The Timberwolves and Warriors are set to face off at 10:00 ET on NBCS. The Warriors will host the game at Chase Center in San Francisco, CA. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 220.5 points, and the Warriors are favored to win at home against the Timberwolves.
MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES VS GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Minnesota Timberwolves +1
This game will be played at Chase Center at 10:00 ET on Tuesday, November 14th.
WHY BET THE MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 112-110 in favor of the Timberwolves.
- Our projections have Anthony Edwards finishing with Anthony Edwards points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists.
- From the field, we have the Timberwolves finishing with a field goal percentage of 51.9% and knocking down 12 threes.
Do the Timberwolves Stand a Chance in San Francisco?
Facing the Warriors today, the Timberwolves look to maintain their record above .500, which currently stands at 7-2. Away from their home court, the Timberwolves have a 2-2 record this season, in contrast to their 5-0 record at home.
Currently, Minnesota holds an above .500 ATS record of 6-3 so far this year. In their five most recent home games, Minnesota has covered the spread and they are 5-0 ATS at home compared to 1-3 on the road.
In their most recent game, the Timberwolves’ offense tallied 116 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 112.8 points per game. Leading the team in scoring is Anthony Edwards, who is averaging 28.4 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Karl-Anthony Towns also maintains a PPG average of 19.2 heading into game.
Minnesota’s defense has been playing well, ranking 1st in the NBA with 103.1 points allowed per game.
The Minnesota defense has allowed opponents to shoot 31.6% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 41.9% of their field goal attempts vs. Minnesota.
Will Golden State Find a Way to Win at Home?
Over the Warriors’ last five games, they are 2-3 and come in with an overall record of 6-5. Throughout their 11 games, the Warriors have posted a 5-3 record against Western Conference opponents, while going 1-2 in non-conference matchups.
For this season, Golden State has an ATS record of 5-6, along with an ongoing two game losing streak against the spread. At home Warriors have yet to cover the spread and are 5-2 on the road vs. the spread.
In their latest game, the Warriors offense put up 110 points against the Timberwolves. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 38.5% and made 12 threes. Stephen Curry was the leading scorer for the Warriors, putting up 38 points. In addition, Klay Thompson contributed 16 points.
Coming into the game, the Warriors’ defense has finished two straight games with an increased number of points allowed. Overall, they are 10th in the league at 111.4 points per game allowed.
Golden State’s defense is currently forcing 14.3 turnovers per game, which is 17th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 27th in blocked shots, with an average of 3.7 rejections per game.