Houston Rockets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves - 1/11/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Minneosta Timberwolves at Houston Rockets

Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 5:00 PM (Toyota Center)

HOU -11.0 . Total

The Minnesota Timberwolves are on the road for a matchup with the Houston Rockets.  The Timberwolves are 915-22), coming off a 116-102 win over the Portland Trail Blazers.  The Rockets are (25-12), after falling to the Oklahoma City Thunder, 113-92.

In the Timberwolves win over the Trail Blazers, Minnesota was led on offense by Andrew Wiggins.  Wiggins was 9 of 15 from the floor, hitting 3 foul shots, totaling 23 points and 8 assists.  The Timberwolves shot 50% from the floor and 41% from 3-point range.  Minnesota out rebounded Portland, 64 to 58.  The Timberwolves led by as many as 27 points in the win.

In the Rockets loss to the Thunder, Houston was guided offensively by Russell Westbrook.  Westbrook was 14 of 26 from the floor, knocking down 5 free throws, totaling 26 points and 5 assists.  The Rockets shot 38% from the floor and 27% from distance.  Houston allowed Oklahoma City to connect 49% from the floor.  The Rockets saw their largest deficit at 30 points.

Recent Betting Trends:

Timberwolves are 5-1ATS in their last 6 games.

Timberwolves are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games against Houston.

The under is 7-1 in Timberwolves last 8 games against the Western conference.

Rockets are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games.

Rockets are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games from January.

The under is 5-2 in Rockets last 7 games on a Saturday.

The Rockets  are 13-4 at home, while the Timberwolves are 9-11 on the road.  The Rockets have one of the best scoring offense's in the league, ranking 2nd averaging just under 119 per game.  Minnesota is giving up an average of over 114 per game, that ranks 24th.  Houston is also 5th in offensive rebounding, while Minnesota is 30th in defensive rebounding.  I'll see Clint Capela having a nice day on the boards, helping Houston with 2nd chance points.  Final score prediction, Rockets will win and cover, 121-107.

Chris’s Pick HOUSTON ROCKETS -11.0

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.