Timberwolves vs. Raptors - 2/10/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Toronto Raptors (35-16) at Minnesota Timberwolves (16-37)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Target Center)
The Line: Minnesota Timberwolves +6 -- Over/Under: 207 See the Latest Odds
TV: TSN, FSN
The Toronto Raptors and Minnesota Timberwolves meet Wednesday night at the Target Center.
The Toronto Raptors look to remain on fire after winning 14 of their last 15 games. The Toronto Raptors are averaging 101.6 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 97 points on 44.1 percent shooting. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 23.2 points and 4.4 rebounds while Kyle Lowry is averaging 21.1 points and 6.2 assists. Jonas Valanciunas is grabbing 9.4 rebounds and Cory Joseph is dishing 3.1 assists. The Toronto Raptors are shooting 37 percent from beyond the arc and 78.5 percent from the free throw line. The Raptors are allowing 37.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.4 rebounds per game. The Toronto Raptors have won nine of their last 12 road games. James Johnson is questionable with an ankle injury.
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The Minnesota Timberwolves look for a win after losing six of their last eight games. The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 100.1 points on 45.7 percent shooting and allowing 103.9 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Andrew Wiggins is averaging 20.7 points and 1.8 assists while Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 16.7 points and 10.1 rebounds. Zach LaVine is dishing 3.2 assists and Gorgui Dieng is grabbing seven rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 31.8 percent from beyond the arc and 79.4 percent from the free throw line. The Timberwolves are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.2 rebounds per game. The Minnesota Timberwolves have lost seven of their last 10 home games. Nikola Pekovic is questionable with a foot injury.
The Raptors are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 1 days rest and 9-1 ATS in their last 10 Wednesday games. The Timberwolves are 9-25-1 ATS in their last 35 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS loss. The Raptors are 9-1 ATS in the last 10 meetings in Minnesota and 21-6 ATS in the last 27 meetings overall.
The Raptors are not only one the hottest teams in the league, but they're also covering numbers at a high clip. I'd say Toronto is the best team in the East right now. The Timberwolves have their eyes on a top three lottery pick. Give me Toronto by double digits.