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MINNESOTA, MN (ATS Consultants) – The Timberwolves will look to hand the struggling Pistons yet another loss when the two teams clash at 8:00PM ET tonight.

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ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Timberwolves as 6-point favorites over the Pistons, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 197 points. Detroit is 25-51 on the year and 10-28 on the road, while Minnesota is 28-47 overall and 18-20 at home.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Timberwolves opened as 6.5-point favorites but the spread has been bet down to 6 at most online and Vegas sports books. As for the total, it opened at 198 and has been bet down to 197.5 or 197 depending on what sports book you view.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 62% of NBA public bettors currently favor the Timberwolves. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided to get the most updated public betting numbers.

NBA FREE PICK: Take Minnesota. According to latest NBA trends, Detroit is: 2-8 ATS last 10 vs. Western Conference, 0-5 ATS last 5 vs. Northwest Division and 0-4 ATS last 4 playing on 2 days rest. Minnesota is: 4-1 ATS last 5 in series, 7-3-1 ATS l11 vs. Eastern Conference, 5-1 ATS last 6 overall and 8-2 ATS last 10 vs. Central Division.

The Detroit Pistons (25-51 SU, 35-41 ATS, 35-38-3 O/U) are coming off a 98-93 loss at Boston on Wednesday, getting 6.5. Minnesota (28-46 SU, 35-37-2 ATS, 33-39-2 O/U) defeated Milwaukee on the road, 107-98, getting 4.5 on Wednesday. The Timberwolves have won three of their last four and four of their last six. The Timberwolves would likely be a playoff team if Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio had been healthy all season. Rubio is averaging 10.6 points and 7.6 assists per game and has brilliant as of late, dishing out 34 assists in his last three games. He's also averaging 16 points per game his last four contests. The Timberwolves have owned Detroit, winning five straight in this series. That will continue against on Saturday night with an easy cover.

2013 NBA FREE PICK: MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES -6

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