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Detroit Pistons vs Minnesota Timberwolves 1/11/23 NBA Picks, Predictions, Odds

Minnesota Timberwolves (20-21) vs. Detroit Pistons (11-33)
January 11, 2023 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Detroit Pistons +6; Over/Under: -
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The Minnesota Timberwolves and Detroit Pistons meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Little Caesars Arena. The Minnesota Timberwolves have won 4 straight games. The Detroit Pistons have lost 6 of their last 9 games.

The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 114.7 points on 49.1 percent shooting and allowing 115 points on 45.9 percent shooting. Anthony Edwards is averaging 23.7 points and 6.1 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 11.9 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 77.6 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 36.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42 rebounds per game.

The Detroit Pistons are averaging 111.7 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 119 points on 49.1 percent shooting. Bojan Bogdanovic is averaging 21 points and 3.6 rebounds, while Jaden Ivey is averaging 14.9 points and 4.1 assists. Alec Burks is the third double-digit scorer and Saddiq Bey is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 77.1 percent from the free throw line. The Detroit Pistons are allowing 35.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43 rebounds per game.

The Timberwolves are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 Wednesday games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Pistons are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 home games and 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The over is 4-1 in Timberwolves last 5 road games. The over is 15-5-1 in Pistons last 21 home games. The Timberwolves are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.

The Minnesota Timberwolves are quietly playing decent ball, and they’re winning their last 5 games by an average of 5.8 points. The Detroit Pistons aren’t winning games or covering numbers, and they’re on the end of a back to back here. These are games the Timberwolves need to take advantage of if they’re going to make the postseason. I’ll lay the chalk.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Minnesota Timberwolves -6

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