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The Minnesota Timberwolves (6-20) visit the Toronto Raptors (12-14) as 8.5-point underdogs after Malik Beasley scored 31 points in the Timberwolves’ 120-114 loss to the Hornets. The game airs on FS-N at 7:00 PM ET on Sunday, February 14, 2021. The point total in the matchup is set at 229.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of February 14, 2021, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Raptors vs Timberwolves Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 14

Raptors:
OG Anunoby: Day To Day (Calf),
Yuta Watanabe: Day To Day (Ankle),
Patrick McCaw: Out (Knee)

Timberwolves:
Jarrett Culver: Out (Left Ankle),
D’Angelo Russell: Out (Leg)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Raptors (-8.5)
Total Pick Under (229.5)
Prediction Raptors 118, Timberwolves 106

Our computers expect the same result as DraftKings, but have the Raptors winning by a considerably more robust margin (12.1 points). Take the Raptors.

The model projects a total 4.7 points lower than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup.

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Raptors Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Pascal Siakam 23 20.6 7.5 4.4 1.1 0.6 1.2
Fred VanVleet 26 19.8 4.3 6.6 1.8 0.7 3.2
Kyle Lowry 23 17.4 5.4 6.6 1.1 0.2 2.8
Norman Powell 24 16.3 2.8 1.4 1.1 0.2 2.3
OG Anunoby 17 14.6 5.8 1.6 2.1 0.5 2.5

Raptors Player Props

  • Pascal Siakam’s points prop over/under for the game is set at 22.5, 1.9 points greater than his season average of 20.6.
  • Kyle Lowry’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 32.5, 3.1 higher than his season average of 29.4.
  • Fred VanVleet’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 3.5, 0.3 shots higher than his season average of 3.2.
  • Chris Boucher’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.5 blocks lower than his season average of 2.0.

Timberwolves Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Karl-Anthony Towns 6 21.8 11.3 3.7 0.8 2.0 2.2
Malik Beasley 26 21.0 5.2 2.4 0.8 0.2 3.3
D’Angelo Russell 20 19.3 2.6 5.1 1.1 0.5 3.0
Anthony Edwards 26 14.2 3.4 2.2 0.7 0.3 1.8
Naz Reid 24 12.8 5.0 1.3 0.7 1.3 1.1

Timberwolves Player Props

  • Karl-Anthony Towns’ rebounding prop total for the game is posted at 9.5 boards, 1.8 rebounds less than his season average of 11.3.
  • Ricky Rubio’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 20.5, 4.7 greater than his season average of 15.8.
  • Beasley’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.8 shots less than his season average of 3.3.
  • Towns’ blocks prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.5 blocks lower than his season average of 2.0.

Shooting Trends

  • The Raptors make 45.2% of their shots from the field this season, which is 2.5 percentage points lower than the Timberwolves have allowed to their opponents (47.7%).
  • In games Toronto shoots higher than 47.7% from the field, it is 6-3 against the spread and 6-3 overall.
  • Minnesota is 5-1-1 against the spread and 2-5 overall when allowing opponents to shoot better than 45.2% from the field.
  • The Timberwolves’ 43.9% shooting percentage from the field this season is 1.8 percentage points lower than the Raptors have allowed to their opponents (45.7%).
  • This season, Minnesota has a 3-3-1 record against the spread and a 0-7 record overall in games the team collectively shoots over 45.7% from the field.
  • This season, Toronto has a 6-5 record against the spread and a 7-4 straight up record when it allows opponents to shoot higher than 43.9% from the field.
  • The Raptors shoot 38.9% from deep, 1.3% higher than the 37.6% the Timberwolves allow to opponents.
  • Toronto has put together an 8-6 record against the spread and a 9-5 straight-up record in games this season when the team connects on more than 37.6% of its three-point shots.
  • Minnesota has put up a 10-4-1 against the spread while going 6-9 overall in games this season when its opponents shoot higher than 38.9% from deep.
  • The Timberwolves’ three-point shooting percentage this season (35%) is 2.7 percentage points lower than opponents of the Raptors are averaging (37.7%).
  • Minnesota has a 5-3-2 ATS record and is 3-7 straight-up when the team makes more than 37.7% of its three-point attempts.
  • Toronto is 7-2 ATS and 6-3 overall in games it shoots over 35% from deep.
  • The Raptors connect on 15.8 three-pointers per game this season, 3.4 more made shots on average than the 12.4 per game the Timberwolves give up.
  • When Toronto makes more three-pointers than its opponents, it is 9-6 against the spread and 10-5 overall. When Minnesota is out-shot from beyond the arc by its opponents, it is 0-8 ATS and 0-8 straight up.
  • The Timberwolves rank 20th in the NBA in made three-pointers, while the Raptors allow the 26th-fewest made threes in the league.
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Raptors vs Timberwolves Stat Rankings

Raptors Rank Raptors AVG Timberwolves AVG Timberwolves Rank
9th 114 Points Scored 107.9 25th
17th 111.9 Points Allowed 115.8 26th
30th 42.1 Rebounds 43.4 24th
18th 9.8 Off. Rebounds 11 8th
3rd 15.8 3pt Made 12.4 20th
12th 25 Assists 24.4 18th
11th 13.1 Turnovers 13.4 13th

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