Minnesota Timberwolves vs Phoenix Suns 3/18/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Phoenix Suns 3/18/2021 – The Phoenix Suns have been one of the hottest teams in the league and they wish to keep that fire burning within. This team is set to host their next game against the Minnesota Timberwolves this Thursday, March 18 at the Phoenix Suns Arena located in Phoenix, Arizona. The game begins at exactly 10:00 p.m. with the live telecast being shown on FOX Sports Arizona and FOX Sports North Plus. NBA League Pass has both feeds on their online live streaming platform. NBA odds have this one easy as the Phoenix Suns are expected to prevail over the league’s worst team, the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Phoenix Suns 3/18/2021
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Phoenix Suns 3/18/2021 Betting Odds
Minnesota Timberwolves Betting
The Minnesota Timberwolves are sitting at the bottom of the entire NBA standings with their record at 9-31. They have won twice in their last ten games and trails the dropping Houston Rockets by just 1.5 games. After pulling an upset win over the Portland Trail Blazers, this team hit a brick wall and lost to the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers, 121-137. Karl-Anthony Towns had his numbers of 29 points, seven assists and six rebounds while rookie Anthony Edwards had 29 points of his own. Ricky Rubio tallied a double-double of 19 points and 12 assists in the loss.
Players to watch: K. Towns C 20 GP 20 GS 33.1 MIN 22.2 PTS 2.7 OR 7.6 DR 10.3 REB 4.2 AST 0.9 STL 1.7 BLK 3.4 TO 3.8 PF 1.2 AST/TO 22 PER
M. Beasley SG 33 GP 32 GS 33.1 MIN 20.5 PTS 0.8 OR 3.8 DR 4.6 REB 2.5 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1.6 TO 1.6 PF 1.5 AST/TO 16.02 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 16.34 PER.
Phoenix Suns Betting
After a tough loss against the Indiana Pacers, the Phoenix Suns quickly got back to their winning groove with a win over the Memphis Grizzlies, 122-99. This team’s record is now at 26-12 and has won eight of their last ten games. Devin Booker led the team in scoring with 27 points, five assists and four rebounds while Chris Paul outlasted Ja Morant with 18 points, seven assists and three rebounds. DeAndre Ayton almost had a double-double of 15 points and nine rebounds. Jae Crowder chipped in with 14 points while Cameron Payne came off the bench with 13 points.
Players to Watch: D. Booker SG 34 GP 34 GS 33.9 MIN 25.1 PTS 0.2 OR 3.5 DR 3.7 REB 4.6 AST 0.8 STL 0.3 BLK 3.4 TO 2.9 PF 1.4 AST/TO 18.9 PER
C. Paul PG 37 GP 37 GS 31.7 MIN 15.9 PTS 0.4 OR 4.2 DR 4.6 REB 8.8 AST 1.3 STL 0.3 BLK 2.4 TO 2.5 PF 3.6 AST/TO 20.12 PER
D. Ayton C 38 GP 38 GS 30.7 MIN 14.4 PTS 3.3 OR 7.8 DR 11.2 REB 1.6 AST 0.4 STL 1.1 BLK 1.7 TO 3.1 PF 0.9 AST/TO 19.14 PER.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Phoenix Suns 3/18/2021 Betting Numbers
Minnesota are 3-10 ATS in their last 13 games.
Phoenix are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
D’Angelo Russell PG Knee is out indefinitely
Abdel Nader PF Knee is “?” Thursday vs Minnesota
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Phoenix Suns Betting Picks
It is hard to see how the Minnesota Timberwolves can pull a win in this matchup against the very cerebral Phoenix Suns. This should be another blowout loss for the Timberwolves and sportsbook sees that as well.
Moneyline: The underdog Timberwolves are given an ML of +425 for this game while the Suns are -600.
ATS: It is 9.5 points between both teams with the Suns sitting on the -9.5 while the Timberwolves are +9.5.
TOTALs: 228 points is the total handed for this game with the Timberwolves going over and the Suns are under.
Score Prediction: 119 – 105, Suns