Washington Wizards vs Minnesota Timberwolves Prediction NBA Picks 4/9/24

Minnesota Timberwolves (54-24) vs Washington Wizards (15-64)

Game Info: Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at 8:00 pm (Target Center)

Betting Odds: Minnesota Timberwolves -16.5 / Washington Wizards +16.5 --- Over/Under: 222.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Washington Wizards and Minnesota Timberwolves meet Tuesday 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 Wizards vs Timberwolves prediction.

Washington Wizards Betting Preview

The Washington Wizards are coming off losses to the Lakers, Trail Blazers and Raptors. The Washington Wizards are averaging 113.4 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 122.8 points on 49.5 percent shooting. Kyle Kuzma is averaging 22.2 points and 6.6 rebounds, while Jordan Poole is averaging 17.3 points and 4.4 assists. Deni Avdija is the third double-digit scorer, and Marvin Bagley III is grabbing 8.1 rebounds. The Washington Wizards are shooting 34.5 percent from beyond the arc and 76.5 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Wizards are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.2 rebounds per game.

Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Preview

The Minnesota Timberwolves recently beat the Lakers and Raptors while losing to the Suns. The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 113 points on 48.5 percent shooting and allowing 106 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Anthony Edwards is averaging 25.9 points and 5.5 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 5.3 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 38.8 percent from beyond the arc and 77.8 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.8 rebounds per game.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Timberwolves rank 1st in the league for opponent points per game this season (106.0).
  • The Timberwolves rank 1st in the league for opponent field goal percentage this season (44.6%).
  • The Wizards rank 30th in the league for opponent points per game this season (122.8).
  • The Wizards rank 30th in the league for opponent rebounds per game this season (48.9).

Wizards vs Timberwolves prediction

The Timberwolves have the ability to blow the doors off at home, where they're 28-10 SU. The Timberwolves are also fighting for the top seed in the West, so the motivation is there. The Wizards are losing, not covering numbers, and they could be down Kuzma on top of other inures. With all that said, the Timberwolves play in Denver tomorrow and that's not only the toughest game on the end of a back to back, but it could decide who gets the first seed. This should be a win and get out situation, giving the starters as much rest as possible. Ton of points. Give me the Wizards and the boatload of points.

Randy’s Pick Washington Wizards +16.5

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