Warriors vs Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Warriors vs Minnesota Timberwolves Prediction 3/24/2024

The Golden State Warriors (36-33) travel to face off against the Minnesota Timberwolves (48-22) on Sunday, March 24th. This game will be played at Target Center in Minneapolis and televised on NBCS. The Timberwolves are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Warriors are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Cavaliers. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

Warriors vs Timberwolves

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The Warriors Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Warriors were defeated by the Pacers in the most recent game, concluding with a score of 123-111. The Warriors were leading the game going into the second half 67-66.

In their last ten games, the Warriors are 4-6 and have an overall record of 36-33 as they prepare to take on the Timberwolves. They currently sit 10th in the Western Conference and are 5th in the Pacific division.

Against the spread, Golden State are currently above .500, at 37-31 ATS. This season, Golden State has a 22-23 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 15-8 when playing as underdogs.

The Timberwolves Are Coming Off A Win

The Timberwolves won vs. the Cavaliers in their most recent game, ending with a score of 104-91. The Timberwolves not only won the game but also covered the spread as -7.5-point favorites. Regarding the over/under, the combined score of 195 points ended up below the over/under line of 206.5.

When playing on the road, the Timberwolves have gone 24-13 this season and are 24-9 at home for an overall record of 48-22. In their last three games, the Timberwolves are 2-1 heading into their matchup with the Warriors.

Minnesota has an overall ATS record of 36-33 as they come into today’s game. When playing on the road, the Timberwolves hold an ATS record of 20-16 in contrast to a 16-17 record against the spread when playing at home.

Warriors Offense Breakdown

The Warriors come into today’s game as one of the better scoring teams in the NBA at 118.5 points per game (7th).

On offense, the Warriors are one of the top three-point shooting teams in the league, ranking second in both three-point attempts and makes per game. They are making 37% of their three-point attempts this season.

When it comes to scoring, Golden State is 7th in the NBA at 118.5 points per game. Interestingly, they have actually scored more points on the road (119.1) compared to their home average (117.9).

Overall, the Warriors are 16th in field goal percentage at 47%. In terms of pace, they are 8th in the league at 100 possessions per game.

Timberwolves Offense Breakdown

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Minnesota has recorded an average of 113.1 points per game (18th) throughout 70 games games.

At home this season, the Timberwolves are averaging 111.5 points per game, which is 24th in the NBA. Overall, they are 18th in scoring at 113.1 points per game. In terms of pace, Minnesota is 23rd in the league at 97.1 possessions per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Timberwolves are 10th in field goal percentage at 48%. They are also 8th in true shooting percentage. From three-point range, Minnesota is 4th in the NBA at 38%.

So far this season, the Timberwolves have outscored the NBA scoring average in 44.3% of their games. In terms of free throws, they are 11th in makes at 17.9 per game.

Warriors Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Warriors’ defense is giving up an average of 116.9 points per contest. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Warriors defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 54.5% while allowing 35.9% from downtown.

Timberwolves Team Defense

At present, the Timberwolves’ defense is ranked 1st, allowing 106.5 points per game. Opponents are hitting 50.7% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 35.2% of their three-point attempts.

Key Players For The Warriors And Timberwolves

Our game forecasts for today suggest that Stephen Curry is set to be the main scorer for the Warriors, recording 26 points and shooting 9/20 from the field. This season, he is averaging 26.8 points per game along with 4.5 boards.

On the flip side, our predictions place Anthony Edwards as the leading scorer for the Timberwolves. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 26 while also collecting 5 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 46.6%, and his scoring average is 26.5 points per game.

Warriors vs Timberwolves Trends

  • Golden State has played well in their previous 5 road games, going 3-2 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 109 points per game while allowing 115. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-2.
  • When looking at their past three matchups at home, Minnesota has an ATS record of 3-0 while averaging 117 per game. The team went 3-0 overall in these games.
  • Going back to their previous three games as the underdog, Golden State has an ATS mark of 1-2 while going 1-2 straight up.
  • Through their last five games as the favorite, the Timberwolves have an ATS record of 3-2 and a straight up mark of 4-1.

Warriors vs Timberwolves Prediction

The Timberwolves is our pick to not only win with a projected score of 113-109. But we also favor them to cover the spread. Our bet is on the Timberwolves at -3.5.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 219, and our model predicts the Warriors and Timberwolves to score a combined 222 points. We recommend betting on the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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