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The Cleveland Cavaliers are flexing their muscles against the Minnesota Timberwolves, showing why they were favored to win all along. Cleveland is in control with a 54-44 lead over Minnesota.
The Cavaliers have been riding high on the performance of center Jarrett Allen, who has posted a double-double on 13 points and 11 rebounds along with two blocks. The Timberwolves have been led by shooting guard Anthony Edwards, who so far has nine points and two assists.
Minnesota @ Cleveland
Current Records: Minnesota 5-14; Cleveland 9-11
What to Know
The Minnesota Timberwolves need to shore up a defense that is allowing 116.42 points per game before their contest Monday. They and the Cleveland Cavaliers will face off at 8 p.m. ET Feb. 1 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse without much rest after finishing up games yesterday. Minnesota should still be feeling good after a victory, while Cleveland will be looking to right the ship.
The Cavaliers are out to make up for these teams’ matchup on Sunday. The Timberwolves secured a 109-104 W over Cleveland. Minnesota’s shooting guard Anthony Edwards looked sharp as he had 23 points in addition to five rebounds.
Despite Minnesota winning this past one, the oddsmakers have Cleveland as a five-point favorite. The smart bettors have been the ones to keep their money in their wallets whenever Minnesota hit the road.
Minnesota is now 5-14 while Cleveland sits at 9-11. Minnesota is 1-3 after wins this season, and the Cavaliers are 4-6 after losses.
How To Watch
When: Monday at 8 p.m. ETWhere: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse — Cleveland, OhioTV: Fox Sports – NorthFollow: CBS Sports App
The Cavaliers are a 5-point favorite against the Timberwolves, according to the latest NBA odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Cavaliers as a 5.5-point favorite.
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Cleveland have won six out of their last 11 games against Minnesota.
Jan 31, 2021 – Minnesota 109 vs. Cleveland 104Jan 05, 2020 – Minnesota 118 vs. Cleveland 103Dec 28, 2019 – Cleveland 94 vs. Minnesota 88Nov 26, 2018 – Minnesota 102 vs. Cleveland 95Oct 19, 2018 – Minnesota 131 vs. Cleveland 123Feb 07, 2018 – Cleveland 140 vs. Minnesota 138Jan 08, 2018 – Minnesota 127 vs. Cleveland 99Feb 14, 2017 – Cleveland 116 vs. Minnesota 108Feb 01, 2017 – Cleveland 125 vs. Minnesota 97Jan 25, 2016 – Cleveland 114 vs. Minnesota 107Jan 08, 2016 – Cleveland 125 vs. Minnesota 99
Published: 2021-02-02 02:20:11
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