2024 NBA Western Conference Finals Mavericks vs. Timberwolves Picks (05/22/2024)

2024 NBA Western Conference Finals Mavericks vs. Timberwolves Picks (05-22-2024)

Certainly, the Minnesota Timberwolves have shamed NBA betting skeptics after a thrilling seven-game second-round win against the defending NBA champion Denver Nuggets. Minnesota rallied to win the final two games of the series. Including game seven at Denver. Now the Wolves face the surprising Dallas Mavericks, who are also coming off a seven-game thriller against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Timberwolves and Mavericks have not been regular top contenders in the Western Conference. Thus, their emergence has caught many fans and gamblers by surprise. But Minnesota and Dallas have proven themselves and a competitive series is expected.

2024 NBA Playoffs Western Conference Finals Dallas Mavericks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves

Date and Time:Wednesday, May 22, 2024, 5:30 p.m ET.
Location:Target Center, Minneapolis, MN.
TV Coverage:TNT
Odds at SBG Sportsbook
TeamSpreadTotalML
Mavericks+4 -110207 -110+150
Timberwolves-4 -110207 -110-180
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Dallas Mavericks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Series Schedule

  • Game 1: Mavericks vs. Timberwolves, Wednesday, May 22 – 8:30 p.m. ET (TNT)
  • Game 2: Mavericks vs. Timberwolves, Friday, May 24 – 5:30 p.m. (TNT)
  • Game 3: Timberwolves vs. Mavericks, Sunday, May 26 – 5 p.m. (TNT)
  • Game 4: Timberwolves vs. Mavericks, Tuesday, May 28 – 5:30 p.m. (TNT)
  • Game 5: Mavericks vs. Timberwolves, Thursday, May 30 – 5:30 p.m. (TNT)*
  • Game 6: Timberwolves vs. Mavericks, Saturday, June 1 – 5:30 p.m. (TNT)*
  • Game 7: Mavericks vs. Timberwolves, Monday, June 3 – 5:30 p.m. (TNT)*

Minnesota Timberwolves Team Overview

The Minnesota Timberwolves are 56-26 straight up, 41-41 against the spread, and 41-41 over/under the sports betting total. Late on, Minnesota has covered two out of their last nine games. In comparison, the Timberwolves have gone over the total in four of its previous five matchups. Minnesota is 3rd in the Western Conference playoff standings. Minnesota is one game behind the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference playoff race.

In sum, Minnesota has NBA metrics of 18th for scoring offense, 10th for field goal percentage, 3rd for 3-point field goal percentage, 18th for free throw percentage, and 15th for offensive rebounding. At the same time, on defense, the Timberwolves have NBA metrics of 1st for scoring defense, 1st for field goal percentage permitted, 7th for 3-point field goal percentage allowed, and 4th for defensive rebounding.

So far in the NBA Playoffs, SG Anthony Edwards leads with 28.9 points, 6.2 rebounds, and 5.9 assists per game. C Karl Anthony Towns adds 18.8 points and 9.3 rebounds per contest. And then Rudy Gobert brings 12.2 points and 10.9 rebounds per contest.

Dallas Mavericks Team Overview

The Dallas Mavericks are 50-32 straight up, 48-34 against the spread, and 36-46 over/under the NBA betting total. Late on, Dallas has covered five out of their last seven games. While the Mavericks have gone under the total in six of its previous eight matchups. Dallas is 5th in the Western Conference playoff standings. Dallas is seven games behind the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference playoff race.

Overall, Dallas has NBA metrics of 7th for scoring offense, 11th for field goal percentage, 13th for 3-point field goal percentage, 27th for free throw percentage, and 21st for offensive rebounding. While on defense, the Mavericks have NBA metrics of 20th for scoring defense, 20th for field goal percentage permitted, 18th for 3-point field goal percentage allowed, and 25th for defensive rebounding.

So far in the NBA Playoffs, PG Luka Doncic leads the Mavericks with 27.3 points, 9.7 rebounds, and 9.1 assists per game. PG Kyrie Irving adds 21.1 points and 5.4 assists per game.

Dallas Mavericks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves SBG Free Pick

In this situation, Minnesota has slightly more depth to get them past Dallas.

Dallas Mavericks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves SBG Best Bet: Minnesota Timberwolves.

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