Wolves Host Resurgent Spurs in Friday NBA Betting Online Action

January 15th, 2019 NBA Basketball, Sportsbook

Above all San Antonito has reminded gamblers why it is one of the most successful franchises in all of professional sports.  With the arrival of DeMar DeRozan the Spurs have a marquee man that makes them a consistent NBA betting online threat.  Head coach Gregg Popovich has demonstrated the ability to adapt to changing circumstances and rosters time and again in his 23-year career at San Antonio.  On the whole Minnesota has been a better wagering value than one might expect.  Consider all of the off the court tumult that has plagued this franchise for the past few months.

San Antonio Spurs vs. Minnesota Timberwolves

Date and Time:  Friday, January 18, 2019, 8 p.m. ET

Location:  Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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San Antonio Spurs

Late on San Antonio has cooled off with just one payout in their last four games.  The Spurs are now 25-20 straight up, 26-18-1 against the spread and 25-19-1 over the total.  In turn San Antonio is a game behind first place Houston in the Southwest Division. Guard DeMar DeRozan is a key NBA betting online asset.  As an example, DeRozan is averaging 21.9 points per game.  Additional support comes form forward LaMarcus Aldridge with 20.8 points and 8.6 rebounds per game.  Gregg Popovich’s team ranks 11th for scoring offense and 12th for points allowed.

Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota has been beating the sportsbook in recent days.  To show the Wolves have paid in four of their last five games with eight of their last 10 clearing the total.  Minnesota now stands at 21-22 straight up, 23-20 vs. the odds and 22-21 over the total.  As a result, the T-Wolves are in the Northwest Division basement.  Metrics wise Minnesota ranks 14th in the Association for scoring and 18th for points allowed.  Center Karl Anthony Towns leads with 22.4 points and 12.6 rebounds per game.

Stats to Consider

San Antonio has not been profitable on the road in recent games.  To illuminate, the Spurs have covered just four of their last 11 games away from home. Seven of their last 10 road tilts have gone over the total.  Contrarily Minnesota has been a reliable betting value at Target Center.  The Timberwolves have covered 13 of their last 19 home court matchups.  Six of their last eight Target Center matchups have gone over the total.

Team vs. Team

In this head to head series the Spurs have had the superior wagering value over the Wolves.  In fact the Spurs have covered 12 of their last 17 games with the T-Wolves.  Five of the last six between these teams have gone over the total.  And at Target Center San Antonio has had the advantage as well.  The Spurs have come away with the cash in six of their last eight visits to Minnesota.  Four of the last six in this matchup at Target Center went under the total.

Matchup to Watch

The NBA betting online matchup advantage is San Antonio’s depth and better balance.  Furthermore, the Spurs are a solid road betting value on the road and at Minnesota.  The combination of DeRozan and Aldridge is among the best tandems in the NBA.

Spurs vs. Timberwolves NBA Betting Online Picks

San Antonio looks like the better value here.

Spurs vs. Timberwolves NBA Betting Online Pick:  San Antonio Spurs

Spurs vs. Timberwolves NBA Betting Online Score Prediction:  Spurs 98, Wolves 88

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