Timberwolves vs Grizzlies Prediction, Odds & Betting Insights for NBA Summer League Game on FanDuel Sportsbook

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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Memphis Grizzlies prediction, odds and betting insights for NBA Summer League game.
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Timberwolves vs Grizzlies Game Info

2022 NBA Summer League Game
Minnesota Timberwolves (1-0) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (0-1)
Date: Sunday, July 10, 2022
Time: 9 p.m. ET
Venue: Cox Pavilion — Las Vegas, NV
Coverage: ESPNU

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Memphis Grizzlies meet head-to-head in Summer League action on Sunday night. Minnesota stayed in control during their opening game against the Denver Nuggets and it led to an 85-78 victory. Rookie Josh Minott posted a double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds.

Meanwhile, the Grizzlies never found their footing against the Los Angeles Clippers in a 94-76 defeat. Undrafted rookie Kenny Lofton Jr. was the lone bright spot for Memphis as he scored 18 points and logged 4 rebounds off of the bench. The Grizzlies only got to the free throw line 12 times as a team.

Timberwolves vs Grizzlies Odds & Spread

All NBA betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: MIN: (+168) | MEM: (-210)
Spread: MIN: +4.5 (-115) | MEM: -4.5 (-105)
Total: 173.5 — Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)
Odds to Win Summer League Championship: MIN: (+2900) | MEM: (+4900)

Memphis enters this contest as a small favorite on the moneyline and spread. This 9 p.m. ET clash also features the second-lowest total of Sunday's eight-game slate.

Timberwolves vs Grizzlies Prediction & Pick

The Timberwolves feel a bit undervalued in this spot. Minnesota saw four players score in double-digits during their first game and only turned the ball over 12 times. This is a team built on size and the presence of Minott, David McCormack and Wendell Moore in the paint is a scary sight.

The Grizzlies struggled to show signs of life against the Clippers, shooting just 26.3% from beyond the arc and racking up 27 personal fouls. 2022 first-round pick Jake LaRavia took only 4 shots in 20 minutes played and fellow rookie Kennedy Chandler shot 3-for-11 overall. Improvement is needed.

I'll take a chance on a balanced Timberwolves team covering the +4.5 spread (-115).

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