Timberwolves vs. Spurs - 3/8/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Antonio Spurs (53-9) at Minnesota Timberwolves (20-43)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Target Center)
The Line: Minnesota Timberwolves +10 -- Over/Under: 211 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSSW, FSN
The San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves square off Tuesday at the Target Center.
The San Antonio Spurs have not lost back-to-back games all season. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 104.7 points on 49.1 percent shooting and allowing 92.2 points on 43.2 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 20.8 points and 2.5 assists while Tony Parker is averaging 12.4 points and 2.5 rebounds. Patty Mills is dishing 2.8 assists and Tim Duncan is grabbing 7.4 rebounds. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 39.4 percent from beyond the arc and 79.9 percent from the free throw line. The Spurs are allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.4 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Spurs have lost 10 road games all season.
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The Minnesota Timberwolves could use a win after losing 12 of their last 18 games. The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 101.5 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 105.5 points on 46.9 percent shooting. Andrew Wiggins is averaging 20.6 points and two assists while Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 17.6 points and 10.2 rebounds. Zach LaVine is dishing 3.1 assists and Ricky Rubio is grabbing 4.3 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 33.2 percent from beyond the arc and 79.4 percent from the free throw line. The Timberwolves are allowing 35.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.1 rebounds per game. The Minnesota Timberwolves have split their last eight road games.
The Spurs are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 0 days rest. The Timberwolves are 16-33 ATS in their last 49 games playing on 0 days rest and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 home games. The Spurs are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
As we've seen all season, the San Antonio Spurs show up after suffering a loss. The Timberwolves on the other hand continue to stink up the jont and have covered just 16 of their last 49 games on zero days rest. The Spurs by double digits is the only bet that makes sense here.