The Golden State Warriors (43-18) try to protect the No2 seed in the Western Conference as they visit the Timberwolves (33-29) at the Target Center in Minneapolis on Tuesday. The Warriors are 1-6 ATS in their last seven games but remain determined to bounce back from a 101-107 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday.
BEST ODDS TO BET ON:
- Underdogs: Golden State Warriors +1 (-114)
- Moneyline: Golden State Warriors (-108)
The Warriors are 2-5 SU in their last seven games, 6-3 ATS in their last nine outings against the Wolves, and 0-5 SU in their last five games when playing on the road against Minnesota. Golden State remains without forward Draymond Green (backj(, Andre Iguodala (back) and Klay Thompson, who is recovering from an illness.
The Wolves are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games, 7-3 ATS in their last 10 outings against Western Conference opponents, and 5-0 SU in their last five contests when playing at home against the Warriors. Minnesota has won four of its last six games but is coming off a road match in Cleveland on Monday.
Stephen Curry is expected to carry Golden State with averages of 25.7 points and 6.5 assists per game along fellow All Star Andrew Wiggins (17.6ppg), while big man Kevon Looney shows the way in rebounding with 7.5 per outing. The Warriors take pride in their offense with 111.0 points per contest on 46.65 field goal shooting and 36.07% from three-point range.
Final Predictions and Picks:
- Spread — 118 Golden State Warriors – 115 Minnesota Timberwolves
- Moneyline — Warriors Win
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