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In yesterday’s featured Wake and Rake matchup, wiseguys not only covered, but also got down at a great number with Spurs -6.5 against the Warriors. The game ended up closing San Antonio -8, illustrating exactly how valuable it can be to get down early, especially when a key goal for winning bettors is to beat the closing number.

Similar to yesterday, professional bettors are right back on the NBA, already moving lines for tonight’s Clippers-Timberwolves (8 p.m. ET) matchup.

 

Minnesota opened as a 2.5-point favorite against Los Angeles at Bookmaker.eu and early action is coming in on the Timberwolves. Sixty-eight percent of tickets are laying the points, but it’s tough to peg this as public money due to a very small betting handle based on our number of bets statistic.

However, sharp bettors have made no secret of how much they like Minnesota, steaming this number up to -3.5 across the NBA betting market according to Sports Insights’ Bet Signals. This number is on the move and professional action is clearly the reason for it.

Top Photo: Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jeff Teague (0) controls the ball against the Los Angeles Clippers; credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

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