At 8:00 ET, the Minnesota Timberwolves (-1074) will host the San Antonio Spurs (+680) in a Western Conference matchup. The Timberwolves are currently 13.5-point favorites and the over/under line is set at 225.5.

This game will be played at the Target Center in Minneapolis and can be seen on BSN. The Spurs have dropped four straight and currently sit in 15th place in the Western Conference at 11-47. The Timberwolves are 40-17 and hold the top spot in the West.

SAN ANTONIO SPURS VS MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES BETTING PICK

The Pick: San Antonio Spurs +13.5

This game will be played at Target Center at 8:00 ET on Tuesday, February 27th.

WHY BET THE SAN ANTONIO SPURS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 122-118 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 48.4% and knocking down 13 threes.

Are the Spurs Ready for a Road Win?

Today, the Spurs will look to end their four-game losing streak as 13.5-point underdogs against the Timberwolves. In their last game, they lost to the Jazz by a score of 128-109. The Spurs were 7-point underdogs in that game.

In Western Conference play, the Spurs are 7-25 compared to 4-22 against non-conference opponents. This puts them in 15th place in the West, and they are currently 5th in the Southwest Division with an overall record of 11-47.

San Antonio has been the underdog in all but five of their games this season. As the underdog, they are 23-30 against the spread and 7-46 straight-up. On the road, their ATS record is 15-17.

This season, the Spurs have an O/U record of 30-27-1, and 49 of their games have had higher over/under lines than today’s line of 225.5. On average, their games have finished with 232.8 points.

The Spurs come into tonight’s game ranked 24th in the NBA in scoring at 112.1 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 110.1 points per game.

San Antonio has been below the league average in scoring in 56.9% of their games this season. They are also 25th in field goal percentage at 46%.

One area where the Spurs have excelled is in their pace of play, as they are 3rd in the NBA at 101.4 possessions per game. In terms of two-point shooting, they are 19th in the league at 53%.

Coming into today’s game, the Spurs’ defense is giving up an average of 120.7 points per contest. On two point field goal attempts, the Spurs’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 56.0% and allowing 38.6% from beyond the arc.

Taking a Look at the Timberwolves Chances at Home

Minnesota has a 40-17 record this season, which is the best in the Western Conference. In non-conference games, they are 13-9 compared to 27-8 against the West.

As the favorite, Minnesota is 34-12 this season and has gone 23-22 against the spread as the favorite. Today, they are favored by 13.5 points and have gone 6-5 straight-up as the favorite.

The Timberwolves have won their last four games on the road and are 20-11 straight-up on the road. Their ATS record on the road is 16-14, and they have an average scoring differential of +5.1 PPG on the road.

In their last game, Minnesota beat the Nets by a score of 101-86. The O/U line for that game was 220.5, and the Timberwolves were favored by 8 points. The win improved their ATS record to 30-26.

Minnesota’s O/U record for the season is 28-29, and the under has hit in their last two games. Today’s O/U line is set at 225.5, and their games have averaged 220.1 points per game.

At home this season, the Timberwolves are averaging 112 points per game, which is 25th in the NBA. Overall, Minnesota is 20th in scoring at 113.6 points per game. In terms of pace, the Timberwolves are 25th in the league at 97.4 possessions per game.

Minnesota is shooting 48% from the field this season, which is 8th in the NBA. From three-point range, the Timberwolves are 3rd in three-point shooting percentage at 39%. In terms of three-point attempts, they are 24th in the league.

So far, the Timberwolves are 18th in assists at 26.3 per game. In terms of offensive rebounds, Minnesota is 28th in the NBA. At the free-throw line, the Timberwolves are 10th in free throws made per game.

Coming into today’s game, the Timberwolves’ defense is giving up an average of 106.4 points per contest. On two point field goal attempts, the Timberwolves’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 50.3% and allowing 35.0% from beyond the arc.