Minnesota Timberwolves at Phoenix Suns - 3/19/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Phoenix Suns (26-12) vs Minnesota Timberwolves (9-31)
Game Info: Friday, March 19, 2021 at 10:00 pm (PHX Arena)
Betting Odds: Phoenix Suns -10.5 -- Over/Under: 228 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Minnesota Timberwolves and Phoenix Suns meet Friday in NBA action at the PHX Arena.
The Minnesota Timberwolves need a win after losing six of their last nine games. The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 109.4 points on 44.3 percent shooting and allowing 117.3 points on 47.9 percent shooting. Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 22.2 points and 4.2 assists while Malik Beasley is averaging 20.5 points and 2.5 assists. D’Angelo Russell is the third double-digit scorer and Anthony Edwards is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 76.3 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 37.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.3 rebounds per game.
The Phoenix Suns look for a win after winning nine of their last 12 games. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 114.1 points on 48.9 percent shooting and allowing 107.6 points on 45.9 percent shooting. Devin Booker is averaging 25.1 points and 4.6 assists while Chris Paul is averaging 15.9 points and 4.6 rebounds. Deandre Ayton is the third double-digit scorer and Mikal Bridges is dishing 2.2 assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc and 83.4 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Suns are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.2 rebounds per game.
The Timberwolves are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games and 3-10 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The Suns are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 0 days rest and 19-7 ATS in their last 26 home games. The over is 4-1 in Timberwolves last 5 overall. The over is 11-5 in Suns last 16 overall. The Timberwolves are 3-7 ATS in the last 10 meetings in Phoenix and 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The Minnesota Timberwolves just beat the Suns last night as big underdogs, and usually teams are more comfortable against each other when playing twice in as many days. The Phoenix Suns are the better team obviously and have been covering machines dating back to the NBA bubble, but this is a lot of points to lay, especially after seeing what we saw last night. I'll take a shot with the boatload of points here.