|Written by Mike|
Bet on the NBATo set the single-season win record, the Golden State Warriors can only afford two more losses. They'll try to get back on the winning track on Monday as they take on the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Target Center. The game is scheduled to tip off at 8:00 PM ET, and will be televised on Comcast, FSN, and SportsNet. Currently, the Warriors are big road favorites.
The Warriors are 62-7 SU and 39-28-2 ATS so far this season. They are 30-7 on the road, and 40 of their games have gone OVER the line, with 28 going UNDER, and 1 being a PUSH. They are coming off of an 87-79 loss to the San Antonio Spurs, where they lost against the spread as 4 ½ point road underdogs. The total went UNDER the 220 ½ point line set by sports betting experts for that game.
The Timberwolves are 22-47 SU and 32-36-1 ATS overall this year. They are 11-22 at home, and 40 of their games have gone OVER the line, with 28 going UNDER, and 1 being a PUSH. They are coming off of a 116-111 loss to the Houston Rockets, where they won against the spread as 9 point road underdogs. The total went OVER the 224 point line set by sportsbook websites in that matchup.
Golden State is 3-0-1 ATS against the Northwest Division, and 6-0-1 ATS coming off of one day of rest. They are 5-1 ATS coming off of a loss spreadwise, and 4-1 ATS on Monday. They are 5-2 ATS coming off of a SU loss, and 5-2 ATS overall lately. They are 23-11-1 ATS against Western Conference opponents.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 6 against Western Conference teams, and OVER in 9 of their last 13 coming off of one day of rest. They are 3-1-1 ATS coming off of a loss spreadwise, and OVER in 18 of their last 26 against the Northwest Division. They are 5-2-1 ATS overall lately, and 12-5 ATS on the road against teams with a losing record at home.
Minnesota is 11-2 ATS against teams with a winning record, and 4-1 ATS at home against teams with a winning record on the road. They are 5-2 ATS overall recently, and 12-28-1 ATS when playing at home.
The total has gone OVER in all 4 of their games at home against teams with a winning record on the road, and OVER in 13 of their last 17 against the Western Conference. The total has gone OVER in 8 of their last 10 games at home, and OVER in 7 of their last 9 on Monday. The total has gone OVER in 20 of their last 27 games overall, and OVER in 16 of their last 21 games coming off of a win against the spread.
Between these teams, the Warriors are 15-7 ATS lately, and 10-3 ATS when playing in Minnesota. The road team is 4-1 ATS in this series. The total has gone UNDER in 16 of their last 21 meetings, and UNDER in 4 of their last 5 matchups in Minnesota.
They last met on November 12, 2015, when Golden State won 129-116, and won against the spread as -10 point road favorites. The total went OVER the 210 ½ point line set by NBA betting experts in that game.
For Monday night's matchup, betting odds list the Warriors as -13 point road favorites. The over/under is set at 233 points. On the moneyline, the Warriors are listed at -1250, with the Timberwolves a +800.