Bucks vs. Timberwolves odds, line, spread, time: 2024 NBA picks
SportsLine’s model predicted Thursday’s Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Announced his NBA picks for the Milwaukee Bucks.
The Milwaukee Bucks (33-18) will try to bounce back following a disappointing five-game road trip when they host the Minnesota Timberwolves (35-16) on Thursday night. Of those five games, Milwaukee has suffered defeats to the Jazz and Suns already this week. After losing its previous two games, Minnesota lost in overtime to Chicago on Tuesday. In the Western Conference standings, the Timberwolves, Thunder, and Nuggets are all tied for first place.
The game is scheduled to begin at the FiServ Forum in Milwaukee on Thursday at 8 p.m. ET. The latest Timberwolves Vs. Bucks odds favor the Bucks by 1 point, while SportsLine’s consensus over/under is 226.5 points. Any bucks vs. Before entering Timberwolves picks, you’ll want to check out the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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This model uses Minnesota vs. Has set his sights on Milwaukee. You can go to SportsLine to see his picks. Timberwolves vs. Here are some NBA odds and betting lines for the Bucks:
- Bucks vs. Timberwolves spread: Bucks -1
- Bucks vs. Timberwolves Over/Under: 226.5 points
- Bucks vs. Timberwolves Money Line: Bucks: -116, Timberwolves: -104
- Bucks vs. Timberwolves picks: See picks on SportsLine
Why can bucks cover
Returning home will be welcome news for Milwaukee, as it will let the Bucks to regroup after a poor five-game road trip under new head coach Doc Rivers. They were without Damian Lillard (ankle) and Brook Lopez (individual) in Tuesday’s loss to the Suns, while Khris Middleton left the first quarter with an ankle injury. Lopez is expected to return Thursday, while Lillard is questionable and Middleton is out.
Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the team with 31.3 points, 11.3 rebounds and 6.3 assists, over 30 points in each of his last three games. In the victory over Dallas on Saturday, he recorded 48 points, 10 assists, and six rebounds. Milwaukee is 8-1 in the last nine home games against Minnesota, and has covered the spread in 13 of the last 19 meetings between these teams. See which team to pick here.
Why the Timberwolves can cover
Minnesota has lost two of its last three games, but is still one of the most dominant teams in the NBA this season. Anthony Edwards finished with 38 points, 12 rebounds, five assists and two steals despite the Timberwolves coming off an overtime loss at Chicago on Tuesday. Karl-Anthony Towns made 16 attempts at 3-point shooting and finished with 33 points.
After leading Chicago by 22 points at the half, the Timberwolves lost ground in the final minutes. Antetokounmpo has been red-hot for Milwaukee, but he’s not getting enough support and could be without some key teammates on Thursday. The Bucks have covered the spread just once in their last five games, and are winless against the spread in their last six games against Northwest Division opponents. See which team to pick here.
Bucks vs. How to make Timberwolves picks
Model Wolves Vs. Bucks has been simulated 10,000 times and the results are there. We can tell you that the model is leaning higher, and it also says that one side of the spread has all the value.