Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Clippers vs. Timberwolves odds, line: 2022 NBA picks, Jan. 3 prediction from proven computer model

The Minnesota Timberwolves will take on the Los Angeles Clippers at 10:30 p.m. ET on Monday at Crypto.com Arena. Los Angeles is 19-18 overall and 12-10 at home, while the Timberwolves are 16-20 overall and 6-10 on the road. The Clippers are coming off a 120-116 win over Brooklyn, despite being without their best player (Paul George) due to an injury. 

Los Angeles is favored by 3.5 points in the latest Clippers vs. Timberwolves odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under is set at 215. Before entering any Timberwolves vs. Clippers 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 12 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 50-27 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, returning almost $2,000. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

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

  • Clippers vs. Timberwolves spread: Clippers -3.5
  • Clippers vs. Timberwolves over-under: 215 points

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What you need to know about the Clippers

Los Angeles managed to escape with a 120-116 win over Brooklyn this past Saturday. The Clippers were without George (elbow) and head coach Tyronn Lue (COVID-19 protocol). They were also without Luke Kennard, Ivica Zubac and Brandon Boston Jr. due to the league’s protocol and all four of those players will remain out on Monday night. 

However, veteran guard Eric Bledsoe poured in a season-high 27 points and Reggie Jackson added 19 points in his second game since returning from COVID-19 protocol. The Clippers have only won three of their last nine games, but they have covered the spread in four of their last six games. They have also covered the spread in each of their last five home games against Minnesota. 

What you need to know about the Timberwolves

Minnesota was within striking distance against the Lakers on Sunday, but the Timberwolves wound up losing in a 108-103 decision. They were led by center Naz Reid, who scored a season-high 23 points and added 11 rebounds. Jaylen Nowell added 17 points, which was his second-highest output of the season. 

The Timberwolves are dealing with COVID-19 protocol as well. Two of their top three leading scorers were out on Sunday with Karl-Anthony Towns and D’Angelo Russell in COVID-19 protocol. They are both listed as questionable for Monday’s game. Minnesota has covered the spread in eight of its last 10 games. 

How to make Timberwolves vs. Clippers picks

The model has simulated Clippers vs. Timberwolves 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Under, 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. Clippers? And which side covers 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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