Minnesota Timberwolves vs Atlanta Hawks NBA Parlay 11/25/2019
Game: Minnesota Timberwolves vs Atlanta Hawks
Date: Monday, November 25, 2019
Location: State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA
TV: Fox Sports Southeast - Atlanta
Odds/Point Spread: Minnesota -4.5
Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks (4-12, 5th in the Southeast Division) play the Minnesota Timberwolves (8-8, 3rd in the Northwest Division) at State Farm Arena on Monday, November 25, 2019. Atlanta opens this contest as 4.5 point underdogs. The over/under is set at 236.5.
The Timberwolves are covering the spread 46.7% of the time, having gone 7-8-1 ATS. Atlanta is covering 43.8% of the time, going 7-9-0 against the spread.
Key Minnesota Timberwolves Injuries
11/23/2019 Shabazz Napier PG Hamstring Game Time Decision
11/23/2019 Jake Layman SF Toe Game Time Decision
11/23/2019 Josh Okogie SG Knee Game Time Decision
11/23/2019 Robert Covington PF Personal Game Time Decision
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
11/23/2019 Cam Reddish SF Wrist Game Time Decision
11/19/2019 Kevin Huerter SG Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Dec 17
Andrew Wiggins averages 25.2 points per contest in 34.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.5 assists per game and 5.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 70%. Karl-Anthony Towns comes into this game averaging 26.4 points per contest while playing 33.2 minutes per night. He grabs 12.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Jabari Parker averages 16.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes 1.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Trae Young scores 25.9 points per contest while playing 34.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.4 rebounds per contest and has 8.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Timberwolves allow 115.3 points per contest which is 23rd in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 29th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 48.4 rebounds a game which ranks 27th, and they allow 23.9 assists per game which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Minnesota averages 113.4 points per contest, which is 9th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 25th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 30th in the NBA. They average 48.1 boards per contest and 23.3 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 12th with 16.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawks give up 117.7 points per game, which ranks them 26th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 22nd and 20th in those defensive statistics. They rank 19th with 24.4 dimes allowed per game and 9th with 44.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Hawks are 25th in the league in forcing turnovers with 16.9 per contest. Atlanta is 20th in the NBA with 107.8 points per contest this season. They are 16th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -9.9. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 28th in the league. They are 27th in the NBA in rebounding with 42.3 boards per contest and 17th in assists per game with 23.7. The Hawks are 2nd in turnovers per contest with 17.7.
The Timberwolves are 21st in the league in defensive rating with 108.1, and their offensive rating of 106.3 is ranked 16th. They are 4th in the NBA in pace with 104.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 24th. As a unit they are 24th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 4th in the NBA. Minnesota is 15th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 17th in the NBA.
Atlanta is 3rd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 5th in the NBA. The Hawks are 28th in the league in defensive rating with 114.1, and their offensive rating of 104.5 is ranked 28th. They are 11th in the NBA in pace with 102.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 21st. As a unit they are 22nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 19th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Minnesota -4.5 and over 236.5 total points
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