Timberwolves vs 76ers NBA Odds & Expert Prediction

Timberwolves vs 76ers NBA Odds & Expert Prediction

Written by on January 15, 2019

The Minnesota Timberwolves travel to Philadelphia to take on the 76ers in one of the more intriguing games on Tuesday, January 15. The T’Wolves have had a tough season, so far, while Philly’s been great. But, Minnesota has been hot lately. Will the T’Wolves continue surprising? Or, will the 76ers win and cover?

Timberwolves vs 76ers NBA Odds & Expert Prediction

Why Minnesota Timberwolves are a good bet +6?

Early in the season, the Minnesota Timberwolves were one of the worst teams in the NBA. The T’Wolves could get nothing positive going. Lately, though, they’ve turned it around.

Minnesota beat Orlando 120-103. They took down the L.A. Lakers 108-86. Then, in their most impressive win in their last 5 games, they beat Oklahoma City on the road 119-117. Even a loss to Dallas at home couldn’t stop the Timberwolves from taking down New Orleans 110-106. Minnesota’s hot. It will show on January 15.</p.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Points/G: 111.6
  • Field Goal %: 45.1
  • 3-Point %: 35.5
  • Free Throw %: 79
  • Rebounds/G: 44.7
Defense:
  • Points/G: 111
  • Field Goal %: 45.9
  • 3-Point %: 37
  • Free Throw %: 76
  • Rebounds/G: 45.9

Why Philadelphia 76ers are a good bet -6?

Are the 76ers a safe bet on Tuesday night?

Philadelphia’s become one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference. The 76ers are only behind Toronto and Boston for the best record in the East.

The 76ers had won 4 straight before 2 straight losses, to Washington on the road and to Atlanta. Philadelphia is now back on track after beating the Knicks 108-105 on the road. Philly should have no trouble beating and covering versus Minnesota on Tuesday night.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Points/G: 114.6
  • Field Goal %: 46.9
  • 3-Point %: 35.1
  • Free Throw %: 76.4
  • Rebounds/G: 47.3
Defense:
  • Points/G: 112.5
  • Field Goal %: 45.2
  • 3-Point %: 34.7
  • Free Throw %: 77.4
  • Rebounds/G: 43.5

NBA Betting Trends for Timberwolves vs 76ers

  • Minnesota is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 4-1 SU in the last 5 games
  • The total went OVER in 12 of Minnesota’s last 14 games
  • Philadelphia is 1-4 ATS in the last 5 games
  • Philadelphia is 5-2 SU in the last 7 games
  • The total went OVER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 6 games

Timberwolves vs 76ers Final NBA Betting Analysis

The 76ers have gotten the press, but they’re not playing as well as Minnesota has in the last few games. The T’Wolves have really turned it on while the 76ers struggled to get past a seriously inferior team in New York in their last.

Philadelphia’s giving up way too many points in this matchup. For some reason, the 76ers can’t cover against anybody right now. The T’Wolves are the inferior team. But, the 76ers will play like the inferior squad on Jan. 15.

NBA Betting Pick: Minnesota Timberwolves +6

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