English
Menu
Matchups

OddsShark Top Sportsbooks

Spurs Becoming one of NBA’s Top Bets

Leonard Spurs

At 24-5 SU it’s been business as usual for the Spurs as they sit just three games behind the Warriors in the Western Conference standings. It’s also been a great season for Spurs’ backers as the team has upped their ATS record to 20-9 after stringing together six straight ATS wins, covering three double-digit spreads in that span.

Shark Bites
  • The total has gone OVER in five of San Antonio's last seven games.
  • The total has gone OVER in seven of Minnesota's last 10 games.
  • Minnesota is 2-12-1 ATS in its last 15 games at home.

The Spurs opened as -11 point favorites for tonight’s game in Minnesota against a struggling Timberwolves team who are 3-9 SU in their last 12 games. The Spurs have covered four straight spreads vs the T-Wolves, all of which coming by ten points or more.

Minnesota has been just as bad at the betting window as they have been on the court, going 2-8-1 ATS in their last 11 games. Their young stars are showing lots of promise, but they’re near the bottom of the league in points allowed per game at 103.3 and are also one of the association’s worst 3-point shooting teams, converting on just .324 percent of their three-point shots.

The Spurs, meanwhile, rank as the NBA’s top defensive team, allowing just 89 points per game, and are ranked third in three point shooting percentage at .375.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sports bettors looking to pick the Minnesota Timberwolves as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as 9-point underdogs on the betting odds board at Bovada. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 197 for Wednesday at shops such as MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 107-91 victory for the Spurs. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

San Antonio Spurs vs Minnesota Timberwolves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the San Antonio Spurs have seen them go 24-5 and 20-9 ATS so far this NBA season, while the Minnesota Timberwolves are at 11-17 and 12-15-1 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Timberwolves are 14-13-1, while the San Antonio Spurs are 12-16-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs San Antonio injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the Minnesota Timberwolves rated this week at No. 22 and the San Antonio Spurs sitting at No. 2.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Minnesota's No. 12-rated NBA squad against San Antonio's No. 5-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Minnesota rates No. 29 in the league with 5.32 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 25 with 7.14 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Spurs grabbed a 106-92 win over the Pacers on Monday, behind a 24-point effort from Kawhi Leonard at AT&T Center.

The Timberwolves wasted a 26-point performance from Andrew Wiggins as Boston ran past them 113-99 on Monday at TD Garden.

Betting Trends
  • San Antonio is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Antonio's last 7 games
  • San Antonio is 11-5 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 2-8-1 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Minnesota is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota's last 10 games
  • Minnesota is 2-12-1 ATS in its last 15 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Antonio at Houston, Friday, December 25th
Minnesota home to Indiana, Saturday, December 26th

Comments