D’Angelo Russell leads the Minnesota Timberwolves (3-9) into a matchup against the Orlando Magic (6-8) after scoring 31 points in a 108-97 loss to the Hawks. The Timberwolves are underdogs in the matchup on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, which tips at 8:00 PM ET on FS-FL. The over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of January 20, 2021, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Magic vs Timberwolves Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of January 20

Magic:
Jonathan Isaac: Out For Season (Knee),
Michael Carter-Williams: Out (Foot),
Chuma Okeke: Out (Knee),
Al-Farouq Aminu: Out (Knee),
Markelle Fultz: Out For Season (Knee),
Evan Fournier: Day To Day (Back Spasms),
Mo Bamba: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Timberwolves:
Karl-Anthony Towns: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Juancho Hernangomez: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Josh Okogie: Day To Day (Hamstring),
Ricky Rubio: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Timberwolves (+4)
Prediction Timberwolves 111, Magic 110

While DraftKings has the Magic winning by four, the model has the Timberwolves taking home the victory, with a considerable margin between the two spreads (5.0 points). Take the Timberwolves.

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Magic Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Nikola Vucevic 14 22.9 11.0 3.5 1.3 0.5 2.6
Terrence Ross 13 16.4 2.8 1.7 1.1 0.3 2.2
Aaron Gordon 13 14.9 7.0 3.5 0.8 0.7 1.5
Evan Fournier 5 14.8 1.6 2.0 1.4 0.0 1.6
Markelle Fultz 8 12.9 3.1 5.4 0.9 0.3 0.5

Magic Player Props

  • Nikola Vucevic’s rebounding prop over/under for the contest is set at 11.5 rebounds, 0.5 rebounds greater than his season average of 11.0.
  • Markelle Fultz’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 25.5, 4.1 greater than his season average of 21.4.
  • Vucevic’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 1.1 shots lower than his season average of 2.6.
  • Aaron Gordon’s blocks prop total for the game is set at 0.5, 0.2 blocks lower than his season average of 0.7.

Timberwolves Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
D’Angelo Russell 12 21.6 3.2 5.6 1.5 0.4 3.1
Malik Beasley 12 19.8 4.8 2.1 0.6 0.3 2.8
Anthony Edwards 12 12.5 3.1 1.9 0.5 0.2 1.5
Naz Reid 12 10.7 4.1 1.2 0.5 1.0 1.0
Jarrett Culver 12 7.3 5.8 1.0 0.8 0.3 0.4

Timberwolves Player Props

  • Russell’s points prop total for the game is set at 22.5, 0.9 points higher than his season average of 21.6.
  • Jarrett Culver’s rebounding prop over/under for the game is listed at 3.5 rebounds, 2.3 rebounds less than his season average of 5.8.
  • Russell’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 3.5, 0.4 shots greater than his season average of 3.1.
  • Russell’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, equal to his season average of 1.5.

Shooting Trends

  • This season, the Magic have a 42.9% shooting percentage from the field, which is 5.4% lower than the 48.3% of shots the Timberwolves’ opponents have made.
  • Orlando is 3-0 against the spread and 3-0 overall when it shoots better than 48.3% from the field.
  • Minnesota has a 2-0 record against the spread and a 2-0 record overall when allowing its opponents to knock down more than 42.9% of their shots from the field.
  • The Timberwolves have shot at a 44% clip from the field this season, 3.6 percentage points below the 47.6% shooting opponents of the Magic have averaged.
  • Minnesota is 0-2-1 against the spread and 0-3 overall when it shoots higher than 47.6% from the field.
  • When Orlando’s opponents shoot above 44% from the field, it is 2-1 against the spread and 2-1 overall.
  • The Magic’s 31.7% three-point shooting percentage this season is 5.9 percentage points lower than opponents of the Timberwolves have shot from beyond the arc (37.6%).
  • Orlando is 2-0 against the spread and 2-0 overall when it shoots better than 37.6% from distance.
  • Minnesota is 3-0 against the spread while putting together a 3-0 straight-up record when its opponents shoot over 31.7% from beyond the arc.
  • The Timberwolves are knocking down 33.3% of their shots from three-point range, which is 3.2 percentage points fewer than the 36.5% the Magic’s opponents are averaging on the season.
  • Minnesota has a 1-1-1 ATS record and is 1-2 straight-up when the team hits more than 36.5% of its three-point attempts.
  • Orlando has a 3-2 ATS record and a 3-2 straight-up record in games this season it has shot better than 33.3% from three-point distance.
  • The Magic connect on 9.9 three-pointers per game this season, 1.6 fewer made shots on average than the 11.5 per game the Timberwolves give up.
  • Minnesota has gone 4-2-1 against the spread and 3-4 overall this season in games it has out-shot its opponents from the three-point line. When Orlando makes fewer threes than its opponents, it is 3-6 ATS and 2-7 straight up.
  • The Timberwolves make the 24th-most three-pointers in the league, while the Magic give up the 15th-fewest makes from beyond the arc.

Magic vs Timberwolves Stat Rankings

Magic Rank Magic AVG Timberwolves AVG Timberwolves Rank
28th 104.5 Points Scored 107.7 22nd
16th 110.7 Points Allowed 117.8 27th
12th 46.4 Rebounds 44.7 17th
1st 11.7 Off. Rebounds 11.4 5th
27th 9.9 3pt Made 11.5 24th
30th 20.8 Assists 23.7 21st
4th 12.5 Turnovers 14.4 18th

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