The San Antonio Spurs will take on the Minnesota Timberwolves at 8 p.m. ET Thursday at Target Center. Minnesota is 5-9 overall and 3-6 at home, while the Spurs are 4-10 overall and 2-6 on the road. The Spurs have lost three consecutive games while the Timberwolves have split their last four games.
The Spurs won two of the three matchups between the teams last season. Minnesota is favored by two points in the latest Timberwolves vs. Spurs odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 218.5. Before entering any Spurs vs. Timberwolves picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- Timberwolves vs. Spurs spread: Timberwolves -2
- Timberwolves vs. Spurs over-under: 218.5 points
What you need to know about the Timberwolves
Minnesota netted a 107-97 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday. Anthony Edwards (26 points) was the top scorer for Minnesota and he scored 16 points in the fourth quarter. Karl-Anthony Towns had 22 points on 75 percent shooting.
Minnesota forced 20 Sacramento turnovers on Wednesday and leads the league with 18.3 forced turnovers per game. The Timberwolves held the Kings to 36.6 percent shooting from the field and they are allowing 43.8 percent on the season. The biggest problem for the Timberwolves has come on the other end of the court as they are shooting just 41.5 percent which ranks 28th in the league.
What you need to know about the Spurs
Meanwhile, San Antonio lost to the Los Angeles Clippers on the road on Tuesday, 106-92. Doug McDermott put up just seven points on 3-for-10 shooting. Dejounte Murray had a near triple-double with 26 points, 12 rebounds, and nine assists, while Derrick White scored 19 points.
Gregg Popovich is fielding his youngest team ever. The average age on this season's Spurs roster is 24.5 years. He's also coaching a team that is going against the trends of the current NBA as the Spurs have attempted the fewest three-pointers but also attempted the most two-pointers.
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