BEST ODDS TO BET ON:
- Underdogs: Timberwolves +1.5 (-110)
- Suns vs Timberwolves Over/Under: 235.5 points
The Timberwolves (41-31-1 ATS) are 10-2 ATS in their last 12 games and also 10-2 SU. The total has gone UNDER in six of Minnesota’s last eight matches, while the Wolves are 8-1 SU in their last nine contests against an opponent in the Western Conference.
Phoenix (39-33 ATS) is 4-1 ATS in its last five games, 7-1 SU in its last eight games this season, and is 5-2 ATS in its last seven outings against Minnesota. The Suns are doing well despite the absence of All Star point guard Chris Paul (thumb), as they are on a five-game winning streak, including a 127-124 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday. The Phoenix Suns vs Minnesota Timberwolves odds and picks would feature another inside-outside performances from All Star Devin Booker (25.9 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 4.9 apg) and big man DeAndre Ayton (17.0 ppg, 10.0 rpg) for the Suns.
Minnesota has won four of its last five games but is coming off a 108-110 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Monday. The Timberwolves will be led by All Star Karl Anthony Towns (24.9 ppg, 9.8 rpg, 3.7 apg) and rookie Anthony Edwards (21.1 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 3.7 apg) as they continue their chase on the Denver Nuggets (43-30) for the No6 position in the Western Conference.
Final Predictions and Picks:
- Spread — 118 Phoenix Suns – 116 Minnesota Timberwolves
- Over/Under — OVER 235.5 points
A look at Monday’s predictions:
Milwaukee Bucks vs Chicago Bulls Odds and Picks
Giannis Antekokounmpo collected 25 points and 17 rebounds in his return to the lineup after recovering from a sore right knee while Jrue Holiday put up 27 points and seven assists as the Milwaukee Bucks downed the Chicago Bulls, 126-98, for their seventh straight victory and nine of their last 10 outings.
Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Clippers Odds and Picks
Nikola Jokic scored 30 points along with 14 rebounds but he found a lot of help from teammates Jeff Green and Aaron Gordon, who had 16 points each, as well as Monte Morris (15 points), Austin Rivers (11) and Will Barton (10) to help the Denver Nuggets (43-30) beat the Los Angeles Clippers (36-38), 127-115, to keep in step with the Dallas Mavericks (44-28) in the race for the No. 5 seed in the Western Conference.
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