Phoenix Suns at Minnesota Timberwolves - 1/13/23 NBA Picks and Prediction

Minnesota Timberwolves (20-22) vs Phoenix Suns (21-22)

Game Info: Friday, January 13, 2023 at 8:00 pm (Target Center)

Betting Odds: Minnesota Timberwolves -3 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Phoenix Suns and Minnesota Timberwolves meet Friday in NBA action at the Target Center. The Phoenix Suns have lost 7 of their last 8 games. The Minnesota Timberwolves have split their last 8 games.

The Phoenix Suns are averaging 112.7 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 111 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Devin Booker is averaging 27.1 points and 5.6 assists, while Deandre Ayton is averaging 17.5 points and 9.8 rebounds. Mikal Bridges is the third double-digit scorer and Chris Paul is grabbing 4.2 rebounds. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc and 79.4 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Suns are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.9 rebounds per game.

The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 114.7 points on 49.1 percent shooting and allowing 115 points on 45.9 percent shooting. Anthony Edwards is averaging 23.7 points and 6.1 rebounds, while Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 20.8 points and 5.3 assists. D’Angelo Russell is the third double-digit scorer and Rudy Gobert is grabbing 11.9 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 77.6 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 36.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42 rebounds per game.

The Suns are 1-11 ATS in their last 12 Friday games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Timberwolves are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 6-1 in Suns last 7 overall. The over is 7-3 in Timberwolves last 10 overall. The Suns are 6-1-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Minnesota and 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.

If the Minnesota Timberwolves are serious about making a run this season, these are games they need to win at home. The Phoenix Suns have been a mess for the last couple of weeks and the injury list seems to be getting longer and longer. The Suns are losing their last 5 games by an average of 8.2 points. The Timberwolves aren't the most trustworthy team in the world, but we're only laying a bucket.

Randy’s Pick Minnesota Timberwolves -3

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