Looking to win big? The Timberwolves and Suns face off at 9:00 ET on AZFa. The Suns are hosting the game at Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 227.5 points, and the Suns are favored to win at home against the Timberwolves.
Coming into today’s game vs. the Suns, the Timberwolves are looking to build on their above .500 record of 8-2. On the road, the Timberwolves have gone 3-2 so far this season compared to their 5-0 mark at home.
Against the spread, Minnesota have an above .500 record vs. the spread sitting at 6-3 ATS. Minnesota has covered the spread in five straight home games and are 5-0 ATS at home compared to 1-3 on the road.
The Timberwolves offense is coming off a game in which they scored 104 points vs. the Warriors. Overall their field goal percentage was 44.4% while connecting on 14 threes. The top scorer for the Timberwolves was Karl-Anthony Towns with 33 points, while Anthony Edwards also chipped in with 20 points.
Minnesota’s defense has been playing well, ranking 1st in the NBA with 102.9 points allowed per game.
The Minnesota defense has allowed opponents to shoot 31.8% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 41.9% of their field goal attempts vs. Minnesota.
Today, the Suns are entering the action with an overall record of 4-6 and have achieved a 0-3 record over their last three games. Away from home, the Suns have a 3-2 record this season, while maintaining a 1-4 record in their home games.
Phoenix has an overall ATS record of 4-6 for the season so far. The Suns have failed to cover the spread in three straight games as the favorite and are 2-1 vs. the spread as the underdog.
In contrast to their season average of 111.8 points per game, the Suns had a below average performance. They scored 99 points against the Thunder and had a field goal percentage of 38.6%. Leading the team in scoring is Kevin Durant, who is averaging 30 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Grayson Allen also maintains a PPG average of 12.2 heading into game.
At present, the Suns’ defense is ranked 14th, allowing 112.1 points per game.
When it comes to forced turnovers, the Suns are forcing 16.2 per game, which is 28th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 2nd in blocked shots at 6.8 per game.
Minnesota’s season finished with a record of 1-3 against the Phoenix Suns during the 2022-2023 NBA season. The games between the two teams resulted in a combined scoring average of 228.2 points. Furthermore, the Timberwolves had an ATS record of 0-4 against the Suns in the same season.
Last season, the Timberwolves and Suns did not face off head-to-head. When looking back over the last three times these two teams have played, the Suns have the leg up at 2-1. The Suns also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 3-0. These games averaged a combined total of 229 points per game leading to an over/under record of 2-1. As the host vs. the Timberwolves, the Suns have gone 3-0 vs the spread.
How to Bet Suns vs. Timberwolves in Arizona
As the underdogs with a spread of +6, we recommend going with the Timberwolves on the point spread. We not only see them covering the spread but also have a strong likelihood of winning this one outright, especially if you’re seeking a higher payout on the moneyline. As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 227.5, and our model projects the Timberwolves and Suns to reach a combined total of 231 points. Our bet is on taking the over.
- ArizonaSharp ATS Prediction: Timberwolves +6
- ArizonaSharp OU Predict: Over 227.5