The Sacramento Kings (27-21) visit the Minnesota Timberwolves (27-25), with the matchup starting at 8:00 PM ET from Target Center on Monday, January 30, 2023. The Kings are just 1-point favorites in the game. The matchup’s over/under is 238.
How to bet Kings vs. Timberwolves
Sacramento Kings vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 1 point, with bookmakers listing the Kings as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Kings have -115 odds to pick up the win, while the Timberwolves are listed at -104 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 238 points.
Kings vs. Timberwolves Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, January 30, 2023
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Arena: Target Center
Kings vs. Timberwolves Betting Trends
The Kings are 26-21-1 against the spread this season. Sacramento has been victorious in 19, or 67.9%, of the 28 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Kings games this year have hit the over on 22 of 52 set point totals.
The Timberwolves have played 52 games, with 24 wins against the spread. Minnesota has gone 12-13 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 48% of those games). Timberwolves games this year have gone over the total in 23 of 52 opportunities (44.2%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Timberwolves: Taurean Prince: Questionable (Ankle), Rudy Gobert: Questionable (Groin), Jordan McLaughlin: Out (Calf), Karl-Anthony Towns: Out (Calf), Eric Paschall: Out (Ankle)
What you need to know about the Sacramento Kings
Sacramento has been carried by its offense, as it ranks best in the NBA by scoring 119.5 points per game. It ranks 22nd in the league in points allowed (116.6 per contest). At home, the Kings are averaging 9.2 more points per game (123.6) than they are in road games (114.4). The Kings have seen an uptick in scoring lately, putting up 124.1 points per game in their last 10 contests, 4.6 points more than the 119.5 they’ve scored this season.
With 13.6 treys per game, Sacramento is seventh in the NBA. It sports a 37% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks eighth in the league. The Kings have taken 57.9% two-pointers and 42.1% from beyond the arc this season. Of the team’s baskets, 68.5% are two-pointers and 31.5% are threes.
What you need to know about the Minnesota Timberwolves
With 115.2 points scored per game and 115 points allowed, Minnesota is 10th in the NBA on offense and 19th on defense. The Timberwolves are putting up more points at home (117.3 per game) than on the road (112.7). The Timberwolves are averaging 116.8 points per contest over their last 10 games, which is 1.6 more than their average for the season (115.2).
In 2022-23, Minnesota is 18th in the NBA in 3-point makes (11.7 per game) and 17th in 3-point percentage (35.7%). The Timberwolves attempt 61.9% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 38.1% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 72.4% of the Timberwolves’ buckets are 2-pointers, and 27.6% are 3-pointers.
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