Golden State Warriors vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Pick-Odds-Prediction 1/24/14
Minnesota Timberwolves (20-21) at Golden State Warriors (26-17)
NBA Basketball: Friday, January 24, 2014 at 10:30 pm (Oracle Arena)
The Line: Golden State Warriors -4 -- Over/Under: 210.5 See the Latest Odds
The Minnesota Timberwolves head to Golden State on Friday to face off against the Warriors.
The Golden State Warriors are sitting in second place in their division right now, trailing the Clippers by just 2.5 games. The Warriors have a record of 26-17 this season, and at home, the Warriors are playing very well, going 12-6 overall this year. Golden State has gotten it done with offense this season as the Warriors are ranked ninth in the league, scoring an average of 103.6 points per game, with Curry leading the way, averaging 23.5. The Warriors have struggled lately, dropping three out of their last four heading into Friday’s meeting with the Timberwolves.
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The Minnesota Timberwolves are sitting at 20-21 this season, while going just 8-13 this year on the road. The T-Wolves have an outstanding offensive attack, ranking second in the league, but defensively this team struggles at times, allowing 101.6 per game on average. Right now, the Timberwolves are in third place in their division, trailing the Thunder and the Trail Blazers. Minnesota has been up and down this season, but right now the Timberwolves are trending back up, having won two games in a row heading into Friday’s meeting with the Warriors, although to be fair, both wins did come in back to back games with the Jazz.
The Timberwolves are 0-4 against the spread in their last four games against teams with a winning record, and the Timberwolves are just 1-4 against the spread in their last five games following an ATS win.
The Warriors are just 1-4 against the spread in their last five games at home, and the Warriors are just 1-5 against the spread in their last six overall.
I have to take the Timberwolves here. Golden State is good, but I love the way the Timberwolves attack the boards and take care of the ball. I don't know if Minnesota gets the outright win, but getting poitns here looks solid.