New York Knicks at Minnesota Timberwolves - 11/30/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Knicks (8-9) at Minnesota Timberwolves (5-12)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Target Center)
The Line: Minnesota Timberwolves -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The New York Knicks and Minnesota Timberwolves clash Wednesday night in NBA action at the Target Center.
The New York Knicks look for some sort of consistency after splitting their last 12 games. The New York Knicks are averaging 103.3 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 106.6 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Carmelo Anthony is averaging 22.7 points and 6.4 rebounds while Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 20.9 points and 7.1 rebounds. Derrick Rose is the third double-digit scorer and Courtney Lee is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The New York Knicks are shooting 35.2 percent from beyond the arc and 78.4 percent from the free throw line. The New York Knicks are allowing 35.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.2 rebounds per game. The New York Knicks have lost four straight road games.
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The Minnesota Timberwolves need a feel good victory after losing five of their last six games. The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 103.1 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 104 points on 47.2 percent shooting. Andrew Wiggins is averaging 22.9 points and 2.2 assists while Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 21 points and 9.5 rebounds. Zach LaVine is the third double-digit scorer and Gorgui Dieng is grabbing 8.3 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 77.1 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 33.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.9 rebounds per game. The Minnesota Timberwolves have lost five of their last seven home games.
The Knicks are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 road games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Timberwolves are 18-38-1 ATS in their last 57 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest. The Knicks are 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Minnesota and the road team is 6-2-1 ATS in the last 9 meetings.
You're just waiting for the Minnesota Timberwolves to finally flip the switch and start stringing some wins and covers together. It hasn't happened yet. Maybe this is one of those games for the talented Minnesota squad, as the Knicks continue to struggle with consistency and have looked awful for much of their games on the road. The Minnesota Timberwolves and the low line seems like the play here, as the Knicks have only played well this season at MSG.