Minnesota Timberwolves vs Houston Rockets Prediction, Pick and Preview, April 3 (4/3): NBA
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- Apr 3, 2022, 9:05:55 AM
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|Time||7:00 p.m. EST|
|Twolves money line||-900|
|Rockets money line||+575|
|Over / under||243|
2021-2022 season stats
|Minnesota Timberwolves||Houston Rockets|
|Road / home record||19-21||11-28|
|Points per game||115.47||109.37|
|Points allowed per game||112.59||111.79|
|Rebounds per game||44.54||42.15|
|Rebounds allowed per game||45.91||45.78|
|Over / under record||46-32||42-35-1|
The Minnesota Timberwolves continue on the road and will visit the Houston Rockets on Sunday night. This is the third and last time time these teams face off this season, the Twolves won the last 2 games by an 18 points margin both.
The Twolves have lost 3 of their last 5 games and are 19-21 on the road so far this season with a 44-34 record overall ranking 3rd in the Northwest division. The Timberwolves are 30-20 against Western Conference opponents. Minnesota ranks seventh in the league with 25.5 assists per game led by D'Angelo Russell averaging 7.0.
Anthony Edwards averages 3.0 made 3-pointers per game for the Timberwolves, scoring 21.0 points while shooting 36.0% from beyond the arc. Towns is shooting 54.9% and averaging 25.4 points over the past 10 games for Minnesota.
In their last 10 games the Twolves are 6-4, averaging 121.4 points, 43.7 rebounds, 25.3 assists, 8.9 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 47.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 118.5 points.
The Rockets have lost 3 games in a row and are 11-28 at home with a 20-58 record ranking fifth in the Southwest. The Rockets have gone 11-40 against Western Conference teams. Houston is 8-15 when it has fewer turnovers than its opponents and averages 15.7 turnovers per game.
Kevin Porter Jr. is averaging 14.6 points and 6.2 assists for the Rockets. Jalen Green is averaging 21.8 points over the last 10 games for Houston.
In their last 10 games, the Rockets are 3-7, averaging 112.9 points, 42.4 rebounds, 25.9 assists, 8.2 steals and 5.8 blocks per game while shooting 46.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.9 points per game.
Minnesota are 12-5 ATS in their last 17 games.
Minnesota are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against Houston.
Houston are 15-23-1 ATS at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston's last 9 games.
The Twolves have struggled lately losing 4 of their last 5 games and are just 19-21 on the road this season but they have dominated the Rockets, in their last 2 head to head games the Twolves beat them by 18 pts. Rockets are covering the spread only the 38% of the time at home so expect the Twolves to dominate the game again.
PICK: Timberwolves -12.5 (-110)
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