the Sacramento Kings (27-21) take on the Minnesota Timberwolves (27-25) Monday at Target Center. Tip-off is scheduled for 8 pm ET. Below, we analyze Tipico Sportsbook’s lines around the Kings vs Timberwolves oddsand make our expert NBA picks and predictions.
The Kings lost 117-110 to the Timberwolves on Saturday and failed to cover as 1.5-point favorites on the road as the Under (238) hit. Sacramento has lost 3 of its last 4 games following a 6-game winning streak from Jan. 9-20 while Minnesota is currently on a 3-game win streak and has won 5 of its last 6 contests.
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Kings at Timberwolves odds
Provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated at 8:33 am ET.
- Money Line (ML): Kings -115 (bet $115 to win $100) | Timberwolves -105 (bet $105 to win $100)
- Against the spread (ATS): Kings -1.5 (-105) | Timberwolves +1.5 (-115)
- Over/Under (O/U): 237.5 (O: -112 | B: -108)
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Kings at Timberwolves key injuries
- C Rudy Gobert (groin) questionable
- f Karl Anthony Towns (calf) out
For most recent updates: Official NBA injury report.
Kings at Timberwolves picks and predictions
Kings 119, Timberwolves 115
KINGS (-115) is my bet Monday despite losing to the Timberwolves on Saturday. Sacramento is the better team and had won each of its last 3 road games before Saturday’s matchup.
Against the spread
If you aren’t taking the money line, KINGS -1.5 (-105) is a nice wager. Even though recent trends lean toward the Timberwolves covering the spread, we only need the Kings to win by at least 2 points against a shorthanded squad.
UNDER 236.5 (-110) feels like the ideal bet for the total in this game. We’ve seen high-scoring affairs between these teams in recent meetings, but I expect both teams to tighten up on defense in the 2nd matchup in 3 days.
The Kings have gone 5-1 to the Under in their last 6 games overall, while the Timberwolves have gone 4-0 to the Under in their last 4 games against a team with a winning record. Meanwhile, the Under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings between these teams in Minnesota.
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