Timberwolves vs. Wizards - 3/2/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Wizards (29-30) at Minnesota Timberwolves (19-41)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Target Center)
The Line: Minnesota Timberwolves +2 -- Over/Under: 218.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CNSW, FSN
The Washington Wizards and Minnesota Timberwolves meet Wednesday at the Target Center.
The Washington Wizards look to stay hot after winning six of their last eight games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 103 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 104.4 points on 46.6 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 20.1 points and 9.8 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 17.9 points and 3.4 rebounds. Marcin Gortat is grabbing 10.2 rebounds and Otto Porter Jr. is dissing 1.8 assists. The Washington Wizards are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 74.5 percent from the free throw line. The Wizards are allowing 37.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.8 rebounds per game. The Washington Wizards have lost five of their last seven road games. Gary Neal is questionable with a thigh injury.
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The Minnesota Timberwolves need a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 101.1 points on 45.7 percent shooting and allowing 105.1 points on 46.7 percent shooting. Andrew Wiggins is averaging 20.7 points and 1.9 assists while Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 17.4 points and 10.3 rebounds. Zach LaVine is dishing 3.1 assists and Ricky Rubio is grabbing 4.3 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 32.8 percent from beyond the arc and 79.3 percent from the free throw line. The Timberwolves are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.3 rebounds per game. The Minnesota Timberwolves have split their last six home games.
The Wizards are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Northwest and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS loss. The Timberwolves are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. Eastern Conference. The Wizards are 0-5 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Minnesota.
The Wizards are making a last minute run in hopes of sneaking into the playoffs. The Timberwolves continue to stink up the joint and don't seem interested in winning with a top-five pick starring at them in the face. I'll take Washington and the low line.