Washington Wizards vs Minnesota Timberwolves Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Washington when they hit take on the Timberwolves on Wednesday in pro hoops betting action.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Timberwolves are 20-37 so far on the season, and 25-31-1 ATS vs. the number. The Wizards, meanwhile, are 19-39 and 35-22-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Minnesota go 28-28-1 and the Wizards go 21-36-1 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Timberwolves sit at No. 21 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Wizards are at No. 14 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Timberwolves will win this game 94-92.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Minnesota's No. 9-rated squad against Washington's No. 7-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Minnesota rates No. 28 in the league with 5.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 18 with 6.6 per outing.
Defensively, the Wizards feature the league's No. 6-rated defense on the road, giving up 94.7 points per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 24 in the league in scoring at home.
The Wizards were a 90-87 winner in their most recent outing at home against the 76ers. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites, while the total score (177) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Wizards got 16 points from John Wall as Washington ran past Philadelphia 90-87 on Sunday at Verizon Center.
Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 97-81 loser as they battled the Heat at home. The Timberwolves failed to cover in the match as a 9.5-point underdog, while 178 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Derrick Williams poured in 25 points and chipped in with 10 rebounds in a losing cause for Minnesota on Monday, as the Heat rolled to a 97-81 victory over Minnesota at Target Center.
Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Brooklyn are 1-9
After playing Philadelphia are 2-8
After a win are 6-4
Minnesota Timberwolves Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Denver are 3-7
After playing Miami are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8
A few Wizards at Timberwolves trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games on the road
Washington is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Minnesota
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games at home
Minnesota is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 9 games
Minnesota is 8-16-1 ATS in its last 25 games
Washington at Brooklyn, Friday, March 8
Minnesota at Denver, Saturday, March 9