Timberwolves vs. Wizards NBA Betting Guide

Posted by Ryan Knuppel on March 24, 2016 in

A Western Conference teams heads East on Friday to take on an Eastern Conference team. The Minnesota Timberwolves will battle the Washington Wizards. Coming into Wednesday’s games, the Minnesota Timberwolves held a 22-48 record. The Timberwolves were only ahead of the Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Lakers in the West. For the Washington Wizards, they went into Wednesday’s game with a 35-35 mark. The Wizards trailed the Bulls and the Pistons by just 1.5 games for the final spot in the East. Check out the updated NBA online betting spread here.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Washington Wizards NBA Betting Guide

When: Friday, March 25 at 7:00 PM EST
Where: Verizon Center in Washington, DC
TV:  Fox Sports
Radio: SiriusXM Radio
Stream Option:  NBA Stream

Why Bet on the Wizards

Washington came into Wednesday’s game against the Hawks as winners of five straight games. It’s a great time to start playing well, in an effort to try grabbing a postseason berth. The Wizards are led by their guard play, led by John Wall. Wall is scoring 20.2 points per game, and also dishing out 10 assists per game. Washington is scoring 103.2 points per game, while allowing 103.9. The Wizards made the postseason last year, and have averaged 45 wins in their past two seasons.

Why Bet on the Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves come into Wednesday’s game as losers of 7 out of their last 10 games. The Timberwolves have allowed more than 100 points per game in their last four. On the season, Minnesota is allowing teams to score 105.8 points per game, which ranks 24th in the league. Andrew Wiggins, in his second season in the league is leading the Timberwolves in scoring with 20.7 points per game. Minnesota already has 6 more wins than a season ago, where they finished 16-66.

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Expert Pick & Final Score Prediction

The Washington Wizards need every win they can get to finish up the season. The Wizards are first glad to be back at .500 for the season. Now, Washington wants to get into the postseason, even if it means a first round matchup against the Cleveland Cavaliers. For Minnesota, they are looking to finish the season strong, but do not have much to play for. Look for the more motivated team to win this game at home. Bet the Washington Wizards -6 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. Our final score prediction for this game is Washington 104 and Minnesota 92.