On Friday night, the Charlotte Hornets, who have a record of 17-43, will play against the Minnesota Timberwolves, who have a record of 31-30, at the Target Center in Minneapolis, MN. This will be the second meeting between the two teams this season, with the Hornets having won the previous match 110-108. The Hornets are coming off a 120-110 victory against the San Antonio Spurs, and the Timberwolves lost their last game to the Washington Wizards 114-106. The game starts at 8:00 PM EST.
The Hornets will need to maintain their recent form and perform well on both ends of the court to compete against the Timberwolves on the road. The Timberwolves, on the other hand, will need to improve their offensive efficiency to secure a win at home.
The Hornets are currently in 14th place in the Eastern Conference, and their offensive performance has been subpar this season. They are averaging 112.5 points per game, shooting 45.5% from the field, and have the second-lowest adjusted offensive rating. Terry Rozier leads the team on offense but is questionable for the upcoming game due to a hand injury. Additionally, the Hornets have struggled with three-point shooting and free throws.
Let’s check the latest picks, NBA news, stats and NBA expert picks for Hornets vs Timberwolves. We’ve plenty of NBA predictions for you to consider.
Defensively, the Hornets are giving up 118.9 points per game, and their opponents have shot 48% from the field. The team has had difficulty defending against perimeter shots, allowing their opponents to shoot 36.8% from behind the arc.
The Timberwolves are currently in eighth place in the Western Conference, and their offensive performance has been better than the Hornets. They are averaging 115.7 points per game, shooting 49.2% from the field, but have struggled with three-point shooting. Anthony Edwards is leading the team on offense. Defensively, the Timberwolves are giving up 115.8 points per game and have struggled to defend against perimeter shots.
Charlotte Hornets vs Minnesota Timberwolves Game Information
- Date: 02/24/2023
- Time: 08:10 PM ET
- Location: Target Center.
- How to Watch Hornets vs Timberwolves: NBC Sports Boston
- Live Stream: NBA Game Pass
Hornets vs Timberwolves Betting Lines
Timberwolves are –240 according to our Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $41.67. On the other side, Hornets are +200 according to the Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $200.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have Timberwolves at a 70.59% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Hornets have 33.33% probability of finishing the game with the W.
Sign-up at BetUS TODAY and get 125% BONUS. Use the Promo Code BETUSTV125. Terms and Conditions apply.