Nets vs Timberwolves Prediction NBA Picks 2/24/24

Minnesota Timberwolves (39-16) vs Brooklyn Nets (21-34)

Game Info: Saturday, February 24, 2024 at 9:00 pm (Target Center)

Betting Odds: Minnesota Timberwolves -7.5 -- Over/Under: 218 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Brooklyn Nets are riding a 3-game losing streak. The Minnesota Timberwolves look for a win after winning 7 of their last 10 games. Let’s preview this game and give out a Brooklyn Nets vs Minnesota Timberwolves prediction.

Brooklyn Nets Betting Preview

The Brooklyn Nets are coming off losses to the Celtics and Raptors. The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 113 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 115.7 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Mikal Bridges is averaging 21.7 points and 4.8 rebounds, while Cam Thomas is averaging 21.1 points and 2.8 rebounds. Cameron Johnson is the third double-digit scorer, and Nic Claxton is dishing 1.9 assists. The Brooklyn Nets are shooting 36.7 percent from beyond the arc and 75.8 percent from the free throw line. The Brooklyn Nets are allowing 38.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.3 rebounds per game. The Nets will face Grizzlies and Magic after this game.

Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Preview

The Minnesota Timberwolves recently beat the Clippers and Trail Blazers while losing to the Bucks. The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 114 points on 49 percent shooting and allowing 106.7 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Anthony Edwards is averaging 26.3 points and 5.2 rebounds, while Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 22.5 points and 2.9 assists. Rudy Gobert is the third double-digit scorer and Naz Reid is grabbing 4.6 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 39.3 percent from beyond the arc and 78.5 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.9 rebounds per game.

Minnesota Timberwolves Player Facts

  • Rudy Gobert ranks 2nd amongst qualified players for rebounds per game (12.7) this season.
  • Mike Conley ranks 2nd amongst qualified players for assist:turnover ratio (5.8) this season.

Brooklyn Nets Player Facts

  • Nicolas Claxton ranks 2nd in the Eastern Conference amongst qualified players for Blocks Per Game (2.2) this season.
  • Cameron Thomas is one of only six players to have scored 35+ points off the bench in a game this season.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Timberwolves rank 1st in the league for opponent points per game this season (106.8).
  • The Timberwolves rank 1st in the league for opponent field goal percentage this season (44.7%).
  • The Nets rank 29th in the league for opponent free throw percentage this season (81.4%).
  • The Nets rank 4th in the league for opponent steals per game this season (6.6).

Brooklyn Nets vs Minnesota Timberwolves prediction

The Minnesota Timberwolves are capable of blowing the doors off here at home, and they should have a nasty taste in their mouth after last night's loss to the Bucks. However, the Timebrwolves are still a young team learning how to handle success, and they have allowed teas to hang around this season. The Nets nearly upset the Timberwolves a month ago. With the rest advantage, the value seems to be with the Nets and the free buckets. 

Randy’s Pick Brooklyn Nets +7.5

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