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Brooklyn Nets vs Minnesota Timberwolves

Game Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 | Game Time: 8:05 PM | Home Line: 5.0 | Total: 187.0

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Brooklyn Nets v Minnesota Timberwolves Series Betting Trends

The Brooklyn Nets travel to Minnesota to play the Timberwolves at 8:05 PM on Wednesday, January 23, 2013. Minnesota is the underdog in this matchup, getting 5.0 points here at home. The Total has been posted at Over/Under 187.0.

Before getting to specific team details, let's have a look at the recent games in this series to see if we can identify any NBA sports betting trends to assist in making the right pick in this game.

Recent Results in the Nets/Timberwolves Series

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
November 5, 2014 Minnesota 98Brooklyn91-5.0208.5
March 30, 2014 Minnesota 99Brooklyn114-4.0211.0
November 22, 2013 Brooklyn 81Minnesota111
January 23, 2013 Brooklyn 91Minnesota835.0187.0
November 5, 2012 Minnesota 107Brooklyn96-7.5195.5
February 3, 2012 Minnesota 108Brooklyn1054.5198.0
April 5, 2011 Minnesota 105Brooklyn107-5.5207.0
January 1, 2011 Brooklyn 88Minnesota103-4.5204.0
December 23, 2009 Minnesota 103Brooklyn99-3.5197.5
October 28, 2009 Brooklyn 93Minnesota952.0194.0

When looking at the last 31 games in this series, we can see the home team has won 22 games compared to 9 wins for the road team. Average points scored per game for the home team in the Brooklyn/Minnesota series is 97.9 ppg while the vistor has put up 91.9 ppg, creating an average margin of victory of 6 favoring the home team.

As stated, the exact advantage spanning the last 31 games represents a median average advantage for the home team in this series of 6 ppg. That represents a value number of 11 when meassured against the offered line of 5.0, suggesting a wager on Minnesota makes the most sense - at least, when looking at betting against the number according to the historical series trends.

The average Total points scored spanning the last 31 games between the Nets and the Timberwolves is 189.8 per game. That creates a face value cushion of 2.8 against the line, suggesting a bet of Over 187.0 may be in order. At least it appears as such on first impression when compared to the series history.

Now let's take a look at the series history in this exact situation, with Brooklyn as the road team and with Minnesota as the home team.

Recent Results when Brooklyn visits Minnesota

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
November 22, 2013 Brooklyn 81Minnesota111
January 23, 2013 Brooklyn 91Minnesota835.0187.0
January 1, 2011 Brooklyn 88Minnesota103-4.5204.0
October 28, 2009 Brooklyn 93Minnesota952.0194.0
March 29, 2009 Brooklyn 99Minnesota1083.0199.5
January 27, 2008 Brooklyn 95Minnesota98
January 13, 2007 Brooklyn 98Minnesota109

When looking at the last 15 games in this series while Minnesota has been the home team, we can see the Timberwolves have won 12 games compared to 3 wins for the Nets. Average points scored per game by Minnesota in this situation is is 94.5 ppg while Brooklyn has put up 88.1 ppg, creating an average margin of victory of 6.4 favoring the Timberwolves.

As stated, the exact advantage spanning the last games represents a median average advantage for the home team in this series of 6.4 ppg. That represents a value number of 11.4 when meassured against the offered line of 5.0, suggesting a wager on the Timberwolves makes the most sense. At least, that's the way it looks when you ponder a bet against the line, looking at this wager in the vacuum of this series situation.

The average Total points scored spanning the last 15 games between the Nets and the Timberwolves is 182.6 per game. That creates a differential of 4.4 against the line, suggesting a bet of Under 187.0 may hold the greatest value. At least in relation to the series history.

Can the Brooklyn Nets Cover the Spread?

This season the Brooklyn Nets have played 24 games, averaging 95.9 points per game, while allowing 98.4 points per game. This has led to a season record of 10-14. Let's have a closer look at recent Brooklyn Nets results.

Recent Brooklyn Nets Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
December 17, 2014 Brooklyn 89Toronto105-11.0198.0
December 16, 2014 Miami 95Brooklyn91-7.5182.5
December 13, 2014 Brooklyn 114Charlotte87-3.5189.5
December 12, 2014 Philadelphia 70Brooklyn88
December 10, 2014 Brooklyn 80Chicago105
December 8, 2014 Cleveland 110Brooklyn888.0196.0
December 5, 2014 Atlanta 98Brooklyn751.5201.5

This season the Brooklyn Nets have played 12 games on the road, averaging 96.5 points per game, while allowing 99.9 points per game. This has led to a season record of 5-7. Let's have a closer look at recent Brooklyn Nets results on the road.

Recent Brooklyn Nets Road Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
December 17, 2014 Brooklyn 89Toronto105-11.0198.0
December 13, 2014 Brooklyn 114Charlotte87-3.5189.5
December 10, 2014 Brooklyn 80Chicago105
December 2, 2014 Brooklyn 98New York931.0193.0
November 26, 2014 Brooklyn 99Philadelphia918.0198.5

Can the Minnesota Timberwolves Cover the Spread?

This season the Minnesota Timberwolves have played 24 games, averaging 98.3 points per game, while allowing 108.5 points per game. This has led to a season record of 5-14. Let's have a closer look at recent Minnesota Timberwolves results.

Recent Minnesota Timberwolves Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
December 16, 2014 Minnesota 95Washington109-12.5201.0
December 14, 2014 (LAK) Los Angeles 100Minnesota943.0212.5
December 12, 2014 Oklahoma City 111Minnesota928.5206.5
December 10, 2014 Portland 82Minnesota9011.0206.0
December 8, 2014 Golden St. 102Minnesota8614.0214.0
December 6, 2014 Minnesota 101San Antonio123-13.5202.0
December 5, 2014 Houston 114Minnesota1127.0202.5
December 3, 2014 Philadelphia 85Minnesota77-7.0212.0
December 1, 2014 Minnesota 101(LAC) Los Angeles127-15.0216.0
November 30, 2014 Minnesota 93Portland107-13.0211.5

This season the Minnesota Timberwolves have played 13 games here at home, averaging 96.0 points per game, while allowing 103.1 points per game. This has led to a season record of 3-10. Let's have a closer look at recent Minnesota Timberwolves results when playing at home.

Recent Minnesota Timberwolves Home Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
December 14, 2014 (LAK) Los Angeles 100Minnesota943.0212.5
December 12, 2014 Oklahoma City 111Minnesota928.5206.5
December 10, 2014 Portland 82Minnesota9011.0206.0
December 8, 2014 Golden St. 102Minnesota8614.0214.0
December 5, 2014 Houston 114Minnesota1127.0202.5
December 3, 2014 Philadelphia 85Minnesota77-7.0212.0
November 26, 2014 Milwaukee 103Minnesota861.0204.5
November 22, 2014 Sacramento 113Minnesota1018.5212.0
November 21, 2014 San Antonio 121Minnesota928.0199.5
November 19, 2014 New York 99Minnesota115-1.5204.0

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