Free NBA Picks Today: Sacramento Kings vs Minnesota Timberwolves 3/27/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Sacramento Kings vs Minnesota Timberwolves 3/27/23
Mon 27th March 2023

The Sacramento Kings (45-29, 23-15 Home), the NBA’s top scoring team, host the Minnesota Timberwolves (38-37, 17-20 Away) on Monday. Minnesota is playing on back-to-back days after narrowly defeating the Golden State Warriors 99-96 at Chase Center yesterday, their third consecutive win.

Naz Reid was the scoring leader with 23 points. Kyle Anderson chipped in with 12 points, 10 rebounds, seven assists, and five steals. The Timberwolves are the seventh seed in the Western Conference. Sacramento got the win on Saturday at Golden 1 Center, beating the Utah Jazz 121-113.

Kevin Huerter had 27 points and seven rebounds, leading the team. The Kings are third in the Western Conference. The teams are meeting for the final time this season. Sacramento will be looking to level the season series after coming out on top in only one of the three earlier matchups.

Minnesota won the most recent showdown 138-134 at Golden 1 Center on March 4. Anthony Edwards led the Timberwolves with 27 points, while Anderson contributed 18 points, nine assists, and seven rebounds.

Huerter had 29 points in the loss. Edwards is averaging 24.6 points per game to lead the T’Wolves in scoring this season. Meanwhile, Rudy Gobert is grabbing 11.6 rebounds per game, fourth-most in the NBA, and D’Angelo Russell is dishing 6.2 assists. De’Aaron Fox (25.3 ppg) has powered the Kings on offense.

Domantas Sabonis is collecting 12.5 rebounds, most in the NBA, and 7.3 assists per game. The Kings are the top scoring offense in the league with 121.1 points per game.

The teams have split their last 10 matchups at Golden 1 Center (5-5). Meanwhile, the Timberwolves are 7-5 this season when playing on consecutive nights and 6-3 with a rest disadvantage. The Kings are 3-8 with a rest advantage.

Minnesota is 5-5 in the last 10 games with an average margin of -1.4 (119.5-120.9). Sacramento has a 7-3 record over the last 10, scoring 120.9 points per game on average while holding opponents to 119.7 (+1.2 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Naz Reid: 25.2 | 17.3 | +7.9
Anthony Edwards: 14.5 | 34.8 | -20.3
Points per game:
Mike Conley: 17.8 | 11.4 | +6.4
Anthony Edwards: 10.5 | 24.6 | -14.1
Rebounds per game:
Anthony Edwards: 2.0 | 5.8 | -3.8
Assists per game:
Karl-Anthony Towns: 3.0 | 5.1 | -2.1


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Kevin Huerter: 40.5 | 21.7 | +18.8
Trey Lyles: 8.0 | 12.6 | -4.6
Points per game:
Kevin Huerter: 28.0 | 15.4 | +12.6
Assists per game:
Domantas Sabonis: 9.4 | 7.3 | +2.1

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Sacramento Kings -5.5 (-110)

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