Minnesota Timberwolves at Detroit Pistons odds, picks and predictions

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The Minnesota Timberwolves (26-25) travel to Little Caesars Arena Thursday to take on the Detroit Pistons (12-38). Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET. Below, we look at the Timberwolves vs. Pistons odds and lines, and make our expert NBA picks, predictions and bets.

The Timberwolves and Pistons are eerily similar when it comes to their against the spread (ATS) records. The Pistons are 25-25 ATS, and the Wolves are 25-25-1 ATS.

The Wolves are coming into this game having covered two straight, scoring over 120 points in 3 straight games. However, they’ve covered just 4 of their 10. The Wolves rank fifth in points per game at 112.

As for Detroit, it ranks 29th in points per game and 24th in opponents’ points per game. The Pistons have covered 5 of their last 7. They’re much better at home with a 8-16 straight-up record, compared to 4-22 on the road.

Timberwolves at Pistons odds, spread and lines

Odds provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated at 12 p.m. ET.

  • Money line: Timberwolves -300 (bet $300 to win $100) | Pistons +230 (bet $100 to win $230)
  • Against the spread (ATS): Timberwolves -6.5 (-115) | Pistons +6.5 (-107)
  • Over/Under (O/U): 229.5 (O: -108 | U: -112)
Author: Lucy Green