Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Milwaukee Bucks - 10/7/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Milwaukee Bucks - 10/7/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

Milwaukee Bucks (1-0) at Minnesota Timberwolves (1-2)

NBA Basketball: Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 8:00 pm (Hilton Coliseum)

The Line: Minnesota Timberwolves +1 -- Over/Under: 223 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

The Milwaukee Bucks butt heads with the Minnesota Timberwolves in Sunday NBA preseason action.

The Milwaukee Bucks kicked off their preseason slate with a 116-82 victory versus Chicago. Milwaukee burned the Nets on 49.4% marksmanship while holding the Bulls to only 32.4% shooting while owning the backboards 64-43.

Giannis Antetokounmpo led all scorers with 19 points while hauling in a contest high 13 rebounds on 7-10 from the field with Eric Bledsoe giving the Bucks 16 points and another ten rebounds on 6-9 shooting. Milwaukee saw Khris Middleton tossed in 15 points on 5-8 while Pat Connaughton and John Henson tossed in 12 points and ten points respectively.

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The Minnesota Timberwolves fell to 1-2 in the NBA preseason following a 113-101 loss to Oklahoma City. Minnesota never found the shooting touch at just 40.7% which made the Thunder’s 45.3% an easy winner. The Timberwolves also struggled on the backboards with Oklahoma City holding a 57-39 advantage.

Karl-Anthony Towns was the best Minnesota offensive weapon with 23 points and seven rebounds on 8-18 from the floor while Jeff Teague netted 17 points on 5-9 shooting. Derrick Rose gave the Timberwolves another eleven points on 5-12 from the field followed by Gorgui Dieng with ten points and five boards on 4-9 accuracy.

Bucks are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following a straight up win and over is 6-0 in Bucks last 6 Sunday games and Bucks are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 road games. Timberwolves are 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest and over is 5-1 in Timberwolves last 6 games following a double-digit loss at home and over is 16-5 in Timberwolves last 21 home games. Under is 7-1 in the last 8 meetings in Minnesota and Bucks are 7-2 ATS in the last 9 meetings and under is 15-5-1 in the last 21 meetings. 

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