Timberwolves vs Kings Betting Matchup Report
Sacramento Kings vs Minnesota Timberwolves Odds
Minnesota will look to improve on its 0-0 record on Friday when they host Sacramento in NBA odds action at Target Center.
The Timberwolves sport records of 0-0 and 0-0 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Kings sit at 0-1 and 1-0 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-0 for the Timberwolves and 0-1 for the Kings.
Oddsmakers opened the Timberwolves as 1-point favorites in this matchup, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting at 194.5.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Timberwolves at No. 19 and the Kings at No. 23 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 45-39 result in favor of the Timberwolves.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 24-ranked offense (0 PPG) against a Kings defense that ranks No. 19 at 93 PPG. The Timberwolves have averaged 0% from the field per game, less than the Kings have managed so far this season (40.5% on average).
Defensively, the Kings feature the league's No. 23-rated defense on the road, allowing 93 points per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Sacramento was a 93-87 loser on the road against the Bulls. They covered the 6.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (180) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Sacramento got 21 points from Tyreke Evans but lost anyway 93-87 against the Bulls on Wednesday at United Center.
The Timberwolves were a 131-102 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Nuggets. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (233) made winners of OVER bettors. Minnesota was crushed on Thursday, getting run out of the gym by Denver and falling 131-102 at Target Center.
Sacramento Kings Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Indiana are 5-5
After playing Chicago are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
Minnesota Timberwolves Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Toronto are 3-7
After playing Denver are 3-7
After a loss are 1-9
A few Kings at Timberwolves trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Sacramento's last 8 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Sacramento's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Sacramento's last 6 games on the road
Sacramento is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games when playing at home against Sacramento
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Sacramento
Minnesota is 4-11-1 ATS in its last 16 games
Sacramento at Indiana, Saturday, November 3
Minnesota at Toronto, Sunday, November 4