NBA picks against the spread, 3/2/15: Clippers visit the Timberwolves

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Welcome back to another day of NBA picks against the spread. Yesterday was a solid day at Friendly Bounce, with Matt and Zach going 5-3, and Jack and Chris going 4-4. Let’s see what we’ve got going on tonight, as the Clippers visit the Timberwolves. 

Toronto Raptors at Philadlephia 76ers, 7:00 PM EST

Spread: Raptors -8.5

Jack (@jackhaveitall):

Dec 3, 2014; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Toronto Raptors forward James Johnson (3) grabs a rebound during the second half against the Toronto Raptors at EnergySolutions Arena. Toronto won 123-104. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

Chris (@ChrisBarnewall):

Nov 24, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; The Sixers drum line perform during a timeout in a game between the Philadelphia 76ers and Portland Trail Blazers at the Wells Fargo Center. The Trail Blazers defeated the 76ers 114-104. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Matt (@Matt_Cianfrone):

Dec 3, 2014; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Toronto Raptors forward James Johnson (3) grabs a rebound during the second half against the Toronto Raptors at EnergySolutions Arena. Toronto won 123-104. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

Zach (@ZachOliverNBA):

Dec 3, 2014; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Toronto Raptors forward James Johnson (3) grabs a rebound during the second half against the Toronto Raptors at EnergySolutions Arena. Toronto won 123-104. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

Golden State Warriors at Brooklyn Nets, 7:30 PM EST

Spread: Warriors -5

Jack:

Feb 24, 2015; Washington, DC, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) gestures on the court against the Washington Wizards in the third quarter at Verizon Center. The Warriors won 114-107. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Chris:

Feb 24, 2015; Washington, DC, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) gestures on the court against the Washington Wizards in the third quarter at Verizon Center. The Warriors won 114-107. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Matt:

Feb 24, 2015; Washington, DC, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) gestures on the court against the Washington Wizards in the third quarter at Verizon Center. The Warriors won 114-107. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Zach:

Feb 24, 2015; Washington, DC, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) gestures on the court against the Washington Wizards in the third quarter at Verizon Center. The Warriors won 114-107. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Phoenix Suns at Miami Heat, 7:30 PM EST (NBA TV)

Spread: Heat -2.5

Jack:

Jan 27, 2015; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside (21) reacts after being fouled during the second half against the Milwaukee Bucks at American Airlines Arena. The Bucks won 109-102. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Chris:

Sep 29, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Gerald Green wears a Christmas wreath as he poses for a portrait during media day at the US Airways Center. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Matt:

Sep 29, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Gerald Green wears a Christmas wreath as he poses for a portrait during media day at the US Airways Center. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Zach:

Sep 29, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Gerald Green wears a Christmas wreath as he poses for a portrait during media day at the US Airways Center. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Los Angeles Clippers at Minnesota Timberwolves, 8:00 PM EST

Spread: Clippers -3.5

Jack:

Feb 25, 2015; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Garnett (21) smiles and waves to fans in the second half against the Washington Wizards at Target Center. The Timberwolves won 97-77. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Chris:

Dec 31, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32), guard J.J. Redick (4) and forward Spencer Hawes (10) during a time out in the second half of the game against the New York Knicks at Staples Center. Clippers won 99-78. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Matt:

Dec 31, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32), guard J.J. Redick (4) and forward Spencer Hawes (10) during a time out in the second half of the game against the New York Knicks at Staples Center. Clippers won 99-78. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Zach:

Dec 31, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32), guard J.J. Redick (4) and forward Spencer Hawes (10) during a time out in the second half of the game against the New York Knicks at Staples Center. Clippers won 99-78. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

New Orleans Pelicans at Dallas Mavericks, 8:30 PM EST

Spread: Mavericks -7

Jack:

Jan 27, 2015; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Richard Jefferson (24) brings the ball up court during the game against the Memphis Grizzlies at the American Airlines Center. The Grizzlies defeated the Mavericks 109-90. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Chris:

Jan 27, 2015; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Richard Jefferson (24) brings the ball up court during the game against the Memphis Grizzlies at the American Airlines Center. The Grizzlies defeated the Mavericks 109-90. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Matt:

Jan 27, 2015; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Richard Jefferson (24) brings the ball up court during the game against the Memphis Grizzlies at the American Airlines Center. The Grizzlies defeated the Mavericks 109-90. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Zach:

Jan 27, 2015; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Richard Jefferson (24) brings the ball up court during the game against the Memphis Grizzlies at the American Airlines Center. The Grizzlies defeated the Mavericks 109-90. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports