In a huge NBA battle on Tuesday – the Minnesota Timberwolves and Los Angeles Clippers will get together in Minneapolis. The Los Angeles Clippers come into the game chasing the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Clippers are 37-32, which is 10th in the Western Conference. Los Angeles is just 2 games behind the Timberwolves.
Minnesota has struggled big time since the loss of Jimmy Butler. The Timberwolves are coming off a 129-120 loss to Houston. Overall, Minnesota has dropped back to back games. In this game on Tuesday, the Timberwolves are small favorites over the Clippers. The Minnesota Timberwolves are -3 over the Los Angeles Clippers in NBA action on Tuesday.
Clippers Looking to Gain Game in Standings
Lou Williams is the top scorer for the Clippers. The former 6th man of the year winner is scoring 23 points per game, and dishing out more than 5 assists per game. The Clipper are also seeing their new addition Tobias Harris score more than 20 per game. Los Angeles has lost three straight games, and allowed 120+ in back to back games.
The Clippers are 22nd in all of the NBA in defense. The Clippers are allowing more than 108 points per game. Los Angeles is not going to win 50+ games for the first time in 7 seasons. Los Angeles won 51 games a season ago.
Minnesota Looking to Hang On
The Timberwolves need this win, and they need it badly. Minnesota is back home, where they have won 26 out of 35 games. The Timberwolves are coming off back to back losses to the Spurs and the Rockets. Those two games, the Timberwolves allowed 123 points per game, and scored 110.
Karl Anthony Towns is picking up the slack of losing Jimmy Butler. THe big man from Kentucky is scoring 20.7 points per game, and also ripping down 12.2 rebounds per game. Andrew Wiggins, Jeff Teague and Taj Gibson are combining for more than 44 points per game for Minnesota as well. The Timberwolves are scoring nearly 110 points per game.
Minnesota Downs Clippers on Tuesday
This should be a pretty fun Western Conference game with a ton on the line. Look for Minnesota to breath a sigh of relief, as they come away with a massive win. The Timberwolves are getting Butler back soon, and hopefully for them that means enough wins to get into the postseason.
The Clippers are giving great effort, but are going to fall a little short in this game. When you bet on the National Basketball Association game on Tuesday – take the Timberwolves. Betting the Minnesota Timberwolves -2 over the Los Angeles Clippers is the way to go. Bet on the Minnesota Timberwolves -3 over the Los Angeles Clippers in the NBA at MyBookie.