"SportsLine's model has released its picks, predictions, and best bets for Game 3 of the 2024 Dallas Mavericks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves matchup."

Dallas stunned Minnesota by winning the first two games in Minneapolis, including a 109-108 victory on Friday.

The Southwest Division champion Mavericks (50-32) have never lost a postseason game to Minnesota in five meetings.

SportsLine's Projection Model simulates each NBA game 10,000 times, earning over $10,000 profit for $100 players with its top-rated NBA picks in the last five-plus seasons.

"The model focuses on Timberwolves vs. Mavs in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals and has locked in its 2024 NBA playoff predictions."