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Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Oklahoma City Thunder - 1/13/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

Game
Oklahoma City Thunder at Minnesota Timberwolves
Date & Time Monday January 13, 2020, 8:00 PM (EST)
Location
Target Center
Minneapolis, MN
The Line
OKC -2.0 . Total
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The Oklahoma City Thunder are on the road for a matchup with the Minnesota Timberwolves.  The Thunder are (22-17), coming off a 125-110 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers.  The Timberwolves are (15-23), after falling to the Houston Rockets, 139-109.

In the Thunder loss to the Lakers, Oklahoma City was led on offense by Shai Gilgeous-Alexander.  Gilgeous-Alexander connected on 8 of 17 attempts from the floor, making 7 foul shots, totaling 24 points and 8 rebounds.  The thunder shot 47% from the floor and 295 from 3-point range.  The Thunder lost the game from behind the 3-point arch.  Oklahoma City was out scored by 18 points from deep.  

In the Timberwolves loss to the Rockets, Minnesota was guided offensively by Josh Okogie.  Okogie was 5 of 11 from the floor, hitting 4 free throws, registering 16 points and 5 assists.  Minnesota shot 38% from the floor and 27% from distance.  The Timberwolves struggled from 3-point range, attempting 48 3's.  The struggles from deep cost Minnesota a win.  The Timberwolves allowed 18 3's defensively.

Recent betting Trends:

Thunder are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games.

Thunder are 11-3 SU in their last 14 games.

The under is 7-3 in Thunder last 10 games.

Timberwolves are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.

Timberwolves are 5-15 SU in their last 20 games.

The under is 9-4 in Timberwolves last 13 games.

The Timberwolves have won 6 of the last 10 matchups against the Thunder.  Oklahoma City has been great ATS this year, having gone 26-13. The Thunder are also 14-5 ATS on the road.  Minnesota has been poor at home, having gone 6-11.  Oklahoma City has been solid on the road, so I'll put stock in the Thunder.  Final score prediction, the Thunder will win and cover, 111-102.    

Pick:
OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER -2.0
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