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Brooklyn takes on Minnesota on 3-game losing streak

Brooklyn Nets (21-34, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (39-17, first in the Western Conference)

Minneapolis; Saturday, 9 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Timberwolves -7.5; over/under is 216.5

BOTTOM LINE: Brooklyn looks to break its three-game skid with a victory against Minnesota.

The Timberwolves have gone 19-6 in home games. Minnesota averages 113.8 points while outscoring opponents by 7.0 points per game.

The Nets are 8-17 on the road. Brooklyn has a 10-25 record against teams over .500.

The Timberwolves average 12.6 made 3-pointers per game this season, 1.0 fewer make per game than the Nets give up (13.6). The Nets average 13.8 made 3-pointers per game this season, 2.4 more made shots on average than the 11.4 per game the Timberwolves allow.

The teams play for the second time this season. In the last matchup on Jan. 26 the Timberwolves won 96-94 led by 27 points from Karl-Anthony Towns, while Cameron Thomas scored 25 points for the Nets.

TOP PERFORMERS: Rudy Gobert is scoring 13.7 points per game and averaging 12.7 rebounds for the Timberwolves. Anthony Edwards is averaging 28.0 points and 5.7 rebounds over the last 10 games for Minnesota.

Dennis Schroder is scoring 13.7 points per game and averaging 2.7 rebounds for the Nets. Thomas is averaging 21.6 points and 3.6 rebounds over the last 10 games for Brooklyn.

LAST 10 GAMES: Timberwolves: 7-3, averaging 117.4 points, 45.7 rebounds, 26.3 assists, 7.4 steals and 5.5 blocks per game while shooting 49.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 103.2 points per game.

Nets: 3-7, averaging 111.5 points, 39.3 rebounds, 28.7 assists, 7.4 steals and 4.8 blocks per game while shooting 46.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 119.5 points.

INJURIES: Timberwolves: Jaylen Clark: out (achilles).

Nets: Dariq Whitehead: out for season (shin).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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