Golden State Warriors vs Minnesota Timberwolves 1/2/2020 NBA Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Golden State Warriors vs Minnesota Timberwolves 1/2/2020 – Two teams searching for a momentum-changing swing, the Golden State Warriors and the Minnesota Timberwolves look to get another victory at the expense of the other on Thursday at the Target Center. NBA odds tonight give the T-Wolves a bit of an edge, as they open as the favorites at 3.5 points over the Warriors who just suffered back-to-back losses in Texas.
Golden State Warriors vs Minnesota Timberwolves 1/2/2020
Golden State Warriors vs Minnesota Timberwolves 1/2/2020 Betting Odds
Golden State Warriors Betting
After racking up a season-high four straight wins, the Warriors crashed back to earth following losses to the Dallas Mavericks, 121-141, and the San Antonio Spurs, 117-113. D’Angelo Russell’s absence has left a big void in an already depleted Golden State lineup. Alec Burks and Glen Robinson III had big games vs. the Spurs as they recorded 28 and 25 points, respectively.
Players to Watch: Alec Burks (15.5 PPG, 4.4 RPG, 3.0 APG)
Eric Paschall (14.7 PPG, 4.7 RPG, 1.7 APG)
Glen Robinson III (12.1 PPG and 4.6 RPG)
Minnesota Timberwolves Betting
With the report of Karl-Anthony Towns’ unhappiness in Minnesota dominating the headlines this past week, the Timberwolves stumbled to their 13th loss in 15 games against the Milwaukee Bucks, 106-104, on Wednesday. The Wolves leaned on Shabazz Napier and Gorgui Dieng to lead the offense as Towns and Andrew Wiggins sat out the game with injuries. Napier recorded 22 and Dieng added 15 in the losing effort.
Players to Watch: Karl-Anthony Towns (26.5 PPG, 11.7 RPG, 4.4 APG)
Andrew Wiggins (24.8 PPG, 5.4 RPG, 3.3 APG)
Jeff Teague (14.2 PPG, 2.8 RPG, 6.4 APG)
Golden State Warriors vs Minnesota Timberwolves 1/2/2020 Betting Numbers
Golden State Warriors
Golden State are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Minnesota are 4-10-1 ATS in their last 15 games.
Golden State Warriors
Stephen Curry PG Hand is out indefinitely
Jeff Teague PG Knee is “?” Thursday vs Golden State
Golden State Warriors vs Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Picks
This is going to be a tricky game for NBA Moneyline and NBA parlay bettors. It would have been an easy bet on the Wolves if only Towns and Wiggins are certain to play in the game. However, with their availability hanging in the balance, the starless Warriors might have a good chance of pulling off a rare road win.
Moneyline: The Wolves would win this one easily with Towns and Wiggins on the floor. On the other hand, my money is on the Warriors if Minnesota’s stars are not in sight.
ATS: The Warriors will benefit from an extra 3.5 points. They have been really good covering the spread, getting five ATS wins in their last six outings.
TOTALs: The total opened at 221 points. Their first game produced 244 points and the second one totaled 217 points. Knowing that Towns and Wiggins might sit out, I picked UNDER since the game could be missing two 20+ point scorers.
Score Prediction: 107 – 100 Warriors