Sunday, December 13, 2015
US Airways Center
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The Minnesota Timberwolves travel to US Airways Center to play the Phoenix Suns on Sunday, December 13, 2015. The opening line for this game has Phoenix as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 210.5.
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The Timberwolves come into this game with an overall record of 9-13 and a road record of 6-4. They are 4th in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.9 as they are averaging 102.4 points per game while giving up 103.3 per contest. The Suns have an overall record of 10-14 and a home record of 6-6. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 105.2 points per game and surrendering 105.2, good for a point differential of 0.
Andrew Wiggins comes into this contest averaging 21 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Timberwolves. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Karl-Anthony Towns averages 15.2 points per game in 28.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 9.3 rebounds per game for Minnesota. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Brandon Knight averages 20.5 points per game while playing 36 minutes per contest this year for the Suns. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 5.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Eric Bledsoe averages 22.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 6.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Minnesota averages 102.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 21st in the league. They average 53 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per game which ranks them 11th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 15 per game. The Timberwolves allow 103.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 20 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Phoenix averages 105.2 points per game this year which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 9th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 52.7 rebounds per game and 20.5 assists per contest which ranks them 16th and 22nd respectively. In the turnover department the Suns rank 28th with 16.8 per game. The Suns allow 105.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 27th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.1 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 21.7 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. The Suns force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the NBA.
Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Trends
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 10-11-1 against the spread
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 11-10-1 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 11-13-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 14-10-0 against the over/under
Minnesota Timberwolves Injuries
12/12/15 PG Andre Miller Personal "?" Sunday vs. Phoenix
10/26/15 C Nikola Pekovic Achilles out indefinitely
Phoenix Suns Injuries
12/12/15 C Tyson Chandler Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
Josh's Pick: Take Minnesota
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