San Antonio Spurs at Minnesota Timberwolves - 11/18/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Minnesota Timberwolves (4-9) vs San Antonio Spurs (4-10)
Game Info: Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Target Center)
Betting Odds: Minnesota Timberwolves -2.5 -- Over/Under: 222.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves meet Thursday in NBA action at the Target Center. The San Antonio Spurs need a win after losing six of their last eight games. The Minnesota Timberwolves need a win after losing eight of their last 10 games.
The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 108.4 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 109.3 points on 46.3 percent shooting. Dejounte Murray is averaging 18.9 points and 8.1 rebounds, while Keldon Johnson is averaging 15.6 points and 2.1 assists. Jakob Poeltl is the third double-digit scorer and Devin Vassell is dishing 1.5 assists. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 35.8 percent from beyond the arc and 69.1 percent from the free throw line. The San Antonio Spurs are allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.9 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 Spurs are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 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 3-0-1 in Spurs last 4 road games. The under is 13-5 in Timberwolves last 18 overall. The Spurs are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Minnesota and 0-5 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The San Antonio Spurs continue to ride the struggle bus, and that includes losing their last five games by an average of 4.4 points and losing in the underdog role by an average of 6.9 points. The Minnesota Timberwolves are on the end of a back to back, but they're fresh off a solid victory, and they're getting all star performances from Edwards. The Timberwolves feel like a team that could go on a run at some point. Give me the Timberwolves at home and the small number.
Randy’s Pick Minnesota Timberwolves -2.5
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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