Sacramento vs Minnesota Recap - Timberwolves Win 86-84
|Sacramento vs Minnesota Recap - Timberwolves Win 86-84|
Sacramento was victimized for 23 points and 10 rebounds by Nikola Pekovic as the Timberwolves defeated the Kings 86-84 in NBA action on Tuesday.
Minnesota did not, however, defeat the Kings against the spread, which closed at 7 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 197.5.
Michael Beasley had 17 points for Minnesota and Derrick Williams chipped in with 14 points. Ricky Rubio had 14 assists for the Timberwolves, while Michael Beasley was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 14 boards.
Sacramento got 22 points from Marcus Thornton in a losing cause and another 13 points from Jimmer Fredette. Tyreke Evans contributed 4 assists for the Kings, while DeMarcus Cousins had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 48-36 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Minnesota as they grabbed 49 boards, while Sacramento only had 48.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Grizzlies. The Kings will aim to get back on the winning track vs Oklahoma City.