Los Angeles Clippers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves - 2/1/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction
Minnesota Timberwolves at Los Angeles Clippers
Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 3:30 PM (Staples Center)
LAC -10, O/U 229.5
The Minnesota Timberwolves travel to Los Angeles, CA on Saturday for a game against the Clippers in a matchup of teams from the Western Conference. In their last game, the Timberwolves were defeated by the Sacramento Kings by the score of 133-129. Andrew Wiggins led the way on offense for Minnesota as he recorded 36 points while shooting 13 of 21 from the field and 3 of 6 from the free throw line. Wiggins also led the Timberwolves in rebounds with 9, all coming defensively. Wiggins also led the Timberwolves in assists with 8 while playing 43 minutes in the game against the Kings.
On the year Minnesota is now 15-32 which places them in 5th place in the Northwest Division. Andrew Wiggins has been dominant this season, leading the Timberwolves in points per game with 22.9. Robery Covington has been the leading rebounder for Minnesota has he has averaged 6 rebounds per game. The Timberwolves are led in assists per game by Shabazz Napier who as recorded 5 assists per game. Minnesota comes into Saturday’s game with 2 players listed on their injury report as Jake Layman is out while Allen Crabbe is listed as day to day.
The Los Angeles Clippers welcome the Minnesota Timberwolves to town on Saturday after losing their last game against the Sacramento Kings by the score of 124-103. Lou Williams led the Clippers in points on the night, scoring a total of 22 while shooting 7 of 22 from the field and 7 of 7 from the free throw line. Williams also led the Clippers in assists with 6 while playing a total of 30 minutes in the game against the Kings. Ivica Zubac led the Clippers in rebounds on the night as he recorded 10, including 4 coming offensively.
After the loss against the Kings, the Clippers are now 33-15 on the season and are currently in 2nd in the Pacific Division. Kawhi Leonard has led the Clippers in points per game with season with 27.4. Los Angeles is also led in rebounds by Kawhi Leonard who has averaged 7.6 rebounds per game. Lou Williams leads the Clippers in assists per game with 6. The Clippers come into Saturday’s game with 3 player listed on their injury report as Mfiondu Kabengele, Kawhi Leonard and Derrick Walton Jr. are all listed as day to day.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have scored an average of 111.6 points per game this season while allowing 115.3 points per game. The Los Angeles Clippers have scored 115.4 points per game this season while allowing 109.6 points per game. In their last 5 games the Timberwolves are 0-5 and have lost 10 games in a row while the Clippers are 3-2. The Clippers won the first matchup of the season between these two teams by the score of 124-117 in a game played in Minnesota. Minnesota is 0-6 against the spread in their last 6 games. The total has gone over in 7 of the Clippers' last 8 games against the Timberwolves. I will be going with the Clippers in this one. Los Angeles wins 125-113 and covers the spread.