In this battle between two teams sitting outside the top-8 of their respective conference, the Atlanta Hawks (20-41), who have won only once in their last 4 games, are hosting the Minnesota Timberwolves (29-31), who on the other hand have lost once in their last 5.
Date/Time: 02-27-2019, 19:30 EDT
Spread: Atlanta Hawks +4
Atlanta Hawks have a 20-41 record (28-33 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit in the 12th place of the East. They have lost three of their last four matches and in their last game they lost on the road against the Rockets with a 111-119 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by John Collins with 19.1 ppg, adding a team high 9.6 boards per game. He is followed by Trae Young with 17.5 ppg and a team high 7.7 dimes per game.
Minnesota Timberwolves have a 29-31 record (32-28 against the spread) so far this season and are currently tied with the Lakers in the 10th place of the West. They have won four of their last five matches and in their last game they won at home against the Kings with a 112-105 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Karl-Anthony Towns with 23.3 ppg, adding a team high 12.2 boards per game. He is followed by Derrick Rose with 18.4 ppg and 4.6 dimes per game.
In their previous meeting earlier this season the Hawks won on the road with a 120-123 score in overtime. Hawks have a 10-18 home record, while the Timberwolves are 9-21 on the road. Wolves are better both offensively, scoring 112.2 ppg to Hawks’ 111 and defensively, allowing 111.9 pgg to Hawks’ 118.2. Both teams have almost identical percentages both in field goals (45.4% to 45.3%) and in 3-pointers (35.3% to 35%). Both teams grab exactly 45 boards per game, while Hawks are better in dimes made (25.3 to 24.6) and Wolves are better in turnovers committed (12.8 to 17.7). Wolves have been playing better lately and Vegas odds give them a -4 spread and expect them to beat the odds for the road win.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Atlanta Hawks Prediction: Minnesota Timberwolves -4 (-108)
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