Minnesota Timberwolves at Toronto Raptors - 3/30/22 NBA Picks and Prediction
Toronto Raptors (43-32) vs Minnesota Timberwolves (43-33)
Game Info: Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 7:30 pm (Scotiabank Arena)
Betting Odds: Toronto Raptors -3 -- Over/Under: 228.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Minnesota Timberwolves and Toronto Raptors meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Scotiabank Arena. The Minnesota Timberwolves look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Toronto Raptors look for a win after winning nine of their last 11 games.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 115.4 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 112.2 points on 45.5 percent shooting. Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 24.6 points and 3.7 assists, while Anthony Edwards is averaging 21 points and 3.7 assists. D’Angelo Russell is the third double-digit scorer and Malik Beasley is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 77.7 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.6 rebounds per game.
The Toronto Raptors are averaging 109.1 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 107.1 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Pascal Siakam is averaging 22.5 points and 5.1 assists, while Fred VanVleet is averaging 20.5 points and 4.6 rebounds. Gary Trent Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and OG Anunoby is grabbing 5.4 rebounds. The Toronto Raptors are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 75.5 percent from the free throw line. The Toronto Raptors are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.4 rebounds per game.
The Timberwolves are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games overall. The Raptors are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 home games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The over is 36-17 in Timberwolves last 53 overall. The under is 6-2 in Raptors last 8 overall. The Timberwolves are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Toronto and 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The Minnesota Timberwolves aren't nearly as good on the road as they are at home, and they do lose in the underdog role by an average of 5.7 points. The Toronto Raptors have quietly been one of the hotter teams in the league over the last couple of weeks, and that includes winning their last five games by an average of 9.4 points. Nobody has been as high on the Timberwolves as me since the start of the season, but I have to lean toward the Raptors here and the small chalk at home.