The Minnesota Timberwolves have yet to lose at home, and we have our best Knicks vs Timberwolves prediction for the big game on Monday.
New York is 8-5 after winning three on the bounce, but the Timberwolves are a perfect 5-0 at home.
The latest NBA results show it should be a close game at Target Center.
Knicks Having Road Success
This is the Knicks’ fifth consecutive road game, which shouldn’t concern bettors too much.
NBA predictions have been including the Knicks because they’re a solid team, and the sportsbook has them at only +3.
That’s a low line against a quality Timberwolves side, so they are being respected in betting markets.
He leads the team with 24.2 points per game, and if he’s anywhere near his best, he could lead the Knicks to victory.
The Knicks are 8-3-2 against the spread, so bettors have had plenty of success. They’re in a good position for the NBA standings 2023 playoffs, and a win over the Timberwolves would further strengthen their chances.
Timberwolves Return Home
The Timberwolves return home after a five-game road trip, where they won four of the five games.
“You play the whole game to hopefully have an opportunity to be in that situation; I looked at it as the most fun part of the night,” Towns said. “This game’s supposed to be fun, and I had a lot of fun in that situation.”
They are only 6-6 ATS, but they are 5-0 ATS at home. That’s where bettors have been finding their value with the Timberwolves, so playing at Target Center is a clear advantage.
Our best Knicks vs Timberwolves prediction sees the Wolves being competitive, and we thought they would have been shorter in the market.
We expected a -5 line, but credit to the Knicks for testing teams.
Home Muscles Flexed
It’s tough to bet against the Timberwolves at home, so we’re not going to.
Beating the Knicks by more than three points isn’t easy, but if there’s one team good enough to do it at home, it’s the Timberwolves.
They lead the Northwest standings against the likes of the Nuggets and Thunder, so they don’t have an easy division. Neither do the Knicks, but playing at home is a massive advantage in the NBA.
We’re taking the Timberwolves -3, as we would have taken a higher line and bet that comfortably.