Minnesota Timberwolves at Oklahoma City Thunder odds, picks and predictions

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The Minnesota Timberwolves (34-29) visit Paycom Center Friday to take on the Oklahoma City Thunder (20-42). Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET. Below, we look at the Timberwolves vs. Thunder odds and lines, and make our expert NBA picks, predictions and bets.

The Timberwolves are coming off a 15-point win over the Golden State Warriors as 3.5-point home underdogs. They have covered 3 of their last 4 and are 5-4-1 against the spread (ATS).

Minnesota is led by C Karl-Anthony Towns who is averaging 24.5 points per game. The Wolves currently sit 7th in the Western Conference.

That’s 7 spots higher than Oklahoma City who sits 14th in the conference with a 20-42 record. However, the Thunder are 37-21-4 ATS this season and are 14-10-4 ATS as a home underdog.

The Thunder are missing two key scorers, G Josh Giddey and G Lu Dort, but will have G Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, who is averaging 23.6 points per game.

Timberwolves at Thunder 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 Friday at 10 a.m. ET.

  • Money line: Timberwolves -540 (bet $540 to win $100) | Thunder +380 (bet $100 to win $380)
  • Against the spread (ATS): Timberwolves 9.5 (-110) | Thunder +9.5 (-110)
  • Over/Under (O/U): 230.5 (O: -110 | U: -110)

Timberwolves at Thunder key injuries

Timberwolves

  • F Jarred Vanderbilt (quad) questionable
  • G Anthony Edwards (patella) out

Thunder

  • G Lu Dort (shoulder) out
  • G Josh Giddey (hip) out
  • F Derrick Favors (back) out
  • F Aaron Wiggins (ankle) out

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Author: Lucy Green