Recap - Timberwolves Defeat Charlotte 119-92
The battle between the Timberwolves and Bobcats didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Charlotte was handed a 119-92 defeat on Friday at Target Center.
Minnesota was the ATS victor, as they covered the 10-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 206.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Nikola Pekovic had 26 points for Minnesota and Kevin Love chipped in with 19 points. Ricky Rubio had 6 assists for the Timberwolves, while Kevin Love was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 14 boards.
Charlotte got 21 points from Anthony Tolliver in a losing cause and another 16 points from Chris Douglas-Roberts. Kemba Walker contributed 7 assists for the Bobcats, while Al Jefferson had 7 rebounds.
Minnesota led at halftime, 68-48.
Minnesota won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 54-33.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Spurs. The Bobcats will aim to get back on the winning track at Chicago.