Memphis Grizzlies at Minnesota Timberwolves - 11/20/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Minnesota Timberwolves (6-9) vs Memphis Grizzlies (8-7)
Game Info: Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Target Center)
Betting Odds: Minnesota Timberwolves +1 -- Over/Under: 218.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Memphis Grizzlies and Minnesota Timberwolves meet Saturday in NBA action at the Target Center. The Memphis Grizzlies look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Minnesota Timberwolves look for a win after splitting their last six games.
The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 110.5 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 113.1 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Ja Morant is averaging 26 points and 7.1 assists, while Dillon Brooks is averaging 19.3 points and 3 rebounds. Desmond Bane is the third double-digit scorer and Jaren Jackson Jr. is dishing 1.1 assists. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 76.7 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 39.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.7 rebounds per game.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 104.9 points on 41.9 percent shooting and allowing 106.3 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 23.2 points and 3.5 assists, while Anthony Edwards is averaging 22.5 points and 3.5 assists. D’Angelo Russell is the third double-digit scorer and Malik Beasley is grabbing 3 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 77.2 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 30.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.9 rebounds per game.
The Grizzlies are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games playing on 1 days rest. The Timberwolves are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 4-0 in Grizzlies last 4 road games. The under is 4-1 in Timberwolves last 5 overall. The Grizzlies are 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Minnesota and 41-20 ATS in the last 61 meetings.
The Grizzlies and Timberwolves are two young, inconsistent teams at the moment, and it's hard to get a proper feel for either side. What we do know is the Timberwolves have played better ball this week, and the Grizzlies are losing on the road by an average of 8.8 points. In a toss up game, I have to side with the Timberwolves at home.
Randy’s Pick Minnesota Timberwolves +1
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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