The Minnesota Timberwolves (36-37) play the Atlanta Hawks (36-36) as 5-point favorites on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET on BSSE. The matchup has a 241.5 point total.
How to bet Timberwolves vs. Hawks
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Atlanta Hawks Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 5 points, with bookmakers listing the Timberwolves as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Timberwolves have -201 odds to pick up the win, while the Hawks are listed at +168 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 241.5 points.
Timberwolves vs. Hawks Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, March 22, 2023
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSSE
- Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Arena: Target Center
Timberwolves vs. Hawks Betting Trends
The Timberwolves are 34-37-2 against the spread this season. Minnesota has been victorious in 17, or 50%, of the 34 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. The Timberwolves have gone over the point total in 47.2% of their opportunities this year (34 times in 72 games with a set point total).
The Hawks have 31 wins against the spread in 72 games this year. Atlanta has put together an 11-19 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 36.7% of those games). Hawks games this year have gone over the total in 39 of 72 opportunities (54.2%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Timberwolves vs. Hawks Injury Report
Hawks: Dejounte Murray: Out (Illness), Jalen Johnson: Out (Hamstring)
What you need to know about the Minnesota Timberwolves
On offense, Minnesota is posting 115.9 points per game (11th-ranked in league). It is ceding 116.2 points per contest on defense (19th-ranked). At home, the Timberwolves are averaging 0.5 more points per game (116.2) than they are away from home (115.7). The Timberwolves’ offense has been better over their last 10 games, scoring 118.9 points per contest compared to the 115.9 they’ve averaged this season.
Minnesota is making 12 treys per game (16th-ranked in NBA) this year, while putting up a 36.1% three-point percentage (15th-ranked). In terms of shot breakdown, the Timberwolves have taken 61.8% two-pointers (accounting for 72% of the team’s buckets) and 38.2% from beyond the arc (28%).
What you need to know about the Atlanta Hawks
On offense, Atlanta is the fourth-best squad in the NBA (117.6 points per game). On defense, it is 24th (117.5 points allowed per game). At home the Hawks are scoring 117.9 points per game, 0.7 more than they are averaging away (117.2). The Hawks are putting up 121.6 points per contest in their last 10 games, compared to their season average of 117.6.
Beyond the arc, Atlanta is 25th in the league in 3-pointers made per game (10.7). It is 20th in 3-point percentage at 35.3%. The Hawks take 67.1% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 32.9% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 75.9% of the Hawks’ buckets are 2-pointers, and 24.1% are 3-pointers.
Our pick to win this contest is the Timberwolves, and we expect that Hawks will cover the spread (Timberwolves -5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 241.5 points.
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