Timberwolves vs. Wizards Pick
The Washington Wizards look to pick up a needed win at home tonight when they host the Minnesota Timberwolves at 7PM ET.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Wizards are favored at home tonight, as they are getting odds of -7.5 points against the Timberwolves. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 217.5 points.
Washington is 35-36 overall, 19-18 at home and 36-35 against the spread. Minnesota is 23-48 overall, 11-25 on the road and 34-36-1 against the spread. Washington won the lone meeting this season, 104-98 in Minnesota back on March 2. The Wizards also covered a 3.5-point spread.
The Wizards saw a 5-game win streak snapped on Wednesday in a 122-101 loss at home to Atlanta. The Timberwolves are coming off a 113-104 win over the Kings at home and they have covered in four straight games. Despite Minnesota’s current hot streak at the betting window, look for Washington to bounce back tonight. The Wizards have covered in 8 of their last 11 at home and Minnesota is just 1-9 ATS in its last 10 trips to Washington. The Wizards can’t afford another loss to a bad team right now if they want to make a playoff push.
FRIDAY’S NBA FREE PICK: WASHINGTON WIZARDS -7.5