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2021 NBA Handicapping
(28-27) Miami Heat vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (14-42)
Date: Friday, April 16th
Time: 8:00 PM EST
Venue: Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
NBA Moneyline Odds: Heat -250 | Timberwolves +205
NBA Betting Odds: Heat -6.5
NBA Betting Total: O/U 220.5
The Heat (28-27) will will conclude their four-game Western Conference road trip up north to take on the league worst Timberwolves (14-42). Miami is in playoff contention thanks to the weakness of the East while Minnesota is at the bottom of the West and have been eliminated from the playoffs for some time now.
After dropping back-to-back games, Miami has fallen into seventh place in the Eastern Conference standings with a 28-27 overall record.
Minnesota is vying for one of the top slots in the NBA Draft Lottery after posting a league-worst 14-42 overall record.
This is the first meeting between these clubs and they will meet for the final time on May 7th in Miami.
Miami has slipped back down to 7th place in the Eastern Conference at 28-27. However, the Heat sit only two games behind the Atlanta Hawks in the East’s fourth seed. They will need to finish the season strong to not only make the playoffs but also avoid a difficult first round matchup.
Miami dropped its second straight game 123-106 on Wednesday night against the Denver Nuggets. Bam Adebayo finished with 21 points while Jimmy Butler and Trevor Ariza added 13 points apiece for the Heat
Heat guard Goran Dragic missed the game, which was on the second night of a back-to-back set, while fellow guard Victor Oladipo remains in Miami to undergo further evaluations on his knee.
The T’Wolves have had a miserable season, they now sit at 14-42 which qualifies them for the worst record in basketball. Their attentions are set on the upcoming draft and have been for some time.
Minnesota dropped its second consecutive matinee content on Wednesday afternoon, falling short 130-105 at home versus the Milwaukee Bucks. No. 1 overall pick Anthony Edwards led the team in scoring with 24 points while big man Naz Reid hauled in 15 rebounds in the loss for the Timberwolves.
Karl-Anthony Towns missed the game due to injury and his future in Minnesota appears to be dwindling down as he and friend/teammate D’Angelo Russell are both set to free agents this upcoming summer.
NBA Betting Trends:
- Miami is 6-10 SU in last 16 games
- Miami is 5-10 ATS in last 15 games
- Miami OVERS are 7-5 in last 12 games
- Minnesota is 3-10 SU in last 13 games
- Minnesota is 5-8 ATS in last 13 games
- Minnesota OVERS are 9-4 in last 13 games
Free Miami Heat vs. Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Prediction:
The Heat come into this game favored by seven points and could use a win to climb back into a tie for sixth place in the Eastern Conference. Miami is closing a grueling four-game Western Conference road trip on Friday after playing three of the top-six teams in the Western Conference during the first part of the trip.
Desperate for a victory after dropping back-to-back games, it’s hard to see how the tanking Timberwolves are going to have a chance in this one. Take Miami to cover the spread on the road as they continue their late-season playoff push on Friday night.
4* Free NBA Betting Pick: Heat -6.5
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