Free NBA Picks Today: Golden State Warriors vs Minnesota Timberwolves 2/26/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Golden State Warriors vs Minnesota Timberwolves 2/26/23
Sun 26th March 2023

The Minnesota Timberwolves (37-37, 16-20 Away) will try to slow down one of the league’s top scoring teams when they travel to face the Golden State Warriors (39-36, 30-7 Home) on Sunday. Minnesota edged past the Atlanta Hawks 125-124 at Target Center on Wednesday. Naz Reid was the scoring leader with 26 points.

Jaden McDaniels chipped in with 25 points. The Timberwolves are seventh in the Western Conference. Golden State won their third in a row on Friday at Chase Center, beating the Philadelphia 76ers 120-112. Jordan Poole had 33 points to lead the team. The Warriors are the sixth seed in the Western Conference.

The teams are meeting for the final time this season. Minnesota will be looking to split the season series after taking only one of the three prior matchups. Golden State won the last showdown 109-104 at Chase Center on February 26.

Klay Thompson led the Warriors with 32 points, while Donte DiVincenzo was a key contributor with 21 points and eight rebounds. Reid had 30 points, nine rebounds, five steals, and three assists in the losing effort.

Anthony Edwards is averaging 24.7 points per game to lead the T’Wolves in scoring this season. Meanwhile, Rudy Gobert is grabbing 11.5 rebounds per game, fourth-most in the NBA, and D’Angelo Russell is dishing 6.2 assists.

Thompson (21.8 ppg) and Poole (20.3) have been the primary providers for the Warriors on offense. Kevon Looney is averaging 9.2 rebounds per game, and Draymond Green is tallying 6.7 assists.With 118.5 points per game, the Warriors are one of the top scoring offenses in the NBA (2nd).

The Timberwolves have struggled at Chase Center, losing each of the six games. Golden State is looking for a 10th successive win at home this season.

Minnesota is 5-5 in the last 10 games with an average margin of -0.9 (120.6-121.5). Golden State has also split the last 10 (5-5), allowing 123.5 points per game on average while scoring only 121.8 (-1.7 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Jaden McDaniels: 27.4 | 18.2 | +9.2
Jaylen Nowell: 10.5 | 15.4 | -4.9
Points per game:
Jaden McDaniels: 20.0 | 12.3 | +7.7
Anthony Edwards: 18.0 | 24.7 | -6.7
Rebounds per game:
Karl-Anthony Towns: 4.0 | 8.0 | -4.0
Assists per game:
Karl-Anthony Towns: 3.0 | 5.2 | -2.2


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Jonathan Kuminga: 22.4 | 14.9 | +7.5
Points per game:
Jonathan Kuminga: 15.4 | 9.7 | +5.7

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GS Warriors -6.5 (-110)

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