The Minnesota Timberwolves and the Utah Jazz are set to square off in a Northwest Division matchup at 9 p.m. ET on Saturday at Vivint Smart Home Arena. Utah is 44-15 overall and 26-3 at home, while the Timberwolves are 16-44 overall and 6-25 on the road. The Timberwolves won the first meeting of the season on Dec. 26, 116-111.
Utah is favored by 12 points in the latest Jazz vs. Timberwolves odds from William Hill Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 230.5. Before entering any Timberwolves vs. Jazz picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- Jazz vs. Timberwolves spread: Jazz -12
- Jazz vs. Timberwolves over-under: 230.5 points
- Jazz vs. Timberwolves money line: Utah -900, Minnesota +600
What you need to know about the Jazz
Utah sailed past the the Houston Rockets on Wednesday, 112-89. By the end of the third quarter, the Jazz had established a 91-63 advantage. Joe Ingles shot 6-for-10 from beyond the arc and finished with 21 points and six rebounds, and Rudy Gobert posted a double-double on 19 points and 18 boards. The Jazz have a two-game lead for the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference.
What you need to know about the Timberwolves
Meanwhile, the Timberwolves fell 128-125 to the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday. Karl-Anthony Towns finished with 26 points and six assists in addition to five boards, and Naz Reid had 24 points along with seven rebounds. Towns missed a shot in the final seconds of the defeat. Minnesota has the second-worst record in the Western Conference.
Minnesota has lost four of its last six games. The last time the Timberwolves played the Jazz, their Dec. 26 win over Utah pushed them to 2-0, and they have won only 14 games since with no consecutive victories. Minnesota is now 28.5 games behind the Jazz in the West.
How to make Jazz vs. Timberwolves picks
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