Minnesota Timberwolves vs Chicago Bulls 1/22/2020 Odds Picks and Previews
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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Chicago Bulls 1/22/2020 – The Minnesota Timberwolves and Chicago Bulls are two young teams seeking an identity this season. They are set to clash this Wednesday, January 22 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois with NBC Sports Chicago airing the game live on TV at 8 pm Eastern Time. NBA League Pass subscribers can enjoy the game via live streaming with SofaScore as another option online. The T-Wolves have Karl-Anthony Towns back and they still can’t find a win in their past six games. In this match, NBA Games Today Odds have the Bulls carry the upper hand over their opponents.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Chicago Bulls 1/22/2020
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Chicago Bulls 1/22/2020 Betting Odds
Minnesota Timberwolves Betting
The Timberwolves suffered another defeat in their last game against the Denver Nuggets by seven points. Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points, eight rebounds and five assists to lead the team while Andrew Wiggins had 15 points and six rebounds. Josh Okogie came off the bench with 16 points and eight rebounds and no other players from the Wolves roster scored in double-digits. Ryan Covington had 9 points while Shabazz Napier got only 6 points for this game. Against the Bulls, it won’t take too much to get ahead but having more players involved on both ends of the floor will increase the probability to win on the road.
Players to watch: K. Towns C 26 GP 26 GS 33.5 MIN 26 PTS 2.8 OR 8.3 DR 11.1 REB 4.3 AST 1 STL 1.2 BLK 3 TO 3.4 PF 1.4 AST/TO 27.56 PER
A. Wiggins SF 35 GP 35 GS 34.7 MIN 22.4 PTS 1.3 OR 3.9 DR 5.1 REB 3.5 AST 0.7 STL 0.9 BLK 2.4 TO 2.2 PF 1.5 AST/TO 16.54 PER
R. Covington PF 42 GP 41 GS 29.1 MIN 12.7 PTS 0.7 OR 5.2 DR 5.9 REB 1.2 AST 1.7 STL 0.9 BLK 1.5 TO 2.9 PF 0.8 AST/TO 14.19 PER
Chicago Bulls Betting
The Bulls had a rough night facing the league-leading Milwaukee Bucks in their last game. It was an acid test for the Bulls on how they would fare against the NBA’s best and Zach LaVine came out leading the team with 24 points, five rebounds and three steals. Kendrick Nunn had 15 points and five rebounds while Thaddeus Young finished with 14 points. No other Bulls came out scoring double-digits in this game as Lauri Markkanen had 8 points and eight rebounds on shooting 2-for-11. This was a good challenge for the Bulls as they return home to battle Minnesota, a team that they can beat given that they press the right buttons.
Players to Watch: Z. LaVine PG 45 GP 45 GS 34.1 MIN 25 PTS 0.7 OR 4 DR 4.7 REB 3.9 AST 1.5 STL 0.5 BLK 3.2 TO 2.2 PF 1.2 AST/TO 19.94 PER
L. Markkanen PF 45 GP 45 GS 30.2 MIN 14.9 PTS 1.2 OR 5.2 DR 6.5 REB 1.5 AST 0.8 STL 0.5 BLK 1.6 TO 2 PF 0.9 AST/TO 14.61 PER
C. White PG 45 GP 0 GS 24.1 MIN 11.3 PTS 0.4 OR 3.1 DR 3.5 REB 2.2 AST 0.8 STL 0.1 BLK 1.5 TO 1.5 PF 1.5 AST/TO 10.45 PER
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Chicago Bulls 1/22/2020 Betting Numbers
Minnesota are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
Chicago are 3-8-1 ATS in their last 12 games.
Jake Layman SF Toe is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Chicago
Otto Porter Jr. SF Foot is out indefinitely
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Chicago Bulls Betting Picks
This is going to be close but the Bulls carry the slight edge over the visiting Timberwolves according to Online Sportsbook. It should be a game on who comes out first to dictate the pace and being the Bulls playing at the United Center has the advantage on that one. Still, with Towns on the roster, the Bulls have a big load to manage.
Moneyline: This is going to be a close one with the T-Wolves at -104 on the ML while the Bulls are at -106.
ATS: Just the thinnest one point between both teams across the spread with the Bulls at -1 and T-Wolves are at +1.
TOTALs: Minnesota and Chicago are predicted to reach a total of 219.5 points for this game. Chicago will go under while Minnesota is over.
Score Prediction: 111 – 108 Bulls