Toronto Raptors vs Minnesota Timberwolves Prediction NBA Picks 4/3/24

Minnesota Timberwolves (51-23) vs Toronto Raptors (23-51)

Game Info: Wednesday, April 3, 2024 at 8:00 pm (Target Center)

Betting Odds: Minnesota Timberwolves -909 / Toronto Raptors +600 --- Over/Under: 215.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Toronto Raptors and Minnesota Timberwolves meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Target Center. We will look at this from a betting perspective and determine the best bets for this game. Here’s a Raptors vs Timberwolves prediction.

Toronto Raptors Betting Preview

The Toronto Raptors recently lost to the Wizards, Nets, Knicks, 76ers and Lakers. The Toronto Raptors are averaging 112.7 points on 47.4 percent shooting and allowing 118.4 points on 49 percent shooting. RJ Barrett is averaging 20.8 points and 6.2 rebounds, while Scottie Barnes is averaging 19.9 points and 8.2 rebounds. Immanuel Quickley is the third double-digit scorer, and Gary Trent Jr. is dishing 1.5 assists. The Toronto Raptors are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 74.9 percent from the free throw line. The Toronto Raptors are allowing 37.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.5 rebounds per game.

Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Preview

The Minnesota Timberwolves recently beat the Rockets and Nuggets while losing to the Bulls. The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 112.9 points on 48.5 percent shooting and allowing 106.2 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Anthony Edwards is averaging 26.1 points and 5.6 rebounds, while Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 22.1 points and 3 assists. Rudy Gobert is the third double-digit scorer and Naz Reid is grabbing 5.1 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 38.6 percent from beyond the arc and 77.7 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.8 rebounds per game.

Minnesota Timberwolves Player Facts

  • Rudy Gobert ranks 2nd amongst qualified players for rebounds per game (12.9) this season.
  • Mike Conley ranks 3rd amongst qualified players for assist:turnover ratio (5.0) this season.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Timberwolves rank 1st in the league for opponent points per game this season (106.2).
  • The Timberwolves rank 1st in the league for opponent field goal percentage this season (44.8%).
  • The Raptors rank 1st for fast break points (1426) this season.
  • The Raptors rank 1st for fast break points per game (19.0) this season.

Raptors vs Timberwolves prediction

Both the Raptors and Timberwolves are on the end of a back to back, so laying this sort of number can be tricky. The Timberwolves are also a young team that sometimes shows their youth when it comes to putting teams away. This is an easy letdown spot for the Timberwolves, and this game could be closer than expected. However, the Raptors are god awful as they haven't won a game in a month, and they've covered just 1 of their last 10 games. The Timberwolves are still fighting for the top seed in the West, so there's motivation to show up. There are better options out there, but I can't get behind the Raptors. It's the Timberwolves or pass for me.

Randy’s Pick Timberwolves -15.5

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