Suns vs. Timberwolves - 12/13/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota Timberwolves (9-13) at Phoenix Suns (10-14)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 3:30 pm (Talking Stick Resort Arena)
The Line: Phoenix Suns -4.5 -- Over/Under: 210 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSAZ, FSN
The Minnesota Timberwolves and Phoenix Suns play Sunday afternoon at the Talking Stick Resort Arena.
The Minnesota Timberwolves need a win after losing five of their last six games. The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 102.4 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 103.3 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Andrew Wiggins is averaging 21 points and 1.7 assists while Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 15.2 points and 9.3 rebounds. Zach LaVine is dishing 3.7 assists and Kevin Martin is grabbing 2.5 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 33.2 percent from beyond the arc and 80.5 percent from the free throw line. The Timberwolves are allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 14.5 turnovers per game. The Minnesota Timberwolves have lost four of their last six games. Andre Miller is questionable.
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The Phoenix Suns need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 105.2 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 105.2 points on 46.7 percent shooting. Eric Bledsoe is averaging 22.3 points and 6.3 assists while Brandon Knight is averaging 20.5 points and 5.4 assists. Markieff Morris is grabbing 5.2 rebounds and Jon Leuer is dishing 1.3 assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 38.4 percent from beyond the arc and 74.1 percent from the free throw line. The Suns are allowing 37.4 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 15.5 turnovers per game. The Phoenix Suns have lost four of their last five home games. Tyson Chandler is questionable with a hamstring injury.
The Timberwolves are 10-1 ATS in their last 11 road games and 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Suns are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 home games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. NBA Northwest. The Timberwolves are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Phoenix and 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings overall.
The Suns aren't good enough to eat chalk, and the Timberwolves play better on the road than they are at home. I'll take the points here as more of a fade from the Suns.