Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Charlotte Hornets Betting Odds & Game Analysis | November 26

By Lester Mackay | November 25, 2021, 1:39 pm

The Charlotte Hornets (12-8) host the Minnesota Timberwolves (9-9) at Spectrum Center, starting at 7:00 PM ET on Friday, November 26, 2021. The Timberwolves are 3-point underdogs in the game. The matchup’s over/under is 222.

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Today, we are looking at the NBA matchup between the Charlotte Hornets and Minnesota Timberwolves in which the Timberwolves are currently the pick at sportsbooks based on money wagered at regulated sportsbooks, yet the Hornets have picked up a majority of the total number of tickets wagered.

Charlotte Vs. Minnesota Moneyline Betting Action

Hornets vs Timberwolves Moneyline Action
Hornets Timberwolves
Bet % 61% 39%
Stake % 44% 56%

Hornets stats and betting info

Betting trends for Charlotte

  • Charlotte’s ATS record is 11-9-0 this season.
  • The Hornets have a 1-2 record against the spread when favored by 3 points or more this season.
  • Charlotte has gone over in 10 of its 20 games with a set total (50%).
  • A total of 11 Charlotte games this season have gone over Friday’s over/under of 222 points.
  • On average, the Hornets have seen a 224.5 over/under in their games this season, 2.5 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • The Hornets have won 80% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (4-1).
  • In games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -149 or shorter, Charlotte has gone 2-1 (66.7%).
  • The implied moneyline probability for this matchup gives the Hornets a 59.8% chance to win.

Key players for Charlotte

  • LaMelo Ball: 19.9 PTS, 7.8 REB, 7.5 AST, 2 STL, 41.7 FG%, 38.8 3PT% (57-for-147)
  • Miles Bridges: 20.3 PTS, 7.5 REB, 1.4 STL, 44.3 FG%, 31.4 3PT% (44-for-140)
  • Gordon Hayward: 16.8 PTS, 46 FG%, 40 3PT% (36-for-90)
  • Mason Plumlee: 6.8 PTS, 7.3 REB, 59.6 FG%
  • Kelly Oubre Jr.: 13.7 PTS, 43 FG%, 36.6 3PT% (48-for-131)

Hornets Injuries: None

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Timberwolves stats and betting info

Betting trends for Minnesota

  • Charlotte is 11-9-0 ATS this season.
  • The Hornets have a 1-2 record against the spread when favored by 3 points or more this season.
  • A total of 10 of Charlotte’s 20 games with a set total have hit the over (50%).
  • There have been six Minnesota games that have finished with a combined score higher than 222 points this season.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 0.6 points more than the average over/under in Timberwolves’ games this season (221.4 points).
  • This season, the Timberwolves have won three out of the nine games in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Minnesota has a record of 1-4 when they’re set as an underdog of +125 or more by oddsmakers this season.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 44.4% chance of a victory for the Timberwolves.

Key players for Minnesota

  • Karl-Anthony Towns: 22.7 PTS, 9.1 REB, 1.3 STL, 1.2 BLK, 49.8 FG%, 44.2 3PT% (50-for-113)
  • Anthony Edwards: 22.8 PTS, 1.4 STL, 43.4 FG%, 36 3PT% (59-for-164)
  • D’Angelo Russell: 18.4 PTS, 5.7 AST, 38.3 FG%, 32.6 3PT% (46-for-141)
  • Patrick Beverley: 8.1 PTS, 45.8 FG%, 33.9 3PT% (19-for-56)
  • Jarred Vanderbilt: 5.8 PTS, 7.3 REB, 1.4 STL, 53.9 FG%

Timberwolves Injuries: None

Pick for Hornets vs. Timberwolves

Our in-depth statistical analysis combined with the betting split data from regulated betting sites points to the Timberwolves being favored to win over the Hornets.

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