Wednesday will see the Minnesota Timberwolves (39-37) and the Phoenix Suns (40-35) clash in an Western Conference game at the Footprint Center. The Phoenix Suns are two spots ahead of the sixth-placed Minnesota Timberwolves, sitting fourth in the Western Conference. The Phoenix Suns have a great chance at victory, but the Minnesota Timberwolves should not be underestimated. With a string of successful matches lately, they are sure to arrive at the Footprint Center feeling confident.
Phoenix Suns VS Minnesota Timberwolves Betting expert picks
Phoenix Suns VS Minnesota Timberwolves Moneyline
Take the Phoenix Suns to win (1.38) on the moneyline at AZ sports betting sites.
The Phoenix Suns have the advantage going into Wednesday’s game, with -260 moneyline odds being given. This suggests there is a 72% chance of a victory for the hosts. At the Footprint Center, they have bagged six wins in their last ten games. Their last match resulted in a win against the Utah Jazz, 103-117. Despite being seen as the underdog with +215 odds, the Minnesota Timberwolves should feel confident about their chances due to their impressive three-game win streak on the road, as well as their most recent victory against the Sacramento Kings, which ended 115-119.
If you are thinking of betting on the game at the Footprint Center, it is suggested to go with the Phoenix Suns, offering -260 for a win. Their record is 40-35 for the season.
Phoenix Suns VS Minnesota Timberwolves Spread
Take the Phoenix Suns -6.5 (1.91) as they are the best bet on Arizona betting apps.
The Phoenix Suns are the clear frontrunners in the game, holding a 6.5-point advantage over the Minnesota Timberwolves. In their last five home matches against the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Phoenix Suns were victorious in four of them. They had an average margin of victory of 11.8 points.
The Phoenix Suns have gone 19-16-1 ATS at Footprint Center. Their overall record for the season is 38-35-2 ATS. For the past ten matches at home, the Phoenix Suns covered four times. They kept their opponents down to 114.1 points per game and scored 116.1 points on average.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have covered the spread in their last three road games. Their record away from home is 18-19-1 ATS. In their last ten, Minnesota Timberwolves topped the spread five times, scoring an average of 117.6 points and conceding 119.0 points.
Phoenix Suns VS Minnesota Timberwolves Total
Total over 234.5 (1.91) is our pick on the total.
The Phoenix Suns and the Minnesota Timberwolves have faced each other in ten games, with an average of 230.7 points between them. In the last five matches at the Footprint Center, the average score was 234.2 points.
The total line for the Phoenix Suns vs Minnesota Timberwolves game is 234.5, 6.5 points lower than the average 241-point total for their last five matchups. A bet on the Over in the total market offers an odds of -110.
The Phoenix Suns have gone 38-35 O/U for the season. The total went over in five of their last six games. The Phoenix Suns had four of their previous five home games going above the predicted total line, averaging 231.8 points.
The Minnesota Timberwolves went under the total in their last two road games. Their away record is 20-17 O/U. The total has gone over in three of the previous five Minnesota Timberwolves games, averaging 240.4 points. The Over is 6-4 in the 10 most recent contests.
Phoenix Suns VS Minnesota Timberwolves Betting trends
- Moneyline (ML): Minnesota Timberwolves (+215) | Phoenix Suns (-260)
- Against the spread (ATS): Minnesota Timberwolves +6.5 (-110) | Phoenix Suns -6.5 (-110)
- Over/Under (O/U): 234.5 (-110) | (-110)
Phoenix Suns Form
The Phoenix Suns had a huge victory over the Utah Jazz in their last match. They won 103-117 and hope this will prove to be a turning point, having only 4-6 in their last 10 games.
The Phoenix Suns have had a great offensive recently. Their overall points average for the season is 113.7, and they have been even more impressive over the last five games, scoring 120.0 points per game. Defensively, the Phoenix Suns have struggled to keep opponents from scoring lately. Their last five games saw an average of 117.8 points conceded, leaving their season average at 111.9 points.
As the intense playoff race unfolds, the Phoenix Suns are fighting fiercely to earn a coveted postseason spot. They hold the fourth seed in the Western Conference, with 40 wins under their belt from 75 games.
The only reported injury concern for the Phoenix Suns is Kevin Durant.
Minnesota Timberwolves Form
The Minnesota Timberwolves managed to secure a 115-119 win against the Sacramento Kings in their last game, going 39-37 for the season. They are optimistic that they can ride the momentum of this victory into their upcoming game against the Phoenix Suns, having gone 5-5 in their most recent matches.
The average points scored by Minnesota Timberwolves in the NBA this season is 115.9. When playing away from home, the visitors have put up 115.3 points. Defensively, the Minnesota Timberwolves have restricted opponents to 116.0 points per game on average and 116.9 points on the road.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are in the thick of a thrilling playoff race. Nestled in the sixth seed of the Western Conference, they’ve racked up 39 victories out of 76 exhilarating games.
Karl-Anthony Towns and Matt Ryan are both out injured for the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Phoenix Suns VS Minnesota Timberwolves H2H history
The total went over the 234.5 total line in the most recent encounter between these teams in January 2023. The matchup took place at the Target Center and ended in a 121-116 victory for the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Phoenix Suns have enjoyed the upper hand over the Minnesota Timberwolves from their previous ten matchups. The home side celebrated eight wins to go 8-2 in this series and will look to continue their dominance at the Footprint Center.
In their past ten meetings, the Phoenix Suns pulled off 119.4 points on average per game, whereas Minnesota Timberwolves managed 111.3 points per match.