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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Washington Wizards 11/02/2019 NBA Odds and Picks

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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Washington Wizards 11-02-2019 NBA Odds and Picks

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Washington Wizards 11/02/2019 – Two days after their historic game against the Houston Rockets, the Washington Wizards (1-3) will host the Minnesota Timberwolves (3-1) at Capital One Arena. Major online betting sites have already set a high points total for this game, realizing the Wizards are more than capable of breaching 150 points on any given night.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Washington Wizards 11/02/2019

When: Saturday, November 2, 2019, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Capital One Arena
TV: NSWA
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Washington Wizards 11/02/2019 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Minnesota Timberwolves +1.5 (-110) 227 o (-110) -105

Washington Wizards
-1.5 (-110) 227 u (-110) -115
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Minnesota Timberwolves Betting

The Timberwolves will be coming into the Nation’s Capital without their main man Karl-Anthony Towns, who was slapped by the NBA with a two-game suspension after a physical altercation with Joel Embiid last Wednesday. Minnesota is looking to bounce back after absorbing their first defeat at the hands of the Philadelphia 76ers 117-95. Andrew Wiggins led the way for his team with 19 points while Jeff Teague added 15 markers.

Players to Watch: Andrew Wiggins (20.2 PPG, 5.8 RPG, 1.0 APG), Jeff Teague (13.5 PPG, 1.8 RPG, 5.5 APG), Robert Covington (10.2 PPG, 6.5 RPG, 1.0 APG)

Washington Wizards Betting

The Wizards might not have a gaudy record, but they are certainly impressing NBA fans and ATS betting buffs. In the 158-159 loss to the Rockets, Washington helped set the third-highest scoring record in an NBA regulation game. Bradley Beal was on fire that night, recording 46 points with 8 assists and 6 rebounds. Rui Hachimura put up 23 markers while Davis Bertans added 21.

Players to Watch: Bradley Beal (26.8 PPG, 5.8 RPG, 7.8 APG), Rui Hachimura (18.0 PPG, 7.0 RPG, 1.2 APG), Isaiah Thomas (16.5 PPG, 2.5 RPG, 7.5 APG)

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Washington Wizards 11/02/2019 Betting Numbers

Trends

Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota is 6-2-1 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 6 games.
Minnesota is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against Washington.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota’s last 9 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington.
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference.
Timberwolves are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Southeast division.
Minnesota is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games played in November.

Washington Wizards

Washington is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Wizards are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington’s last 7 games against Minnesota.
Their total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington’s last 5 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington’s last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota.
Washington is 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Western Conference.
Wizards are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Northwest division.
Washington is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games played on a Saturday.

Injuries

Minnesota Timberwolves

Karl-Anthony Towns C Suspension is OUT 2 games

Washington Wizards

Ian Mahinmi C Achilles is out indefinitely
John Wall PG Achilles is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Minnesota Timberwolves Washington Wizards
40-42 Against the Spread 36-44-2
44-38 Straight Up 50-32
112 Points per Game 114
113 Points Allowed per Game 116
44.14 Offensive FG% 43.16
76.09 Offensive FT% 77.78
30.16 Offensive 3PT% 32.76
47.04 Defensive FG% 44.19
56.72 Defensive FT% 76.39
42.42 Defensive 3PT% 29.89

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Washington Wizards Betting Picks

The Timberwolves and the Wizards split their last 10 head-to-head games. In those games, Minnesota averaged 110.70 PPG on 47.59% FG while Washington scored 110.30 PPG on 48.13% FG shooting.

Moneyline: The Wizards (-135) should be the wiser pick in this game, knowing their opponent will be without their double-double machine and All-Star in Karl-Anthony Towns.

ATS: NBA betting odds give the Wizards -2.5 handicap in the game, and that would be enough to get their fifth ATS to win in the many games.

TOTALs: The O/U total for this game is set at 227 points. Picking this game to go over sounds like a good bet since the Wizards are coming off a high-scoring ballgame and there is no Towns manning the paint for the T-Wolves on defense.

Score Prediction: 127-119 Wizards