Written and authored by National Basketball Association Expert Analyst Charlie Red McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Basketball Betting news and notes. NBA Premium Predictions have been winning at a 73.1% rate and will continue through the 2016 NBA Finals in June 2016. The (14-31) Minnesota Timberwolves of the Western Conference Northwest Division will be in the Northeast section of the “BUCKEYE STATE” for an out of Conference matchup. Minnesota will play the (30-12) Cleveland Cavaliers of the Eastern Conference Central in 2016 NBA action. The teams will play at Quicken Loans Arena aka “THE Q” in Cleveland, Ohio. Tip-Off time is at 7:00 PM EST. The game is on Monday, January, 25th 2016. The Best Sports Handicapper believes the Minnesota Timberwolves has some of the best group of young talents in the league. Cleveland recently parted ways with head coach David Blatt. The blowout home loss to Golden State dealt his fate. The Opening Betting Line has Cleveland as a thirteen and a half-point Home Favorite Against The Spread. The Betting Odds Total is 201-points for Monday’s game.
The Minnesota Timberwolves broke a two-game losing streak both straight up and Against The Spread. On Saturday, January 23rd Minnesota beat Memphis 106-101 at home. There are many connections between the two franchises. First, the City of Cleveland as the Cavaliers organization will honor Flip Saunders. The former Timberwolves coach died on October 25th of this year. Saunders played his high school basketball at Cuyahoga Heights in Cleveland. The Timberwolves got star Andrew Wiggins and a few other players in the Kevin Love trade. Current Timberwolves head coach Sam Mitchell saw his team grow a bit in the win over Memphis by playing efficiently in the last two minutes. Timberwolves fans have seen late leads slip away and to get it done is a relief. Minnesota ranks 22nd in the NBA offensively and 19th on defense. The Big three of Andrew Wiggins, Karl-Anthony Towns, and Ricky Rubio are the team leaders in the five top categories.
The 2016 Cleveland Cavaliers lost at home to the Chicago Bulls in their last outing. Intern head coach Tyronn Lue is a fan of his former boss David Blatt. Lue believes Blatt deserves to coach the East in the 2016 NBA All-Star game. Lue also knows that the Cleveland Cavaliers must get in better physical condition if they expect to contend for a world championship. Lue has experience at playing in the NBA and feels the Cavaliers lack of effort in a bad home loss to Golden State was partly due to being out of shape. He intends to get the team ready for the stretch run of the season no matter what it takes. The Cavaliers average 101.0 ppg on offense. The Cleveland defense ranks second league-wide. LeBron James is the team leader in scoring assists and steals. Owner Dan Gilbert hopes the coaching change brings an NBA title to the “MISTAKE ON THE LAKE”.
The Betting Odds Over The Total are 6-1-1 Minnesota last eight on the road.
The Betting Odds Under The Total are 7-2 the last nine between the teams in Cleveland.
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