Grizzlies vs Timberwolves Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Friday, January 27, 2023

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The Memphis Grizzlies (31-17) visit the Minnesota Timberwolves (25-25) at Target Center, beginning at 7:30 PM ET on Friday, January 27, 2023. The Timberwolves are 3.5-point underdogs in the game. The over/under is set at 238 points for the matchup.

How to bet Grizzlies vs. Timberwolves

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Grizzlies as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Grizzlies have -152 odds to pick up the win, while the Timberwolves are listed at +128 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 238 points.

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Grizzlies vs. Timberwolves Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Friday, January 27, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBA
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Arena: Target Center

Grizzlies vs. Timberwolves Betting Trends

In the Grizzlies’ 48 games this year, they have 23 wins against the spread. Memphis has been victorious in 30, or 76.9%, of the 39 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Grizzlies games this year have hit the over on 23 of 50 set point totals.

Against the spread, the Timberwolves are 22-26-2 this year. Minnesota has won 43.5% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (10-13). The Timberwolves have hit the over 46% of the time this year (23 of 50 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Grizzlies Leaders
Ja Morant 40 27.3 5.5 8 1 0.3 1.7
Desmond Bane 28 21.6 5.1 4.2 0.8 0.3 3
Jaren Jackson Jr. 32 16.2 6.6 0.9 1 3.2 1.6
Dillon Brooks 44 15.8 3.5 2.7 0.8 0.2 1.9
Tyus Jones 48 10.8 2.3 4.8 1 0 1.6


Timberwolves Leaders
Anthony Edwards 50 24.5 6 4.5 1.7 0.6 2.7
D’Angelo Russell 47 17.6 2.9 6.2 1.1 0.4 2.5
Rudy Gobert 41 13.4 11.6 0.9 0.9 1.3 0
Jaden McDaniels 47 11.5 3.7 1.9 1.1 1.1 1.2
Jaylen Nowell 50 11.1 2.6 2.1 0.7 0.1 1.1
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Grizzlies vs. Timberwolves Injury Report

Timberwolves: Rudy Gobert: Questionable (Groin), Taurean Prince: Out (Ankle), Jordan McLaughlin: Out (Calf), Karl-Anthony Towns: Out (Calf), Eric Paschall: Out (Ankle)

What you need to know about the Memphis Grizzlies

Memphis is ceding 112.6 points per game this season (13th-ranked in NBA), but it has really shined offensively, averaging 117.1 points per game (fifth-best). When playing at home, the Grizzlies are posting 5.6 more points per game (120) than they are in road games (114.4). The Grizzlies have seen an increase in scoring recently, putting up 121.1 points per game in their last 10 outings, four points more than the 117.1 they’ve scored this year.

So far this season, Memphis is draining 11.5 threes per game (19th-ranked in NBA) and is shooting 34.9% (21st-ranked) from beyond the arc. In terms of shot breakdown, the Grizzlies have taken 64.7% two-pointers (accounting for 73.7% of the team’s buckets) and 35.3% threes (26.3%).

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What you need to know about the Minnesota Timberwolves

On offense Minnesota is the 11th-ranked squad in the NBA (115.2 points per game). Defensively it is 19th (115.4 points conceded per game). At home the Timberwolves are scoring 117.5 points per game, 4.8 more than they are averaging away (112.7). The Timberwolves have performed better offensively over their previous 10 games, compiling 116.2 points per contest, one more than their season average of 115.2.

Beyond the arc, Minnesota is 18th in the league in 3-pointers made per game (11.6). It is 19th in 3-point percentage at 35.4%. In 2022-23, the Timberwolves have attempted 37.9% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 62.1% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 27.3% of the Timberwolves’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 72.7% have been 2-pointers.

Grizzlies vs. Timberwolves Predictions and Pick

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Luis Escalante

Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014 and is currently the Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. Luis comes from an analytics background, leveraging his data skills with multiple years of experience in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting.

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