The Minnesota Timberwolves (4-3) are set to square off against the Phoenix Suns (5-1) Tuesday at Footprint Center. Tip-off is scheduled for 10 p.m. ET (TNT). Below, we analyze Tipico Sportsbook’s lines around the Timberwolves vs. Suns odds, and make our expert NBA picks and predictions.
The Timberwolves are coming off a disappointing 107-98 loss at the San Antonio Spurs Sunday, falling well short of covering as 15-point favorites. Minnesota’s 3 losses have come against San Antonio (twice) and the Utah Jazz.
The Suns are on a 4-game win streak after defeating the Houston Rockets 124-109 Sunday, coving as 13-point favorites. G Devin Booker continues to be their go-to player with 29.3 points, 3.3 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 1.0 steal per game on 52.9% shooting from the field.
- F Kyle Anderson (back) questionable
- G Jordan McLaughlin (heel) questionable
- C Deandre Ayton (ankle) out
- F Torrey Craig (heel) questionable
OVER 227.5 is the fun wager in this game as it’s always exciting to root for a high-scoring contest. Both of these teams are top 6 in defensive rating thus far, but they both have capable scorers on the offensive end.
The Suns have hit the Over in 8 of their last 10 games following an ATS win and they’ve hit the Over in 4 of their last 5 matchups against a team with a winning record.