NBA Matchups  >>  Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Preview 01/09/2013

The Minnesota Timberwolves and the Oklahoma City Thunder will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Oddsmakers currently have the Thunder listed as 11-point favorites versus the Timberwolves, while the game's total is sitting at 197½.
Minnesota won its last outing, a 108-103 result against the Hawks on January 8. The Timberwolves covered in that game as a 1-point favorite, while the 211 combined points took the game OVER the total.
In their last action, Oklahoma City was a 101-99 loser on the road against the Wizards. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (200) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Minnesota:
Team record: 16-15 SU, 17-14 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing Oklahoma City

When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing New Orleans are 2-8
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

Oklahoma City:
Team record: 26-8 SU, 19-13-2 ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota
is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games at home
is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing at home against Minnesota

When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing LA Lakers are 9-1
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4


NEXT UP:
Minnesota at New Orleans, Friday, January 11
Oklahoma City at LA Lakers, Friday, January 11