Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Timberwolves and Warriors. The game is starting at 8:30 ET on NBCS, and it’s hosted by the Warriors at Chase Center in San Francisco, CA. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this game is set at 223.5 points, and the Warriors are the home favorites against the Timberwolves in a Western conference matchup.
MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES VS GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Minnesota Timberwolves +2
This game will be played at Chase Center at 8:30 ET on Sunday, November 12th.
WHY BET THE MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 113-110 in favor of the Timberwolves.
- Our projections have Anthony Edwards finishing with Anthony Edwards points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists.
- From the field, we have the Timberwolves finishing with a field goal percentage of 52.4% and knocking down 12 threes.
Can the Timberwolves Offense Score Enough in San Francisco?
Coming into today’s matchup, the Timberwolves is focused on adding to their five game winning streak, with an overall record of 6-2. The Western Conference sees the Timberwolves currently at 3rd, and in the Northwest division, they are 2nd.
Minnesota comes in with an overall ATS record of 5-3 so far this season. At their home court, the Timberwolves’ ATS record is perfect at 5-0, in contrast to 0-3 on the road against the spread.
The Timberwolves’ offense finished with 117 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 112.4 points per contest. The top scorer for the Timberwolves was Karl-Anthony Towns with 29 points, while Anthony Edwards also added 28 to the scoreboard.
The Timberwolves’ defense is presently ranked 1st in the league, allowing an average of 102.2 points per contest.
Opponents are hitting 48.8% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 32.1% of their three-point attempts.
Can the Golden State Offense Score Enough at Home?
Getting ready to face the Timberwolves, the Warriors hold an overall record of 6-4 and need a win to break their two game losing streak. Across their 10 games, the Warriors have recorded a 5-2 record when facing teams from the Western Conference and a 1-2 record in non-conference games.
Golden State has an overall ATS record of 5-5 for the season so far. Golden State has not been good vs. the spread in their last three home games, and they are 0-3 ATS at home compared to 5-2 on the road.
The Warriors offense is coming off a game in which they scored 110 points vs. the Cavaliers. Overall their field goal percentage was 41.1% while connecting on 13 threes. On the offensive front, the Warriors have a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, ranking 21st in the NBA. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 17th in terms of percentage and 6th in three-pointers made.
At present, the Warriors’ defense is ranked 10th, allowing 110.9 points per game.
The Golden State defense has allowed opponents to shoot 34.0% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 45.2% of their field goal attempts vs. Golden State.