Sacramento Kings (17-37) at Minnesota Timberwolves (34-24)
|Date & Time||Sunday February 11, 2018, 7:00 PM (EST)|
The Line: Minnesota Timberwolves -13 -- Over/Under: 213
The Sacramento Kings and Minnesota Timberwolves meet Sunday in NBA action at the Target Center.
The Sacramento Kings look for a victory here after splitting their last eight games. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 98.4 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 106.7 points on 47.7 percent shooting. Zach Randolph is averaging 14.5 points and seven rebounds while Buddy Hield is averaging 12.5 points and 1.6 assists. Willie Cauley-Stein is the third double-digit scorer and De'Aaron Fox is dishing 4.3 assists. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 38.2 percent from beyond the arc and 72.5 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 38.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.1 rebounds per game. The Sacramento Kings have split their last six road games.
The Minnesota Timberwolves need a victory here after losing six of their last nine games. The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 109.6 points on 48 percent shooting and allowing 106.4 points on 47.8 percent shooting. Jimmy Butler is averaging 22.6 points and 5.1 assists while Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 20 points and 12.1 rebounds. Andrew Wiggins is the third double-digit scorer and Jeff Teague is dishing seven assists. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 79.5 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 36.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.7 rebounds per game. The Minnesota Timberwolves haven’t lost a home game since December 16.
The Kings are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games, 3-15 ATS in their last 18 vs. Western Conference and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games. The Timberwolves are 10-1 ATS in their last 11 home games, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Pacific and 9-4 ATS in their last 13 vs. Western Conference. The Kings are 3-8 ATS in the last 11 meetings, the favorite is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings and the over is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are a much better team at home than on the road, but that doesn't mean you just throw out monster numbers. The Timberwolves have some bad recent losses on its resume and is back to struggling defensively, as they're allowing 111.8 points on 47 percent shooting in their last five games. The Sacramento Kings obviously don't win much, but they have covered four of their last five on the road and are a solid 11-7 ATS this season when an underdog of at least nine points. This is a lot of points to leave on the table. Give me the Sacramento Kings.