The Minnesota Timberwolves (2-1) host the San Antonio Spurs (2-1) at Target Center on Monday, October 24, 2022. The contest starts at 8:00 PM ET and airs on BSN. The Spurs are 8.5-point underdogs in the game. A 234.5-point over/under has been installed for this matchup.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. San Antonio Spurs Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 8.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Timberwolves as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Timberwolves have -357 odds to pick up the win, while the Spurs are listed at +284 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 234.5 points.
Timberwolves vs. Spurs Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, October 24, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSN
- Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Arena: Target Center
Timberwolves vs. Spurs Betting Trends
The Timberwolves’ record against the spread last year was 43-37-2. Minnesota finished with a 33-12 record in games it was favored on the moneyline last season (winning 73.3% of those games). The Timberwolves had 50 of their 82 games go over the point total last season.
Against the spread, the Spurs were 44-37-1 last season. San Antonio won 15, or 28.8%, of the 52 games it played as underdogs last season. In 82 Spurs games last season, 40 of them went over the total.
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Timberwolves vs. Spurs Injury Report
Timberwolves: Kyle Anderson: Out (Back), Eric Paschall: Out (Ankle)
What you need to know about the Minnesota Timberwolves
Last season, Minnesota was best in the league offensively (115.9 points scored per game) and ranked 24th on defense (113.3 points allowed). On offense, the Timberwolves scored 113.4 points per game in home games, compared to 118.4 points per game away from home.
Minnesota was the best team in the NBA in 3-pointers made (14.8 per game) and 12th in 3-point percentage (35.8%) last year. The Timberwolves took 45.4% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line last year, and 54.6% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 35.5% of the Timberwolves’ buckets were 3-pointers, and 64.5% were 2-pointers.
What you need to know about the San Antonio Spurs
On offense, San Antonio scored 113.2 points per game (eighth-ranked in league) last year. It allowed 113 points per contest on defense (23rd-ranked). At home, the Spurs averaged 113.6 points per game last season. Away, they averaged 112.7.
San Antonio struggled to rack up threes, ranking fifth-worst in the league with 11.3 treys per game. It ranked 16th with a 35.3% shooting percentage from downtown last year. The Spurs attempted 60.7 two-pointers per game last year, which accounted for 65.5% of the shots they attempted (and 73.9% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they attempted 32 threes per contest, which were 34.5% of their shots (and 26.1% of the team’s buckets).
Timberwolves vs. Spurs Predictions and Pick
Our prediction to win this game is the Timberwolves, and we project that Spurs will cover the spread (Timberwolves -8.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 234.5 points.
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