Kings vs Timberwolves Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Monday, March 27, 2023

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The Sacramento Kings (45-29) host the Minnesota Timberwolves (38-37) at Golden 1 Center, beginning at 10:00 PM ET on Monday, March 27, 2023. The Timberwolves are 7-point underdogs in the game. The over/under for the matchup is set at 238.5 points.

How to bet Kings vs. Timberwolves

Sacramento Kings vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 7 points, with oddsmakers listing the Kings as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Kings have -272 odds to pick up the win, while the Timberwolves are listed at +221 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 238.5 points.

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Kings vs. Timberwolves Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Monday, March 27, 2023
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBCS
  • Location: Sacramento, California
  • Arena: Golden 1 Center

Kings vs. Timberwolves Betting Trends

The Kings have played 74 games, with 41 wins against the spread. Sacramento has been victorious in 33, or 70.2%, of the 47 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Kings games this year have gone over the point total 38 times in 75 opportunities (50.7%).

The Timberwolves are 35-38-2 against the spread this season. Minnesota has put together a 20-20 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 50% of those games). Timberwolves games this year have eclipsed the over/under 35 times in 75 opportunities (46.7%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Kings

Kings Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
De’Aaron Fox 66 25.3 4.2 6.1 1.2 0.3 1.7
Domantas Sabonis 72 19.1 12.5 7.3 0.8 0.5 0.4
Kevin Huerter 68 15.4 3.4 3 1.1 0.3 2.8
Harrison Barnes 74 15.1 4.6 1.6 0.7 0.1 1.7
Malik Monk 71 13.5 2.6 3.9 0.6 0.3 1.8

Timberwolves

Timberwolves Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Anthony Edwards 72 24.6 5.8 4.4 1.6 0.7 2.7
Rudy Gobert 63 13.8 11.6 1.1 0.8 1.4 0
Jaden McDaniels 72 12.1 3.9 2 0.9 1 1.3
Mike Conley 60 11.4 2.7 7 1.1 0.2 2
Naz Reid 66 11.3 4.9 1.1 0.6 0.8 1.1
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Kings: KZ Okpala: Out (Knee), De’Aaron Fox: Probable (Hamstring)

Timberwolves: Matt Ryan: Out (Illness), Karl-Anthony Towns: Out (Injury Management), Taurean Prince: Questionable (Illness), Jaylen Nowell: Questionable (Knee), Anthony Edwards: Questionable (Ankle)

What you need to know about the Sacramento Kings

Because of Sacramento’s defensive struggles this year, ranking fifth-worst in the NBA with 118.5 points allowed per game, it has been forced to lean on its offense, which ranks best in the league averaging 121.1 points per game. The Kings are posting 124 points per game this year at home, which is six more points than they’re averaging in away games (118). The Kings have seen a downturn in scoring lately, putting up 120.9 points per game in their last 10 outings, 0.2 points fewer than the 121.1 they’ve scored this season.

Sacramento ranks fifth-best in the NBA by draining 13.8 three-pointers per game. In terms of three-point percentage, it ranks eighth in the league at 37.4%. Of the shots taken by the Kings in 2022-23, 57.7% of them have been two-pointers (68.2% of the team’s made baskets) and 42.3% have been from beyond the arc (31.8%).

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What you need to know about the Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota is 11th in the league in points scored (115.8 per game) and 18th in points allowed (116.1). At home the Timberwolves are putting up 116.4 points per game, 1.2 more than they are averaging on the road (115.2). The Timberwolves are averaging 119.5 points per game in their last 10 games, which is 3.7 more than their average for the season (115.8).

Minnesota is 15th in the league in 3-pointers made (12.1 per game) and 15th in 3-point percentage (36.2%). In 2022-23, the Timberwolves have attempted 38.2% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 61.8% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 28.2% of the Timberwolves’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 71.8% have been 2-pointers.

Kings vs. Timberwolves Predictions and Pick

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WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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