Minnesota Timberwolves at San Antonio Spurs
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 8:30 PM (AT&T Center)
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The Minnesota Timberwolves head to San Antonio on Wednesday night for a Western Conference battle with the Spurs. In their last game, the Timberwolves defeated the Atlanta Hawks by the score of 125-113. Karl-Anthony Towns led the way on offense for Minnesota as he recorded 28 points while shooting 8 of 19 from the field and 9 of 10 from the free throw line. Towns also led the Timberwolves in rebounds with 13, including 5 coming offensively. Towns also led Minnesota in assists with 8 while playing 32 minutes in the game.
On the year Minnesota is now 9-8 which places them in 3rd place in the Northwest Division. Karl-Anthony Towns has been dominant this season, leading the Timberwolves in points per game with 26.5 and in rebounds per game with 12.5. The Timberwolves are led in assists per game by Jeff Teague who as recorded 7.7 assists per game. Minnesota comes into Wednesday’s game with 2 players listed on their injury report as Jake Layman and Shabazz Napier are all listed as out.
The San Antonio Spurs welcome the Minnesota Timberwolves to town on Wednesday after losing their last game to the Los Angeles Lakers by the score of 114-104. Lamarcus Aldridge led the Spurs in points, scoring 30 while shooting 12 of 22 from the field and 5 of 6 from the free throw line. Dejounte Murray led San Antonio in rebounds on the night with 8 including 1 coming offensively. DeMar DeRozan led the Spurs in assists in the game as he totaled 5 while playing 35 minutes in the game.
San Antonio is now 6-12 on the season and are currently in 4th place in the Southwest Division. DeMar DeRozan leads the Spurs in points per game with 22.2. DeRozan is also leading San Antonio in assists per game as he is averaging 4.6. Lamarcus Aldridge has been the Spurs most productive rebounder and has averaged 6.7 per game this season. The Spurs come into Wednesday’s game with a clean bill of health as they do not have anyone listed on their injury report.
Minnesota has scored 114.1 points per game this season while allowing 115.2 points per game. San Antonio has scored 112.3 points per game while allowing 115.3 points per game. In their last 5 games played, Minnesota is 2-3 while San Antonio is 1-4. In these two teams first meeting of the season, the Timberwolves were victorious, winning 129-114 in a game played at Minnesota. I am going with the Timberwolves in this one as I believe they will be able to edge out a win on the road due to a slightly better offense. Minnesota wins 128-120 and beats the spread.