Golden State Warriors (41-9) at Minnesota Timberwolves (11-41)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Target Center)
The Line: Minnesota Timberwolves +10.5 -- Over/Under: 216.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Minnesota Timberwolves and the Golden State Warriors face off on Wednesday at the Target Center in NBA Western Conference action.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 11-41 this season and have the second worst record in the NBA. The Timberwolves are averaging 97.7 points per game and they are shooting 43.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 106.3 points and their opponents are shooting 49.3 percent. Kevin Martin leads Minnesota averaging 20.2 points per game. Andrew Wiggins is averaging 15.4 points, Thaddeus Young is averaging 14.3 points and 5.1 rebounds, and Shabazz Muhammed is averaging 13.9 points. The Timberwolves are 5-21 on the road and 4-6in their last 10 games.
The Golden State Warriors are 41-9 this season and they have the best record in the NBA. The Warriors are averaging 110.9 points and they are shooting 48.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 99.8 points and their opponents are shooting 42.2 percent. Stephen Curry leads the Warriors averaging 23.6 points and 7.9 assists per game. Klay Thompson is averaging 22.2 points, Marreese Speights is averaging 12.1 points and 5.1 reobounds, and Draymond Green is averaging 11.2 points and 8.2 rebounds. The Warriors are 18-7 on the road and 7-3 in their last 10 games.
Minnesota is 2-6 against the spread in their last eight home games, 5-2 against the spread against the Western Conference, and 21-8-1 against the spread following a double-digit home loss. Golden State is 10-4 against the spread against the NBA Northwest, 1-4 against the spread in their last five road games, and 29-12-1 against the spread following a win. The road team has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two.
Golden State is a sizable road favorite here but they are also just much the better team and the play.