Timberwolves vs. Hawks Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, March 22, 2023

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Timberwolves vs. Hawks Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, March 22, 2023

NBA Predictions

Trae Young’s Atlanta Hawks (36-36) will look to upset Anthony Edwards and the Minnesota Timberwolves when the Hawks play the Timberwolves on March 22, 2023. The line has the Timberwolves favored by 5 points against the Hawks. The matchup features an over/under of 241.5.

Timberwolves vs. Hawks Odds

  • Timberwolves odds to win: -201
  • Hawks odds to win: +168
  • Spread: Timberwolves (-5)
  • Total: 241.5

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET
  • Where: Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • TV: BSSE and BSN

Who Will Win Timberwolves vs. Hawks?

Timberwolves and Hawks Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

When they have played as at least 5-point favorites this season, the Timberwolves are 8-11-2 against the spread.

The Hawks are 6-4 against the spread when an underdog by 5 points or more this year.

These teams average a combined 233.5 points per game, 8.0 fewer points than the over/under of 241.5 set for this game.

Minnesota and Atlanta have seen its opponents average a combined 7.8 fewer points per game than the over/under of 241.5 set in this outing.

The Timberwolves’ average point total in outings this year is 232.2, 9.3 points less than the total in this game.

The average point total for Atlanta this year is 6.4 points fewer than this game’s over/under.

Minnesota’s ATS record is 34-37-2 this season.

So far this year, the Hawks have put together a 31-39-2 record against the spread.

Timberwolves Stats & Insights

The Timberwolves score 115.9 points per game (11th in the NBA) and allow 116.2 (19th in the league) for a -20 scoring differential overall.

The Timberwolves lose the rebound battle by 3.1 boards on average. They record 41.6 rebounds per game, which ranks 23rd in the league, while their opponents pull down 44.7 per contest.

Minnesota makes 12.0 three-pointers per game (16th in the league), while its opponents have made 12.6 on average.

The Timberwolves’ 111.2 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 22nd in the NBA, and the 111.2 points they allow per 100 possessions rank 11th in the league.

The Timberwolves have scored at a higher rate at home than away from home in the 2022-23 season (116.2 at home versus 115.7 on the road), though they have allowed fewer points in home games than away from home (115.0 opponent points per home game versus 117.5 on the road).

Hawks Stats & Insights

The Hawks put up 117.6 points per game (fourth in league) while giving up 117.5 per contest (24th in NBA). They have a +4 scoring differential.

Atlanta is 10th in the NBA at 44.1 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 44.5 its opponents average.

The Hawks hit 1.2 fewer threes per contest than the opposition, 10.7 (25th in the league) compared to their opponents’ 11.9.

The Hawks record 114.8 points per 100 possessions (fifth in league), while allowing 116.3 points per 100 possessions (28th in NBA).

Atlanta averages 117.9 points per game at home, and 117.2 away.

Timberwolves Key Players to Watch

Edwards leads active Timberwolves players in scoring, tallying 24.7 points per game to go with 5.9 rebounds and 4.4 assists.

Mike Conley is averaging 11.4 points, 7.1 assists and 2.7 rebounds a game, while Rudy Gobert adds 13.9 points, 1.1 assists and 11.5 rebounds per matchup.

Edwards makes more threes per game than any other (active) member of the Timberwolves, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.7 per contest.

Edwards averages 1.6 steals per game, while Gobert swats 1.4 shots per contest.

Hawks Key Players to Watch

The Hawks go-to guy, Young, leads active Hawks players in both scoring (26.8 points per game) and assists (10.1 assists per game).

Clint Capela has per-game averages of 11.9 points, 0.9 assists and 11.1 rebounds this season.

Young makes 2.2 treys per game.

Young’s 1.1 steals and Onyeka Okongwu’s 1.3 blocks per game are key to the Hawks’ defensive performance.

Timberwolves vs. Hawks Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Hawks (+ 5)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (241.5)

  • Prediction:
    Timberwolves 118 – Hawks 115

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