Free NBA Picks Today: Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves 2/13/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves 2/13/23
Mon 13th February 2023

The Dallas Mavericks (31-27, 19-9 Home) will try to slow down one of the NBA’s top shooting teams when they host the Minnesota Timberwolves (30-29, 10-17 Away) on Monday.

Minnesota was dismantled by the Memphis Grizzlies 128-107 at FedExForum on Friday. Jaylen Nowell had a standout performance in the losing effort with 21 points.

The Timberwolves are ninth in the Western Conference. Dallas fell short on Saturday at Golden 1 Center, falling to the Sacramento Kings 133-128 in overtime.

Kyrie Irving had 28 points, seven rebounds, and seven assists in defeat, carrying the team. The Mavericks are fourth in the Western Conference.

This is the final meeting of the season between the teams. Minnesota and Dallas have split their two matchups this season. The Mavericks earned the win in the most recent meeting, beating the Timberwolves 104-99 at Target Center in December 2022.

Luka Doncic led the Mavericks with 25 points, 10 assists, and nine rebounds. Anthony Edwards had 23 points in the losing effort.Edwards is averaging 24.6 points per game to lead the T’Wolves in scoring this season.

Meanwhile, Rudy Gobert is grabbing 11.4 rebounds per game, sixth-most in the NBA, and D’Angelo Russell is dishing 6.2 assists. Doncic (33.3 ppg) has powered the Mavs on offense. He ranks as the second-highest scorer in the league.

Doncic has also averaged 8.2 assists, fifth-most in the NBA, and 8.9 rebounds per game. Shooting 49.2% from the field, the Timberwolves are one of the league’s most accurate field goal shooting teams (4th).The Mavericks have had success in the last 10 meetings between the teams at American Airlines Center, winning seven.

In the last 10 games, Minnesota is 6-4 with an average margin of +1.8 (117.9-116.1). Dallas has also gone 6-4 over the last 10, scoring 114.4 points per game on average while allowing 112.2 (+2.2 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Jaylen Nowell: 20.8 | 16.0 | +4.8
Mike Conley: 13.0 | 20.7 | -7.7
Points per game:
Jaylen Nowell: 15.0 | 11.2 | +3.8
Rudy Gobert: 9.8 | 13.1 | -3.3
Rebounds per game:
Rudy Gobert: 7.5 | 11.4 | -3.9
Assists per game:
Mike Conley: 3.0 | 7.6 | -4.6


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Dorian Finney-Smith: 29.0 | 15.3 | +13.7
Christian Wood: 17.5 | 27.5 | -10.0
Points per game:
Spencer Dinwiddie: 25.0 | 17.7 | +7.3
Christian Wood: 10.0 | 17.6 | -7.6
Rebounds per game:
Christian Wood: 5.3 | 8.1 | -2.9
Assists per game:
Kyrie Irving: 7.3 | 5.3 | +2.0
Luka Doncic: 5.0 | 8.2 | -3.2

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Dallas Mavs -6.5 (-110)

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