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Washington Wizards Betting Favorite by -6 Against Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday

Betting fans will be hoping their prediction comes true for a key NBA battle which sees the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves travelling to Washington to face the Wizards on Friday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sports bettors looking to pick the Washington Wizards as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as -6-point favorites on the betting odds board at Bovada. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 210 for Friday at shops such as MyBookie.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 2-0 result in favor of the Wizards. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Washington Wizards Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Wizards are 16-18 so far on the NBA season, and 17-17 ATS vs the spread betting line. The Minnesota Timberwolves, meanwhile, are 11-24 and 14-21 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Washington go 22-12 and the Timberwolves go 16-18-1 on the total. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Odds Shark betting Power Rankings have the Washington Wizards at No. 13 and the Minnesota Timberwolves at No. 20 heading into this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Washington's No. 16-ranked offense averaging 105.21 PPG, against a Minnesota Timberwolves defense that ranks No. 17 at 104.97 PPG. The Washington Wizards field goal percentage has averaged 46.76% so far, more than the Minnesota Timberwolves shooters have achieved on the year, 45.19% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Zach LaVine scored 28 points for Minnesota on Tuesday, but the 76ers managed a 93-91 victory over the Timberwolves at Wells Fargo Center.

John Wall went off for 27 points and added 4 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Dallas defeated Washington, 113-105 at American Airlines Center.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Minnesota is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games on the road
  • Washington is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Washington's last 18 games
  • Washington is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to Utah, Saturday, January 7th
Washington at Milwaukee, Sunday, January 8th