Mavericks vs Timberwolves Game Breakdown

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Dallas Mavericks

Mavericks

9W-4L

Dallas Mavericks

May 24, 2024

08:30PM EST

Odds: 208.0 o/u

Timberwolves

8W-4L

Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves

Get ready to rumble at the Target Center tonight as the Dallas Mavericks, boasting a solid 9-4 record, saddle up to duel the Minnesota Timberwolves, who are hot on their heels at 8-4, in what promises to be a nail-biter of a playoff game. After a series of first-round blowouts, the stakes and tensions are sky-high, with both teams locked identically in their conference standings and hungry for a win. The Mavericks are itching to rebound from a recent stumble, while the Timberwolves look to keep their winning momentum going. With the over/under tantalizingly set at 208 and the lines drawing a battleground at Mavericks +5 and Timberwolves -5, tonight’s clash is not just a game—it’s a showdown of strategic prowess and raw power. So, as the clock ticks down to the 8:30 PM EST tipoff, let’s see if the Mavericks can lasso the Wolves in their own den!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: May 24, 2024 08:30PM EST

Location: Target Center, Minnesota

Vegas Odds

DAL ML MIN ML Over/Under Line
Open +135 -180 207.0 5.0/-5.0
Recent +200 -240 208.0 6.0/-6.0
Difference +65 -60 +1.0

Team Performance

dal Team Logo
LAST 10
8W-2L
AWAY
24W-15L

33.3% Win Probability

min Team Logo
LAST 10
7W-3L
HOME
29W-10L

66.7% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
05/22/24 Dallas Mavericks DAL 27 32 23 26 00 108 Over
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 33 29 21 22 00 105
01/31/24 Dallas Mavericks DAL 21 27 22 17 00 87 Push
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 24 28 31 38 00 121
01/07/24 Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 29 27 26 26 00 108 Over
Dallas Mavericks DAL 30 30 31 24 00 115
12/28/23 Dallas Mavericks DAL 26 30 35 19 00 110 Over
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 37 24 37 20 00 118
12/14/23 Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 26 33 28 32 00 119 Over
Dallas Mavericks DAL 30 30 22 19 00 101
02/13/23 Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 33 32 35 24 00 124 Over
Dallas Mavericks DAL 23 31 28 39 00 121
12/21/22 Dallas Mavericks DAL 29 22 24 29 00 104 Under
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 31 21 22 25 00 99
12/19/22 Dallas Mavericks DAL 30 14 30 32 00 106 Over
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 21 36 37 22 00 116
03/25/22 Dallas Mavericks DAL 22 28 17 28 00 95 Over
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 26 35 28 27 00 116
03/21/22 Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 29 25 27 27 00 108 Over
Dallas Mavericks DAL 23 37 26 24 00 110
12/21/21 Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 35 15 28 24 00 102 Over
Dallas Mavericks DAL 34 27 27 26 00 114
12/19/21 Dallas Mavericks DAL 25 25 38 17 00 105 Over
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 27 29 30 25 00 111

Mavericks Vs Over/Under

Timberwolves Vs Over/Under

Mavericks Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
04/12 @ DET 89-107L 49 20 20 83
04/10 vs MIA 111-92W 39 27 7 87
04/09 vs CHA 130-104W 55 35 14 93
04/07 @ HOU 147-136W 47 21 17 85
04/05 @ GSW 108-106W 41 30 17 84
04/04 @ ATL 109-95W 53 20 14 94
04/02 vs GSW 100-104L 42 27 15 89
03/31 vs HOU 125-107W 47 24 13 93
03/29 vs SAC 107-103W 42 24 10 76
03/26 vs SAC 132-96W 49 34 9 92

Timberwolves Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
04/12 @ ATL 109-106W 44 29 14 79
04/10 vs DEN 107-116L 35 23 9 82
04/09 @ WAS 130-121W 44 30 8 90
04/07 vs LAL 127-117W 46 29 14 97
04/05 vs PHX 87-97L 44 23 18 85
04/03 @ TOR 133-85W 50 37 9 96
04/02 @ HOU 113-106W 39 29 17 77
03/31 @ CHI 101-109L 37 28 13 81
03/29 vs DEN 111-98W 39 28 7 75
03/27 @ DET 106-91W 40 28 12 82

Starting Lineups

Mavericks Notable Injuries

  • Dwight Powell (C): Avg: 2.9pts, 3.1reb, 1.2ast, 12.1 minutes. Last game: 05/15/24. Impact: 0.6
  • AJ Lawson (SG/SF): Avg: 2.4pts, 0.9reb, 0.3ast, 5.8 minutes. Last game: 05/15/24. Impact: 0.5

Timberwolves Notable Injuries

  • Jordan McLaughlin (PG/SG): Avg: 3.3pts, 1.3reb, 1.9ast, 10.9 minutes. Last game: 05/16/24. Impact: 1.1
  • T.J. Warren (SF/PF): Avg: 2.9pts, 1.8reb, 0.7ast, 9.7 minutes. Last game: 05/10/24. Impact: 0.9
  • Luka Garza (C): Avg: 3.9pts, 1.1reb, 0.2ast, 4.8 minutes. Last game: 05/16/24. Impact: 1.0
  • Josh Minott (SG): Avg: 1.6pts, 0.6reb, 0.3ast, 2.9 minutes. Last game: 05/16/24. Impact: 0.6
  • Wendell Moore Jr. (SG): Avg: 0.6pts, 0.4reb, 0.3ast, 2.9 minutes. Last game: 05/16/24. Impact: 0.3

Top Player Props

This article, published more than 6 hours prior to game time, focuses exclusively on Over prop bets due to the propensity for NBA teams to make last-minute injury adjustments. For the most current prop bets, including any updates closer to tip-off, please refer to the link provided below the table.

Mavericks Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #8 #2 #10 #5 -11.1%
PF #13 #3 #11 #10 -4.0%
PG #26 #4 #30 #26 11.5%
SF #15 #23 #25 #23 8.4%
SG #16 #29 #9 #15 0.4%

Timberwolves Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #27 #22 #28 #25 7.2%
PF #2 #4 #2 #1 -14.4%
PG #1 #30 #9 #7 -12.1%
SF #11 #13 #1 #7 -10.8%
SG #4 #7 #6 #2 -10.8%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
117.2
111.3
Rebounds per Game
44.7
43.0
Assists per Game
26.2
27.4
Steals per Game
7.3
8.7
Blocks per Game
6.1
6.6
Shots per Game
89.4
86.8
3-Pointers Made per Game
13.8
13.0
2-Pt Percentage per Game
58.4
53.8
3-Pt Percentage per Game
36.5
37.7
Turnovers per Game
12.2
11.6
Fouls per Game
17.1
17.4

Recent Trends

  • Nickeil Alexander-Walker (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 44.0% to 16.7, 29.8 min average previous 3 games.
  • Maxi Kleber (PF/C): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 34.4% to 15.3, 23.4 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Mavericks have a 2-game winning streak on the road.
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