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Timberwolves vs. Spurs odds, line: 2022 NBA picks, April 7 prediction from proven computer model

The San Antonio Spurs will take on the Minnesota Timberwolves at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday at the Target Center. Minnesota is 45-35 overall and 25-14 at home, while the Spurs are 34-45 overall and 18-21 on the road. San Antonio comes into this contest on a five-game road winning streak. 

Minnesota is favored by 8.5 points in the latest Timberwolves vs. Spurs odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under is set at 241.5. Before entering any Spurs vs. Timberwolves picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model enters Week 25 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 84-54 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, returning over $2,400. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Timberwolves vs. Spurs. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Spurs vs. Timberwolves:

  • Timberwolves vs. Spurs spread: Timberwolves -8.5
  • Timberwolves vs. Spurs over-under: 241.5 points

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What you need to know about the Timberwolves

Minnesota struggled down the stretch of March, losing four of its final five games. The Timberwolves bounced back with consecutive road wins over Denver and Houston before suffering a bad loss to Washington as 12-point favorites on Tuesday. They have clinched at least a spot in the Western Conference play-in tournament, but they are now two games back of Denver for the No. 6 seed, which avoids the play-in tournament altogether. 

The Timberwolves will be looking to clean things up defensively, as they have allowed at least 130 points in four of their last five games. Center Karl-Anthony Towns leads the team with 24.6 points and 9.8 rebounds per game, while small forward Anthony Edwards is adding 21.1 points. Minnesota has won 11 of its last 13 games against a Western Conference opponent. Patrick Beverley (ankle) and Jaden McDaniels (ankle) are both listed as questionable for tonight.

What you need to know about the Spurs

San Antonio is playing its best basketball of the season, winning seven of its last eight games. The Spurs are riding a three-game winning streak following a 116-97 win at Denver on Tuesday. They have clinched their spot in the play-in tournament as well, and they have an opportunity to move past ninth-place New Orleans if they can gain one game in the standings. 

Leading scorer and second-leading rebounder Dejounte Murray is going to miss Thursday night’s game due to an illness. The Spurs will need increased production from Keldon Johnson, who is averaging 16.9 points and 6.1 rebounds per game. San Antonio has covered the spread in seven of its last eight games. Lonnie Walker IV (back) is questionable to play.

How to make Timberwolves vs. Spurs picks

The model has simulated Timberwolves vs. Spurs 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Under, and it also says one side of the spread hits over 50 percent of the time. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Spurs vs. Timberwolves? And which side hits in over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks. 

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