Oklahoma City Thunder vs Minnesota Timberwolves 1/13/2020 NBA Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Minnesota Timberwolves 1/13/2020 – The Oklahoma City Thunder are looking solid right now as they gun for a playoff spot in the Western Conference. They will be hosted by the Minnesota Timberwolves for their next game at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. NBA League Pass and SofaScore will have the game available through live stream this January 13 at 8 pm Eastern Time. OKC has been rocking and looking like a team that will not back down on any fight. They are the much-favored team by Moneyline NBA Betting to win over the T-Wolves who are struggling to stay afloat with the injuries of their top players.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Minnesota Timberwolves 1/13/2020
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Minnesota Timberwolves 1/13/2020 Betting Odds
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting
The resurgence of the Oklahoma City Thunder has been a blueprint of Chris Paul’s leadership on the team. This shows that Paul is still one of the best point guards in the league along with a very high basketball IQ. This team can boast a lot of talented players with the young talented Shai Gilgeous-Alexander emerging as a prolific scorer along with Dennis Schroder. Danilo Gallinari has helped spread the floor for the Thunder while Steven Adams is a solid block in the paint that absorbs a lot of contact and rebounds. Against the T-Wolves, the Thunder are expected to give them a long night. The Thunder are coming off a loss against the Lakers but it was a good game still as there are times that they gave the Western Conference standing leaders a scare.
Players to watch: S. Gilgeous-Alexander SG 38 GP 38 GS 35.3 MIN 19.8 PTS 0.7 OR 4.6 DR 5.3 REB 2.8 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 1.9 TO 1.6 PF 1.4 AST/TO 17.21 PER
D. Schroder PG 37 GP 0 GS 30.5 MIN 18.4 PTS 0.3 OR 3.5 DR 3.8 REB 3.6 AST 0.6 STL 0.3 BLK 2.9 TO 2.2 PF 1.3 AST/TO 15.84 PER
D. Gallinari PF 32 GP 32 GS 30.3 MIN 18.1 PTS 0.6 OR 5.2 DR 5.8 REB 2.3 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 1.3 TO 1.3 PF 1.7 AST/TO 19.23 PER
Minnesota Timberwolves Betting
Since coming back from the short-term injury, Andrew Wiggins has not gotten back his rhythm that caught the NBA on notice. But with Karl-Anthony Towns mostly out with injuries, players have been stepping up like Gorgui Dieng. Jeff Teague has remained the veteran presence for this team but the T-Wolves are seeing the emergence of Shabazz Napier who has become a solid contributor for the past games. Ryan Covington is also back and it is just in time when the T-Wolves will get their lineup together again. Against the Thunder, the T-Wolves look like a team that is still trying to get themselves together. Heading to this match against the Thunder, the availability of Towns makes is still up in the air.
Players to Watch: A. Wiggins SF 29 GP 29 GS 35.2 MIN 24 PTS 1.3 OR 4 DR 5.3 REB 3.4 AST 0.7 STL 1 BLK 2.5 TO 2.4 PF 1.4 AST/TO 17.89 PER
J. Teague PG 31 GP 13 GS 28.5 MIN 13.8 PTS 0.4 OR 2.3 DR 2.7 REB 6.3 AST 0.8 STL 0.4 BLK 2.3 TO 2.1 PF 2.8 AST/TO 17.23 PER
R. Covington PF 36 GP 35 GS 28.7 MIN 12.6 PTS 0.7 OR 5 DR 5.7 REB 1.2 AST 1.6 STL 0.9 BLK 1.5 TO 3 PF 0.8 AST/TO 14.24 PER
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Minnesota Timberwolves 1/13/2020 Betting Numbers
Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games.
Minnesota are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
Oklahoma City Thunder
Nerlens Noel PF Ankle is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Minnesota
Karl-Anthony Towns C Knee is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Picks
The T-Wolves are a team trying to find some consistency and being at home doesn’t help their chances against the Thunder according to Sports Betting. The Thunder is a team that looked like they have been playing together for a few seasons already and the league is taking notice already. Still, the probability of not having Karl-Anthony Towns in this game just solidifies the Thunder’s chances but if he is there, Steven Adams will give him a hard time.
Moneyline: Being the underdogs, the Timberwolves are on +110 at the ML if they win. Thunder is at -130.
ATS: Just 2 points between the Thunder and T-Wolves for this game. OKC is at -2 and the other side has Minnesota is at +2.
TOTALs: Thunder and T-Wolves are given the 218.5 total for this match. Minnesota is the team under while OKC will go the opposite side.
Score Prediction: 113 – 108 Thunder