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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Memphis Grizzlies 4/2/2021 NBA Odds and Picks

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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Memphis Grizzlies 4-2-2021 NBA Odds and Picks

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Memphis Grizzlies 4/2/2021 – It’s time for a Western Conference play to get underway as Minnesota Timberwolves take on Memphis Grizzlies from FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee. The Timberwolves will enter this game holding the worst record in their conference play. Minnesota is the worst team in the entire league as they sit at the bottom. Memphis Grizzlies have moved to the ninth position and they seem to have a chance to make it past the Timberwolves in this game. The NBA expert picks are out as these teams clash in an anticipated game.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Memphis Grizzlies 4/2/2021

When: April 2, 2021 8:00 PM ET
Where: FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee
TV: Bally Sports SE-MEM | Bally Sports North
Stream: NBA League Pass

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Memphis Grizzlies 4/2/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Minnesota Timberwolves +7.5 (-110) 232 o (-110) +285
Memphis Grizzlies -7.5 (-110) 232 u (-110) -350
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Minnesota Timberwolves Betting

The Timberwolves won just a dozen games this season. Minnesota lost 36 and they are way behind their opponents. The Houston Rockets are just a few games ahead of the Timberwolves in 14th place. In their last game, they managed to take out the New York Knicks with a close call. Minnesota scored 102 and gave up 101 in return. The Timberwolves have Karl-Anthony Towns as their leader in scoring with an average of close to 24 points per game. When it comes to assists, Ricky Rubio has taken the lead for his team with close to seven.

Players to watch: K. Towns C 28 GP 28 GS 34 MIN 23.9 PTS 2.8 OR 8 DR 10.7 REB 4.4 AST 0.8 STL 1.6 BLK 3.3 TO 3.5 PF 1.3 AST/TO 24.77 PER

M. Beasley SG 36 GP 35 GS 32.9 MIN 20 PTS 0.8 OR 3.6 DR 4.4 REB 2.4 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1.7 TO 1.7 PF 1.5 AST/TO 16.66 PER

D. Russell PG 20 GP 19 GS 29.2 MIN 19.3 PTS 0.5 OR 2.2 DR 2.6 REB 5.1 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 2.7 TO 2 PF 1.9 AST/TO 17.68 PER.

Memphis Grizzlies Betting

The Memphis Grizzlies are one game behind the .500 mark as they are holding a 22-23 record on the season. Memphis lost their last game against Utah Jazz with a final score of 111-107. The Grizzlies are experiencing trouble as they have a tough competition in their conference play. The leader in scoring is Ja Morant with an average of close to 20 points per game. Morant is also the leader in assists with 7.5 per game. When it comes to rebounding, Jonas Valanciunas has taken the lead for his team with 16 plus points.

Players to watch: J. Morant PG 37 GP 37 GS 31.7 MIN 19.5 PTS 0.9 OR 2.4 DR 3.4 REB 7.5 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 2.9 TO 1.5 PF 2.6 AST/TO 19.13 PER

D. Brooks SF 42 GP 42 GS 29.2 MIN 16.1 PTS 0.9 OR 2 DR 2.9 REB 2.4 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 1.9 TO 3.5 PF 1.3 AST/TO 12.15 PER

J. Valanciunas C 40 GP 39 GS 27.7 MIN 16.1 PTS 4.1 OR 8.5 DR 12.6 REB 1.8 AST 0.6 STL 0.7 BLK 1.9 TO 3 PF 1 AST/TO 24.22 PER.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Memphis Grizzlies 4/2/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota are 7-13 ATS in their last 20 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 7 games.
Minnesota are 5-15 SU in their last 20 games.
Minnesota are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games against Memphis.
Timberwolves are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Memphis.
Minnesota are 4-16 SU in their last 20 games on the road.
Minnesota are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Memphis.
Timberwolves are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games this season.
Minnesota are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.

Memphis Grizzlies

Memphis are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Memphis’ last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis’ last 6 games against Minnesota.
Memphis are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games at home.
Memphis are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games when playing at home against Minnesota.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis’ last 5 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis’ last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Memphis are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
Memphis are 3-10 SU in their last 13 games played in April.

Injuries

Minnesota Timberwolves

D’Angelo Russell PG Knee is out indefinitely
Josh Okogie SG Quarantine is “?” Friday vs Memphis

Memphis Grizzlies

Justise Winslow PF Thigh is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Minnesota
Grayson Allen SG Hip is “?” Friday vs Minnesota
Jaren Jackson Jr. PF Knee is out indefinitely
Brandon Clarke PF Personal is “?” Friday vs Minnesota

Head-to-Head
Minnesota Timberwolves Memphis Grizzlies
21-26-1 Against the Spread 27-18-0
24-24-0 Straight Up 22-23-0
109 Points per Game 112
117 Points Allowed per Game 111
43.96 Offensive FG% 46.26
76.32 Offensive FT% 78.29
34.59 Offensive 3PT% 34.69
48.04 Defensive FG% 46.68
79.22 Defensive FT% 77.86
38.59 Defensive 3PT% 36.82

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Memphis Grizzlies Betting Picks

The NBA betting predictions are certainly in favor of the Grizzlies to win this game and cover the spread. Memphis Grizzlies have the upper hand and they will make use of a weak Minnesota squad.

Moneyline: +285 is the ML out for the Timberwolves and -350 is out for the Grizzlies.

ATS: A spread of +7.5 (-110) is set for Minnesota and a spread of -7.5 (-110) is set for the Grizzlies.

TOTALs: Over 323 (-110) is the total for the Timberwolves and the same will go under for the Grizzlies.

Score Prediction: 115 – 108, Grizzlies