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NBA Betting Pick - Minnesota Timberwolves -5.5 Point Underdogs vs Detroit Pistons

The Palace of Auburn Hills features an NBA battle between the host Detroit Pistons and the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves in basketball betting action on Friday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those looking to pick the visitors as their prediction to cover in this one found the Minnesota Timberwolves listed as 5.5-point underdogs earlier at BetOnline. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER total betting line for this game was set at 212.5 at Bovada but may have moved since the betting odds opened.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 114-102 result in favor of the Pistons. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Detroit Pistons Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Minnesota Timberwolves have seen them go 19-30 and 21-28 ATS so far this NBA season, while the Detroit Pistons are at 22-27 and 22-27 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Pistons are 25-24, while the Minnesota Timberwolves are 23-25-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Minnesota injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 25 (Detroit Pistons) and the No. 11 (Timberwolves) teams in the league, according to our current NBA betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Detroit's No. 24-ranked offense averaging 101.14 PPG, against a Minnesota Timberwolves defense that ranks No. 15 at 105.12 PPG. The Detroit Pistons field goal percentage has averaged 45.63% so far, less than the Minnesota Timberwolves shooters have achieved on the year, 46.05% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota was run off the court by the Cavaliers on Wednesday as Cleveland blasted them 125-97 at Quicken Loans Arena.

Detroit cruised to victory on Wednesday, running New Orleans out of the gym and running up a 118-98 score at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games
  • Detroit is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to Memphis, Saturday, February 4th
Detroit at Indiana, Saturday, February 4th