Timberwolves Down Detroit 114-101 - Match Report
Kevin Love scored 28 points and chipped in with 14 rebounds for Minnesota on Friday, leading the Timberwolves to a 114-101 victory over Detroit at Target Center.
Minnesota was a favorite by 9.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 218.5.
Minnesota got 24 points from Kevin Martin and another 17 points from Nikola Pekovic. Ricky Rubio contributed 9 assists, while Kevin Love cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
The Pistons got a 20-point performance from Greg Monroe, who was supported by 17 points from Brandon Jennings. Brandon Jennings had 5 assists in a losing cause for Detroit, while Greg Monroe grabbed 15 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 66-45 at the break.
Detroit won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 55-50.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face Toronto looking for another win. For Detroit, they head on the road to face Boston.