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Toronto Raptors vs. Minnesota Timberwolves odds, tips and betting trends | March 18

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The Toronto Raptors (34-36) will be looking to continue a six-game home winning streak when squaring off against the Minnesota Timberwolves (35-36) on Saturday, March 18, 2023 at Scotiabank Arena. It airs at 7:00 PM ET on TSN and BSN.

The Raptors head into their game against the Timberwolves as a 7.5-point favorite.

Raptors vs. Timberwolves Betting Odds

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  • Spread: Toronto -7.5
  • Moneyline: Toronto -306, Minnesota +244

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Timberwolves at Raptors odds, spread, & more

Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Timberwolves (+ 7.5)
  • Prediction:
    Raptors 116 – Timberwolves 112

Moneyline

  • Toronto has been the favorite in 41 games this season and has come away with the win 24 times (58.5%) in those contests.
  • This year, Toronto has won six of eight games when listed as at least -306 or better on the moneyline.
  • Toronto has an implied victory probability of 75.4% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • Minnesota has compiled an 18-19 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 48.6% of those games).
  • Minnesota has not yet won a game when entering as a moneyline underdog with odds of +244 or longer in three chances.
  • Based on this game’s moneyline, Minnesota has an implied win probability of 29.1%.

Against the spread

  • The 112.8 points per game the Raptors record are only 3.1 fewer points than the Timberwolves give up (115.9).
  • Toronto is 17-10 against the spread and 19-8 overall when scoring more than 115.9 points.
  • When Minnesota allows fewer than 112.8 points, it is 19-8-1 against the spread and 22-6 overall.
  • The Timberwolves average only 3.6 more points per game (115.7) than the Raptors give up to opponents (112.1).
  • Minnesota has put together a 23-15-2 ATS record and a 24-16 overall record in games it scores more than 112.1 points.
  • Toronto has an ATS record of 29-16-1 and a 30-16 record overall when its opponents score fewer than 115.7 points.
  • The Raptors are the NBA’s 21st-ranked scoring team (112.8 PPG), while the Timberwolves rank 18th in points per game allowed (115.9) in the league.
  • The 12th-ranked scoring NBA team (115.7 PPG) is Minnesota, while the Toronto squad ranks fifth in the league defensively (112.1 PPG).
  • The Raptors have out-scored their opponents by a total of 46 points this season (0.7 points per game on average), and opponents of the Timberwolves have out-scored them by only 11 more points on the year (0.2 per game).

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How to watch Raptors vs. Timberwolves

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 18, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TSN and BSN
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Arena: Scotiabank Arena
  • TV Channel: Bally Sports
  • Livestream: Watch on fuboTV!
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