Sacramento Kings at Minnesota Timberwolves - 11/17/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Minnesota Timberwolves (4-9) vs Sacramento Kings (6-8)
Game Info: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Target Center)
Betting Odds: Minnesota Timberwolves -2 -- Over/Under: 223 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Sacramento Kings and Minnesota Timberwolves meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Target Center. The Sacramento Kings need a win after losing four of their last five games. The Minnesota Timberwolves require a win after losing eight of their last nine games.
The Sacramento Kings are averaging 111.6 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 110.7 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Harrison Barnes is averaging 20.9 points and 8.1 rebounds, while De’Aaron Fox is averaging 19.8 points and 3.8 rebounds. Buddy Hield is the third double-digit scorer and Richaun Holmes is grabbing 10.9 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 35.2 percent from beyond the arc and 79.4 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.2 rebounds per game.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 103.9 points on 41 percent shooting and allowing 108.2 points on 44.4 percent shooting. Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 23.2 points and 3.3 assists, while Anthony Edwards is averaging 22.9 points and 3.5 assists. D’Angelo Russell is the third double-digit scorer and Naz Reid is grabbing 3.2 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 32.8 percent from beyond the arc and 76.5 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 31.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.5 rebounds per game.
The Kings are 13-4 ATS in their last 17 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Timberwolves are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 home games and 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The under is 34-16-1 in Kings last 51 overall. The under is 13-5 in Timberwolves last 18 overall. The Kings are 2-5-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are better than what their results show, as there's enough talent to where they should be winning games on a more consistent basis. With that said, in what world are we going to back the Timberwolves in the favorite role? The Timberwolves are piling the losses left and right, and that includes losing at home by an average of 4.8 points and their last five games by an average of 5.4 points. The Kings are also covering machines on the road. Give me the Kings and the free bucket.
Randy’s Pick Sacramento Kings +2
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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