He had a plus-10. 7 net rating against the Bucks in 2021-22. Minnesota has covered in its previous two showings at home, while Milwaukee is 1-4 ATS in its previous five games against the Western Conference. Prediction: Minnesota Timberwolves +3. 0 (-110) Full-Game Total Pick As I’ve mentioned, both teams have been awful from deep thus far. They’ve also played tough defense, especially the Bucks, so I’m backing the under on the totals.
0 boards, and 1. 6 blocks through eight games with his new team. Anthony Edwards is leading the way for the T-Wolves with 23. 1 points a night, and Karl-Anthony Towns is adding 21. 6 points, 8. 3 rebounds, and 5. 5 assists per game. Best Bets for this Game All predictions are made well in advance of game time.
0 points. Last season, the Timberwolves swept the Bucks, outlasting Milwaukee 113-108 as 6-point road underdogs and 138-119 as 3-point home favorites. The Bucks are off to a flying startThe Milwaukee Bucks (7-0; 6-1 ATS) are rolling on a seven-game winning streak following Wednesday’s 116-91 thrashing of the Detroit Pistons. Two days after narrowly beating Detroit 110-108 as 13. 5-point favorites, the Bucks covered an 11.
The line has been set pretty high because neither team prefers to play at a slow pace. Minnesota ranks fourth in the NBA in possessions per 48 minutes (102. 2), while Milwaukee is 16th (100. 1). The under is 14-5 in Milwaukee’s last 19 games overall and 6-1 in its last seven outings on the road. On the other side, five of the Timberwolves’ last six games overall and six of their previous nine contests at home have gone under the total. Prediction: Go under 227.
The Bucks are making all the difference on the defensive side of the ball, allowing 101. 9 points per 100 possessions (1st) on 42. 3% shooting from the field (also 1st) and 34. 0% from beyond the 3-point line (tied-12th). Milwaukee is missing five players due to injuries including Khris Middleton. The three-time All-Star is considered week-to-week, so the Bucks will continue to lean on Antetokounmpo, who’s averaging 33. 6 points and 12.