The Timberwolves current losing streak was extended to four games after they went down to a 116-114 defeat on the road at the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.
Having missed the previous 15 games with a sprained left knee, Karl-Anthony Towns returned for the Timberwolves and scored 27 points in 28 minutes. There was also 22 points from Andrew Wiggins for Minnesota.
Minnesota are averaging 111.4 Points per Game (PPG), while they are allowing 114.6 (PA). Wiggins is averaging 22.7 PPG. The Timberwolves are 6-13 on home-court this season.
The Raptors won for a second straight game as they routed the Washington Wizards 140-111 at home on Friday night. The 140 points saw Toronto match the franchise record for points in a game.
Norman Powell scored 28 points for Toronto, with Marc Gasol adding a season-high 20 points.
Toronto are averaging 111.5 PPG, while they are allowing 105.8 (PA). Pascal Siakam is averaging 24.2 PPG. The Raptors are 12-7 on the road this season.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Toronto Raptors Betting Lines & Pick
With regards to NBA picks and predictions for this game, now that the Raptors are almost back to a full roster, they have to be the bet to maintain their current good form with a win at the struggling Timberwolves.
For the tip, we’ll opt for the Point Spread, where Toronto -6.5 are available at +102 (2.02) with 888Sport.