Timberwolves vs. Suns - 3/28/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Phoenix Suns (20-53) at Minnesota Timberwolves (24-49)
NBA Basketball: Monday, March 28, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Target Center)
The Line: Minnesota Timberwolves -5.5 -- Over/Under: 217.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSAZHD, FSN
The Phoenix Suns and Minnesota Timberwolves meet Monday night at the Target Center.
The Phoenix Suns could use a win after losing six of their last nine games. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 100.5 points on 43.5 percent shooting and allowing 107.6 points on 46.8 percent shooting. Brandon Knight is averaging 19.4 points and 5.2 assists while Devin Booker is averaging 12.7 points and 2.3 rebounds. Mirza Teletovic is grabbing 3.4 rebounds and Archie Goodwin is dishing two assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 75 percent from the free throw line. The Suns are allowing 38.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.1 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Suns have lost 10 of their last 13 road games.
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The Minnesota Timberwolves also look for a win after losing 10 of their last 16 games. The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 101.9 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 105.7 points on 47 percent shooting. Andrew Wiggins is averaging 20.7 points and two assists while Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 18.1 points and 10.3 rebounds. Zach LaVine is dishing 3.1 assists and Gorgui Dieng is grabbing 7.2 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 33.4 percent from beyond the arc and 79.3 percent from the free throw line. The Timberwolves are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.6 rebounds per game. The Minnesota Timberwolves have split their last 14 home games.
The Suns are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 7-22 ATS in their last 29 road games. The Timberwolves are 14-29-1 ATS in their last 44 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The home team is 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have actually been playing pretty decent ball on their home court and have covered five of their last six overall. The Suns aren't good on the road to put it kindly. Give me the home team and the reasonable number.