Free NBA Picks Today: Cleveland Cavaliers vs Minnesota Timberwolves 11/13/22

Free NBA Picks Today: Cleveland Cavaliers vs Minnesota Timberwolves 11/13/22
Sun 13th November 2022

It figures to be a high-scoring affair when the Minnesota Timberwolves (5-8, 1-3 Away) are on the road to face the Cleveland Cavaliers (8-4, 4-0 Home) on Sunday. Minnesota was defeated by the Memphis Grizzlies 114-103 at FedExForum on Friday, their third straight loss.

Anthony Edwards was a top performer in the loss with 28 points, six rebounds, and six assists. The Timberwolves are 13th in the Western Conference. Cleveland lost their third in a row on Friday at Chase Center, falling to the Golden State Warriors 106-101.

Donovan Mitchell had 29 points, 10 rebounds, and nine assists in defeat, leading the team. The Cavaliers are the third seed in the Eastern Conference, two games behind the Milwaukee Bucks. This is the first meeting of the season between the teams.

Minnesota and Cleveland split their matchups last season, winning one game apiece. The Timberwolves earned the win in the last meeting 127-122 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse on February 28. D’Angelo Russell led the Timberwolves with 25 points.

Kevin Love had 26 points in the loss. The T’Wolves have been led this season by Edwards and Karl-Anthony Towns, who are averaging 21.8 and 20.7 points per game, respectively.

Both are among the NBA’s top scorers, as Edwards is No. 1 and Towns is first. Meanwhile, Rudy Gobert is grabbing 12.9 rebounds per game, most in the league, and Russell is dishing 5.8 assists (1st). Mitchell has been the primary provider for the Cavs on offense, averaging 31.6 points per game.

He is the No. 1 scorer in the NBA. Mitchell also has recorded 6.1 assists per game, most in the NBA. Jarrett Allen has pulled down 11.5 rebounds per game. The Cavaliers and the Timberwolves are averaging 115.3 and 113.2 points per game, respectively, two of the highest-scoring teams in the NBA.

The Cavaliers have had the advantage in the Timberwolves’ last 10 trips to Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, winning six. Minnesota is looking to avoid a fourth straight road loss this season.

Cleveland has yet to lose at home this season. In the last 10 games, Minnesota is 3-7 with an average margin of -4.3 (111.4-115.7). Cleveland has a 7-3 record over the last 10, scoring 115.1 points per game on average while holding opponents to 108.3 (+6.8 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Kyle Anderson: 16.4 | 11.7 | +4.7


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Dean Wade: 6.0 | 11.5 | -5.5
Assists per game:
Donovan Mitchell: 4.3 | 6.1 | -1.8

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Minnesota Timberwolves (+180)

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