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minnesota timberwolves vs new york knicks prediction 11/20/2023 sport preview

Minnesota Timberwolves vs New York Knicks Prediction & Betting Tips 11/20/2023

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Minnesota Timberwolves vs New York Knicks 11/20/2023:
  • Take the Timberwolves on the moneyline
  • The Timberwolves should also cover at -3.5
  • Projecting a combined 217 points, we like the over

Minnesota Timberwolves vs New York Knicks Preview

Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Knicks versus the Timberwolves? Tip off is at at 8:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on BSN. The game will be played at Target Center in Minneapolis, MN.

This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 213.5 points, and the Timberwolves are favored to win at home vs. the Knicks. Check out BetCoco for Minnesota Timberwolves – New York Knicks odds

Minnesota Timberwolves vs New York Knicks Head-to-Head and Key Stats

In the last five head to head matchups, the Timberwolves have had the upper-hand, going 3-2. Not only have the Knicks gone 2-1 against the spread in their last three games vs. the Timberwolves, they are also 2-1 ATS the last three times they have faced the Timberwolves on the road.

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Knicks have a straight up record of 5-5 while going 7-3 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 107 points per game in these contests.
  • In their last five games at home, the Timberwolves have a straight up record of 4-1 while going 1-3-1 vs the spread. The team averaged 114 points per game in this stretch.
  • Going back to their previous three games as the underdog, New York has an ATS mark of 2-1 while going 1-2 straight up.
  • Across their last three matchups as the betting favorite, the Timberwolves have an overall record of 3-0 while going 0-2-1 against the spread.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs New York Knicks Prediction

In today’s game against the Timberwolves, the Knicks aim to continue their success with a record above .500, currently at 8-5. Throughout their 13 games, the Knicks have posted a 6-4 record against Eastern Conference opponents, while going 2-1 in non-conference matchups.

Against the spread, New York have an above .500 record vs. the spread sitting at 10-3 ATS. On the road, the Knicks have an ATS record of 6-2 compared to a 4-1 record vs. the spread at home.

New York currently holds an over/under record of 5-8-0 for the season. Their played games maintain an ongoing average of 212.0 points per game, alongside an average over/under line of 222.6.

In their latest game, the Knicks offense put up 122 points against the Hornets. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 50.5% and made 16 threes. On the offensive front, the Knicks have a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, ranking 27th in the NBA. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 7th in terms of percentage and 9th in three-pointers made.

New York’s defense has been playing well, ranking 1st in the NBA with 104.9 points allowed per game.

New York’s defense is currently forcing 12.1 turnovers per game, which is 3rd in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 30th in blocked shots, with an average of 2.6 rejections per game.

Today, the Timberwolves are entering the action with an overall record of 9-3 and have achieved a 3-0 record over their last three games. At this time, the team’s rank is 1st in the Western Conference, and they are also 1st in the Northwest division.

Minnesota has an ATS record of 6-5 so far this season which includes their current two game losing streak vs. the spread. The Timberwolves’ flawless ATS record at home stands at 5-0, while it is 1-5 on the road vs. the spread.

The Timberwolves have seen over half of their games surpassing the over/under lines, resulting in an over/under record of 7-5-0. Their games have an ongoing average of 191.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 221.2.

Minnesota is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 121 points versus the Pelicans. This output is higher than their season-average of 112.9 points per game. The team’s top scorer is Anthony Edwards, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 26, while Karl-Anthony Towns also carries a PPG average of 21.7 into the game.

This season, the Timberwolves defense has been impressive, holding the 5th position in the league while permitting an average of 106.8 points per contest.

On two point field goal attempts, the Timberwolves’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 50.4% and allowing 34.5% from beyond the arc.

Based on projections, we have the Timberwolves coming out on top by a score of 111-106.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs New York Knicks Betting Tips

  • Take the Timberwolves on the moneyline
  • The Timberwolves should also cover at -3.5
  • Projecting a combined 217 points, we like the over

Minnesota Timberwolves Injury Report

  • Jordan McLaughlin – Knee – Out
  • Jaylen Clark – Achilles – Out

New York Knicks Injury Report

  • Evan Fournier – Ankle – Questionable
  • Quentin Grimes – Wrist – Questionable

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