Paul George leads the Los Angeles Clippers (39-19) into a matchup with the Minnesota Timberwolves (15-41) after scoring 37 points in a 106-103 loss to the 76ers. The Timberwolves are 10.5-point underdogs in the matchup on Sunday, April 18, 2021, which tips off at 10:00 PM ET on NBA TV. The over/under is 232 for the matchup.
The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of April 18, 2021, 12:05 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.
Clippers vs Timberwolves Betting Odds
Injury Report as of April 18
Patrick Beverley: Out (Hand),
Serge Ibaka: Out (Back),
Kawhi Leonard: Day To Day (Foot)
Jaylen Nowell: Day To Day (Tibia),
Malik Beasley: Out (Hamstring)
|Spread Pick||Clippers (-10.5)|
|Total Pick||Under (232)|
|Prediction||Clippers 121, Timberwolves 104|
Our computers expect the same result as DraftKings, but have the Clippers winning by a considerably more robust margin (17.1 points). Take the Clippers.
In this game, the model projects a total (225.7 points) marginally lower than the DraftKings over/under (232 points).
Clippers Key Players
Clippers Player Props
- Kawhi Leonard’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 37.5, 0.1 lower than his season average of 37.6.
- George’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 36.5, 1.1 greater than his season average of 35.4.
- George’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 3.5, 0.2 shots higher than his season average of 3.3.
- Serge Ibaka’s blocks prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.3 blocks higher than his season average of 1.2.
Timberwolves Key Players
Timberwolves Player Props
- Karl-Anthony Towns’ points prop total for the game is set at 25.5, 0.5 points greater than his season average of 25.0.
- Ricky Rubio’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 17.5, 1.0 lower than his season average of 18.5.
- Malik Beasley’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 4.5, 1.0 shot greater than his season average of 3.5.
- Towns’ blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.1 blocks higher than his season average of 1.4.
- The Clippers make 48.5% of their shots from the field this season, which is 0.2 percentage points higher than the Timberwolves have allowed to their opponents (48.3%).
- Los Angeles has a 24-6 record against the spread and a 27-3 straight-up record in games it shoots better than 48.3% from the field.
- Minnesota is 15-11-2 against the spread and 11-17 overall when allowing opponents to shoot higher than 48.5% from the field.
- The Timberwolves’ 44.3% shooting percentage from the field this season is 2.3 percentage points lower than the Clippers have given up to their opponents (46.6%).
- This season, Minnesota has a 7-7-1 record against the spread and a 6-9 record overall in games the team collectively shoots better than 46.6% from the field.
- This season, Los Angeles has an 11-4-1 record against the spread and a 13-3 straight up record when it allows opponents to shoot greater than 44.3% from the field.
- The Clippers are knocking down 42% of their three-point shots this season, 2.8% higher than the 39.2% the Timberwolves allow opponents to shoot from deep.
- Los Angeles has assembled a 26-12 record against the spread and a 29-9 straight-up record in games this season when the team knocks down more than 39.2% of its three-point shots.
- Minnesota has put up a 20-11-2 against the spread while going 14-19 overall in games this season when its opponents shoot higher than 42% from downtown.
- The Timberwolves’ three-point shooting percentage this season (35%) is 0.8 percentage points lower than opponents of the Clippers are averaging (35.8%).
- Minnesota is 12-11-2 against the spread and 8-17 overall when shooting over 35.8% as a team from three-point range.
- Los Angeles has a 22-7-1 ATS record and a 23-7 straight-up record this season when it hits more than 35% of its three-point attempts.
- The Clippers hit 14.4 three-pointers per game this season, 1.6 more makes per game than the Timberwolves give up (12.8).
- Los Angeles is 30-11 against the spread and 32-9 overall when it hit more threes than its opponents, while Minnesota is 4-21 ATS and 3-22 straight up in games when it is out-shot from deep.
- The Clippers make the fifth-most three-pointers in the league, while the Timberwolves give up the 15th-fewest makes from beyond the arc.
Clippers vs Timberwolves Stat Rankings
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