Nikola Pekovic scored 21 points leading the Timberwolves to a 107-96 victory over Brooklyn at Barclays Center on Monday.
Minnesota was an underdog by 7.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 194.5.
Minnesota got 16 points from Andrei Kirilenko and another 16 points from Chase Budinger. Brandon Roy contributed 7 assists, while Dante Cunningham cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Brooklyn got 19 points from Joe Johnson in a losing cause and another 18 points from Deron Williams. Deron Williams contributed 13 assists for the Nets, while Brook Lopez had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Brooklyn were victorious, as the score was 62-47 at the break.
Minnesota won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-30.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face Orlando looking for another win. For Brooklyn, they head on the road to face Miami.