Timberwolves at Kings - 4/7/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota Timberwolves (16-60) at Sacramento Kings (26-50)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 10:00 pm (Sleep Train Arena)
The Line: Sacramento Kings -10 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN, CSAC
The Minnesota Timberwolves and Sacramento Kings meet Tuesday at the Sleep Train Arena.
The Minnesota Timberwolves look to snap a six-game losing streak. On the season, the Timberwolves are averaging 97.6 points on 43.8 percent shooting and are allowing 105.9 points on 48.6 percent shooting. Kevin Martin is averaging 19.9 points and 2.2 assists while Andrew Wiggins is averaging 16.4 points and 4.4 rebounds. Gorgui Dieng is grabbing 8.3 rebounds and Zach LaVine is dishing 3.3 assists. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 51 percent shooting in their last five games. Five of the Timberwolves 11 victories in 2015 have come on the road. Kevin Garnett and Gary Neal are doubtful, while Anthony Bennett and Dieng are questionable with injuries.
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The Sacramento Kings look to snap a five-game losing streak. On the season, the Kings are averaging 100.9 points on 45.2 percent shooting and are allowing 104.9 points on 45.6 percent shooting. DeMarcus Cousins is averaging 24.1 points and 12.7 rebounds while Ben McLemore is averaging 11.9 points and 1.6 assists. Omri Casspi is grabbing 3.7 rebounds and Ray McCallum is dishing 2.7 assists. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 45.6 percent shooting in their last five games and have lost 15 of their last 17 when allowing 100-plus points. Six of the Kings last nine victories have come on the road. Rudy Gay is questionable with a concussion.
The Timberwolves are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Kings are 5-12 ATS in their last 17 vs. Western Conference and 17-35-2 ATS in their last 54 games overall. The underdog is 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
It's been the drill for the last couple of weeks: The Timberwolves are unbackable with nearly their entire roster on the injury list. Take the Kings to win by double digits.