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The Minnesota Timberwolves host the Orlando Magic at 8 p.m. ET on Monday at the Target Center in Minneapolis. The Timberwolves are coming off a hard-fought 93-91 loss to the Denver Nuggets on Saturday, while the Magic are looking to snap a four-game losing streak. The Timberwolves are 3-2 overall and 2-2 at home, while Orlando is 1-6 overall and 1-4 on the road. 

Minnesota is favored by nine points in the latest Timberwolves vs. Magic odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 215. Before making any Magic vs. Timberwolves picks, you need to check out the NBA predictions and betting advice from the red-hot computer simulation model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned almost $9,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model finished up almost $600 on its top-rated picks last season and enters Week 3 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 106-71 roll on top-rated NBA picks against the spread. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Timberwolves vs. Magic and just locked in its NBA picks today. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Now, here are several NBA odds and betting lines for Timberwolves vs. Magic:

  • Timberwolves vs. Magic spread: Timberwolves -9
  • Timberwolves vs. Magic over-under: 215 points
  • Timberwolves vs. Magic moneyline: Magic +320, Timberwolves -420
Featured Game | Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Orlando Magic

What you need to know about the Timberwolves

Minnesota put forth a valiant effort, but ultimately fell 93-91 to the Denver Nuggets this past Saturday. The top scorer for Minnesota was shooting guard Malik Beasley (18 points).

The Timberwolves have one of the more dynamic and exciting trios in the league in Anthony Edwards, Karl Anthony-Towns, and DeAngelo Russell. The three combine to average 65.4 points, 19.8 rebounds, and 11.6 assists per game. Minnesota is 2-3 against the spread in 2021. Consistency issues have plagued the Timberwolves, but they are clearly the more talented team here. 

What you need to know about the Magic

Meanwhile, Orlando came up short against the Detroit Pistons this past Saturday, falling 110-103. Small forward Franz Wagner (19 points) was the top scorer for Orlando. The loss was the Magic’s fourth consecutive defeat, dropping them to 1-6 for the season.

The Magic are balanced offensively with six players averaging double figures in points per game, led by Cole Anthony at 17.7. Orlando hasn’t been particularly strong on the other end of the court, allowing opponents to score an average of 113.6 points per game. Orlando’s lone win of the season came on the road against the New York Knicks. 

How to make Magic vs. Timberwolves picks

The model has simulated Timberwolves vs. Magic 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning over on the point total, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in almost 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the model’s Timberwolves vs. Magic pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Magic vs. Timberwolves? And which side of the spread hits in almost 60 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks. 

Source: CBSSports.com

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