Memphis Grizzlies at Minnesota Timberwolves
Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 3:30 PM (Target Center)
The Memphis Grizzlies are on the road for a matchup with the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Grizzlies are (5-13), coming off a 103-94 loss to the Utah Jazz. The Timberwolves are (10-8), after winning 113-101 over the San Antonio Spurs.
In the Grizzlies loss to the Jazz, Memphis was guided on offense by Jonas Valanciunas. Valanciunas had a nice game, registering a double-double, finishing with 22 points and 17 rebounds. The Grizzlies shot 39% from the floor and 29% from 3-point range. The Grizzlies out rebounded the Jazz 64 to 61. The Grizzlies led by 15 points at the half, before being out scored by 24 points in the 2nd half.
In the Timberwolves win over the Spurs, Minnesota was led offensively by Andrew Wiggins. Wiggins connected on 7 of 16 from the floor, while making 9 of his 14 free throw attempts, totaling 26 points in the game. The Timberwolves shot 43% from the floor and 45% from 3-point range. The difference in the game was the Timberwolves 3-point shooting. The Timberwolves made 18 3-points shots, while the Spurs made just 5.
Recent Betting Trends:
Grizzlies are 20-9 ATS in their last 29 vs the Northwest.
Grizzlies are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest.
The under is 9-3 in Grizzlies last 12 Sunday games.
Timberwolves are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games.
Timberwolves are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games.
The under is 5-1 in Timberwolves last 6 overall.
The under is 6-2 in the last 8 matchups between the two. The Timberwolves have one of the better offense's in the league, averaging 114 per game, which ranks 7th in the league. The Grizzlies defense on the other hand, well its not as good. The Grizzlies are giving up over 117 per game, which ranks 28th in the league. The Grizzlies have won 7 of the last 10 matchups in this series, but the Timberwolves should help their win percentage in this series. The Minnesota offense will take advantage of the Memphis defense and be able to get it done at home. Final prediction, Timberwolves will win at home.