The Oklahoma City Thunder will travel to Minnesota to take on the Timberwolves in a win-or-go-home battle for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference in the 2022-23 NBA Playoffs.
The No. 8-seeded Wolves are coming off a 108-102 loss to LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the Lakers while Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and the No. 10-seeded Thunder pulled off the upset of the New Orleans Pelicans.
The Timberwolves opened as 4.5-point favorites with an over/under of 228 on DraftKings Sportsbook. Minnesota won the season series over Oklahoma City, 3-1.
The winner will earn the right to take on the No. 1-seeded Denver Nuggets in the first round of the playoffs.
Timberwolves vs. Thunder
Head-to-head record: 3-1, MIN
Overall record: OKC (40-42), MIN (42-40)
Leading scorer on Thunder: Gilgeous-Alexander
Leading scorer on Timberwolves: Anthony Edwards
Spread: MIN, -4.5
Moneyline: MIN, -190, OKC, +160
Date: Friday, April 14
Time: 9:30 p.m. ET
TV channel: ESPN