Washington Wizards vs Minnesota Timberwolves Prediction, Pick and Preview, April 5 (4/5): NBA

Washington Wizards vs Minnesota Timberwolves Prediction, Pick and Preview, April 5 (4/5): NBA

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Odds
Time 8:00 p.m. EST
Wizards money line +445
Wizards spread +11.5
Twolves money line -655
Twolves spread -11.5
Over / under 234
2021-2022 season stats
  Washington Wizards Minnesota Timberwolves
Record 34-44 45-34
Road / home record 13-25 25-13
Streak L1 W2
Points per game 108.62 115.77
Points allowed per game 111.72 112.84
Rebounds per game 43.06 44.38
Rebounds allowed per game 44.36 45.78
Over / under record 42-34-2 47-32
Preview

The Washington Wizards travel to Minnesota to take on the Timberwolves on Tuesday night. This is the second and last time these teams face off on the regular season, the Wizards upset the Twolves 115-107 in Washington

WASHINGTON WIZARDS

The Wizards have won 3 of their last 5 games and are 13-25 on the road, they have a 34-44 record overall ranking fourth in the Southwest. Washington is already eliminated.

Kuzma (out) is averaging 17.1 points, 8.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists for the Wizards. Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 22.6 points, 8.9 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.5 blocks over the past 10 games for Washington.

In their last 10 games the Wizards are 5-5, averaging 110.4 points, 41.4 rebounds, 26.8 assists, 6.1 steals and 5.0 blocks per game while shooting 47.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.4 points.

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES

The Twolves have won3 of their last 5 games and are 25-13 at home so far this season with a 45-34 record overall ranking 3rd in the Northwest division. Minnesota leads the Western Conference with 115.8 points and is shooting 45.7%.

Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 24.6 points, 9.8 rebounds and 3.6 assists for the Timberwolves. Anthony Edwards is averaging 3.4 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Minnesota.

In their last 10 games the Twolves are 6-4, averaging 124.0 points, 42.3 rebounds, 26.4 assists, 9.0 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 49.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 121.3 points per game.

BETTING TRENDS

Washington are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games.

Minnesota are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games.

Prediction

The Wizards are done for the season and are dealing with some injuries again. They're have been terrible on the road and are covering the spread only the 31% of the time away from home. The Twolves are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games at home and they're fighting for the 6th playoffs seed so they'll come out strong for this game. Take the Twolves to win and cover.

PICK: Timberwolves -11.5 (-110)

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