Timberwolves vs Bulls NBA Game Prediction and Betting 3/17
- Mar 17, 2023, 1:15:07 AM
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The Timberwolves (35-35) take on the Bulls (31-37) in an exciting NBA matchup on March 17, 2023. As both teams aim to improve their standings, this game promises to be a thrilling contest. In this article, we analyze each team's performance, betting trends, public betting data, and provide our prediction and pick for the game. Don't forget to check out the Kingpin.pro iOS and Android app for more expert picks and analysis.
The Timberwolves are currently in seventh place in the Western Conference and have won four straight road games. With an average of 115.5 points per game, they rank 12th in the NBA in scoring. Anthony Edwards leads the team in fast break points, averaging 3.7 points per game. The Timberwolves' effective FG% is 56.0%, ranking 8th in the league. Their defense allows 115.6 points per game, ranking 18th in the NBA.
The Bulls hold the 11th spot in the Eastern Conference, with an 18-16 home game record. They average 113.2 points per game, placing them 20th in the NBA in scoring. Chicago's effective FG% is 54.9%, ranking 14th in the league. DeMar DeRozan leads the team in scoring with an average of 25.1 points per game. Their defense allows 112.5 points per game, placing them 10th in the NBA.
The Timberwolves are 34-36-0 against the spread this season, while the Bulls are 38-29-1. In their last 10 games, the Timberwolves are 4-6, while the Bulls have gone 5-5. The Timberwolves have performed better on the road with a 15-18 record, whereas the Bulls have struggled more at home with an 18-19 record.
Public Betting Data
According to KingPin.pro's public betting data, the majority of the bets for this game are in favor of the Timberwolves to cover the spread. With a strong road game performance and a higher average points per game, the public is leaning towards the Timberwolves.
Considering both teams' current form, statistics, and betting trends, we predict a close game with the Timberwolves edging out the Bulls. The Timberwolves have been performing well on the road, and with their four-game road win streak, they will be motivated to secure another victory.
Pick: Timberwolves to cover
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