On Thursday – the NBA Game of the night features the Minnesota Timberwolves on the road at the top team in the league – the Golden State Warriors. The Minnesota Timberwolves come into Wednesday’s game with the third best record in the Western Conference. The Timberwolves are 4 games back of Houston with their 31-18 record on the season. Minnesota has won back to back games, with their most recent over the Clippers.
The Golden State Warriors are 38-10 on the season, and hold a 3.5 game lead over the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference. The Warriors are coming off a win on Tuesday at home over the New York Knicks. The Golden State Warriors are -7.5 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday in the National Basketball Association.
Warriors Keep Winning
The Golden State Warriors are absolute machines when it comes to winning basketball games. The Warriors are 14 games up in their division, and starting to run away with the top seed in the Western Conference once again. The Warriors have won five out of their last six games, with their lone loss coming at the Houston Rockets.
The Warriors are scoring 115.9 points per game, which leads the way. Steph Curry is the top scorer for the Warriors with 27.6 per game, but Kevin Durant is right behind at 25.9 per game. The Warriors are also first in the league in assists per game, as they are dishing out more than 30 per game. Golden State is seeking their fourth straight season with 60+ wins in the regular season.
Minnesota Great Turn Around in 2017-2018
The Minnesota Timberwolves are going to be a playoff team this season, and that’s a huge step for the organization. The Timberwolves have won back to back games, and 7 out of their last 9 games overall. The two losses came back to back on the road in Orlando and at the Houston Rockets.
The Timberwolves hold a 3 game lead on the Thunder in the Northwest Division. Minnesota is scoring 108.9 points per game, which is 6th in the league. The defense for Minnesota is allowing more than 105 per game. The Timberwolves top scorer this season has been Jimmy Butler, with 21.7 per game.
Golden State Rolls Minnesota
The Minnesota Timberwolves are a really good basketball team. The Timberwolves are going to beat many teams this season. Minnesota will make the postseason, and could possibly be a Western Conference Finals opponent. The problem is – they will be an opponent of the Golden State Warriors.
If the Warriors do not win the Western Conference, it’s a massive upset. The Warriors should also win this game, and win it with ease. When you are betting this game – take the Golden State Warriors -7.5 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday. Bet the Golden State Warriors at -7.5 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday in the National Basketball Association.