Clippers vs. Timberwolves: A Nail-Biting NBA Showdown Beckons!

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Los Angeles Clippers

Clippers

38W-20L

Los Angeles Clippers

March 03, 2024

04:30PM EST

Odds: 220.0 o/u

Timberwolves

42W-18L

Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves

Alright, hoop heads, buckle up for a wild ride! The 38W-20L Los Angeles Clippers are packing their bags and heading to the frosty north to face off against the 42W-18L Minnesota Timberwolves in their own backyard, the Target Center. We’re looking at a 04:30PM EST tipoff, so make sure you’ve got your snacks and your lucky jersey ready. Both these teams are neck and neck in the Western conference, neither giving an inch with a 0.0 game gap. The bookies have been busy bees, setting the over/under at a whopping 220.0, with the Clippers line at -1.5, and the Timberwolves at 1.5. The Timberwolves are licking their wounds after a narrow 120-124 loss against SAC on 03/01/24, while the Clippers are riding high on their 140-115 victory against WAS on the same day. Today’s game is set to be a nail-biter, folks!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 03, 2024 04:30PM EST
Location: Target Center, Minnesota

Vegas Odds

Opening Odds: Los Angeles Clippers -120, Minnesota Timberwolves +100; Over/Under: 219.5 points
Recent Odds: Los Angeles Clippers -105 +15, Minnesota Timberwolves -125 -225; Over/Under: 220.0 points +0.5

Team Performance

lac Team Logo
LAST 10
5W-5L
AWAY
16W-12L

51.2% Win Probability

min Team Logo
LAST 10
7W-3L
HOME
21W-7L

48.8% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
02/12/24 Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 28 21 40 32 121 Over
Los Angeles Clippers LAC 24 29 19 28 100
01/14/24 Los Angeles Clippers LAC 19 26 23 37 105 Under
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 29 17 35 28 109
02/28/23 Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 26 32 28 22 108 Under
Los Angeles Clippers LAC 33 23 19 26 101
01/06/23 Los Angeles Clippers LAC 33 21 25 36 115 Over
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 37 31 32 28 128
12/14/22 Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 21 22 22 23 88 Under
Los Angeles Clippers LAC 19 19 29 32 99
01/03/22 Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 26 38 21 37 122 Over
Los Angeles Clippers LAC 21 25 19 39 104
11/13/21 Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 26 17 28 31 102 Over
Los Angeles Clippers LAC 32 38 28 31 129
11/05/21 Los Angeles Clippers LAC 23 24 28 29 104 Under
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 33 24 15 12 84
11/03/21 Los Angeles Clippers LAC 27 31 45 23 126 Over
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 23 31 34 27 115

Starting Lineups

Clippers Notable Injuries

  • Paul George GTD (SG/SF): Avg: 22.1pts, 5.4reb, 3.7ast, 33.8 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 5.6
  • Ivica Zubac GTD (C): Avg: 11.9pts, 9.5reb, 1.3ast, 26.7 minutes. Last game: 02/25/24. Impact: 4.4
  • Russell Westbrook OUT (PG): Avg: 11.1pts, 5.1reb, 4.4ast, 22.6 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 3.2

Timberwolves Notable Injuries

  • Anthony Edwards GTD (SG/SF): Avg: 26.1pts, 5.2reb, 5.0ast, 34.7 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 7.7
  • Kyle Anderson GTD (SF/PF): Avg: 6.1pts, 3.5reb, 4.1ast, 21.8 minutes. Last game: 02/27/24. Impact: 3.2

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.

Clippers Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #5 #12 #3 #3 -18.1%
PF #19 #19 #23 #22 4.7%
PG #26 #21 #29 #28 12.6%
SF #22 #9 #20 #18 2.2%
SG #17 #16 #18 #20 1.2%

Timberwolves Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #14 #14 #5 #12 -4.7%
PF #12 #4 #2 #5 -12.5%
PG #4 #29 #2 #7 -5.4%
SF #11 #11 #8 #7 -10.2%
SG #1 #7 #23 #8 -6.1%
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Team Comparison

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Points per Game
116.9
115.9
Rebounds per Game
41.1
45.5
Assists per Game
25.7
26.6
Steals per Game
7.4
7.6
Blocks per Game
3.7
7.0
Shots per Game
86.5
87.9
3-Pointers Made per Game
12.8
13.6
2-Pt Percentage per Game
55.8
53.5
3-Pt Percentage per Game
38.2
38.7
Turnovers per Game
12.9
12.8
Fouls per Game
16.3
19.0

Recent Trends

  • Nickeil Alexander-Walker (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 37.2% to 26.1, 19.1 min average previous 3 games.
  • Monte Morris (PG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 43.6% to 20.9, 14.6 min average previous 3 games.
  • Mason Plumlee (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 31.5% to 14.6, 11.1 min average previous 3 games.
  • Joshua Primo (SG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 49.3% to 11.6, 22.9 min average previous 3 games.
  • Naz Reid (PF/C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 30.7% to 31.5, 24.1 min average previous 3 games.
  • Daniel Theis (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 109.0% to 21.8, 10.4 min average previous 3 games.
  • Karl-Anthony Towns (PF/C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 31.7% to 36.7, 27.9 min average previous 3 games.
  • Russell Westbrook (PG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 34.3% to 15.3, 23.3 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Clippers recently won a game, but have no significant streak. The Timberwolves recently lost a game, but have no significant streak.

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