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Detroit Pistons - Minnesota Timberwolves predictions and free betting tips [18/01/2024]

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Detroit Pistons
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18.01.2024, 00:10
117 : 124
117:124 (62:70)
Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
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Odds: 1.72Stake: 5/10
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The Minnesota Timberwolves and the Detroit Pistons are set to square off at the Little Caesars Arena come Thursday morning.

Detroit Pistons

Despite early-season struggles, the Pistons secured a rare road victory over Washington, ending a seven-loss streak with a 129:117 scoreline. Alec Burks made a significant contribution with eight three-pointers and a total of 34 points. Jaden Ivey and Jalen Duren also showed up, adding in 24 and 20 points respectively. Detroit showed promising play in the second half, dominating with a 65:55 scoreline and deserving the win. 32-year-old Burks, playing as backup guard, has unexpectedly become a key figure in the Pistons roster. His recent performance, averaging 18.7 points over the past 11 games, may increase his attractiveness to other clubs, especially considering his soon-to-end $10.49 million contract. The Pistons, being active transfer market participants, recently traded with Washington, receiving Danilo Gallinari and Mike Muscala. These players may debut for their new team in the upcoming Pistons home series that starts with a match against Minnesota. This gives the Pistons new possibilities and anticipation for upcoming games, including the back-to-back series against Milwaukee Bucks.

Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota Timberwolves have been performing well recently, winning 4 of their last 6 matches. They are focused on securing their third consecutive win after beating the Clippers 109:105 on Monday. In that game, Anthony Edwards put on an impressive show scoring 33 points, nine rebounds, and six assists. Karl-Anthony Towns and Rudy Gobert also added 17 and 15 points respectively, with Gobert also making 18 rebounds and four blocks. The Timberwolves demonstrated excellent play in the first half, with a 56%-shot conversion from the play.  Timberwolves coach Chris Finch praised the team’s performance, specifically highlighting the defence of Rudy Gobert, who was a key figure in the match. Edwards, leading the attack, has emerged as this season's top performer, averaging 26.0 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 4.9 assists. As they head into matches against the Grizzlies, Thunder, and Hornets, the Timberwolves will continue their winning campaign with hopes to boost their standings in the Western Conference. These games are crucial pieces of their season as the team shows their strength and ambition for success.

Detroit Pistons - Minnesota Timberwolves match prediction

While there is uncertainty surrounding Anthony Edwards' participation in the upcoming match for the Timberwolves, the Detroit Pistons await decisions about the fitness of recently joined team members Mike Muscala and Danilo Gallinari who were acquired through swapping Marvin Bagley. The Timberwolves, despite some inconsistency in recent games, delivered a strong performance in their recent clash against the Los Angeles Clippers, pulling off a win in the end. This makes them the favourites in the upcoming match against the Pistons, who unexpectedly won against Washington, though this shouldn't necessarily be considered a stellar accomplishment.

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