Minnesota Timberwolves vs Philadelphia 76ers 4/3/2021 NBA Odds and Picks
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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Philadelphia 76ers 4/3/2021 – The Philadelphia 76ers have been managing well with life without Joel Embiid. This team will be facing one of the league’s worst teams in the Minnesota Timberwolves and it will be at their home court at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NBC Sports Philadelphia and The CW – Twin Cities share broadcast rights which they will begin airing live at 8:00 p.m Eastern Time. NBA League Pass subscribers can also enjoy the game through an online live stream. The Minnesota Timberwolves are expected in NBA spreads to be blown away with an Embiid-less Philadelphia 76ers.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Philadelphia 76ers 4/3/2021
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Philadelphia 76ers 4/3/2021 Betting Odds
Minnesota Timberwolves Betting
The Minnesota Timberwolves are still the worst team in the league with their record at 12-37. This team still has a lot of ground to work on but they just trail the Houston Rockets by just 1.5 games. The Memphis Grizzlies was the team they recently matched up with and got beaten by 12 points, 108-120. Karl-Anthony Towns had a strong game with 30 points, 16 rebounds and two assists while rookie Anthony Edwards had 22 points, six assists and two blocks. Naz Reid came off the bench to provide with 18 points, five rebounds while shooting an accurate 5-of-7 from the field.
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 25.04 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 16.84 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 17.88 PER.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting
The Philadelphia 76ers have slipped to the second-best record of the NBA Eastern Conference and trails the Brooklyn Nets by just half a game. Their record is now at 33-15 and just bounced back from a tough loss. The Cleveland Cavaliers were their most recent opponent and won over them by 20 points, 114-94. Shake Milton was the best player for the Sixers doing 27 points while Seth Curry did 19 points and five three-pointers. Dwight Howard was very vintage on his performance with 18 points, 15 rebounds and two blocks. Tobias Harris was just limited to 12 points and three assists.
Players to Watch: J. Embiid C 31 GP 31 GS 32.6 MIN 29.9 PTS 2.2 OR 9.3 DR 11.5 REB 3.3 AST 1.2 STL 1.4 BLK 3.2 TO 2.5 PF 1 AST/TO 35.02 PER
T. Harris PF 43 GP 43 GS 33.5 MIN 20.5 PTS 1 OR 6.3 DR 7.3 REB 3.6 AST 0.9 STL 0.8 BLK 1.9 TO 2 PF 1.9 AST/TO 22.66 PER
B. Simmons PG 40 GP 40 GS 33.6 MIN 15.5 PTS 1.8 OR 6.1 DR 7.9 REB 7.4 AST 1.5 STL 0.7 BLK 3.6 TO 3.2 PF 2 AST/TO 20.16 PER.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Philadelphia 76ers 4/3/2021 Betting Numbers
Minnesota are 7-13 ATS in their last 20 games.
Philadelphia are 10-3-1 ATS in their last 14 games.
Ricky Rubio PG Back missed last game, is “?” Saturday vs Philadelphia
George Hill PG Thumb is out indefinitely
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Philadelphia 76ers Betting Picks
The Minnesota Timberwolves are the huge underdogs in this game against the Philadelphia 76ers according to the online sportsbook. Dwight Howard has been filling up Joel Embiid’s shoes and will get to test the younger Karl-Anthony Towns.
Moneyline: The Sixers at home are handed the ML of -600 while the Timberwolves are at +425 if they pull a miracle win.
ATS: A very wide 9.5 points on the ATS for this matchup with the Sixers getting the -9.5 while the Timberwolves are at +9.5.
TOTALs: 230.5 points is the given total for both teams to dance on with the Sixers going under while the Timberwolves are over.
Score Prediction: 114 – 98, Sixers