Minnesota Timberwolves vs Houston Rockets Odds

The Timberwolves will play the Rockets on Friday, January 5th, 2024. Your timezone's tip off time is 8:10 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

Now that the 2023-24 NBA season is in full swing, let's gear up for a game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Houston Rockets set for Friday, January 5th, 2024. Make sure to review each team's performance stats below as you handicap this matchup. We've included a few key metrics we think will be most helpful. At this point in the season, statistical trends should begin to firm up.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - The Minnesota Timberwolves currently have a 96.00 power ranking. The power ranking for the Houston Rockets is 93.67. Continue monitoring these figures as the season progresses.
  • Away Minnesota Timberwolves - The Minnesota Timberwolves currently have a 10-7 record as an away team. That standing puts them 2nd in the league for away team wins.
  • Home Houston Rockets - The Houston Rockets start this matchup with a 14-5 record as a home team. They now rank 2nd in the league for home team wins so far in the 2023-24 NBA regular season.
  • Average Points Per Game - The Minnesota Timberwolves currently rank 24th (112.8) for average points scored per game. On the other side of the court, the Houston Rockets stand at 22nd averaging 113.0 PPG.
  • Average Opponent Points Per Game - Opponents have scored an average of 107.8 points against the Minnesota Timberwolves, ranking them 29th in the league. The Houston Rockets currently rank 28th in the league for points scored against them, with a current standing of 109.6 OPPG.
  • Team Division Records - The Minnesota Timberwolves have notched a 4-1 Western Northwest Division division record, while the Houston Rockets possess a 7-2 Western Southwest Division standing.
  • Overall Team Records - The Minnesota Timberwolves have a 24-9 overall record, while the Houston Rockets have a 17-15 standing.

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Arrr, mateys! Get ready for the Timberwolves to plunder Houston's court . . .

The fans in Houston be rowdy and ready to send the Wolves packin' . . . (with their taunts and jeers echoing throughout the arena) . . .

With a 24-9 record, the Timberwolves be sailing smoothly this season . . .

Meanwhile, the Rockets be strugglin' with a 17-15 overall standin' . . .

In the Western Northwest Division, the Wolves be dominatin' with a 4-1 record . . .

But don't underestimate the Rockets, who be holdin' strong with a 7-2 record in the Western Southwest Division . . .

When it comes to scoring, the Wolves be averagin' 112.8 points per game . . .

But the Rockets be just a notch ahead, scorin' an average of 113.0 points per game . . .

So gather yer crew, me hearties, and see you courtside at today's game . . .

But before ye set sail, be sure to review the best point spread, moneyline, and total bets from our featured sportsbooks . . .

And let's not forget, me buckos, to look at this game's prop bets below . . .

It be a clash of titans, a battle on the hardwood, as the Timberwolves face off against the Rockets . . .

Who will emerge victorious? Only time will tell . . . (but the Wolves be ready to make a statement, mark me words) . . .

Best Timberwolves at Rockets Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Houston Rockets
Favorite

Minnesota Timberwolves
The Minnesota Timberwolves have a -3.5 -115 point spread at BetMGM Array. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. The Houston Rockets have a +4 -112 point spread at BetRivers. The Houston Rockets are the point spread underdogs. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 215.5 points. Risk $115 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 216.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Houston Rockets
Favorite

Minnesota Timberwolves
The Minnesota Timberwolves are the -175 moneyline favorite. Risk $175 to win $100 on the Minnesota Timberwolves at BetMGM. The Houston Rockets are the +148 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $148 on the Houston Rockets. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Minnesota Timberwolves vs Houston Rockets NBA game on Friday, January 5th, 2024?

The Minnesota Timberwolves are -3.5 -115 point spread favorites at BetMGM, while the Houston Rockets are +4 -112 point spread underdogs at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Minnesota Timberwolves vs Houston Rockets NBA game on Friday, January 5th, 2024?

The best over line is 215.5 -115 points at BetMGM, which means you risk $115 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 216.5 -110 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Minnesota Timberwolves vs Houston Rockets NBA game on Friday, January 5th, 2024?

The Minnesota Timberwolves are the -175 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and the Houston Rockets are the +148 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

NBA Odds Example

NBA Odds and Outcomes Explained

Game
BetRivers Sports Betting BetRivers
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Timberwolves
Rockets
1/05/24 8:10pm EST
-4 -109+4 -112
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Underdog Houston Rockets - Houston Rockets bettors risk $100 to win $89.29 at -112 odds.

A +4 Houston Rockets underdog bet wins if they lose by 3 or fewer, tie, or win outright. The bet pushes if they lose by 4. Your bet loses if they lose by 5 or more.

Favorite Minnesota Timberwolves - Minnesota Timberwolves bettors risk $100 to win $91.74 at -109 odds.

A -4 Minnesota Timberwolves favorite bet wins if they win by 5 or more. The bet pushes if they win by 4. Your bet loses if they win by 3 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Minnesota Timberwolves at Houston Rockets Prop Bets

NBA Prop Bets
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BetRivers Sports Betting BetRivers
Bet
Timberwolves
Rockets
First Team To Score
1/05/24 8:10pm EST
-127+100Bet
Rockets
Team Total Points
MIN at HOU
1/05/24 8:10pm EST
106.5 o -107106.5 u -122Bet
Timberwolves
Team Total Points
MIN at HOU
1/05/24 8:10pm EST
110.5 o -110110.5 u -117Bet
Alperen Sengun
Points Scored
MIN at HOU
1/05/24 8:10pm EST
22.5 o -10422.5 u -129Bet
BetRivers Sports Betting BetRivers
Alperen Sengun
Points, Rebounds & Assists
MIN at HOU
1/05/24 8:10pm EST
35.5 o -14335.5 u +107Bet
Anthony Edwards
Points, Rebounds & Assists
MIN at HOU
1/05/24 8:10pm EST
39.5 o -10739.5 u -124Bet
Anthony Edwards
Points Scored
MIN at HOU
1/05/24 8:10pm EST
29.5 o -10529.5 u -127Bet
Fred VanVleet
Points Scored
MIN at HOU
1/05/24 8:10pm EST
18.5 o -10618.5 u -125Bet
BetRivers Sports Betting BetRivers
Fred VanVleet
Points, Rebounds & Assists
MIN at HOU
1/05/24 8:10pm EST
29.5 o -12129.5 u -109Bet
Jabari Smith Jr
Points Scored
MIN at HOU
1/05/24 8:10pm EST
12.5 o +10012.5 u -132Bet
Jaden McDaniels
Points Scored
MIN at HOU
1/05/24 8:10pm EST
10.5 o -11210.5 u -120Bet
Jalen Green
Points, Rebounds & Assists
MIN at HOU
1/05/24 8:10pm EST
24.5 o -12024.5 u -112Bet
BetRivers Sports Betting BetRivers
Jalen Green
Points Scored
MIN at HOU
1/05/24 8:10pm EST
17.5 o -11417.5 u -117Bet
Karl-Anthony Towns
Points Scored
MIN at HOU
1/05/24 8:10pm EST
20.5 o -13420.5 u +102Bet
Mike Conley
Points Scored
MIN at HOU
1/05/24 8:10pm EST
10.5 o -10310.5 u -130Bet
Rudy Gobert
Points Scored
MIN at HOU
1/05/24 8:10pm EST
11.5 o -14311.5 u +108Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 NBA Regular Season Standings - Minnesota Timberwolves, Houston Rockets
Team W L Pct GB Home Away Div Conf PPG Op. PPG Diff Strk L10
x - Minnesota Timberwolves56260.683+8.030-1126-1512-437-15113.0106.5+6.5L16-4
e - Houston Rockets41410.500+23.027-1414-279-728-24114.3113.2+1.1W24-6

Minnesota Timberwolves & Houston Rockets Futures Odds

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Minnesota Timberwolves Championship Odds
2023-24 Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Championship Odds

Team
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Timberwolves
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+2000
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Houston Rockets Championship Odds

No NBA Championship TM Houston Rockets YR: futures available

Minnesota Timberwolves & Houston Rockets Team Pages

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