The Minnesota Timberwolves and Chicago Bulls meet Wednesday in NBA action at the United Center.
The Minnesota Timberwolves need a win after losing 11 of their last 13 games. The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 107.5 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 114.8 points on 47.2 percent shooting. Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 22 points and 3.5 assists while Malik Beasley is averaging 20.2 points and 2.5 assists. D’Angelo Russell is the third double-digit scorer and Anthony Edwards is grabbing 3.6 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 75.3 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 37.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.1 rebounds per game.
The Chicago Bulls look for a win after winning six of their last nine games. The Chicago Bulls are averaging 114.7 points on 48.2 percent shooting and allowing 114.8 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Zach LaVine is averaging 28.6 points and 5.1 assists while Lauri Markkanen is averaging 19.1 points and 6.1 rebounds. Coby White is the third double-digit scorer and Wendell Carter Jr. is dishing 2.2 assists. The Chicago Bulls are shooting 37.8 percent from beyond the arc and 80 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Bulls are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.4 rebounds per game.
The Timberwolves are 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 road games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Bulls are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 4-1 in Timberwolves last 5 overall. The under is 4-0 in Bulls last 4 games as a favorite. The Timberwolves are 8-2 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
The Minnesota Timberwolves continue to pile up the losses and you shouldn’t expect much different with them on the end of a back to back. The Chicago Bulls don’t get much respect for oddsmakers, but they are 18-12 against the spread on the season and win by an average of 4.7 points in the favorite role. You need more points to consider the Timberwolves in these spots. Give me the Bulls and the more than reasonable chalk.