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Minnesota Timberwolves at Boston Celtics Betting Pick – Jan 10, 2024

The Minnesota Timberwolves are at the Boston Celtics in the National Basketball Association on Wednesday. Minnesota comes into the game with a best record in the Western Conference. The Timberwolves are 26-10 on the season. Minnesota is coming off a big win over Orlando, which came after a loss in Dallas on Sunday.

For the Boston Celtics, they have the best record in the East, and all of the NBA. The Celtics are 28-8 on the season. Boston is also coming off a loss. The Celtics fell on the road at the Pacers on Monday. The Celtics have won 8 out of their last 10 games overall.

Boston is -5.5 in this game over Minnesota.

Tatum Big News for Celtics

The biggest news for the Boston Celtics coming into this game is the status of their super star Jayson Tatum. Tatum has an ankle injury, and did not play in the loss to the Pacers. He hurt his ankle in the January 6th win at the Pacers. He scored 38 points in that game. Tatum has gone three straight games with 30+ points.

The Celtics are getting 27.5 per game from him, while Jaylen Brown is adding 23.2. Kristaps Porzingis is in his first season with the Celtics. The big man is scoring 19.8 points per game, while Derrick White is adding 16.4. Boston, as a team, is 5th in the National Basketball Association with 121.1 per game.

The Celtics will go on the road after this game. Boston is at Milwaukee on Thursday, before coming back home for a game against the Raptors on Saturday. A trip to Canada to see the Raptors is on the schedule for Monday, before two home games.

Towns Big for Minnesota

Karl Anthony Towns was a monster in the win on Tuesday for Minnesota. He scored 23 in the first half, and ended with 28. The Timberwolves led by 30 points at half. They went on to cruise to a 21 point win.

Anthony Edwards has turned into an absolute monster for Minnesota, as he averages 26.8 points per game. Towns is second on teh team with 21.5 per game. Minnesota as a team is scoring 112.9 points per game, which is actually 22nd in the league, but their defense is one of the best in the league.

The Timberwolves will host the Trail Blazers and Clippers later this week. After that, they will go to Detroit and take on the Pistons.

Celtics Win Thriller

What a game this should be. This is going to come down to who is at home. That is the Boston Celtics. Folks in Minnesota should be excited about the team that they have put together. And they can beat the Celtics. But, in this one, they are not going to. Both teams would love for this to be a preview of the NBA Finals. We still stick with a big game for now.

Take the Boston Celtics -5.5 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday. Our final score prediction is the Celtics 115-105 over Minnesota. Enjoy the game and best of luck!

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