NBA Picks — Nov. 7 (Minnesota at L.A. Lakers)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Wednesday’s NBA game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Los Angeles Lakers for Winners and Whiners.

A link to the full preview is below, and confidence ratings are in parentheses. Note: The 5/5 does not represent the best overall pick of the day’s games when there are multiple games, simply the best pick of each individual game.

Minnesota Timberwolves at Los Angeles Lakers:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Timberwolves +6 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 239 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Timberwolves over 116.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/1st Half: Timberwolves +3.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 123 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: Lakers Under 31.5 points 1st Quarter (5/5) — WIN!

Previous Day’s Record: 4-2 (.667)
November Record: 4-2 (1.000)
October Record: 12-30 (.286)
Season Record: 16-32 (.333)

1-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)        (0-0 (.000) in November)
2-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)        (0-0 (.000) in November)
3-Star Pick Record: 2-2 (.500)        (2-2 (.500) in November)
4-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)      (1-0 (1.000) in November)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)      (1-0 (1.000) in November)


Author: Chris Altruda

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