Timberwolves vs. Suns Prediction
Will tonight's Timberwolves and Suns game be low-scoring for bettors at 9:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Suns are 1-point home underdogs versus the Timberwolves after opening as a 2.5-point dog. As for the total, the number currently sits at 213.5 after opening at 214.5.
The Timberwolves should have Ricky Rubio available tonight. He says he's recovered from the hip injury that kept him out of the second half of last Thursday's game against the Clippers. Shabazz Muhammad, meanwhile, scored 20 points off the bench on Sunday, converting 9-of-14 shots with 3-pointers, five rebounds, one assist and one steal in a win over the Nuggets.
The Suns are coming off back-to-back wins at New York (107-105) and at Toronto (115-103), and have now won three of their last five games. Eric Bledsoe scored a career-high 40 points with 13 assists, six rebounds and four 3-pointers in the victory over Toronto. Devin Booker, meanwhile, scored 20 points with four rebounds, two assists, two steals and five 3-pointers in 42 minutes.
OUR PREDICTION: The under is a perfect 6-0 in the last six meetings between these two teams in Phoenix and has cashed in five of the last seven meetings between these two teams. The under is also 4-1 in the Timberwolves' last five games overall, is 8-2 in their last 10 games versus Western Conference and 19-2 in their last 12 games coming off a win.
TUESDAY NBA PREDICTION: TIMBERWOLVES/SUNS UNDER 213.5