents have combined to score more than this matchup’s over/under of 235 points.
    • Minnesota has played in 10 games this year (out of 33 total matchups — 30.3% of chances) where they and their opponents combined to score at least 235 points.
    • The Wizards and the Timberwolves combine to average 12.3 less points per game than the over/under of 235 set for this matchup.
    • The Wizards and the Timberwolves have seen their opponents average a combined 0.6 more points per game than the over/under of 235 set in this matchup.
    • The average point total in Wizards games this season is one less points than the total of 235 in this matchup.
    • The average point total for the Timberwolves this season is 10.7 points lower than this game’s over/under.
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    Wizards Leaders

    • Russell Westbrook leads the Wizards in both rebounds (9.7 per game) and assists (9.7 per game).
    • Washington’s scoring leader is Bradley Beal, who puts up 32.8 points per game.
    • Davis Bertans is the top three-point shooter for the Wizards, hitting 2.8 per game.
    • Beal leads the team with 1.4 steals per game. Alex Len collects 1.0 block a contest to pace Washington.

    Timberwolves Leaders

    • Karl-Anthony Towns is at the top of the Timberwolves scoring and rebounding leaderboards with 22.5 points per game and 10.7 rebounds per game this season.
    • Ricky Rubio puts in work handing out assists and is Minnesota’s assist leader with 6.5 per game.
    • D’Angelo Russell is tops from three-point range for the Timberwolves, hitting 3.0 threes per game.
    • Minnesota’s Rubio has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.2 per game and Towns is first in blocks with 1.8 per game.
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