Betting on today’s Timberwolves and Suns game? Catch the action at Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ, as the Suns hosts this showdown at 9:00 ET on AZFa. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 227.5 points, and the Suns are favored to win at home against the Timberwolves.
MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES VS PHOENIX SUNS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Minnesota Timberwolves +6
This game will be played at Footprint Center at 9:00 ET on Wednesday, November 15th.
WHY BET THE MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 116-115 in favor of the Timberwolves.
- Our projections have Anthony Edwards finishing with Anthony Edwards points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists.
- From the field, we have the Timberwolves finishing with a field goal percentage of 52.4% and knocking down 12 threes.
Will the Minnesota Defense Show Up on the Road?
In today’s game against the Suns, the Timberwolves aim to continue their success with a record above .500, currently at 8-2. The team is presently 2nd in the Western Conference and 2nd in the Northwest division.
In terms of the spread, Minnesota currently holds an ATS record of 6-3, which is above .500. The Timberwolves currently have a three game ATS win streak as the underdog and are 3-3 vs. the spread as the favorite.
Against the Warriors, the Timberwolves had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 111.9 points per game. They scored 104 points and posted a field goal percentage of 44.4% in the game. Karl-Anthony Towns led the team in scoring, putting up 33 points. Additionally, Anthony Edwards contributed 20 points for the Timberwolves.
At present, the Timberwolves’ defense is ranked 1st, allowing 102.9 points per game.
When it comes to forced turnovers, the Timberwolves are forcing 15.1 per game, which is 23rd in the league. They also come into the game sitting 7th in blocked shots at 6 per game.
Is It the Suns Game to Lose at Home?
So far this season, the Suns has a record of 4-6, as they look to get closer to the .500 mark vs. the Timberwolves. Away from home, the Suns have a 3-2 record this season, while maintaining a 1-4 record in their home games.
Phoenix’s ATS record sits below .500 (4-6). In their last three games as favorites, the Suns have not been able to cover the spread, and they are 2-1 against the spread when they are underdogs.
The Suns’ offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 99 points versus the Thunder. During the game, they attempted 29 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 38.6%. Suns has been good on the offensive glass this season, pulling down 12 offensive rebounds per game. Their three-point percentage this season is 36% while ranking 18th in terms of pace.
Phoenix’s defense is currently in line with the NBA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 112.1 points per game.
For the season, Phoenix is ranked 25th in fewest fouls per game. Team’s are averaging 21.8 free-throws per game vs. the Suns and have an overall field goal percentage of 46.1%.