Suns vs. Timberwolves Prediction

Phoenix Suns vs. Minnesota Timberwolves, 1/20/19 NBA Predictions & Odds

Will the Phoenix Suns continue their road struggles tonight when they take on the Minnesota Timberwolves tonight at 7PM ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

503 Phoenix Suns vs. Minnesota Timberwolves

Sunday, January 20, 2019

7PM ET – Target Center

Compare odds and from multiple different online sportsbooks and shop for the best lines at our new NBA Odds & Betting Page.

Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Timberwolves are heavily favored at home, as they are getting odds of -12 points against the Suns. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 227.5 points. The public betting for this game currently has 62 percent going on the T’Wolves at home. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our NBA Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.

Suns on road skid

Phoenix has lost three straight, all on the road. They suffered a 135-115 loss at Charlotte on Saturday. The Suns are now 11-36 overall, 4-19 on the road, 21-26 against the spread and 26-21 with the under.

The Suns are struggling on both sides of the floor. The offense is putting up 106.2 points per game this season while shooting just 33.8 percent form the arc. Defensively, Phoenix is allowing 115 points per game while allowing opponents to shoot 48.3 percent. DeAndre Ayton is questionable to play today due to an ankle injury. The rookie center is averaging 16.4 points and 10.6 rebounds this season. Devin Booker is leading the team with 24.7 points and 7.0 assists per game.

T’Wolves trying to avoid losing streak

Minnesota is coming off a 116-113 loss at home to the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night. The Timberwolves have lost and failed to cover in three of their last four. Minnesota is now 21-24 on the season, 15-8 at home, 23-22 against the spread and 24-21 with the over.

The Timberwolves are putting up 111.5 points per game on offense this season while giving up 112 per game. Their defense ranks last in 3-point percentage, as opponents hit 37.5 percent against them. Karl-Anthony Towns is leading the team with 22.2 points and 12.2 rebounds per game while Derrick Rose is adding 18.9 points and 4.8 assists per contest.

NBA Betting Trends

Phoenix

The Suns are 7-0 against the spread in their last seven against a losing team and 7-2 ATS in their last nine road games.

Minnesota

The Timberwolves are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games on 1 day of rest and the home team is 9-4-1 ATS in the last 14 meetings between these two.

Prediction:

Phoenix played yesterday and suffered a loss. The Suns should have some tired legs today and could be without Ayton against one of the best big men in Towns. Minnesota lost to Phoenix on the road back in December, but the T’Wolves are a much different team at home. They are 14-9 ATS at home and their defense is far better on their home floor. I think Minnesota should cruise today.

NBA Prediction: Minnesota Timberwolves -12

Loading...

NBA Headlines

  • LOS ANGELES (AP) The Southern California sports academy previously co-owned by the late Kobe Bryant has retired his ''Mamba'' nickname and rebranded itself nearly four months after the basketball ...
  • The marketing agent who has sued NBA rookie Zion Williamson wants the former Duke star to answer questions about whether he received improper benefits before playing his lone season with the Blue D...
  • B.J. Armstrong might have played a role in the Chicago Bulls getting their 1996, 1997 and 1998 titles - even though he wasn't on those teams.
    Armstrong was the person who, at a breakfast chat ...
  • BEIJING (AP) Yao Ming, the former Houston Rockets star and now president of the Chinese Basketball Association, says the league has three options for resuming the season that has been on hold sinc...
  • Mike Storen, a former ABA commissioner and multisport marketing whiz and the father of ESPN broadcaster Hannah Storm, died Thursday. He was 84.
    Storm said her father died at Emory University H...

NBA Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail The Best NBA Players for the 2019-20 Season This year’s season, even though it had to undergo an indefinite pause due to the unexpected coronavirus pandemic, was a big season for the NBA, with...
Thumbnail NBA Criticized for Testing Players NBA commissioner Adam Silver hopes to “salvage” the 2019-20 season, but also noted that he does not know if or when the season will resume. Can the league season...
Thumbnail Fears Exist NBA Season Could be Lost According to a report by ESPN.com, NBA owners and executives are bracing for the possibility of not return to league play until mid-to-late June. And that’s reportedly...
Thumbnail Bucks still favored to win NBA Finals The NBA is currently in an indefinite hiatus, but oddsmakers and the league still anticipate a 2020 champion being decided at some point, and they see three...
Thumbnail NBA Shutting Down for 30 Days? While league owners have been reportedly encouraging the commissioner to reconsider, Adam Silver says that the NBA will take a 30-day hiatus and use the time to...