Pacific Division foes meet when the Los Angeles Clippers (2-1) host the Minnesota Timberwolves (2-1) at Staples Center, starting at 10:00 PM ET on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. The Clippers are favorites in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The over/under is set at .
The betting insights in this article reflect data from FanDuel sportsbook as of December 29, 2020, 1:07 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.
Clippers vs Timberwolves Betting Odds
Injury Report as of December 29
Marcus Morris Sr.: Out (Knee),
Kawhi Leonard: Day To Day (Mouth)
Karl-Anthony Towns: Out (Left wrist),
Jaylen Nowell: Out (Left Calf),
Josh Okogie: Day To Day (Cramping)
Clippers Key Players
Timberwolves Key Players
- The Clippers shot 46.7% from the field last season, one percentage point lower than the 47.7% the Timberwolves allowed to opponents.
- Los Angeles had a 23-12 record against the spread and a 30-5 straight-up record in games it shot higher than 47.7% from the field.
- Minnesota had a 12-14 record against the spread and an 11-15 record overall when allowing its opponents to hit more than 46.7% of their shots from the field.
- The Timberwolves shot 44.1% from the field, 0.2% lower than the 44.3% the Clippers’ opponents shot last season.
- Minnesota had compiled a 15-16 record against the spread and a 12-19 straight up record in games it shot higher than 44.3% from the field.
- Last season, Los Angeles had a 33-9 record against the spread and a 36-6 straight up record when it allowed opponents to shoot higher than 44.1% from the field.
- The Clippers shot 37.1% from three-point range last season, 0.8% higher than the 36.3% the Timberwolves allowed to opponents.
- Los Angeles put together a 28-16 record against the spread and a 32-12 straight-up record in games last season when the team connected on more than 36.3% of its three-point shots.
- Minnesota put up a 16-22 against the spread while going 13-25 overall in games last season when its opponents shot better than 37.1% from deep.
- The Timberwolves’ three-point shooting percentage last season (33.6%) was 1.1 percentage points lower than opponents of the Clippers averaged (34.7%).
- Minnesota had a 15-11 ATS record and is 12-14 straight-up when the team made more than 34.7% of its three-point attempts.
- Los Angeles had a 32-10 ATS record and a 36-6 straight-up record in games last season it shot better than 33.6% from three-point range.
- The Clippers made 12.4 three-pointers per game last season, only 0.9 fewer made shots on average than the 13.3 per game the Timberwolves gave up.
- When Minnesota made more three-pointers than its opponents last season, it went 16-21 against the spread and 13-24 overall. When Los Angeles was out-shot from deep by its opponents, it was 13-27 ATS and 17-23 straight up.
- The Clippers ranked 13th in the NBA in made three-pointers a season ago, while the Timberwolves gave up the seventh-fewest made threes in the league.
Clippers vs Timberwolves Stat Rankings
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