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
The spread for this matchup is set at 7 points, with oddsmakers listing the Kings as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Kings have -272 odds to pick up the win, while the Timberwolves are listed at +221 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 238.5 points.
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%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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%).
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.
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