A potential closeout Game 4 in the Western Conference Finals has the Dallas Mavericks and the Minnesota Timberwolves matching up on Tuesday evening. These teams squared off four times during the regular season and Minnesota owned a 3-1 edge. Things have now switched up in the playoffs as the Mavs have won three straight games over the T'Wolves. Luka Doncic (knee) is listed as questionable for Dallas, while Dereck Lively II (neck) is doubtful. Mike Conley (calf) is questionable for Minnesota.

Tipoff from American Airlines Center in Dallas is set for 8:30 p.m. ET. The Mavs are 1.5-point favorites in the latest Timberwolves vs. Mavericks odds from SportsLine consensus, while the over/under for total points scored is 211.5. Before making any Mavericks vs. Timberwolves picks, be sure to check out the NBA predictions and betting advice from the proven SportsLine Projection Model

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past five-plus seasons. The model entered the conference finals in the 2024 NBA playoffs on a sizzling 94-61 roll on all top-rated NBA picks this season, returning more than $2,800. Anyone following the model has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has dialed in on Timberwolves vs. Mavs in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals and locked in its 2024 NBA playoff predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are several NBA odds and betting lines for Mavs vs. Timberwolves:

  • Mavericks vs. Timberwolves spread: Dallas -1.5
  • Mavericks vs. Timberwolves over/under: 211.5 points
  • Mavericks vs. Timberwolves money line: Dallas -122, Minnesota +103
  • MIN: 27-19-2 ATS this season on the road 
  • DAL: 5-2 ATS against Minnesota this season 
  • Mavericks vs. Timberwolves picks: See picks at SportsLine

Why the Mavericks can cover 

Guard Kyrie Irving has stepped up massively as a leader. Irving is getting his teammates to the right spots while being a fearless scorer. The eight-time All-Star owns a soft touch around the rim with an effortless jumper. In the 2024 NBA Playoffs, Irving is averaging 22.4 points, 5.3 assists, and 1.3 steals. In Game 3, he recorded 33 points and four dimes.

Forward PJ Washington is an active on both ends of the court, is capable of putting the ball on the deck, and also has a reliable perimeter jumper. The 25-year-old is logging 14 points, 6.8 rebounds, and shooting 37.4% from beyond the arc in the postseason. In his previous outing, Washington dropped 16 points and eight boards. See which team to pick here.

Why the Timberwolves can cover 

Center Naz Reid is a mobile big man who owns a nice perimeter jumper. Reid finishes at a high rate around the rim and has a knack for flourishing off the ball. The 24-year-old is averaging 11.9 points, 3.6 rebounds, and shooting 39% from 3-point land off the bench in the 2024 NBA playoffs. In Game 2, Reid notched 23 points and made seven 3-pointers.

Guard Conley (questionable) brings a veteran force into the backcourt. Conley can run the offense with ease while using his calm floater to attack the lane. The Ohio State product also has a crisp jumper to stretch the floor. In the postseason, Conley is averaging 11.8 points and 5.9 assists. In his last outing, Conley supplied 16 points and four assists. See which team to pick here.

How to make Mavericks vs. Timberwolves picks      

SportsLine's model is leaning Over on the total, projecting 215 combined points. The model also says one side of the spread hits well over 50% of the time. You can only get the model's pick at SportsLine

So who wins Game 4 of Mavericks vs. Timberwolves, and which side of the spread hits well over 50% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread to jump on, all from the advanced model that has returned more than $2,800 on its NBA picks this season, and find out.