Timberwolves vs. Mavericks - 4/3/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dallas Mavericks (38-38) at Minnesota Timberwolves (25-51)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 3:30 pm (Target Center)
The Line: Minnesota Timberwolves +2.5 -- Over/Under: 210.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSSW, FSN
The Dallas Mavericks and Minnesota Timberwolves meet Sunday at the Target Center.
The Dallas Mavericks look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Dallas Mavericks are averaging 103 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 103.6 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Dirk Nowitzki is averaging 18.5 points and 6.6 rebounds while Wesley Matthews is averaging 12.4 points and two assists. J.J. Barea is dishing four assists and David Lee is grabbing 7.4 rebounds. The Dallas Mavericks are shooting 34.6 percent from beyond the arc and 79.7 percent from the free throw line. The Mavericks are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.1 rebounds per game. The Dallas Mavericks have lost four of their last six road games. Raymond Felton is questionable with a groin injury.
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The Minnesota Timberwolves could use a win after losing 10 of their last 16 games. The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 101.8 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 105.8 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Andrew Wiggins is averaging 20.6 points and two assists while Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 18.3 points and 10.3 rebounds. Zach LaVine is dishing 3.1 assists and Shabazz Muhammad is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 33.4 percent from beyond the arc and 79.4 percent from the free throw line. The Timberwolves are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.6 rebounds per game. The Minnesota Timberwolves have lost five of their last eight home games.
The Mavericks are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 road games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Timberwolves are 14-31-1 ATS in their last 46 home games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Mavericks are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Minnesota and 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings overall.
The Dallas Mavericks are still fighting for a playoff spot and have been playign with a sense of urgency with three straight wins. The Timberwolves are still the Timberwolves and have their eyes set on the offseason. Give me the desprate team and the low line.