Golden State Warriors vs Minnesota Timberwolves in NBA odds tilt
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Golden State Warriors Odds
The Warriors will try to pay off for their supporters on Tuesday when they play host to the Timberwolves at Oracle Arena in NBA wagering action.
The Warriors sit at 44-33 (38-37-2 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Timberwolves are currently 29-47 (36-38-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Golden State is 43-33-1 OU, and Minnesota is 36-39-1 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Those backing the visitors in this one found the Timberwolves listed as 7-point underdogs earlier at Bovada. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER line for this game was set at 202.5 at BetOnline but may have moved since opening.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Warriors sit at No. 7 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Timberwolves are at No. 21 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Warriors will win this game 99-96.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Golden State's No. 4-rated squad against Minnesota's No. 13-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Golden State rates No. 8 in the league with 7.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 28 with 5.4 per outing.
Defensively, the Timberwolves feature the league's No. 17-rated defense on the road, giving up 100.6 points per game. Golden State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Minnesota was a 107-101 winner at home against the Pistons. They earned a push of the 6-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (208) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Minnesota got 20 points and 13 rebounds from Nikola Pekovic en route to a 107-101 victory over Detroit on Saturday at Target Center.
Golden State lost its last outing, a 97-90 result against the Jazz on April 7. The Warriors failed to cover in that game as a 5-point favorite, while the 187 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Warriors got 22 points from Stephen Curry, but it was Utah that prevailed in a 97-90 final on Sunday at Oracle Arena.
Minnesota Timberwolves Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing LA Clippers are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 2-8
After a win are 1-9
Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Oklahoma City are 4-6
After playing Utah are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
A few Timberwolves at Warriors trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing Golden State
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing on the road against Golden State
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Golden State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Golden State's last 7 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Golden State's last 6 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Golden State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Minnesota at LA Clippers, Wednesday, April 10
Golden State home to Oklahoma City, Thursday, April 11