The Minnesota Timberwolves (2-2) host the San Antonio Spurs (3-1) at Target Center, beginning at 8:00 PM ET on Wednesday, October 26, 2022. The Spurs are 9.5-point underdogs in the game. A 235-point over/under is installed for the matchup.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. San Antonio Spurs Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 9.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Timberwolves as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Timberwolves have -423 odds to pick up the win, while the Spurs are listed at +326 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 235 points.
Timberwolves vs. Spurs Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, October 26, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSSW
- Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Arena: Target Center
Timberwolves vs. Spurs Betting Trends
The Timberwolves were 43-37-2 against the spread last year. Minnesota was favored on the moneyline 45 total times last season. It finished 33-12 in those games. There were 50 Timberwolves games (out of 82) that went over the total last season.
Against the spread, the Spurs were 44-37-1 last season. San Antonio was underdogs 52 times last season and won 15, or 28.8%, of those games. In 82 Spurs games last year, 40 of them hit the over.
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Timberwolves vs. Spurs Injury Report
Timberwolves: Austin Rivers: Doubtful (Hip), Kyle Anderson: Out (Back), Eric Paschall: Out (Ankle)
What you need to know about the Minnesota Timberwolves
On offense, Minnesota was the best team in the league (115.9 points per game) last year. On defense, it was 24th (113.3 points allowed per game). The Timberwolves scored 113.4 points per game in home games. In road games, they fared better offensively, averaging 118.4 points per contest.
Last season, Minnesota was best in the league in 3-point makes (14.8 per game), and it ranked No. 12 in 3-point percentage (35.8%). Last year, the Timberwolves took 54.6% of their shots from inside the arc, and 45.4% from beyond it. In terms of makes, 64.5% of the Timberwolves’ baskets were 2-pointers, and 35.5% were 3-pointers.
What you need to know about the San Antonio Spurs
On offense, San Antonio averaged 113.2 points per game (eighth-ranked in league) last year. It gave up 113 points per contest on defense (23rd-ranked). At home, the Spurs scored 113.6 points per game last season, 0.9 more than they averaged on the road (112.7).
While San Antonio ranked in the bottom five in the NBA in threes per game with 11.3 (fifth-worst), it ranked 16th in the league with a 35.3% three-point percentage. Of the shots taken by the Spurs last year, 65.5% of them were two-pointers (73.9% of the team’s made baskets) and 34.5% were three-pointers (26.1%).
Timberwolves vs. Spurs Predictions and Pick
Our pick to win this game is the Timberwolves, and we project that Spurs will cover the spread (Timberwolves -9.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 235 points.
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