Houston vs Minnesota. Prediction for the NBA match

Houston have lost their last 13 games. Will the Rockets be able to break the losing streak on January 24 in the NBA regular season game with Minnesota and what bets should be chosen?

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Houston vs Minnesota


Houston's losing streak has now gone on for 13 games. The Rockets, among other things, lost to the same losers of the season on their site Charlotte (117:122) and away to the Lakers (132:140). The team from Texas last won on December 27, when Chicago was beaten on the road (123:118). Houston, with 10 wins and 36 losses, sits at the bottom of the Western Conference standings.

Kevin Porter, the team's top scorer, is in the infirmary. The 22-year-old point guard has already missed the last five matches due to a leg injury.


Minnesota have won two of their last four games. The Timberwolves defeated Toronto (128:126) and Houston (113:104) on their parquet. However, before that, they lost at home to Utah (125:126) and away to the leader of the West, Denver (118:122). The team of Chris Finch, which has 24 wins and 24 losses, ranks eighth in the West.

“Minnesota” is approaching the upcoming fight as a whole with a combat squad. The player of the starting five, Karl-Anthony Towns, cannot heal the injury in any way. The 27-year-old forward was out of action in early December. However, Anthony Edwards, the best on the team in terms of points, is healthy and eager to fight. The 21-year-old guard scored 41 points against Houston on January 22.

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Houston vs Minnesota facts

  • Shengyun's total rebounds over 9.5 - Shengyun averaged nine rebounds per game;
  • Russell's Total Points Over 16.5 - Russell's average of 17 points per game.

Game Totals Prediction

Face-to-face meetings of teams, as a rule, are not very productive. In the last two matches out of three, the mark of 220 points was not overcome. Houston averages 108 points in home games, Minnesota 112 away. Everything goes to the fact that this time the basketball players will be able to please the fans with a productive game.

Our prediction - total over 231.5 points, including overtime for 2.30 in Mostbet.

Analysts of bookmakers consider Minnesota to be the undisputed favorite of the upcoming meeting. It's hard to disagree with them. The Rockets last beat the Timberwolves in March 2021. “Houston” it would be time, of course, to interrupt the protracted series of defeats. But this time it is unlikely to be done. The team from Minneapolis will have to win a landslide victory.

Our prediction is a Minnesota victory with a handicap (-6.5) points for 1.97.

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