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Washington Wizards vs Minnesota Timberwolves 11/15/2019 NBA Odds and Picks

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Washington Wizards vs Minnesota Timberwolves 11-15-2019 NBA Odds and Picks

Washington Wizards vs Minnesota Timberwolves 11/15/2019 – The Minnesota Timberwolves (7-4) will look to continue their fantastic start in the season, as Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins eye their team’s third straight win against the hapless Washington Wizards (2-7). Wiggins’ remarkable play as of late is steadily elevating the Timberwolves status as a casual NBA Moneyline favorite and NBA future darkhorse.

Washington Wizards vs Minnesota Timberwolves 11/15/2019

When: November 15, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Target Center
TV: NSWA
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Washington Wizards vs Minnesota Timberwolves 11/15/2019 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Washington Wizards +7.5 (-110) 234 o (-110) +240

Minnesota Timberwolves
-7.5 (-110) 234 u (-110) -310
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Washington Wizards Betting

Through the first three weeks, the Wizards have built notoriety for being an entertaining run-and-gun squad with a lack or absence of defense. Washington is one of the bottom-feeders in terms of defensive efficiency (115.4 ratings), but one of the fastest in the league at 104 possession in 48 minutes. Bradley Beal has been a one-man show for the Wiz without injured point guard John Wall.

Players to Watch: Bradley Beal (28.1 PPG, 3.6 RPG, 4.8 APG), Thomas Bryant (14.7 PPG, 9.3 RPG, 2.3 APG), Rui Hachimura (14.4 PPG, 5.9 RPG, 1.6 APG)

Minnesota Timberwolves Betting

The Minnesota Timberwolves are playing like a different team this season, boasting a top-6 offense (117.2 points allowed per game) and defense (116.2) in the entire league. Advanced metrics also showed Minnesota as one of the elite teams in three-point shooting percentage at 42 percent true shooting. Wiggins recorded at least 25 points and 5 assists in the last five straight games to the delight of Wolves’ fans.

Players to Watch: Andrew Wiggins (25.9 PPG, 5.1 RPG, 3.6 APG), Karl-Anthony Towns (25.8 PPG, 12.0 RPG, 4.2 APG), Jeff Teague (13.9 PPG, 2.1 RPG, 6.3 APG)

Washington Wizards vs Minnesota Timberwolves 11/15/2019 Betting Numbers

Trends

Washington Wizards

Washington are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games.
Wizards are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against Minnesota.
Washington are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
Washington are 4-14 SU in their last 18 games when playing on the road against Minnesota.
Wizards are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
Washington are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Northwest division.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 7 games played on a Friday.

Minnesota Timberwolves

The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota’s last 7 games.
Their total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota’s last 8 games against Washington.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games at home.
Minnesota are 14-4 SU in their last 18 games when playing at home against Washington.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games this season.
Minnesota are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
Timberwolves are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games played in November.
Minnesota are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games played on a Friday.

Injuries

Washington Wizards

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

Minnesota Timberwolves

Shabazz Napier PG Hamstring is out indefinitely
Andrew Wiggins SF Personal is OUT Friday vs Washington
Jordan Bell PF Ankle is “?” Friday vs Washington

Head-to-Head
Washington Wizards Minnesota Timberwolves
36-44-2 Against the Spread 40-42
50-32 Straight Up 44-38
114 Points per Game 112
116 Points Allowed per Game 113
46.06 Offensive FG% 44.01
82.58 Offensive FT% 76
34.49 Offensive 3PT% 30.89
47.46 Defensive FG% 46.32
79.91 Defensive FT% 74.01
37.67 Defensive 3PT% 38.74

Washington Wizards vs Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Picks

This is the second and final regular-season meeting between these teams after Minnesota scored a resounding 131-109 win on November 2. In that game, the Wolves shot a staggering 54.3 FG% and limited the Wizards to just 38.8 FG%. Find the best NBA bets, whether that be NBA Moneyline and NBA parlay betting, at Betnow.

Moneyline: The Wolves are 3-2 at the Target Center and 4-1 as favorites.

ATS: The Wolves will overcome a 7-point handicap and improve their ATS record 7-4-1, thanks to the hot-shooting of Wiggins and Towns.

TOTALs: This game will go OVER the total, which opened at 234 points. The Timberwolves scored 120 and 129 points in their last two games. The Wizards, on the other hand, scored 133 points in a shootout with Boston last Wednesday.

Score Prediction: 126-118 Timberwolves