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(8-19) Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Atlanta Hawks (14-14)
Date: Wednesday December 21
Time: 7:30PM EST
Venue: Phillips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia
NBA Moneyline Odds: Off
NBA Betting Odds: Off as of 7:25pm ET Tuesday.
NBA Betting Total: Off
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The Minnesota Timberwolves travel to Atlanta to take on the Hawks in a getaway game.
Both teams come into this game with big wins in their last game. They will both be looking for a win to continue the momentum into the holiday season.
This is the first meeting between the two teams, but Minnesota won both games last year.
The Minnesota Timberwolves come into this game playing their best basketball of the season. They are 2-1 in the last three games and could easily be 3-0.
If it wasn’t for a late game collapse against the Rockets they would be looking for a 4th win in a row against the Hawks.
Karl Anthony Towns is the leader of this Wolves team. Over the last two games Towns is averaging 36 points and 15 rebounds. He is playing with a lot of confidence right now and all parts of his game seem to be clicking.
The Wolves defensive numbers aren’t good. They give up 106.9 points and opposing teams shoot 46.8 percent from the field. As
As bad as the numbers are the Wolves have been playing better team defense as of late. They are getting key stops when needed, and aren’t having a complete meltdown for a full quarter.
The Timberwolves have struggled on the road this season, coming into this game with a 4-9 record.
The Atlanta Hawks have been a very hard team to figure out. They beat really good teams, and then lose to really bad teams.
The Hawks have the stars on their team to be competitive in the Eastern Conference. It’s just a question on if they will put it all together to be able to make a big run. They are 4-6 over the last 10 games, but 2-1 in their last three.
Those two wins came over the Thunder and the Raptors. In this stretch they also have loses against the Suns and the Pistons.
They have had no trouble scoring points as of late, but have had problems playing defense.
In the last five games they have given up 115.4 points per game and opposing teams are shooting 50.7 percent.
During this five game stretch they have been exceptional on offense. They have scored 113 points per game and have shot over 50 percent from the field.
At home this season the Hawks are 7-6.
NBA Betting Trends:
- Over is 27-13-1 in MIN last 41 road games.
- Under is 9-3 in ATL last 12 vs. Western Conference.
- ATL are 5-12 ATS in their last 17 games overall.
- Over is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings.
- Road team is 11-4-2 ATS in the last 17 meetings.
Free Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Atlanta Hawks NBA Prediction:
If the good Hawks team shows up, they are the better team on paper. But if the bad Hawks team shows up the Timberwolves will have a real shot.
I think in the end Towns will be too much for the Hawks and they will win the game but it will be close.
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NBA Free Score Prediction: Minnesota 110 – Atlanta 107
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