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Los Angeles Clippers vs Minnesota Timberwolves 12/14/22 NBA Picks, Predictions, Odds

Minnesota Timberwolves (13-14) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (16-13)
December 14, 2022 10:00 pm EDT
The Line: Los Angeles Clippers -6.5; Over/Under: +223.5
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The Minnesota Timberwolves and Los Angeles Clippers meet Wednesday in NBA action at the crypto.com Arena. The Minnesota Timberwolves have lost 6 of their last 9 games. The Los Angeles Clippers have split their last 8 games.

The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 115.4 points on 48.6 percent shooting and allowing 116.1 points on 45.9 percent shooting. Anthony Edwards is averaging 22.9 points and 5.7 rebounds, while Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 20.8 points and 5.3 assists. D’Angelo Russell is the third double-digit scorer and Rudy Gobert is grabbing 11.8 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 79.5 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 37.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.9 rebounds per game.

The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 107.7 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 109.2 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 23.7 points and 6.1 rebounds, while Norman Powell is averaging 14.8 points and 2.9 rebounds. Marcus Morris Sr. is the third double-digit scorer and Reggie Jackson is grabbing 2.6 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 36.5 percent from beyond the arc and 75 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Clippers are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.8 rebounds per game.

The Timberwolves are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games playing on 1 days rest. The Clippers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games. The under is 10-4 in Timberwolves last 14 games playing on 1 days rest. The over is 4-1 in Clippers last 5 overall. The Timberwolves are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Los Angeles and 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings.

The Minnesota Timberwolves are starting to free fall a little, and they’re in the underdog role here, where they lose by an average of 9.4 points. The Los Angeles Clippers are as healthy as they’ve been all season, and we’re starting to see them find their form a bit. I like the Clippers to keep the momentum rolling and get a comfortable win over a struggling and banged up Timberwolves side.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Los Angeles Clippers -6.5

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