Atlanta Hawks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Odds & Game Analysis | December 6

By Lester Mackay | December 5, 2021, 9:42 pm

The Minnesota Timberwolves (11-12) host the Atlanta Hawks (12-12) at Target Center, tipping off at 8:00 PM ET on Monday, December 6, 2021. The Timberwolves are 1.5-point favorites in the game.

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Today, we are looking at the NBA matchup between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Atlanta Hawks.

Timberwolves stats and betting info

Betting trends for Minnesota

  • So far this season, Minnesota has put together an 11-12-0 record against the spread.
  • The Timberwolves are 5-5 against the spread when favored by 1.5 points or more this season.
  • Minnesota has gone over in nine of its 23 games with a set total (39.1%).
  • The Timberwolves have won seven of the 10 games they were the moneyline favorite this season (70%).
  • When it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -120 or shorter, Minnesota has a 7-3 record (winning 70% of its games).
  • Based on this matchup’s moneyline, the Timberwolves’ implied win probability is 54.5%.

Key players for Minnesota

  • Karl-Anthony Towns: 24.0 PTS, 9.0 REB, 1.1 STL, 50.8 FG%, 44.2 3PT% (57-for-129)
  • Anthony Edwards: 22.0 PTS, 1.6 STL, 42.8 FG%, 34.2 3PT% (68-for-199)
  • D’Angelo Russell: 19.0 PTS, 6.4 AST, 38.2 FG%, 32.3 3PT% (60-for-186)
  • Jarred Vanderbilt: 5.8 PTS, 8.2 REB, 1.3 STL, 53.6 FG%
  • Malik Beasley: 10.6 PTS, 34.6 FG%, 32.6 3PT% (59-for-181)

Timberwolves Injuries: D’Angelo Russell: Day To Day (Ankle), Karl-Anthony Towns: Day To Day (Tailbone), Jaden McDaniels: Day To Day (Illness), Patrick Beverley: Out (Adductor), Jaylen Nowell: Day To Day (Back)

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Hawks stats and betting info

Betting trends for Atlanta

  • Minnesota is 11-12-0 against the spread this season.
  • In games this season they were favored by 1.5 points or more, the Timberwolves have a 5-5 record against the spread.
  • Nine of Minnesota’s 23 games with a set total have hit the over (39.1%).
  • The Hawks have entered the game as underdogs seven times this season and won once.
  • Atlanta has a record of 1-6 in games where sportsbooks have them as underdogs of at least -102 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 50.5% chance of a victory for the Hawks.

Key players for Atlanta

  • Trae Young: 26.2 PTS, 9.4 AST, 45.9 FG%, 38.9 3PT% (65-for-167)
  • John Collins: 17.1 PTS, 7.9 REB, 1.4 BLK, 57.2 FG%, 40.6 3PT% (28-for-69)
  • Clint Capela: 11.5 PTS, 12.5 REB, 1.3 BLK, 57.4 FG%
  • Kevin Huerter: 10.7 PTS, 48.8 FG%, 39.6 3PT% (40-for-101)
  • Bogdan Bogdanovic: 11.6 PTS, 44.7 FG%, 39.1 3PT% (43-for-110)

Hawks Injuries: Cam Reddish: Out (Illness), De’Andre Hunter: Out (Wrist), Bogdan Bogdanovic: Out (Ankle), Onyeka Okongwu: Out (Shoulder)

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