Free NBA Picks Today: Los Angeles Clippers vs Minnesota Timberwolves 2/28/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Los Angeles Clippers vs Minnesota Timberwolves 2/28/23
Tue 28th February 2023

The Minnesota Timberwolves (31-32, 11-18 Away), one of the NBA’s top shooting teams, travel to face the Los Angeles Clippers (33-30, 15-14 Home) on Tuesday. Minnesota was defeated by the Golden State Warriors 109-104 at Chase Center on Sunday, their third straight loss.

With 30 points, nine rebounds, five steals, and three assists, Naz Reid had a standout performance in defeat. The Timberwolves are the ninth seed in the Western Conference.

Los Angeles came up short on Sunday at Ball Arena, falling to the Denver Nuggets 134-124 in overtime. Kawhi Leonard had 33 points in the loss, leading the team. The Clippers are the fifth seed in the Western Conference.

This is the last meeting of the season between the teams. Minnesota and Los Angeles have split their two matchups this season. The Timberwolves took the last meeting, beating the Clippers 128-115 at Target Center on January 6. Rudy Gobert led the Timberwolves with 25 points and 21 rebounds. Norman Powell had 21 points in defeat.

Anthony Edwards is averaging 24.7 points per game to lead the T’Wolves in scoring this season. Meanwhile, Gobert is grabbing 11.6 rebounds per game, fourth-most in the NBA, and D’Angelo Russell is dishing 6.2 assists.

Paul George (23.5 ppg) has powered the Clips on offense. George also has tallied 5.2 assists per game. Ivica Zubac has posted 10.1 rebounds per game.

Shooting 49.1% from the field, the Timberwolves are one of the most accurate field goal shooting teams in the league (4th).The Clippers have had success in the last 10 games between the teams at Arena, winning six.

Minnesota is 4-6 in the last 10 games with an average margin of -2.0 (117.6-119.6). Los Angeles has split the last 10 (5-5), scoring 123.0 points per game on average while allowing 122.3 (+0.7 margin). The Clippers are averaging 112.7 ppg for the full season while allowing 112.5.


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Kyle Anderson: 23.4 | 17.6 | +5.8
Points per game:
Naz Reid: 14.4 | 10.6 | +3.8


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Marcus Morris Sr.: 11.0 | 18.1 | -7.1
Points per game:
Kawhi Leonard: 31.5 | 22.4 | +9.1
Eric Gordon: 7.0 | 12.6 | -5.6
Rebounds per game:
Ivica Zubac: 7.3 | 10.1 | -2.8

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

LA Clippers -6.5 (-110)

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