The Cleveland Cavaliers will take on the Minnesota Timberwolves at 8 p.m. ET on Friday at the Target Center. Minnesota is 11-14 overall and 7-8 at home, while the Cavaliers are 14-12 overall and 8-5 on the road. Cleveland has covered the spread in nine consecutive games, whereas Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last five games.
Minnesota is favored by one point in the latest Timberwolves vs. Cavaliers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 213. Before entering any Cavaliers vs. Timberwolves picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- Timberwolves vs. Cavaliers spread: Timberwolves -1
- Timberwolves vs. Cavaliers over-under: 213 points
What you need to know about the Timberwolves
The Timberwolves lost 136-104 to the Utah Jazz on Wednesday. This contest was a 60-59 at the break, but unfortunately for Minnesota, it didn't stay that way. A silver lining for the Timberwolves was the play of center Karl-Anthony Towns, who had 22 points and five assists along with seven rebounds.
Towns leads Minnesota with 24.2 points and 9.3 rebounds per game. Guard Anthony Edwards is adding 21.8 points, while D'Angelo Russell is chipping in 19.0 points. Russell missed Wednesday's game with an ankle injury and is listed as questionable for this game.
What you need to know about the Cavaliers
A well-balanced attack led the Cavaliers over the Chicago Bulls every single quarter on their way to victory on Wednesday. Cleveland made easy work of Chicago, notching a 115-92 victory. Power forward Evan Mobley and point guard Darius Garland were among the main playmakers for Cleveland.
Garland poured in 24 points, while Jarrett Allen had a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds. Garland is scoring a career-high 19.5 points per game, shooting 47 percent from the floor. Allen is averaging a double-double with 17.1 points and 11.3 rebounds.
How to make Timberwolves vs. Cavaliers picks
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