Timberwolves vs. Spurs Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Saturday, April 8, 2023

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Timberwolves vs. Spurs Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, April 8, 2023

NBA Predictions

Odds are against Keldon Johnson and the San Antonio Spurs (21-59), who are a 13.5-point underdog when they square off with Anthony Edwards and the Minnesota Timberwolves (40-40) on April 8, 2023. A point total of 233 has been set for the game.

Timberwolves vs. Spurs Odds

  • Timberwolves odds to win: -1005
  • Spurs odds to win: +658
  • Spread: Timberwolves (-13.5)
  • Total: 233

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Saturday, April 8, 2023 at 4:00 PM ET
  • Where: in ,
  • TV: CW35 and BSN

Who Will Win Timberwolves vs. Spurs?

Timberwolves and Spurs Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Timberwolves are winless against the spread (0-1) when playing as at least 13.5-point favorites.

The Spurs have a 6-6 record against the spread in games they were an underdog by 13.5 points or more this year.

These teams average a combined 227.9 points per game, 5.1 fewer points than the over/under of 233 set for this matchup.

Opponents of the two teams average a combined 5.5 more points per game, 238.5, than this game’s over/under of 233 points.

The average point total in Timberwolves games this season is 1.9 fewer points than the over/under of 233 in this matchup.

The average over/under for San Antonio’s games this season is 2.3 more points than the point total of 233 in this outing.

So far this season, Minnesota has put together a 37-41-2 record against the spread.

The Spurs are 32-48-0 against the spread this season.

Timberwolves Stats & Insights

The Timberwolves score 115.4 points per game (13th in the NBA) and allow 115.7 (18th in the league) for a -28 scoring differential overall.

The 41.9 rebounds per game the Timberwolves average rank 23rd in the league, and are 2.7 fewer than the 44.6 their opponents collect per outing.

Minnesota connects on 12 three-pointers per game (16th in the league) at a 36.2% rate (16th in the NBA), compared to the 12.4 its opponents make while shooting 37% from beyond the arc.

The Timberwolves rank 23rd in the NBA with 111 points scored per 100 possessions, and 10th in the league defensively with 111.1 points conceded per 100 possessions.

The Timberwolves have been slightly better offensively at home, where they score 116 points per game, compared to on the road, where they put up 114.8 per game. Defensively, they are slightly better in home games, where they concede 115.2 points per game, versus playing on the road, where they allow opponents to score 116.3 per game.

Spurs Stats & Insights

The Spurs are being outscored by 10.3 points per game, with a -824 scoring differential overall. They put up 112.5 points per game (24th in NBA), and give up 122.8 per outing (30th in league).

The 43.4 rebounds per game San Antonio accumulates rank 15th in the league, 1.6 fewer than the 45 its opponents grab.

The Spurs make 11 three-pointers per game (23rd in the league), 1.4 fewer than their opponents. They are shooting 34.3% from deep (26th in NBA) and opponents are shooting 38.9%.

The Spurs’ 106.9 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 30th in the NBA, and the 117.6 points they concede per 100 possessions rank 30th in the league.

San Antonio is putting up more points at home (114.7 per game) than on the road (110.3).

Timberwolves Key Players to Watch

The scoring leader for the Timberwolves this season is Edwards (among active players), who averages 24.5 points, 5.7 rebounds, and 4.5 assists per game.

Mike Conley is averaging 11.7 points, 6.7 assists and 2.8 rebounds a game, while Rudy Gobert adds 13.6 points, 1.2 assists and 11.7 rebounds per outing.

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 1.5 steals per game, while Gobert has 1.3 blocks per contest.

Spurs Key Players to Watch

Johnson pours in 22 points per game and also tacks on five rebounds and 2.9 assists per contest.

This season, Zach Collins is averaging 11.6 points, 2.8 assists and 6.4 rebounds per game.

Johnson hits 2.1 treys per game.

The Spurs’ defensive effort gets a lift from Tre Jones (1.3 steals per game) and Collins (0.8 blocks per game).

Timberwolves vs. Spurs Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Spurs (+ 13.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Over (233)

  • Prediction:
    Timberwolves 120 – Spurs 113

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