Minnesota Timberwolves (6-19) at Charlotte Hornets (12-14)
NBA Basketball: Friday, February 12, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Spectrum Center)
The Line: Charlotte Hornets -4 -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Minnesota Timberwolves and Charlotte Hornets meet Friday in NBA action at the Spectrum Center.
The Minnesota Timberwolves need a win after losing five of their last six games. The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 107.7 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 115.7 points on 47.7 percent shooting. Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 21.2 points and four assists while Malik Beasley is averaging 20.6 points and 2.5 assists. D’Angelo Russell is the third double-digit scorer and Anthony Edwards is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 74.8 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 37.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.5 rebounds per game.
The Charlotte Hornets look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 111 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 111.2 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Gordon Hayward is averaging 22.6 points and 5.4 rebounds while Terry Rozier is averaging 19.2 points and three assists. Devonte’ Graham is the third double-digit scorer and LaMelo Ball is dishing 6.1 assists. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 38.1 percent from beyond the arc and 76 percent from the free throw line. The Charlotte Hornets are allowing 36.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44 rebounds per game.
The Timberwolves are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 6-0-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Hornets are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The over is 18-7 in Timberwolves last 25 Friday games. The over is 5-2 in Hornets last 7 overall. The under is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in Charlotte.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are still working Towns back into the lineup, and they're losing by an average of 10.2 points while allowing 49 percent shooting on the road this season. The Charlotte Hornets are a hit or miss team, but they've shown what they can do when they're on, and they're a decent 14-11-2 against the spread this season. Not the best betting option on a loaded Friday card, but I'll lay the chalk with the home team here.