The Memphis Grizzlies (55-27) attempt to tie the series before going on the road as they host the Minnesota Timberwolves (48-34) at the FedEx Forum in Tennessee in Game 2 of their Western Conference first round playoff series on Tuesday. In today’s game, the Grizzlies are 7-point favorites against the Timberwolves. See more predictions in the Minnesota Timberwolves vs Memphis Grizzlies odds and picks in FBR’s NBA Predictions series.
BEST ODDS TO BET ON:
- Underdogs: Timberwolves +7 (-110)
- Timberwolves vs Grizzlies Over/Under: 241 points
The Timberwolves (45-38-1 ATS) went 4-8 ATS in their last 12 games and 5-2 SU in their last seven. The total has gone OVER in six of Minnesota’s last seven matches, even as the Wolves are 3-8 SU in their last 11 outings against the Grizzlies.
The Grizzlies (45-38 ATS) are 10-2 SU in their last 12 contests at home and 5-1 ATS in their last six when playing at home against the Wolves, even as the total has gone OVER in five of Memphis’ last six outings. Memphis absorbed a 130-117 loss in Game 1 on Saturday and will need to salvage one game at home before going on the road in Minneapolis in Games 3 and 4.
Minnesota followed up its impressive 109-104 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers in the play-in match by stunning Memphis behind 36 points from rookie Anthony Edwards and 29 points and 13 rebounds from All-Star Karl Anthony Towns. The Wolves also hope to get a better performance from starting pointguard D’Angelo Russell, who struggled to just 10 points but had nine assists.
Final Predictions and Picks:
- Spread — 118 Memphis Grizzlies – 112 Minnesota Timberwolves
- Over/Under — OVER 241 points
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