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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Detroit Pistons 5/11/2021 NBA Spread and Picks

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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Detroit Pistons 5-11-2021 NBA Spread and Picks

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Detroit Pistons 5/11/2021 – The Minnesota Timberwolves hope to capitalize on their most recent win by following it up with another. The Detroit Pistons are next in their schedule and this game will happen on Tuesday, May 11 at the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The tip-off starts at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be covered by Bally Sports DET and Bally Sports North+. NBA League Pass will have both feeds available through an online live stream for their subscribers. The Minnesota Timberwolves are looking like a team that wants to win lately and NBA odds have them winning this game against the Detroit Pistons on the road.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Detroit Pistons 5/11/2021

When: May 11, 2021 7:00 PM ET
Where: Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, Michigan
TV: Bally Sports DET | Bally Sports North+
Stream: NBA League Pass

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Detroit Pistons 5/11/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Minnesota Timberwolves -7.5 (-111) 227.5 o (-110) -300
Detroit Pistons +7.5 (-111) 227.5 u (-110) +250
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Minnesota Timberwolves Betting

The Minnesota Timberwolves snapped their three-game losing streak with sound victory over the Orlando Magic by wide margin of 32 points, 128-96. Karl-Anthony Towns posted all-star numbers of 27 points, nine rebounds, four assists and two blocks while D’Angelo Russell had 27 points of his own along with eight assists, six rebounds and five three-pointers. The duo got help from Ricky Rubio doing 18 points and three triples while rookie Anthony Edwards provided 16 points, 10 rebounds and five assists. The win helped them improve their record and go ahead the Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA Western Conference standings.

Players to watch: K. Towns C 46 GP 46 GS 33.9 MIN 24.9 PTS 2.5 OR 8 DR 10.6 REB 4.5 AST 0.7 STL 1.2 BLK 3.2 TO 3.7 PF 1.4 AST/TO 23.21 PER

M. Beasley SG 37 GP 36 GS 32.8 MIN 19.6 PTS 0.8 OR 3.6 DR 4.4 REB 2.4 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1.6 TO 1.7 PF 1.5 AST/TO 14.72 PER

D. Russell PG 38 GP 22 GS 28.2 MIN 19.2 PTS 0.4 OR 2.2 DR 2.6 REB 5.7 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 2.7 TO 1.7 PF 2.1 AST/TO 17.87 PER.

Detroit Pistons Betting

The Detroit Pistons are coming in this match winning only once in seven games. They are also on back-to-back losses. The first defeat came from the Philadelphia 76ers and the latest was with Chicago Bulls by a dozen points, 96-108. The bright spot of the win was rookie Killian Hayes living up to his potential by leading the team with 21 points, eight assists and seven boards. Another rookie made his mark with Saddiq Bey providing 20 points, seven rebounds and five three-pointers. Saben Lee and Tyler Cook were the main contributors off the bench combining for 25 points.

Players to Watch: J. Grant SF 54 GP 54 GS 33.9 MIN 22.3 PTS 0.6 OR 4 DR 4.6 REB 2.8 AST 0.6 STL 1.1 BLK 2 TO 2.3 PF 1.4 AST/TO 17.03 PER

J. Jackson SG 59 GP 23 GS 25.1 MIN 13.4 PTS 0.9 OR 3.1 DR 4 REB 2.2 AST 0.8 STL 0.7 BLK 2.2 TO 2.8 PF 1 AST/TO 12.21 PER

S. Bey SF 67 GP 50 GS 26.8 MIN 11.9 PTS 0.6 OR 3.9 DR 4.6 REB 1.3 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 0.8 TO 1.6 PF 1.7 AST/TO 12.86 PER.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Detroit Pistons 5/11/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Minnesota Timberwolves

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games.
Minnesota are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games against Detroit.
Timberwolves are 2-8 SU in their last 10 games against Detroit.
Minnesota are 6-14 SU in their last 20 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota’s last 7 games when playing on the road against Detroit.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 6 games this season.
Minnesota are 4-14 SU in their last 18 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Minnesota are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.

Detroit Pistons

Detroit are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit’s last 10 games.
Detroit are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit’s last 9 games against Minnesota.
Detroit are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit’s last 7 games when playing at home against Minnesota.
Detroit are 2-9 SU in their last 11 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit’s last 9 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Detroit are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games played in May.
Detroit are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games when playing as the underdog.

Injuries

Minnesota Timberwolves

Juancho Hernangomez PF Quad is “?” Tuesday vs Detroit
Malik Beasley SG Hamstring is out indefinitely
Jarrett Culver SG Ankle is out for season
Jaden McDaniels PF Personal is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs Detroit

Detroit Pistons

Wayne Ellington SF Calf is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Minnesota
Cory Joseph PG Ankle is OUT Tuesday vs Minnesota
Mason Plumlee C Rest is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Minnesota
Jerami Grant SF Knee is OUT Tuesday vs Minnesota
Rodney McGruder SG Elbow is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Minnesota
Frank Jackson PG Ankle injured last game, is “?” Tuesday vs Minnesota
Dennis Smith Jr. PG Knee is out indefinitely
Josh Jackson SF Teeth is “?” Tuesday vs Minnesota
Hamidou Diallo SG Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Minnesota

Head-to-Head
Minnesota Timberwolves Detroit Pistons
31-34-3 Against the Spread 35-32-2
36-32-0 Straight Up 31-37-1
112 Points per Game 107
118 Points Allowed per Game 111
44.73 Offensive FG% 45.19
76.45 Offensive FT% 75.99
35.12 Offensive 3PT% 35.37
48.24 Defensive FG% 47.5
78.46 Defensive FT% 76.16
39.11 Defensive 3PT% 36.38

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Detroit Pistons Betting Picks

The Minnesota Timberwolves have their stars healthy and they are seen as the best team in the top online sportsbook to win this game against the Detroit Pistons. Karl-Anthony Towns is just going to be too much for the Pistons to handle.

Moneyline: The ML given to the home team Pistons is set at +250 while the Timberwolves are at -300.

ATS: It is 7.5 points in between both teams for this game with the Timberwolves having the -7.5 while the Pistons are at +7.5.

TOTALs: The given total for this game is set at 227.5 with the Pistons going under while the Timberwolves are over.

Score Prediction: 117 – 111, Timberwolves