Spurs vs Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Spurs vs Minnesota Timberwolves Prediction 2/27/2024

The San Antonio Spurs (11-47) travel to face off against the Minnesota Timberwolves (40-17) on Tuesday, February 27th. This game will be played at Target Center in Minneapolis and televised on BSN. The Timberwolves are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Spurs are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Nets. Tip-off is set for 8:00 ET.

Spurs vs Timberwolves

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The Spurs Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Spurs is coming off a loss to the Jazz in their latest game, ending with a score of 128-109. Turning the tide, the Spurs picked up the win, overcoming a halftime deficit of 63-39.

As they prepare to take on the Timberwolves, the Spurs come in with a record of 11-47 and are looking to snap their four game losing streak. In the Western Conference, the Spurs are in 15th place and are 5th in the Southwest Division.

So far, San Antonio is below .500 in their ATS record, currently standing at 27-31. On the road, the Spurs have an ATS record of 15-17, as opposed to a 12-14 record against the spread when playing at home.

The Timberwolves Are Coming Off A Win

Most recently, the Timberwolves bested the Nets with a score of 101-86. Despite trailing at halftime by a score of 45-42, the Timberwolves picked up the win.

In their last five games, the Timberwolves are 4-1 and have an overall record of 40-17. When playing at home, the Timberwolves are 20-6 compared to 20-11 on the road this season.

Minnesota currently has an ATS record of 30-26, placing them above .500 against the spread. This season, Minnesota has a 23-22 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 7-4 when playing as underdogs.

Spurs Offense Breakdown

Through 58 games the Spurs are averaging 112.1 points per contest, placing them 24th in the NBA.

San Antonio’s offense is currently 24th in the NBA, averaging 112.1 points per game. However, their road offense is slightly worse, averaging 110.1 points per game (25th).

When it comes to pace, the Spurs are 3rd in the league at 101.4 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 25th at 46%.

One area where the Spurs have struggled this season is three-point shooting. They are 30th in the NBA, hitting just 34% of their attempts. Overall, San Antonio is 19th in two-point shooting at 53%.

Timberwolves Offense Breakdown

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Minnesota has recorded an average of 113.6 points per game (20th) throughout 57 games games.

At home this season, the Timberwolves are averaging 112.0 points per game, which is 25th in the NBA. Overall, they are 20th in scoring at 113.6 points per game.

Minnesota’s offense is one of the most efficient three-point shooting teams in the league, connecting on 39% of their attempts from beyond the arc (3rd). However, they are just 28th in offensive rebounds and 18th in assists.

So far, the Timberwolves have outscored the NBA scoring average in 45.6% of their games. They are also 8th in field goal percentage and 7th in true shooting percentage.

Spurs Team Defense

Coming into the game, the Spurs will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 120.7 points per game (26th). Inside the arc, the Spurs defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 56.0% and 38.6% from three-point territory.

Timberwolves Team Defense

Not only do the Timberwolves’ overall defensive numbers look good, as they are 1st in the league in points allowed. Minnesota has also been playing well on defense of late, ranking 18th in the league over their last three games at 96.3 PPG allowed. The Minnesota defense has allowed opponents to shoot 35.0% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 44.6% of their field goal attempts vs. Minnesota.

Key Players For The Spurs And Timberwolves

Our game forecasts for today suggest that Devin Vassell is set to be the main scorer for the Spurs, recording 19 points and shooting 7/15 from the field. During this season, he is delivering an average of 19.1 points per game, along with 3.7 rebounds.

On the opposing side, we anticipate Anthony Edwards to be the top scorer for the Timberwolves. Our projection has him finishing the game with 25, and he is expected to secure 5 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 46.8%, and his scoring average is 26.3 points per game.

Spurs vs Timberwolves Trends

  • Through their last ten road games, San Antonio has an ATS record of just 5-5. However, their overall record was 2-8 while averaging 113 points per game.
  • In their last five home games, Minnesota has averaged 124 points per game while allowing 106. The team’s record in this stretch was 4-1 while going 4-1 vs. the spread.
  • Through their last three games as the betting underdog, the Spurs have a strong record vs the spread going 2-1. Their straight up mark in these contests is 0-3.
  • Looking back on the team’s last ten games as the favorite, the Timberwolves have a straight up record of 6-4. Their record vs the spread in these games was 6-4.

Spurs vs Timberwolves Prediction

In this Spurs vs. Timberwolves matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Spurs at +13.5. While we project the Timberwolves to win 122-118, our recommendation is to bet on the Spurs for the point-spread.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 225.5, and our model projects the Spurs and Timberwolves to reach a combined total of 240 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

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