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memphis grizzlies vs minnesota timberwolves prediction 11/26/2023 sport preview

Memphis Grizzlies vs Minnesota Timberwolves Prediction & Betting Tips 11/26/2023

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Memphis Grizzlies vs Minnesota Timberwolves 11/26/2023
  • Take the Timberwolves on the moneyline
  • The Timberwolves should also cover at -6.5
  • Our NBA model projects 212 points, and we suggest taking the under

Memphis Grizzlies vs Minnesota Timberwolves Preview

The Timberwolves and Grizzlies are set to face off at 6:00 ET on BSSE. The Grizzlies will host the game at FedExForum in Memphis, TN.

In this Western matchup, the Timberwolves are the betting favorite against the Grizzlies. The over/under for the game is 216.5 points. Check out BetCoco for Memphis Grizzlies – Minnesota Timberwolves odds

Memphis Grizzlies vs Minnesota Timberwolves Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The Timberwolves and Grizzlies did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Timberwolves have a record of 2-1. The Timberwolves also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 218 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-2.

  • In their last five games away from home, the Timberwolves have a straight up record of 4-1 while going 1-3-1 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 114 points per game in these contests.
  • The Grizzlies are 3-2 ATS in their last home games and 3-2 straight-up.
  • Going back to their previous five games as the underdog, Memphis has an ATS mark of 2-3 while going 1-4 straight up.
  • The Timberwolves have played well in their last three games as the betting favorite, going 2-1 straight up and 2-1 against the spread.

Memphis Grizzlies vs Minnesota Timberwolves Prediction

Over the Timberwolves’ last five games, they are 3-2 and come in with an overall record of 11-4. In road games, the Timberwolves have a 4-3 record this season, in contrast to their 7-1 record when playing at home.

Currently, Minnesota holds an above .500 ATS record of 8-6 so far this year. Minnesota has failed to cover the spread in two straight road games and are 1-5 ATS on the road compared to 7-1 at home.

The Timberwolves have achieved an over/under record of 9-6-0 so far this season. The games they’ve played have an ongoing average of 191.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 221.3.

In their recent game, the Timberwolves’ offense concluded with 111 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 113 points per contest. Leading the team in scoring is Anthony Edwards, who is averaging 26.7 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Karl-Anthony Towns also maintains a PPG average of 22 heading into game.

The Timberwolves’ defense is presently ranked 4th in the league, allowing an average of 107.0 points per contest.

Minnesota’s defense is currently forcing 14.3 turnovers per game, which is 20th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 3rd in blocked shots, with an average of 6.4 rejections per game.

Looking at the Grizzlies’ previous ten games, they are 2-8 and face the Timberwolves with an overall mark of 3-12. This season, when playing on the road, the Grizzlies have a 3-5 record, while their record at home is 0-7.

Memphis has an overall ATS record of 5-10 as they come into today’s game. The Grizzlies maintain an ATS record of 3-5 on the road, while they have a 2-5 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

In terms of their over/under record, the Grizzlies are 6-9-0 so far this season. Their played games maintain an ongoing average of 215.0 points per game, alongside an average over/under line of 222.9.

Against the Suns, the Grizzlies had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 106.2 points per game. They scored 89 points and posted a field goal percentage of 46.2% in the game. Coming into the game, the Grizzlies offense has strugled with their outside shot this season, hitting threes at a rate of just 33%. On average, they get up 40.1 three-point attempts per game and are averaging 15.5 made free-throws.

Coming into the game, the Grizzlies’ defense has finished two straight games with an increased number of points allowed. Overall, they are 18th in the league at 113.7 points per game allowed.

On two point field goal attempts, the Grizzlies’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 52.0% and allowing 40.4% from beyond the arc.

According to our analysis, we anticipate the Timberwolves to win this one with a projected score of 111-101.

Memphis Grizzlies vs Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Tips

  • Take the Timberwolves on the moneyline
  • The Timberwolves should also cover at -6.5
  • Our NBA model projects 212 points, and we suggest taking the under

Memphis Grizzlies Injury Report

  • Marcus Smart – Ankle – Out
  • Steven Adams – Knee – Out
  • Luke Kennard – Knee – Out
  • Ja Morant – Suspension – Out
  • Brandon Clarke – Achilles – Out
  • Xavier Tillman Sr. – Knee – Out
  • Jake LaRavia – Eye – Out

Minnesota Timberwolves Injury Report

  • Jordan McLaughlin – Knee – Out
  • Jaden McDaniels – Ankle – Out
  • Jaylen Clark – Achilles – Out

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