Nikola Pekovic scored 25 points and added 18 rebounds for a double-double, leading Minnesota over Atlanta, 108-103, on Tuesday at Target Center.
Minnesota was the ATS victor, as they covered the 1-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 188.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Andrei Kirilenko had 21 points for Minnesota and Derrick Williams chipped in with 17 points. Ricky Rubio had 8 assists for the Timberwolves, while Nikola Pekovic was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 18 boards.
The Hawks got a 21-point performance from Josh Smith, who was supported by 21 points from Lou Williams. Lou Williams had 8 assists in a losing cause for Atlanta, while Josh Smith grabbed 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 58-42 at the break.
Atlanta won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-43.
Minnesota heads into a battle against the Thunder. Atlanta, meanwhile, will have their next action against Cleveland.