Minnesota Timberwolves vs San Antonio Spurs Basketball Betting Tips 11/27/2019
Game: Minnesota Timberwolves vs San Antonio Spurs
Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Location: AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX
TV: Fox Sports Southwest - San Antonio
Odds/Point Spread: San Antonio -2
AT&T Center is the venue where LaMarcus Aldridge and the San Antonio Spurs (6-12, 4th in the Southwest Division) will take on the Minnesota Timberwolves (9-8, 3rd in the Northwest Division) on Wednesday. San Antonio opens this contest as 2 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 228.5.
The Timberwolves cover 50.0% of the time, having gone 8-8-1 ATS. San Antonio is covering 22.2% of the time, going 4-14-0 against the spread.
Key Minnesota Timberwolves Injuries
11/25/2019 Shabazz Napier PG Hamstring Game Time Decision
11/25/2019 Jake Layman SF Toe Game Time Decision
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Andrew Wiggins averages 25.2 points per game in 34.9 minutes per contest. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%. Karl-Anthony Towns comes into this contest averaging 26.5 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 12.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is at 78%.
DeMar DeRozan averages 22.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 4.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 83%. LaMarcus Aldridge averages 18.8 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.7 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Timberwolves allow 115.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 12th and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.0 rebounds a game which ranks 26th, and they give up 24.1 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the league. Minnesota averages 114.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 48.0 rebounds per game and 23.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 3rd and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 16.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spurs surrender 115.3 points per contest, which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 26th and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 28th with 25.9 assists allowed per contest, and 7th with 43.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Spurs are 1st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12.6 per game. San Antonio is 12th in the league with 112.3 points per game this year. They are 4th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -3.0. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 14th in the NBA. They are 13th in the league in rebounding with 45.9 boards per game and 16th in assists per contest with 24.0. The Spurs are 25th in turnovers per game with 14.1.
The Timberwolves are 20th in the league in defensive rating with 108, and their offensive rating of 107 is ranked 15th. They are 4th in the NBA in pace with 104.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 23rd. As a unit they are 24th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 4th in the NBA. Minnesota is 15th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 18th in the NBA.
San Antonio is 24th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 5th in the NBA. The Spurs are 7th in the league in defensive rating with 114, and their offensive rating of 111.1 is ranked 27th. They are 16th in the NBA in pace with 101.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 15th. As a unit they are 14th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 30th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Timberwolves/Spurs NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take San Antonio -2
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