Minnesota Timberwolves vs Detroit Pistons Betting Preview: Point Spread, Moneylines, Odds

The Minnesota Timberwolves (16-20) will look to stop a five-game win streak when they host the Detroit Pistons (9-29) on Saturday, December 31, 2022 at Target Center as 7.5-point favorites. The contest airs at 8:00 PM ET on BSDETX and BSNX. The matchup’s point total is 231.5.

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Timberwolves vs. Pistons Game Time and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSDETX and BSNX
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Arena: Target Center
  • Moneyline favorite: Timberwolves (-345)
  • Spread: Timberwolves (-7.5)
  • Total: 231.5

Timberwolves vs. Pistons Betting Stats and Trends

  • The Timberwolves have covered the spread 14 times this season (14-22-0).
  • In games it was favored in by 7.5 points or more so far this season, Minnesota has gone 5-4 against the spread.
  • This season, Timberwolves games have hit the over 17 times out of 38 chances.
  • Minnesota and its opponents have gone over the current 231.5-point total in 15 of 36 games (41.7%) this season.
  • Timberwolves games have an average total of 230.6 points this season, 0.9 fewer than Saturday’s over/under.
  • The Pistons are 18-19-1 against the spread this season.
  • In games it was an underdog in by 7.5 points or more so far this year, Detroit went 13-7-1 against the spread.
  • This season, 23 of the Pistons’ games have gone over the point total.
  • In 52.6% of Detroit’s games this season (20/38), the teams combined to score more than Saturday’s over/under of 231.5 points.
  • The 231.5-point total in this game is one higher than the 230.5 points average in Pistons games this season.

Timberwolves vs. Pistons Statistics and Rankings

Timberwolves Rank Timberwolves AVG Pistons AVG Pistons Rank
12th 114.7 Points Scored 111.6 22nd
21st 115.9 Points Allowed 118.9 29th
23rd 42.3 Rebounds 42.9 18th
24th 9.1 Off. Rebounds 11.3 12th
23rd 11.1 3pt Made 11.8 14th
11th 25.6 Assists 22.3 27th
27th 15.5 Turnovers 14.1 16th

Timberwolves vs. Pistons Stats and Trends

  • The Timberwolves have a 3-7 record straight-up in their last 10 contests, while covering the spread four times in those games.
  • Minnesota and its opponents have hit the over in six of those 10 games.
  • Minnesota’s last 10 games have ended with an average of 229.1 points scored. That’s 2.4 fewer points than this contest’s over/under.
  • During the last 10 games, the Timberwolves are scoring 1.9 points less per game compared to their season average.
  • The Pistons have gone 2-8 over their past 10 games, with a 3-7 record against the spread in that span.
  • Detroit has gone over the total in seven of its past 10 contests.
  • Detroit’s average total over the last 10 games is 1.7 points fewer than the 231.5 over/under listed for this matchup.
  • Over the past 10 games, the Pistons are averaging 5.5 more points than their season average of 111.6 PPG.

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