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Timberwolves vs Kings Pick – NBA Predictions & Odds 1/28/23

Sacramento Kings (27-20) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (25-25)
January 28, 2023 8:00 pm EDT
The Line: Minnesota Timberwolves +3; Over/Under: -
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The Sacramento Kings and Minnesota Timberwolves meet Saturday in NBA action at the Target Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

The Sacramento Kings Betting Preview

The Sacramento Kings are averaging 119.7 points on 49.5 percent shooting and allowing 116.6 points on 48.8 percent shooting. De’Aaron Fox is averaging 23.8 points and 4.3 rebounds, while Domantas Sabonis is averaging 18.4 points and 12.4 rebounds. Kevin Huerter is the third double-digit scorer and Harrison Barnes is grabbing 4.9 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 37.2 percent from beyond the arc and 79.5 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.1 rebounds per game.

The Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Preview

The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 115.2 points on 49.2 percent shooting and allowing 115.4 points on 46.7 percent shooting. Anthony Edwards is averaging 24.5 points and 6 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 11.6 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 77.9 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 37.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.9 rebounds per game.

The Kings are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 6-2-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Timberwolves are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 4-1 in Kings last 5 overall. The over is 11-4 in Timberwolves last 15 Saturday games. The Kings are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Minnesota and 1-4-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.

Randy’s Free Pick

The Sacramento Kings have been the more consistent team and probably should be favored here, but they’re not as good on the road as they are at home. Also, the Minnesota Timberwolves have played decent over the last couple of weeks, and they’re covering numbers. Two teams that have been inconsistent as all hell over the years, but are actually respectable right now. Give me the home dog.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Minnesota Timberwolves +3

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Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA. Follow Randy Chambers on Twitter.

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