Minnesota Timberwolves (25-27) Vs. Memphis Grizzlies (21-33)
February 5, 2019 8:00 PM ET (FedEx Forum)
Spread: Minnesota -1 , Over/ under: 203.5
ESPN Scores Memphis Grizzlies vs Minnesota Timberwolves
The Memphis Grizzlies will be going for their second consecutive win today as they face the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Timberwolves make their way to Tennessee this morning as they head into the Grizzlies territory for tonight’s game. Winning against the New York Knicks recently, the Memphis Grizzlies make a come back from their three-game losing streak. Trying to win tonight’s game, the Grizzlies plan to continue with the winning streak for their last few games. Will it make a difference or will they continue losing this season?
Losing their last game, the Minnesota Timberwolves are trying their best to beat Memphis Grizzlies. This will give them their second win their last three games. Being 17th in the league, Minnesota scores 111.4 points per game. The Timberwolves score 24.4 assists per game, ranking them 15th in the league. Ranking Minnesota in 18th place, they score 44.8 rebounds per game. Allowing 111.2 points, the Minnesota Timberwolves are ranked 18th.Minnesota will shoot 44% from the field and 34% from the three- point range.
There are three players injured this season. Jeff Teague is out due to his foot, it is doubtful that he will be joining tonight’s game. Tyus Jones is out due to his ankle and will not attend tonight’s game. Derrick Rose is taking it day- to- day, also due to his ankle. Rose has been ruled out of tonight’s game.
Karl- Anthony Towns has carried this team with 22.8 points, 12.1 rebounds, 3.2 assists, and 1.8 blocks per game. Jimmy Butler has helped Karl- Anthony Towns this season and has contributed 21.3 points, 5.2 rebounds,4.3 assists, and 1.0 blocks. Derrick Rose contributed 18.3 points, 2.8 rebounds, and 4.7 assists per game. Andrew Wiggins contributes 17.8 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game.
The Memphis Grizzlies haven’t had the greatest luck this season and their scores show. With tonight’s game they plan to fight for this win, but will it work? The Grizzlies score 100.3 points, ranking 30th in the league. Memphis is ranked 19th in the league, with 23.6 assists per game. With 40.3 rebounds per game, the Memphis Grizzlies are ranked 29th in the league. Memphis is ranked 1st, allowing 103.3 points. With the best defense team, the team will shoot 45% from the field and 33% from the three- point range.
The Memphis Grizzlies currently have four players injured this season. Mike Conley is taking it day- to- day due to his knee. It’s questionable whether or not he will be participating in tonight’s game. Joakim Noah is taking it day- to- day due to soreness in his heel. We shall see if he makes an appearance in tonight’s game. Omri Casspi is out due to his meniscus, which requires surgery. Garrett Temple is out due to his shoulder, but is being considered for tonight’s game.
Mike Conley has carried this season, with 20.3 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 6.3 assists per game. Marc Gasol has helped this season, contributing 15.7 points, 8.6 rebounds, 4.7 assists, and 1.2 blocks per game. Jaren Jackson Jr. contributes 13.5 points, 4.7 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 1.5 blocks per game. JaMychal Green contributes 9.8 points and 6.1 rebounds. Garret Temple contributes 9.4 points, 3.1 rebounds, and 1.4 assists per game.
Minnesota is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Memphis
Minnesota is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Memphis
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 5 games when playing Memphis
Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Memphis
Minnesota is 2-14 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against Memphis
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 7 games when playing on the road against Memphis
Memphis is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Minnesota
Memphis is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis’s last 5 games when playing Minnesota
Memphis is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Memphis is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Memphis’s last 7 games when playing at home against Minnesota
ESPN Scores NBA Basketball Prediction Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Memphis Grizzlies
This should be a very interesting game to watch. By the skin of their teeth, the Minnesota Timberwolves will win. The Timberwolves have a 51.9% chance to win tonight’s game and will tare Memphis apart. For the sake of their last few games, the Grizzlies will put up a good fight, but it will not be enough to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves. Good luck with tonight’s game!
PICK: Timberwolves -1