Warriors vs. Timberwolves Odds & Predictions
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The Golden State Warriors head to Minnesota to take on the Timberwolves on Wednesday night. The visitor is listed as a -3.5 road favorite with a total line of 238.
- Andre Iguodala (Out) Hip
- Rudy Gobert (Questionable) Groin
- Karl-Anthony Towns (Out) Calf
- Taurean Prince (Questionable) Ankle
- Jordan McLaughlin (Out) Calf
Golden State is 26-24 overall heading into the game. When taking to the road, Golden State has a mark of 7-18 and a win percentage of 28%. Currently, the team is 5th in the Western Conference. So far, they are 24-25-1 vs. the spread. In their matchup against Minnesota, the Golden State Warriors have won 3 straight games and will look to push that mark to 4 in a row.
The Warriors came away with a win in their last matchup against the Thunder, achieving a 128-120 victory as 5-point favorites. Stephen Curry led the Warriors with an impressive performance, scoring 38 points on a shooting percentage of 60.0%. In addition to the win, the Warriors also covered the spread.
Heading into the game, Minnesota is 27-26 overall. When playing at home, Minnesota has a mark of 18-11 and a win percentage of 62%. Currently, the team is 8th in the Western Conference. So far, they are 25-28-0 vs. the spread. In Minnesota's last five games, the Timberwolves have a straight-up record of 3-2 while going 3-2 in those games. Going back to the last 10, they are 6-4 and 7-3 ATS.
In their last outing, Minnesota was unable to come home with a win against the Kings, losing by a score of 118-111. Anthony Edwards led the team with 33 points, but it was not enough to overcome their status as 1-point underdogs. The Timberwolves also ended up with an ATS loss in the game.
In the most recent matchup between the two teams, the Warriors picked up the 137-114 win over the Timberwolves. The Warriors' margin of victory was enough to cover the spread as 2.0 point favorite. This has been the only matchup between the two teams this season. Through the last five matchups between the teams, Golden State has an ATS mark of 3-2. But, looking at the scoring margin in these games, an average of just 2 points per game separates the teams. The over-under record in these same games is 5-0, with the teams combining for an average of 236 points per game.
This season, Golden State is among the league leaders in scoring, averaging 118.1 points per game. So far, the Warriors are also one of the more up-tempo teams in the league, sitting at 102.6 possessions per game. The Warriors have been able to put together a strong offensive attack despite sitting just 5th in a 3-point shooting percentage. Overall, they are among the league leaders in attempts at 43.4 attempts per game. Defensively, the Warriors have been one of the best units in the NBA, allowing just 105.46 points per game. So far, they have done an excellent job defending the 3-point arc, allowing teams to hit just 33.92%.
As the Warriors prepare for today's game, Jordan Poole is their leading scorer with an average of 20.8 points per game. This season, Poole has a field goal percentage of 43.7%. The team's second-leading scorer is Stephen Curry, who is averaging 29.7 points per game.
This season, Minnesota is among the league leaders in scoring, averaging 115.1 points per game. So far, the Timberwolves are also one of the more up-tempo teams in the league, sitting at 100.9 possessions per game. When looking at the team's 3-point shooting numbers, they profile as an average team in both percentage and attempts. For the season, the Timberwolves' offense is ranked 19th in 3-point attempts per game while connecting at a rate of 35.6%. The defense has been a struggle for Minnesota, as they are currently allowing 113.3 points per game. However, even with their overall struggles, the team has done a good job defending the 3-point line. So far, opposing teams have hit just 34.89% of their looks from deep.
Coming into today's game, Anthony Edwards is the leading scorer for Minnesota at 24.9 points per game. This season, Edwards has a field goal percentage of 46.5%. The team's second-leading scorer is D'Angelo Russell, at 17.6 points per contest.
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- The Warriors are 4-0 ATS in their last four road games.
- The Warriors are 5-2 ATS in their last seven games overall.
- The Timberwolves are 7-1 ATS in their last eight games vs. a team with a winning straight-up record.
- The Timberwolves are 4-1 ATS in their last five games following an ATS loss.
Warriors vs. Timberwolves Pick ATS 2/1/23
The T-Wolves have been playing good ball, winners of three of their last four games. The Warriors have done well too, but are vulnerable on the road and have no business being favored in this game. I'm betting the underdog Timberwolves at +3.5!