Sacramento Kings at Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Betting Tips 2/25/2019
Monday, February 25, 2019
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The Sacramento Kings travel to Target Center to play the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday, February 25, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota as 3 point favorites.
The Kings have a record of 31-28. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -1.2 as they average 113.7 points per game while giving up 114.8 per contest. The Timberwolves have an overall mark of 28-31. They currently are 5th in the Northwest Division. They total 112.2 points per contest and give up 112.1, which is a point differential of 0.2.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 35-23-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 31-27-0 against the over/under
Important Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Trends
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 30-28-0 against the spread
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 31-27-0 against the over/under
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Minnesota Timberwolves Injuries
02/23/19 C Gorgui Dieng Personal is questionable Monday vs Sacramento
02/23/19 F Karl-Anthony Towns Concussion is questionable Monday vs Sacramento
01/03/19 SF Robert Covington Ankle is out indefinitely
Buddy Hield comes into this contest averaging 20.7 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 86%. De'Aaron Fox averages 17.2 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.2 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Andrew Wiggins averages 17.9 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Karl-Anthony Towns averages 23.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 12.0 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento averages 113.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 45.2 rebounds per game and 25.6 assists per game, which ranks them 16th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 13.9 per game. The Kings allow 114.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 17th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.4 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 24.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Minnesota is 15th in the league with 112.2 points per game this year. They are 18th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 0.2. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 12th in the NBA. They are 19th in the league in rebounding with 44.9 boards per game, and 16th in assists per contest with 24.6. The Timberwolves are 27th in turnovers per game with 13.2. The Timberwolves surrender 112.1 points per contest, which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 24th with 25.4 assists allowed per contest and 18th with 45.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Timberwolves are 21st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per game.
The Kings are 18th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.6, and their defensive rating of 110.7 is ranked 18th. In terms of pace they are 3rd in the league with 103.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 15th. As a team they are 20th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 23rd in the league. Sacramento is 24th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 13th in the league.
Minnesota is 29th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 10th in the NBA. The Timberwolves are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 111.5, and their offensive rating of 111.7 is ranked 21st. They are 16th in the NBA in pace with 99.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 25th. As a unit they are 22nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 26th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Timberwolves NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Minnesota -3
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