The Minnesota Timberwolves (10-8) visit the Charlotte Hornets (5-14) at Spectrum Center, starting at 5:00 PM ET on Friday, November 25, 2022. The Hornets are 5-point underdogs in the game. The point total is 227.5 points for the contest.
How to bet Timberwolves vs. Hornets
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Charlotte Hornets 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 -197 odds to pick up the win, while the Hornets are listed at +165 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 227.5 points.
Timberwolves vs. Hornets Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Friday, November 25, 2022
- Game Time: 5:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSSE
- Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
- Arena: Spectrum Center
Timberwolves vs. Hornets Betting Trends
The Timberwolves are 7-11-0 against the spread this year. Minnesota has won in nine, or 64.3%, of the 14 contests it has been named as the odds-on favorite in this year. The Timberwolves have gone over the point total in 36.8% of their opportunities this year (seven times in 19 games with a set point total).
The Hornets have eight wins against the spread in 19 games this year. Charlotte is 2-11 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 15.4% of those games). Hornets games this year have eclipsed the over/under 47.4% of the time (nine out of 19 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Timberwolves: Jordan McLaughlin: Out (Calf), Taurean Prince: Out (Shoulder), Kyle Anderson: Questionable (Back), Eric Paschall: Out (Ankle)
Hornets: Dennis Smith: Out (Ankle), Gordon Hayward: Questionable (Shoulder), LaMelo Ball: Out (Ankle), Cody Martin: Out (Knee), Miles Bridges: Out (Personal)
What you need to know about the Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota ranks 12th in the NBA with 114.3 points per game this year. At the other end, it ranks 16th with 113.7 points allowed per contest. The Timberwolves are scoring 115.2 points per game this year when playing at home, which is 1.9 more points than they’re averaging in away games (113.3). On the offensive side of the ball, the Timberwolves have picked up their production a little bit over their last 10 games, scoring 114.5 points per contest over that stretch compared to the 114.3 they’ve racked up over the course of this year.
Minnesota is sinking 11.3 three-pointers per game (21st-ranked in league). It has a 33.3% shooting percentage (25th-ranked) from three-point land. The Timberwolves are attempting 53.2 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 61.1% of the shots they’ve attempted (and 73.4% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 33.9 three-pointers per contest, which are 38.9% of their shots (and 26.6% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the Charlotte Hornets
In 2022-23, Charlotte is 23rd in the league offensively (109.4 points scored per game) and 22nd on defense (114.5 points allowed). In 2022-23 the Hornets are averaging 5.6 fewer points per game at home (106.1) than on the road (111.7). Over their past 10 games, the Hornets are posting 107.2 points per game, 2.2 fewer points than their season average (109.4).
In 2022-23 Charlotte is third-worst in the NBA in 3-point makes (10.5 per game) and third-worst in 3-point percentage (31.7%). The Hornets attempt 64.5% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 35.5% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 74.6% of the Hornets’ baskets are 2-pointers, and 25.4% are 3-pointers.
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