Records: Minnesota 20-34, LA Lakers 28-30
Kick-off: 10:30 p.m. EST
Last meeting: LA Lakers 111, Minnesota 100 (2013)
Points per game: The Timberwolves are averaging 95.2 points per game while Los Angeles is averaging 102.1.
Rebounds per game: Minnesota averages 43.4 boards per outing while the Lakers are averaging 44.6 rebounds per game.
Assists per game: The Timberwolves are putting up 21.9 assists per outing while Los Angeles is averaging 22.1 per game.
Points allowed per game: Minnesota is giving up 97.4 points per outing while the Lakers have allowed 101.3 points on average this season.
Thoughts: The Lakers are coming off a loss to the Denver Nuggets while the Timberwolves fell to the Phoenix Suns. Once a new spread is released, the Lakers will likely be a five or six point favorite. Los Angeles wins here by seven or more in my eyes.
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