The Golden State Warriors are a prohibitive favorite to win the 2018 NBAChampionship and make their third consecutive appearance in The Finals. The problem for everyone with Online Wagering is that the Warriors have lost any sense of board value. Golden State is one of the most consistent overlays in the game. The Minnesota Timberwolves on the other hand have show the capability of bringing better than expected board value. The Warriors will host the Wolves on Thursday night.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Golden State Warriors
Date and Time: Thursday, January 25, 2018, 10:30 p.m. Eastern
Location: ORACLE Arena, Oakland, California
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Timberwolves vs. Warriors TV Coverage: TNT
The Golden State Warriors and superstar Stephen Curry have simply gotten far too big with the public in Online Wagering. The brand recognition of being NBA World Champions can always make a team a consistent overlay. Boasting the best player in the game in Stephen Curry only adds to the rush of public money. Golden State is 38-10 straight up but has covered the spread in just 21 out of 48 games. The Warriors have paid out in just nine out of 23 home games. Golden State has paid out in just one out of their last five games. The Warriors have gone under the total in three out of their last four games. Curry is averaging 27.6 points per game. Golden State is the top ranked scoring team in the NBA. The Warriors rank 21st in the NBA for scoring defense.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are primed to end a franchise playoff drought that dates all the way back to 2004. Minnesota is succeeding with a balanced approach that has made them a consistent team. The Minnesota Timberwolves are 31-18 straight up and 24-23-2 against the spread. The Wolves are 12-11-1 against the spread on the road. Minnesota ranks sixth in the NBA for scoring offense and 13th for scoring defense. Jimmy Butler leads the Wolves with 21.7 points per game. Karl Anthony Towns has powered Minnesota with a team best 12.1 boards per game. The T’Wolves are coming off a 126-118 win at the Los Angeles Clippers. The Wolves have gone over the total in their last two games.
Team vs. Team
Minnesota has failed to cover the spread in their last two meetings against Golden State. The Wolves and Warriors have gone under the total in four out of their last five meetings. Minnesota has covered the sportsbook spread in just two out of their last six visits to Golden State. The Wolves and Warriors have gone under the total in four out of their last six games at Golden State.
Matchup to Watch
The matchup comes down to rest. This is the Wolves third away game in four nights. The Warriors have been home for five days. Golden State will be the fresher team. The also offer the advantage for Online Wagering gamblers of having the best player on the floor.
Timberwolves vs. Warriors NBA games Betting Odds Picks
Golden State has will be well rested and has a proven record of getting the money at home against the Wolves.
NBA Betting Online Pick: Golden State Warriors
NBA Betting Online Score Prediction: Warriors 124, Minnesota 105
Check out highlights of the Warriors payout over Minnesota earlier this season.