Kings vs Timberwolves: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – April 5, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 5, 2021

The Sacramento Kings (22-28) are favored () to end a three-game losing streak when they visit the Minnesota Timberwolves (12-38) at 7:00 PM ET on Monday, April 5 at Target Center. The matchup airs on BSN. The over/under for the matchup is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of April 5, 2021, 6:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Kings vs Timberwolves Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of April 5

Kings:
Marvin Bagley III: Out (Hand),
Hassan Whiteside: Day To Day (Knee)

Timberwolves:
Ricky Rubio: Day To Day (Back),
Jaylen Nowell: Day To Day (Leg),
Malik Beasley: Day To Day (Hamstring),
D’Angelo Russell: Day To Day (Leg)

Kings and Timberwolves Records ATS

  • Sacramento is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 23-27
  • When favored by at least 2 points, the Kings are 4-7 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • Sacramento and its opponents have hit the over in 29 of 50 games this season (58%).
  • Minnesota has a 20-28-2 record against the spread this season.
  • The Timberwolves hold an even 2-2-1 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 2-point underdog.
  • Minnesota has gone over the over/under in 50% of their games (29-20-1).

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Scoring Trends

  • In Sacramento’s matchups this season, the Kings and their opponents have eclipsed Monday’s over/under of 236.5 points 23 times (46% of opportunities).
  • In 16 out of Minnesota’s 50 games this season (32%), the competing teams scored more points than the total in Monday’s matchup.
  • This season the average total for Kings games is 233.5 points, 3.0 fewer than the over/under of 236.5 points for this contest.
  • Timberwolves’ games have an over/under of 226.1 points this season, 10.4 points fewer than the total points bet for this matchup.
  • The Kings have an average implied point total of 117.5 this season, which is 1.5 points lower than their implied total in Monday’s game (119).
  • This season, Sacramento has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (119) 22 times.
  • The Timberwolves’ average implied point total on the season (117.2 points) is 0.2 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (117 points).
  • Minnesota has scored more than 117 points in 11 games this season.
  • The Kings are at the seventh spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (114.8 PPG), while the Timberwolves allow the 28th-fewest points per game (117) in the league.
  • The Kings have been out-scored by 194 points this season (3.9 points per game on average), and opponents of the Timberwolves have out-scored them by 393 more points on the year (7.9 per game).

Kings Leaders

  • The Kings points and assists leader is De’Aaron Fox. He scores 24.5 points per game and adds 7.1 assists.
  • Fox’s points prop total for the game is set at 29.5, 5.0 points higher than his season average of 24.5.
  • Sacramento is led in rebounds by Richaun Holmes’ 9.1 per game.
  • Holmes’ PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 29.5, 4.5 greater than his season average of 25.0.
  • The Kings are led by Buddy Hield from long distance. He hits 4.0 shots from deep per game.
  • Hield’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 4.5, 0.5 shots higher than his season average of 4.0.
  • Sacramento’s steals leader is Delon Wright, who averages 1.5 per game. Holmes leads the team averaging 1.7 blocks an outing.
  • Holmes’ blocks prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.8 blocks higher than his season average of 1.7.

Timberwolves Leaders

  • Karl-Anthony Towns is at the top of the Timberwolves scoring and rebounding leaderboards with 24.6 points per game and 11.0 rebounds per game this season.
  • Towns’ points prop total for the contest is set at 27.5, 2.9 points higher than his season average of 24.6.
  • Ricky Rubio puts in work dishing out assists and is Minnesota’s assist leader with 6.9 per game.
  • Rubio’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 18.5, 0.1 higher than his season average of 18.4.
  • Malik Beasley makes more threes per game than any other member of the Timberwolves, averaging 3.5 treys per game.
  • Beasley’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 3.5, equal to his season average of 3.5.
  • Rubio is at the top of Minnesota’s steals hierarchy with 1.4 steals per game and Towns leads the squad in blocks with 1.5 per game.
  • Rubio’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals higher than his season average of 1.4.

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