Warriors at Timberwolves - 11/12/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Golden State Warriors (9-0) at Minnesota Timberwolves (4-3)
NBA Basketball: Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Target Center)
The Line: Minnesota Timberwolves +8 -- Over/Under: 210 See the Latest Odds
TV: TNT, CSNB
The Golden State Warriors and Minnesota Timberwolves square off Thursday night at the Target Center.
The Golden State Warriors look to keep the ball rolling after winning 15 straight regular season games. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 114.9 points on 47.2 percent shooting and allowing 97.1 points on 37.1 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 32.4 points and 5.9 assists while Klay Thompson is averaging 16.1 points and 4.3 rebounds. Draymond Green is dishing 6.3 assists and Harrison Barnes is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are coming off a Wednesday win over the Grizzlies in which they allowed 34.3 percent shooting from the field and forced 21 turnovers. The Warriors are shooting 39.7 percent from downtown and have scored 100 or more points in 14 straight regular season games.
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The Minnesota Timberwolves look for their first home win after splitting their last six games. The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 100.9 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 99.3 points on 42.1 percent shooting. Andrew Wiggins is averaging 19.8 points and 1.7 assists while Kevin Martin is averaging 17.7 points and two rebounds. Karl-Anthony Towns is grabbing 10.4 rebounds and Ricky Rubio is dishing nine assists. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and are getting 44.3 points per game from their bench. However, the Timberwolves are averaging 16 turnovers per game and have allowed 100-plus points in 10 of their last 13 games. The Timberwolves have lost 11 straight home games.
The Warriors are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 0 days rest and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. The Timberwolves are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-10 ATS in their last 11 home games. The Warriors are 9-3 ATS in the last 12 meetings in Minnesota and the underdog is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The Warriors are flat out steamrolling their comp and have shown zero signs of slowing down. Although the Timberwolves have the young legs to run with GSW, Minnesota is also winless at home. This isn't the game the T-Wolves get out of the loss column. Warriors by double digits.