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Phoenix Suns vs Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Preview

In Game 2 of the best-of-seven series, the Phoenix Suns face off against the Minnesota Timberwolves, in the NBA Playoffs’ first round. The Timberwolves picked up victory in the series opener on their home court. Seeded as the 6th seed in the competitive Western Conference, the Suns kept their standing by grabbing wins in their final three regular-season matchups, finishing with a commendable 49-33 record.

As for the Minnesota Timberwolves, they played in a fierce battle with Denver and Oklahoma City throughout the season for the top spot in the West, in the end, falling short by just a single game. Finishing the regular season with an impressive 56-26 record, the Timberwolves experienced a loss in their final regular-season contest, which could have resulted in a tie with the other two teams.

It is time for our Suns vs. TImberwolves picks and parlays:

Phoenix Suns vs Minnesota Timberwolves Odds

Here are the latest NBA Odds for one of the three NBA Matchups on Tuesday:

  • Spread: Minnesota Timberwolves -3.5, Phoenix Suns +3.5
  • Total: 212.5
  • Moneyline: Minnesota Timberwolves -150, Phoenix Suns +130

Phoenix Suns vs Minnesota Timberwolves Picks & Parlays

Here are our Suns vs. TImberwolves picks and parlays:

Phoenix Suns vs Minnesota Timberwolves Pick

  • Phoenix Suns +130 over Minnesota Timberwolves

The big three for the Suns come through and have a big game here. Take Phoenix!

Phoenix Suns vs Minnesota Timberwolves Parlay

  • Phoenix Suns +130 over Minnesota Timberwolves
  • Phoenix Suns / Minnesota Timberwolves over 212.5

The total seems low. The Timberwolves defense is good, but when the Suns start cooking, they can score. We like the Suns and the OVER here!

Phoenix Suns vs Minnesota Timberwolves Information

Some information to help with your NBA Predictions:

  • Who: Phoenix Suns (49-33) @ Minnesota Timberwolves (56-26)
  • Where: Target Center; Minneapolis, MN
  • When: Tuesday April 23rd, 2024; 6:30pm CST
  • Watch On: TNT
  • Previous Meeting: The Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Phoenix Suns 120-95 on April 20th, 2024.

Phoenix Suns vs Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Analysis

The Phoenix Suns have gone through their fair share of blowout losses throughout the season, yet they’ve shown resilience by bouncing back with dominating wins on multiple occasions. A prime example occurred in early April when they suffered a loss at home against the Clippers, only to respond with a blowout win the following night in Los Angeles.

In their loss to the Clippers, Kevin Durant led the scoring charge for the Suns with 31 points and 7 rebounds, shooting an efficient 11 for 17 from the field. However, Devin Booker’s performance fell short of expectations, as he struggled, shooting 5 for 16 from the field and finishing with 18 points. Bradley Beal contributed 15 points for Phoenix.

Throughout the regular season, the Suns maintained an impressive offensive record, averaging 116.2 points per game while shooting just over 49% from the field and 38.2% from beyond the arc. Despite their ability in three-point shooting, the Suns ranked 20th in the league in terms of three-point shots made per game, averaging 12.4.

On the other hand, the Minnesota Timberwolves showcased their rising star Anthony Edwards, who delivered a stellar performance in their Game 1 victory, playing 35 minutes and tallying 33 points along with 6 assists. Rudy Gobert also made big time contributions for the Timberwolves with 14 points and 16 rebounds.

During the regular season, Edwards emerged as the team’s leading scorer with an impressive average of 25.9 points per game, while Gobert ranked third with 14 points per game. Karl-Anthony Towns, returning to action after an injury kept him sidelined, nearly reached the 22 points per game mark.

Known for their solid defense throughout the season, the Timberwolves ranked 18th in scoring, allowing opponents an average of 113 points per game. Their ability from beyond the arc was shown, ranking third in the league with a nearly 39% success rate. Notably, the Timberwolves maintained a solid record of 6-3 in the month of April.

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