At 8:00 ET, the Timberwolves (-250) will host the Kings (+203) in a Western Conference matchup. Minnesota is currently favored by 6.5 points and has won three straight games.

Currently, Sacramento is 33-25 and 8th in the Western Conference. They have lost two straight games. The Timberwolves are 42-17 and 1st in the Western Conference. They have won three straight games.


The Pick: Sacramento Kings +6.5

This game will be played at Target Center at 8:00 ET on Friday, March 1st.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 123-122 in favor of the Kings.
  • Our projections have De’Aaron Fox finishing with De’Aaron Fox points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Kings finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.9% and knocking down 15 threes.

Can Sacramento Grab a Win on the Road?

Today, the Kings are looking to snap a two-game losing streak both straight up and against the spread. They lost their last game to the Nuggets by a score of 117-96. Sacramento was getting 9.5 points in that game.

In terms of their ATS record, the Kings are 29-29 for the season, including 18-14 on the road and 11-15 at home. As the underdog, their ATS record is 10-8 compared to 19-21 as the favorite.

This season, Sacramento has an O/U record of 30-27-1, and 54 of their games have had higher over/under lines than today’s line of 223.5. On average, their games have finished with 235.9 points.

In the Western Conference, the Kings are currently in 8th place with a record of 33-25. Against other Western Conference teams, they are 22-16 compared to 11-9 in non-conference games.

On the road, the Kings are 17-15 this season, and they are 7-11 as the underdog. As the underdog, they have gone 10-8 vs. the spread, and their average scoring differential on the road is -0.1 points per game.

When it comes to scoring, the Kings are one of the top offensive teams in the league, averaging 118.1 points per game (8th). However, they have been slightly better at home (121.6 PPG) compared to on the road (115.3 PPG).

So far this season, Sacramento has outscored the NBA’s scoring average in 63.8% of their games. In terms of pace, the Kings are 10th in the league at 100.1 possessions per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Kings are 12th in field goal percentage (48%). They are also one of the top three-point shooting teams in the NBA, ranking 4th in both three-point makes (14.7) and attempts (39.6) per game. From inside the arc, Sacramento is 4th in two-point shooting percentage (57%).

As they prepare for the upcoming game, the Kings is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 117.8 points per game (23rd). On two point field goal attempts, the Kings’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 54.6% and allowing 39.3% from beyond the arc.

Can The Timberwolves Secure a Home Victory?

The Timberwolves are currently 1st in the Western Conference with a record of 42-17. In the West, they are 29-8 against other conference opponents and 8-2 against teams in their division.

Minnesota has won three straight games and is favored by 6.5 points today. In their last game, they beat the Grizzlies by a score of 110-101. The O/U line for that game was 209.

Against the spread, the Timberwolves are 30-28 this season, including a 14-14 record at home. They have failed to cover the spread in their last two games at home and are 23-24 as the favorite.

This season, the Timberwolves have been favored in 48 of their 59 games. As the favorite, they have a record of 36-12 and have won three straight games vs. the spread. As the favorite, their ATS record is 23-24.

Minnesota’s O/U record for the season is 29-30. Today’s line of 223.5 is slightly higher than their season average of 222.4. In their last game, the combined scoring was 211 points.

At home, the Timberwolves are scoring 112.0 points per game, which is 25th in the league. Overall, they are 19th in scoring at 113.6 points per game. Minnesota is 8th in field goal percentage at 48% and is 7th in true shooting percentage.

So far this season, the Timberwolves have outscored the NBA average in just 44.1% of their games. In terms of pace, Minnesota is 25th at 97.4 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Timberwolves are 15th in made threes at 12.6 per game. They are also 2nd in three-point shooting percentage at 39%. In terms of assists, Minnesota is 17th with 26.4 per game.

Coming into the game, the Timberwolves defense has held opposing team’s to fewer points than the league average in 22.0% of their games. Currently, they are 1st in the NBA at 106.3 points per game allowed. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Timberwolves defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 50.3% while allowing 35.0% from downtown.