Timberwolves vs. Magic Odds & Sharp Betting Pick: Late Pro Action Flooding NBA Spread on Friday

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  • Pro bettors didn't seem to have a ton of interest in Timberwolves vs. Mavericks on Friday ... until they did.
  • Sharp action started blitzing the market in the late afternoon and moving lines.
  • See which side pros are leaning and get their picks below.

Casual bettors are not falling over themselves to bet tonight’s Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Orlando Magic NBA matchup, and it appeared that sharps wanted no part of it either.

Well, that was true until this afternoon when smart money started flowing on the Timberwolves vs. Magic spread.

In fact, a second wave of sharp action just hit this game, forcing another market-wide adjustment to the spread.


Odds as of Friday at 4:45 p.m. ET and via PointsBet. Get up to $275 in free bets at PointsBet today or see more offers and reviews for the best online sportsbooks.


Let’s analyze how the pros are betting Timberwolves vs. Magic.

Timberwolves vs. Magic Sharp Betting Pick

With 64% of tickets and 63% of money backing Orlando, it’s clear that the majority of bettors are laying the points with the Magic.

And according to Sports Insights’ Bet Signals, sharps are among that majority.

Wiseguys have hit the Magic in two separate instances today, the most recent coming at 4:36 p.m. ET at a line of -7.5.

With bettors aligned on the same side of Friday night’s Timberwolves vs. Magic game, oddsmakers have had no choice but to adjust the spread from an opener of -7.5 up to -8.

Sharp angle: Magic (moved from -7.5 to -8)

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