Atlanta Hawks at Minnesota Timberwolves - 12/6/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Minnesota Timberwolves (11-12) vs Atlanta Hawks (12-12)
Game Info: Monday, December 6, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Target Center)
Betting Odds: Minnesota Timberwolves -1.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Atlanta Hawks and Minnesota Timberwolves meet Monday in NBA action at the Target Center. The Atlanta Hawks look to get a game above a .500 record. The Minnesota Timberwolves look to get back to a .500 record.
The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 109.9 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 107.5 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Trae Young is averaging 26.2 points and 3.8 rebounds, while John Collins is averaging 16.5 points and 2.1 assists. Clint Capela is the third double-digit scorer and Bogdan Bogdanovic is grabbing 3.6 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 37.3 percent from beyond the arc and 79.9 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Hawks are allowing 33.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.2 rebounds per game.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 107.9 points on 42.7 percent shooting and allowing 107 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 24 points and 3.1 assists, while Anthony Edwards is averaging 22 points and 3.6 assists. D’Angelo Russell is the third double-digit scorer and Malik Beasley is grabbing 3 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 33.1 percent from beyond the arc and 77.1 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 31.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.8 rebounds per game.
The Hawks are 3-11 ATS in their last 14 road games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Timberwolves are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The over is 6-2 in Hawks last 8 road games. The under is 10-3 in Timberwolves last 13 home games. The Hawks are 3-0-1 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Minnesota and 6-1-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
The Atlanta Hawks are on the end of a back to back, and now they go on the road, where they struggle defensively and lose by an average of 3.1 points. The Minnesota Timberwolves continue to play hard at both ends of the floor, and they've had their most success at home, where they win by an average of 4.2 points and allow just 41.9 percent shooting from the field. I like the Timberwolves here, but you should check if Russell and KAT are going to play, as they're both questionable at the time I posted this article.
Randy’s Pick Minnesota Timberwolves -1.5
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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