minnesota timberwolves 107 vs memphis grizzlies 128
On Friday, the Timberwolves travel to Memphis to take on the Grizzlies in a potential playoff series preview. This is the fourth and final matchup between the two squads, with Minnesota taking two of three thus far.
The Grizzlies (33-21) sit 2nd in the West and will try to break out of a skid, having lost 8 of their last 10. 23-year-old superstar, Ja Morant has been dominant against the Twolves this season, averaging 26.3 points, 8.3 rebounds and 8.3 assists. Memphis needs Morant to continue his stellar play along with fellow all star, Jaren Jackson Jr. in order to return to the elite style of play we are used to seeing.
The Timberwolves (30-28) are currently tied for 7th in the Western Conference and looking to break out of a play-in tournament spot, to guarantee playoff entry. The Twolves have been weathering the storm since star center, Karl Anthony-Towns went down with a calf injury November 28th. In Towns’ absence, rising star Anthony Edwards has taken over, averaging 26.1 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 4.9 assists per game.
WHY BET ON THE minnesota timberwolves
Minnesota is 9-4 ATS in their past 13 games. They are 4-12 as road underdogs this season, while going 6-10 ATS.
WHY BET ON THE memphis grizzlies
The Grizzlies have the 4th best home defense this season, allowing 108.15 points per game. The under has hit in 9 out of Memphis's last 10 games as well as each of the past 5 against Minnesota. They are also sporting the 3rd best home record in the NBA at 22-5, yet are only 14-10-1 ATS as the home favorite.