Los Angeles Clippers at Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Parlay 3/20/2018
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
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The Los Angeles Clippers head to Target Center to take on the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. The opening line for this game has Minnesota as 3.5 point favorites.
The Clippers head into this matchup with a mark of 37-32. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.0 as they are averaging 109.3 points per contest while giving up 108.3 per game. The Timberwolves have an overall record of 40-31. They currently are 4th in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 109.8 points per game and surrendering 107.6, good for a point differential of 2.2.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 37-32-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 37-31-1 against the over/under
Important Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Trends
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 32-37-2 against the spread
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 40-30-1 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/22/17 PG Patrick Beverley Knee is out for season
03/03/18 F Danilo Gallinari Hand is out indefinitely
02/23/18 G Avery Bradley Groin is out for season
Key Minnesota Timberwolves Injuries
02/24/18 F Jimmy Butler Knee is out indefinitely
Lou Williams averages 23 points per contest in 32.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 5.3 assists per game and 2.6 rebounds per contest for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 87%. Tobias Harris comes into this game averaging 18.6 points per contest while playing 33.4 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Karl-Anthony Towns averages 20.7 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 35.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 12.2 rebounds per game and 2.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 86%. Andrew Wiggins has scored 18 points per contest while playing 36.2 minutes per game this season for the Timberwolves. He hauls in 4.1 rebounds per contest and has 1.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers allow 108.3 points per contest which is 22nd in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 8th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.9 rebounds a game which ranks 21st, and they allow 24.2 assists per game which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Los Angeles averages 109.3 points per contest this year, which is 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.97 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 8th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 44 boards per contest and 22.3 assists per game, which ranks them 13th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 12th with 14.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Timberwolves give up 107.6 points per game, which ranks them 18th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 29th and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 20th with 24 dimes allowed per game and 3rd with 41.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Timberwolves are 26th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per contest this year. Minnesota is 6th in the NBA with 109.8 points per contest this season. They are 3rd in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 2.23. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 18th in the league. They are 24th in the NBA in rebounding with 41.8 boards per contest and 16th in assists per game with 22.7. The Timberwolves are 29th in turnovers per contest with 12.5.
The Clippers are 8th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.3, and their defensive rating of 109.4 is ranked 13th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 98.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 9th. As a team they are 9th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 16th in the league. Los Angeles is 14th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 21st in the league.
Minnesota is 29th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 2nd in the NBA. The Timberwolves are 4th in the league in defensive rating with 111.7, and their offensive rating of 114 is ranked 4th. They are 24th in the NBA in pace with 95.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 11th. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles +3.5 and over 227 total points
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