Minnesota Timberwolves vs Charlotte Hornets 10/25/2019 Odds Picks and Previews
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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Charlotte Hornets 10/25/2019 – The Minnesota Timberwolves’ Eastern Conference road trip continues on Thursday, as they gun for a 2-0 start against the Charlotte Hornets at Spectrum Center. The T-Wolves are coming off a hard-fought overtime victory over Brooklyn Nets 127-126 on Tuesday. Minnesota spoiled Kyrie Irving’s 50-point explosion largely thanks to another monster season debut from All-Star center Karl Anthony Towns. The Hornets are also looking for back-to-back wins after stunning the Chicago Bulls 126-125 at home. NBA betting sites are predicting a close battle between the two teams with Minnesota entering the match as the four-point favorite.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Charlotte Hornets 10/25/2019
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Charlotte Hornets 10/25/2019 Betting Odds
Minnesota Timberwolves Betting
Less than 48 hours after surviving a dogfight with the Brooklyn Nets, the Wolves will be playing a team that also scored a gritty victory in their season opener. Towns racked up 36 points and 14 rebounds in his season debut, while his co-star Andrew Wiggins came up with 21 points and 8 rebounds. Aside from locking up the opposing team’s top wingmen, Robert Covington also added 15 markers for Minnesota, who shot 42.6 percent from the field.
Players to Watch Karl-Anthony Towns (36.0 PPG and 14.0 RPG), Andrew Wiggins (21.0 PPG and 8 RPG) and Robert Covington (15.0 PPG and 9.0 RPG).
Charlotte Hornets Betting
The Hornets pulled off a comeback win over the Bulls, who had led most of the game. Charlotte shot 51.1 percent from the field and a terrific 52.3 percent from beyond the three-point line. Rookie P.J Washington opened his NBA career with a bang, scoring 27 points on 9-of-17 shooting (7-of-11 from outside the 3-point line). Devonte’ Graham and Dwayne Bacon chipped 23 and 22 respectively to lead the Hornets to a promising start in the 2019-20 NBA season.
Players to Watch: P.J Washington (27.0 PPG and 4.0 RPG), Devonte’ Graham (23.0 PPG and 8.0 APG) and Dwayne Bacon (22.0 PPG and 5.0 RPG)
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Charlotte Hornets 10/25/2019 Betting Numbers
Minnesota is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Charlotte is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
No Reported Injuries
Nicolas Batum SG Hand is out indefinitely
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Charlotte Hornets Betting Picks
Start building your portfolio by betting on NBA games now. Hornets are 7-3 in the last 10 head-to-head meetings with the Timberwolves. Charlotte averaged 109 points per game while shooting 46.4 percent from the field, while Minnesota averaged 105 points on 45.7 field goal clip.
Moneyline: Minnesota is -4 favorites to win the game with a 57.1 percent chance of winning, according to the ESPN basketball power index.
ATS: Minnesota has a 4-6 ATS record in the last 10 head-to-head games with Charlotte.
TOTALs: Minnesota scored 127 points and has a 5-5 O/U record in the last 10 games. Charlotte recorded 126 points and also sport a 5-5 O/U slate. The O/U total for this game is set at 226 points. Given that both teams easily breached 120 points in their last game, it would be shocking if this Timberwolves vs. Hornets game doesn’t exceed the O/U Total.
Score Prediction: 125-116 Minnesota