Timberwolves vs. Pacers: A Clash of Titans in the Hoops Arena!

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Minnesota Timberwolves

Timberwolves

43W-19L

Minnesota Timberwolves

March 07, 2024

08:00PM EST

Odds: 228.0 o/u

Pacers

35W-28L

Indiana Pacers
Indiana Pacers

Alright, hoop heads, get your popcorn ready and your fantasy lineups set. The Minnesota Timberwolves, with their impressive 43W-19L record, are packing up their snow boots and heading to the Hoosier State to clash with the 35W-28L Indiana Pacers at the hallowed grounds of Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Tipoff is at 08:00PM EST, so make sure your chores are done, your kids are asleep, or whatever it is you need to do to make sure you’re parked in front of your screens. The T-Wolves are breathing down the necks of their conference leaders, sitting just 0.0 games back in the West, while the Pacers, a respectable 6.0 games back in the East, are looking to climb up the ladder. The bookies have the over/under at 228.0, with the Timberwolves line at 1.0 and the Pacers at -1.0. Now, both teams are coming in hot, with the Pacers fresh off a 137-120 thrashing of Dallas, and the Timberwolves clawing out a 119-114 victory against Portland. So, buckle up, folks. It’s gonna be a wild ride.

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 07, 2024 08:00PM EST
Location: Gainbridge Fieldhouse, Indiana

Vegas Odds

MIN ML IND ML Over/Under Line
Open +105 -125 228.5 1.0/-1.0
Recent +100 -120 228.0 1.5/-1.5
Difference -5 +5 -0.5

Team Performance

min Team Logo
LAST 10
7W-3L
AWAY
19W-11L

50.0% Win Probability

ind Team Logo
LAST 10
6W-4L
HOME
20W-10L

50.0% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
12/16/23 Indiana Pacers IND 20 35 23 31 109 Over
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 23 34 38 32 127
12/07/22 Indiana Pacers IND 17 44 29 25 115 Over
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 35 28 27 31 121
11/23/22 Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 29 24 34 28 115 Under
Indiana Pacers IND 21 27 29 24 101
02/13/22 Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 33 41 28 27 129 Over
Indiana Pacers IND 37 25 36 22 120
11/29/21 Indiana Pacers IND 26 31 19 22 98 Under
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 20 28 30 22 100

Starting Lineups

Timberwolves Notable Injuries

  • Karl-Anthony Towns (PF/C): Avg: 22.1pts, 8.4reb, 3.0ast, 32.8 minutes. Last game: 03/04/24. Impact: 6.1
  • Luka Garza (C): Avg: 2.5pts, 0.8reb, 0.2ast, 2.9 minutes. Last game: 02/24/24. Impact: 0.6

Pacers Notable Injuries

  • Bennedict Mathurin (SG/SF): Avg: 14.9pts, 4.1reb, 2.0ast, 26.2 minutes. Last game: 03/05/24. Impact: 4.5
  • Doug McDermott (SF): Avg: 5.8pts, 1.0reb, 1.2ast, 14.9 minutes. Last game: 02/26/24. Impact: 1.1
  • Oscar Tshiebwe (C): Avg: 3.2pts, 2.0reb, 0.2ast, 5.2 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 1.3
  • James Johnson (PF/C): Avg: 1.0pts, 0.7reb, 1.0ast, 5.3 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 1.2

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.

Timberwolves Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #14 #5 #6 #8 -8.5%
PF #6 #10 #2 #4 -15.9%
PG #4 #26 #16 #7 -5.5%
SF #19 #9 #5 #8 -5.8%
SG #3 #14 #22 #7 -4.4%

Pacers Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #25 #22 #24 #23 7.9%
PF #4 #3 #16 #3 -16.5%
PG #26 #24 #1 #15 0.5%
SF #21 #24 #29 #24 7.5%
SG #29 #25 #10 #26 6.1%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
115.1
120.5
Rebounds per Game
45.3
39.8
Assists per Game
27.2
31.1
Steals per Game
7.5
8.0
Blocks per Game
6.8
5.0
Shots per Game
86.9
91.8
3-Pointers Made per Game
13.3
12.8
2-Pt Percentage per Game
53.3
59.0
3-Pt Percentage per Game
38.6
37.6
Turnovers per Game
12.2
11.4
Fouls per Game
18.3
17.9

Recent Trends

  • Isaiah Jackson (C): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 37.9% to 13.5, 21.8 min average previous 3 games.
  • Quenton Jackson (PG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 85.8% to 27.5, 14.8 min average previous 3 games.
  • Monte Morris (PG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 32.4% to 14.9, 22.1 min average previous 3 games.
  • Ben Sheppard (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 35.7% to 21.8, 16.1 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Timberwolves have a 4-game winning streak on the road. Overall, they are on a 1-game winning streak. The Pacers have a 1-game winning streak at home. Overall, they are on a 1-game winning streak.

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