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Portland Trail Blazers vs Minnesota Timberwolves Prediction 2-15-24 Picks

Minnesota Timberwolves (38-16) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (15-38)
February 15, 2024 10:00 pm EDT
The Line: Portland Trail Blazers +8.5; Over/Under: +216.5
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The Portland Trail Blazers play host to the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Moda Center on Thursday night. Here’s a Trail Blazers vs Timberwolves Prediction.

Minnesota Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been in great shape as they’ve won eight of their last 11 games overall and they will be gunning for a fourth straight victory after routing the Trail Blazers in a 121-109 road win on Tuesday. Anthony Edwards led the team with 41 points on 16 of 27 shooting, Nickeil Alexander-Walker added 18 points on six of seven shooting off the bench while Rudy Gobert chipped in with 16 points and 15 rebounds. As a team, the Timberwolves shot 46 percent from the field and 13 of 33 from the 3-point line as they set the tone with 37 points in the first quarter to jump out to an early lead, before they went on a decisive 22-4 run in the fourth quarter to come away with the solid road win.

Portland Trail Blazers

Meanwhile, the Portland Trail Blazers have been in poor form lately as they’ve lost nine of their last 12 games overall and they will be hoping to put a halt to a five-game slide after getting beaten by the Timberwolves on Tuesday. Deandre Ayton led the team with 22 points and 16 rebounds on 11 of 12 shooting, Anfernee Simons added 20 points with five assists while Scoot Henderson chipped in with 14 points and nine assists off the bench. As a team, the Trail Blazers shot 44 percent from the field and 11 of 29 from the 3-point line as they showed plenty of fight to erase an early 12-point deficit, only to let their hard work go to waste in the fourth quarter where they leaked 37 points to lose by double digits in the end.

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Portland Trail Blazers Team Facts

  • The Trail Blazers have lost each of their last 11 games against Western Conference opponents that held a winning record.
  • The road team has covered the spread in each of the Trail Blazers’ last five games.
  • Each of the Trail Blazers’ last four night games against the Timberwolves following a home loss have gone OVER the total points line.

Minnesota Timberwolves Team Facts

  • The Timberwolves have won each of their last eight road games against Northwest Division opponents that held a losing record.
  • The Timberwolves have covered the spread in seven of their last eight road games against Northwest Division opponents that held a losing record.
  • Each of the Timberwolves’ last four games against the Trail Blazers following a road win have gone OVER the total points line.

Trail Blazers vs Timberwolves Prediction

The Timberwolves could be short handed once again as Anthony Edwards is still listed as questionable due to right knee soreness, while the Trail Blazers are keeping eyes on Scoot Henderson and Rayan Rupert who are both questionable. The Timberwolves are coming into this game playing some of their best basketball of the season, but they could be missing Edwards who poured in 41 points in Tuesday’s win. It’s always tough to beat the same team twice in a row, but these Trail Blazers are banged up, they’ve been losing to everyone lately and I think they’re about to suffer another defeat at home.

Peter Tran's Free Pick: Minnesota -8.5

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