Phoenix Suns at Minnesota Timberwolves - 11/15/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Minnesota Timberwolves (4-8) vs Phoenix Suns (9-3)
Game Info: Monday, November 15, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Target Center)
Betting Odds: Minnesota Timberwolves +3 -- Over/Under: 222 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Phoenix Suns and Minnesota Timberwolves meet Monday in NBA action at the Target Center. The Phoenix Suns look to build on their eight-game winning streak. The Minnesota Timberwolves need a win after losing seven of their last eight games.
The Phoenix Suns are averaging 111.7 points on 48.1 percent shooting and allowing 107.8 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Devin Booker is averaging 22.1 points and 6.2 rebounds, while Mikal Bridges is averaging 14.6 points and 3.2 rebounds. Deandre Ayton is the third double-digit scorer and Chris Paul is dishing 11 assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 78 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Suns are allowing 36.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.6 rebounds per game.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 104.6 points on 41 percent shooting and allowing 109.6 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 23.6 points and 3.4 assists, while Anthony Edwards is averaging 23.4 points and 3.4 assists. D’Angelo Russell is the third double-digit scorer and Malik Beasley is grabbing 2.4 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 77.1 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 32.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.3 rebounds per game.
The Suns are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Monday games and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Timberwolves are 23-47 ATS in their last 70 home games and 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The under is 5-1-1 in Suns last 7 road games. The under is 12-5 in Timberwolves last 17 overall. The Suns are 4-0-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Minnesota and 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Phoenix Suns are playing their best ball of the season right now, which includes eight straight wins and winning their last five games by an average of 11.2 points. The Minnesota Timberwolves have shown flashes here and there, but they continue to lose, and they're losing at home by an average of five points. I need to see results before I can trust the Timberwolves in these sorts of spots. I'll lay the bucket with the Suns on the road.
Randy’s Pick Phoenix Suns -3
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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