The Minnesota Timberwolves will hit the highway to face the New York Knicks in an NBA pro basketball game set for Sunday afternoon.
Tip time from Madison Square Garden in New York City is set for 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The betting odds from this pro basketball game have the home side New York Knicks favored by –3 1/2 points with the total lined at 195 points.
Minnesota is 2-0 on the 2013-14 campaign following a 100-81 home victory on Friday to the Oklahoma City Thunder as a -2 point betting favorite. The game total landed at under 201 points. The Timberwolves jumped out to the 34-19 first quarter lead.
The Timberwolves shot 42.9% from the floor along with 8 of 20 from three. They got to the free throw line 33 times and sent the Thunder only 19 times to the charity stripe. On defense they limit the Thunder to 34.9% shooting, 7 of 31 from three and forced 21 OKC turnovers. Kevin Love led the team with 24 points and 12 boards on 7 of 12 shooting.
New York is 1-1 on the season following an 82-81 road defeat on Friday to the Chicago Bulls as a +7 ½ point betting odds underdog. The total landed at under 188 points. The Knicks give up the game winner to Derrick Rose with under 6 seconds in the loss.
The team shot just 36% from the field along with 9 of 24 from three. Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks with 22 points and six assists on 8 of 24 shooting. On defense they limit the Bulls to 40.8% shooting and only 3 of 16 three point shooting. They allowed Chicago to grab six more rebounds which were huge in a one point game.