Minnesota Timberwolves and Los Angeles Lakers will clash today, February 16, at 8:00 pm (ET) at the Target Center in Minneapolis for the 2020/21 NBA season. Here, you'll find all the match information, predictions, odds, and how to watch the game.
The reigning champions will take the road to visit their former home and take on Karl-Anthony Towns and the Minnesota Timberwolves. Sadly for them, they'll be without one of their biggest stars.
Anthony Davis resented his Achilles injury and will have to undergo further testing, meaning he's almost a lock to miss some extended time, especially given his history with injuries since entering the league.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Los Angeles Lakers: Match Information
Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Time: 8:00 PM (ET)
Location: Target Center, Minneapolis
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Los Angeles Lakers: Time By State In The U.S
ET: 8:00 PM
CT: 7:00 PM
MT: 6:00 PM
PT: 5:00 PM
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Los Angeles Lakers: Storylines
It's been a nightmare season for the Minnesota Timberwolves thus far. D'Angelo Russell has missed multiple games with injuries, while Karl-Anthony Towns was also hurt and had a bout with Covid-19. On the bright side, first-overall pick Anthony Edwards is getting more playing time and they look poised to get a top-3 pick in the upcoming draft as well.
As for the Los Angeles Lakers, LeBron James is having an MVP-caliber season but they've struggled to close out games, especially vs. lesser rivals. And now that Anthony Davis is set to miss some time, the reigning champions could slide in the standings of the Western Conference, with the Los Angeles Clippers looming around to take their spot.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Los Angeles Lakers: Results
Minnesota Timberwolves: 7-20 (4-8 at Home)
Los Angeles Lakers: 21-7 (12-3 on The Road)
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Los Angeles Lakers: Lineups
Ricky Rubio (PG)
Malik Beasley (SG)
Anthony Edwards (SF)
Jarred Vanderbilt (PF)
Karl-Anthony Towns (C)
Los Angeles Lakers
Dennis Schroder (PG)
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (SG)
LeBron James (SF)
Kyle Kuzma (PF)
Marc Gasol (C)
How To Watch Or Live Stream Free Minnesota Timberwolves vs Los Angeles Lakers In The U.S
The 2020/21 NBA regular-season game between Minnesota Timberwolves and Los Angeles Lakers to be played on Tuesday 16 at the Target Center in Minneapolis will be broadcasted in the US by Spectrum SportsNet, FOX Sports North, and NBA League Pass.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Los Angeles Lakers: Predictions And Odds
Unsurprisingly, oddsmakers believe that the Los Angeles Lakers will easily beat the Minnesota Timberwolves, as they're currently favored by 7.5 points. Also, they expect this to be a low-scoring matchup, with the game total projected at 222.5 points.
|Game Total||o/u 222.5|
* Odds via FanDuel