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Boston Celtics vs. Minnesota Timberwolves odds, tips and betting trends | March 15

The Minnesota Timberwolves (35-34) will look to end a four-game home losing streak when taking on the Boston Celtics (47-22) on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at Target Center, airing at 8:00 PM ET on NBCS-BOS and BSN.

The Celtics enter their game as a 4-point favorite against the Timberwolves. The game features a point total of 233.5.

Celtics vs. Timberwolves Betting Odds

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  • Spread: Boston -4
  • Total: 233.5
  • Moneyline: Boston -170, Minnesota +148

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Celtics at Timberwolves odds, spread, & more

Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Timberwolves (+ 4)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (233.5)

  • Prediction:
    Celtics 117 – Timberwolves 114

Moneyline

  • Boston has come away with 45 wins in the 64 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season.
  • This season, Boston has come away with a win 33 times in 48 chances when named as a favorite of at least -170 or better on the moneyline.
  • Boston has an implied victory probability of 63% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup.
  • Minnesota is 18-17 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 51.4% of those games).
  • Minnesota has a record of 9-8 when playing as a moneyline underdog with odds of +148 or longer (52.9%).
  • Minnesota has a 40.3% chance to win this game based on the moneyline’s implied probability.

Against the spread

  • The Celtics record 117.7 points per game, only 2.0 more points than the 115.7 the Timberwolves give up.
  • When Boston scores more than 115.7 points, it is 26-14-2 against the spread and 36-6 overall.
  • Minnesota is 23-16-2 against the spread and 28-13 overall when allowing fewer than 117.7 points.
  • The Timberwolves score only 3.4 more points per game (115.7) than the Celtics give up (112.3).
  • Minnesota has put together a 23-14-2 ATS record and a 24-15 overall record in games it scores more than 112.3 points.
  • Boston’s record is 26-13-1 against the spread and 31-9 overall when it allows fewer than 115.7 points.
  • The Celtics are at the fourth spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (117.7 PPG), while the Timberwolves allow the 18th-fewest points per game (115.7) in the league.
  • Minnesota is the NBA’s 10th-ranked offense (115.7 PPG), while Boston is the eighth-ranked defense (112.3).
  • The Celtics have put up a total of 371 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 5.4 per game), while the Timberwolves have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by one total point, 0.0 per game).

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  • Boston has an average implied point total of 117.2 this year, which is 1.8 points lower than its implied total in Wednesday’s game (119).
  • This season, Boston has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (119) 34 times.
  • Minnesota’s average implied point total on the year (118.1 points) is 3.1 points higher than its implied total in this matchup (115 points).

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How to watch Celtics vs. Timberwolves

  • Game Day: Wednesday, March 15, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBCS-BOS and BSN
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Arena: Target Center
  • TV Channel: Bally Sports
  • Livestream: Watch on fuboTV!
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