washington wizards vs minnesota timberwolves ODDS COMPARISON & PREDICTION
MONEYLINE ODDS COMPARISON
On Thursday, the Wizards travel to Minnesota to take on the Timberwolves as both teams try to close out the first half with a win. Washington has won six in a row against Minnesota, including a 142-127 win earlier this year, behind 41 points from Kristaps Porzingis.
The Timberwolves have been playing solid basketball the past few weeks, winning 12 of 20. They come into Thursday 31-29, good for 6th in the West. Minnesota has done a great job weathering the storm while star center, Karl Anthony-Towns has been sidelined with a calf injury. In Towns’ absence, rising star Athony Edwards has taken over offensively, averaging 26.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 4.9 assists since November 28th.
The Wizards have also played well of late, winning 9 of 13. They currently hold the last spot in the play-in tournament at 27-30. Breakout seasons from Porzingis and Kyle Kuzma give Washington a trio of scorers all averaging 21.5 points or more. Porzingis comes into Thursday with the hot hand, pouring in 24.7 points and 8.1 rebounds on 51.6% shooting over his last 15 games.
WHY BET ON THE washington wizards
The Wizards are 9-4 ATS over their past 13 games. They are 8-16 SU as road underdogs this season, yet are 11-12-1 ATS. Washington is also 14-11 ATS against opponents from the Western Conference this season.
WHY BET ON THE minnesota timberwolves
Minnesota is 10-5 ATS in their last 15 games. They are 10-8 SU as home favorites this season, yet are 7-11 ATS.