Minnesota Timberwolves (5-8) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (8-4)
November 13, 2022 6:00 pm EDT
The Line: Cleveland Cavaliers -5; Over/Under: +228.5
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The Minnesota Timberwolves and Cleveland Cavaliers meet Sunday in NBA action at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The Minnesota Timberwolves look to snap a 3-game losing streak. The Cleveland Cavaliers look to snap a 3-game losing streak.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 114 points on 47.5 percent shooting and allowing 115.8 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 21.3 points and 8.9 rebounds, while Anthony Edwards is averaging 21.3 points and 3.8 assists. D’Angelo Russell is the third double-digit scorer and Rudy Gobert is grabbing 13.6 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 32.5 percent from beyond the arc and 77.1 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 37.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.4 rebounds per game.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 116.6 points on 48.3 percent shooting and allowing 107.4 points on 45.6 percent shooting. Donovan Mitchell is averaging 31.9 points and 5.8 assists, while Darius Garland is averaging 16.4 points and 2.2 rebounds. Evan Mobley is the third double-digit scorer and Caris LeVert is grabbing 5 rebounds. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 40.1 percent from beyond the arc and 81.2 percent from the free throw line. The Cleveland Cavaliers are allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.3 rebounds per game.
The Timberwolves are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Cavaliers are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 home games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The under is 6-2 in Timberwolves last 8 overall. The over is 4-1 in Cavaliers last 5 home games. The Timberwolves are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Cleveland and 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Minnesota Timberwolves look like a team that’s still trying to work in key pieces and find an identity, and they have stretches that’s just not good. The Cleveland Cavaliers may be coming off a shaky week, but they’re still one of the more consistent teams through 12 games, and their offense has been scary good. I just don’t trust the Timberwolves right now, especially on the road. I’ll lay the chalk with the Cavs.