Timberwolves Trail Blazers

Minnesota Timberwolves (13-12) take on the Portland Trail Blazers (14-11) on December 08, 2018, 10:00 PM ET at the Moda Center.

ODDS: POR -3.0 o/u 220.5
OPEN: POR -1.5 o/u 218

Minnesota is ranked #15 in offense and #11 in defense while Portland is ranked #11 offensively and #15 defensively.

Minnesota Stats
Points PG 109.8 17th
Rebounds PG 44.0 19th
Assists PG 23.6 17th
Points Allowed 109.6 11th
Portland Stats
Points PG 112.3 10th
Rebounds PG 49.5 2nd
Assists PG 20.9 28th
Points Allowed 110.4 15th

Betting Trends:

  • Timberwolves are 13-12 (14-11 ATS) this season
  • Minnesota o/u is 3-7 the last 10 games
  • Minnesota is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Minnesota is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • Trail Blazers are 14-11 (12-13 ATS) this season
  • Portland o/u is 7-3 the last 10 games
  • Portland is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Portland is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games

Prediction: Timberwolves 108 - Trail Blazers 106.
Betting Pick: Minnesota Timberwolves +3 and UNDER 219.5.

Computer Prediction - Sportsjaw Scorecaster is a free prediction tool using fundamental NBA handicapping metrics: offensive & defensive stats, NBA rankings, score differentials, points scored, FG % and points allowed.

  • Bettor Insights

  • December 8 at 10:52pm

    Blazer's Edge: Gameday Thread: Wolves at Blazers


    Portland and Minnesota tip off at 7:00 pm on NBC Sports Northwest and NBA TV.

  • December 8 at 8:34pm

    Fansided: Game Preview: The Portland Trail Blazers Hope to Gain Momentum Against the Surging Timberwolves

    After losing six out of their last seven games, the Portland Trail Blazers picked up the victory against the last-place Phoenix Suns on Thursday. Although defeating the Suns should not inspire too much confidence, it is a step in the right direction. They will look to continue to build the positive momentum tonight against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

    The Timberwolves have won seven of their last ten games and have surprisingly been a much better team since trading Jimmy Butler. Led by Robert Covington, the Timberwolves are a now a strong defensive team.

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  • December 8 at 7:24pm

     Minnesota Timberwolves vs Portland Trail Blazers on 2018-12-08 added by Covers

    Consensus betting prediction from the Covers.com community:
    Portland Trail Blazers
    (76% consensus). The Portland Trail Blazers are trying to pull out of a funk and will look to post back-to-back wins for the first time in more than two weeks when they host the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday. The Trail Blazers dropped six of seven before putting together a solid performance on both ends of the floor in a 108-86 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday... http://bit.ly/2B4elGf

  • December 8 at 3:51pm

    Fansided: Minnesota Timberwolves: 3 things to watch vs. Portland Trail Blazers

    The season isn't quite a third of the way over, but Saturday night brings the third of four meetings between the Portland Trail Blazers and the Minnesota Timberwolves.

    The Wolves and Blazers first faced off in Portland back in early November as Minnesota kicked off a five-game road trip in which they lost every game. Jimmy Butler was traded after the 0-5 West Coast swing, and the Wolves have gone 9-3 since the move.

    For their part, Portland started the season hot at 10-3 but has gone 4-8 since that point and had lost six of their last seven before blowing out the lowly Phoenix Suns at home on Thursday night.

  • December 7 at 11:33pm

    Betting Prediction for Minnesota Timberwolves vs Portland Trail Blazers on December 08, 2018, 10:00 PM ET

     Minnesota Timberwolves vs Portland Trail Blazers on 2018-12-08 added by OddsShark

    Free Betting Prediction: Minnesota will WIN , Cover the Spread , and the Total will go Under .

    No Preview Currently Available. Original matchup: http://bit.ly/2L3Xjuh

  • December 7 at 7:40pm

    Official Site of the Blazers: Blazers Host Timberwolves Saturday In Third Game Of Season Series


    The Portland Trail Blazers (14-11) finish up a quick, two-game homestand by hosting the Minnesota Timberwolves (13-12) in the third of four games between the Northwest Division rivals this season. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.


    ALL TIME: Trail Blazers lead, 82-34
    IN PORTLAND: Trail Blazers lead, 47-12
    AT THE TIMBERWOLVES: Trail Blazers lead, 35-22
    LAST PORTLAND WIN: 111-81, 11/4/18 (Portland)
    LAST TIMBERWOLVES WIN: 112-96, 11/16/18 (Minnesota)
    CURRENT WIN STREAK: One (Minnesota)


    * Saturday's game marks the third of four meetings between the Trail Blazers and the Timberwolves during the 2018-19 season.

  • December 7 at 7:29pm

    Official Site of the Timberwolves: Scouting Report | Wolves at Blazers


    The Game

    The Wolves are hot, the Blazers are... to be determined. The Wolves have won six of seven while the Blazers have won just two of their last seven.

    Portland absolutely destroyed the Suns on Thursday night but nevertheless has been underperforming--a win over arguably the worst team in the league doesn't do a ton to quell that feeling. Additionally, C.J. McCollum is nursing an ankle injury. If he is unable to go Portland might not be able to muster enough offense to overcome the Wolves' stout defense.

    Nevertheless, the Wolves can't afford to take Portland lightly, especially on the road.

  • December 7 at 4:12pm

    Statfox free score prediction: 108 to 110. Total score: 218. Bet the over!

     Minnesota Timberwolves vs Portland Trail Blazers on 2018-12-08 added by StatFoxSports

    Sportsjaw is using past matchup data from statfox to generate a free Over/Under betting prediction for the game between Minnesota and Portland. View more matchup stats: http://bit.ly/2L3lUPZ

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