Timberwolves vs. Kings - 3/23/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sacramento Kings (27-43) at Minnesota Timberwolves (22-48)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Target Center)
The Line: Minnesota Timberwolves PK -- Over/Under: 224.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSAC, FSN
The Sacramento Kings and Minnesota Timberwolves meet Wednesday night at the Target Center.
The Sacramento Kings could use a win after losing six of their last eight games. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 106.4 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 109.2 points on 46.3 percent shooting. DeMarcus Cousins is averaging 27.1 points and 11.6 rebounds while Rudy Gay is averaging 17.3 points and 1.7 assists. Rajon Rondo is dishing 11.7 assists and Omri Casspi is grabbing six rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 73 percent from the free throw line. The Kings are allowing 36.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.5 rebounds per game. The Sacramento Kings have lost five of their last eight road games.
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The Minnesota Timberwolves look for a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 101.7 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 105.8 points on 47 percent shooting. Andrew Wiggins is averaging 20.7 points and two assists while Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 18 points and 10.3 rebounds. Zach LaVine is dishing three assists and Shabazz Muhammad is grabbing 3.2 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 79.7 percent from the free throw line. The Timberwolves are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.6 rebounds per game. The Minnesota Timberwolves have lost six of their last 10 home games.
The Kings are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 road games and 3-10-1 ATS in their last 14 games playing on 1 days rest. The Timberwolves are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest and 9-4 ATS in their last 13 home games. The Kings are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
A loss here would be best for both teams considering draft positioning. However, the Timberwolves have been playing the better basketball overall and are a little easier to trust than the Kings who lack discipline. Give me the home team in a pick em game.