T-Wolves on the road in San Antonio
The San Antonio Spurs are on an 0-3 ATS run against the Minnesota Timberwolves as those Western Conference teams renew hostilities in NBA betting action on Sunday night.
The Spurs beat the Timberwolves 117-110 in their first meeting of the season back on December 13, but they failed to cover the 8.5-point spread at home in that matchup.
The Spurs are at 6-4 SU and 4-6 ATS in their last 10 meetings.
The Timberwolves will try to spoil the party on Sunday; they are 20-16 ATS against the number this season, while the Spurs are 19-17 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injury news). Minnesota is 18-17-1 on the totals; San Antonio is 23-13.
For bettors going with the Spurs in this one, they were listed earlier as -6-point Favorite on the betting line at Bovada. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 211.5 for Sunday at shops such as 5Dimes.
The Spurs - Timberwolves odds would favor the Timberwolves if the lines were set according to power ranks. San Antonio is rated No. 8 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Timberwolves sit at No. 6. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 103-100 win for the Spurs.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Antonio's No. 6-ranked offense (104.75 PPG) against a Timberwolves defense that ranks No. 24 at 102.39 PPG. The Spurs have averaged 48.89% from the field per game, more than the Timberwolves have managed so far this season (43.64% on average).
A few Timberwolves at Spurs trends to consider:
Minnesota is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 9 games
Minnesota is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Minnesota is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games on the road
San Antonio is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of San Antonio's last 13 games
San Antonio is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games at home
San Antonio is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Minnesota home to Sacramento, Wednesday, January 15th
San Antonio at Charlotte, Monday, January 13th