As the 2015-16 NBA Regular Season continues its trek to the playoffs there are some interesting conference games like the upcoming game on Monday the 25th of January 2016 between the 30-12 Cleveland Cavaliers (1st Eastern Conference) playing the struggling 14-31 Minnesota Timberwolves (Western Conference) and the game will be played at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio with the tip-off scheduled for 7:10 PM ET and seen on NBA TV.
The opening odds on this game have the Cleveland Cavaliers favorites at -13.5 with the Over/under at 200, while the underdog Minnesota Timberwolves are at +13.5 for the game.
For the fans that Bet on NBA games at SBG sportsbook, the Minnesota Timberwolves desperately need a victory since they have lost 10 of their ultimate 12 games this 2015-16 seasons. They have been averaging some 99.2 points a game and their opponent Cavaliers have averages some 101.3 points each game. The T-Wolves on field goals have average 44.8% & while the Warriors averaged some 45% on FG’s. On free throws (foul shots) the T-Wolves averaged to date some 79-8% while the Cavaliers only averaged 72.2%. Then for the all important 3-pointers the T-Wolves to date made some 32.8% of 3-pointers while the Warriors averaged to date some 35.6% on their 3-point attempts.
For the T-Wolves No. 22 guard A. Wiggins of Canada is averaging some 20.9 points each game with 1.9 assists to date, and K. Towns a power guard of the Dominican Republic has averaged some 15.9 points with 9.8 rebounds each game, while guard Z. LaVine has 3.3 assists and center G. Dieng of Senegal is averaging 6.5 rebounds each game. The T-Wolves have allowed their opponents each game to make some 34.5% of their 3-point attempts, while they have average to make 42.4 rebounds per game this season. Recently the T-Wolves of Minnesota have lost some 8 consecutive games on the road.
On the other side of the Court we have the Cleveland Cavaliers come into this match-up with their last 6 games giving them 3 wins and 3 losses, and their star power forward L. James has averaged some 26 points each game with 6.4 assists, and their other power forward K. Love has averaged to date some 15.8 points each game with 11 rebounds. Then point guard K. Irving has had 3.9 assists each game while Canadian forward/center T. Thompson has been getting some 9.6 rebounds each game. The Cavaliers this season are allowing their opponents to complete some 34.2% of their 3-point attempts and have been averaging some 46 rebounds each game. In their ultimate 13 games at home the Cavaliers have won 10 of those games.
The sports betting prediction for this game is that the Cavaliers prove to be too much for the T-Wolves and have an easy win in this game over the Timberwolves who continue to struggle!