Minnesota Timberwolves at Sacramento Kings
Thursday, December 26, 2019 at 10:00 PM (Golden 1 Center)
SAC -4.0 . Total 221.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Minnesota Timberwolves hit the road for a clash with the Sacramento Kings. The Timberwolves are (10-19), coming off a 113-104 loss to the Golden State Warriors. The Kings are (12-18), after falling to the Houston Rockets, 113-104.
In the Timberwolves loss to the Warriors, Minnesota was guided by Andrew Wiggins. Wiggins connected on 10 of 27 attempts from the floor, totaling 22 points. The Timberwolves shot 40% from the floor and 33% from 3-point range. Minnesota was out scored 48 to 40 inside the paint. The 2nd quarter hurt the Timberwolves, being out scored 35-21.
In the Kings loss to the Rockets, Sacramento was led offensively by De'Aaron Fox. Fox converted on 13 of 21 attempts from the floor, making 4 foul shots, recording 31 points and 6 assists. The Kings shot 47% from the floor and 23% from distance. Sacramento dominated the boards, out rebounding Houston, 62 to 43. The Kings defense hurt their chances, allowing Houston to make 15 3-pointers.
Recent Betting Trends:
Timberwolves are 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 road games.
Timberwolves are 1-9-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall.
The under is 4-0 in Timberwolves last 4 overall.
Kings are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games.
Kings are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
The under is 4-1 in Kings last 5 home games.
The over is 6-2 in the last 8 matchups. The Timberwolves are in a bad stretch of basketball here, having lost 10 in a row. Karl-Anthony Towns is also questionable for the game. The Kings have lost 4 in a row and 5 of their last 6. Neither offense has been able to score at a consistent rate, as the under has been profitable for both teams. The Timberwolves overall on the season are 10-17-2 ATS, while the Kings are 16-14 ATS. Both teams have been struggling, so this has the potential to be a sloppy game. I'll take the under in this one. Final score prediction, the Kings win and the total goes under, 108-103.