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Mavericks vs. Timberwolves odds, line: 2021 NBA picks, Dec. 21 prediction from proven computer model

The Dallas Mavericks will take on the Minnesota Timberwolves at 8:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday at the American Airlines Center. Dallas is 14-15 overall and 7-7 at home, while Minnesota is 15-15 overall and 6-6 on the road. This is the second game of a home-and-home series between these teams, as Minnesota picked up a 111-105 win at home on Sunday night. 

Minnesota is favored by one point in the latest Mavericks vs. Timberwolves odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under is set at 212.5. Before entering any Timberwolves vs. Mavericks picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model enters Week 10 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 46-23 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, returning almost $1,900. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Mavericks vs. Timberwolves. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Mavericks vs. Timberwolves:

  • Mavericks vs. Timberwolves spread: Timberwolves -1
  • Mavericks vs. Timberwolves over-under: 212 points

What you need to know about the Mavericks

Dallas will remain shorthanded as it looks for revenge from Sunday night’s loss. Star Luka Doncic is expected to miss his fifth straight game due to right ankle soreness, while Kristaps Porzingis is questionable with a sore right toe. Maxi Kleber, Reggie Bullock and Josh Green are all in the league’s health and safety protocols. 

Kleber pulled down a team-high 14 rebounds in Sunday’s loss. Dallas has won two of its four games without Doncic on the court, and those two losses have come by a combined nine points. The Mavericks have covered the spread in 10 of their last 14 games against a Western Conference opponent. 

What you need to know about the Timberwolves

Minnesota is suddenly one of the hottest teams in the NBA, seeking a fifth straight win on Tuesday night. The Timberwolves held on for a 111-105 win in Sunday’s matchup between these teams, led by 24 points from Karl-Anthony Towns. Guard D’Angelo Russell added 22 points, connecting on 4 of 7 from the 3-point arc. 

The Timberwolves are also dealing with COVID-19 disruptions, as Anthony Edwards and Taurean Prince have both missed consecutive games. Patrick Beverley, Jarred Vanderbilt and Josh Okogie have now joined them in the health and safety protocols. Minnesota has covered the spread in four of its last five games. 

How to make Mavericks vs. Timberwolves picks

The model is leaning over on the total, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in almost 70 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Timberwolves vs. Mavericks? And which side covers well almost 70 percent of the time? Visit SportsLine now to find out, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks.

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