Timberwolves vs Clippers Game Breakdown & Projections – Tue, Mar 12th 2024

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Minnesota Timberwolves

Timberwolves

44W-21L

Minnesota Timberwolves

March 12, 2024

10:00PM EST

Odds: 214.5 o/u

Clippers

41W-22L

Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles Clippers

Alright, hoop heads, buckle up for a wild night at the Crypto.com Arena! Our beloved, slightly bruised but never beaten Minnesota Timberwolves (44W-21L), are ready to claw their way through the LA Clippers (41W-22L), under the glimmering lights of LA. The ‘Wolves are sniffing at the heels of the Western conference leaders, just 1.5 games back, while the Clippers are clinging on to the top spot like a barnacle on a boat hull. The bookies are having a field day, setting the over/under at 214.5, with the Timberwolves line at 6.5, and the Clippers line at -6.5. Both teams are licking their wounds after recent losses; the Clippers got clipped 117-124 by the Bucks, while the Timberwolves got tamed 109-120 by the Lakers. So, as the clock ticks down to a 10:00PM EST tipoff, we’re all waiting to see if the Timberwolves will clip the Clippers’ wings, or if the Clippers will send the ‘Wolves howling back to Minnesota. It’s going to be a game of ‘Clips and Wolves, folks!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 12, 2024 10:00PM EST
Location: Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles

Vegas Odds

MIN ML LAC ML Over/Under Line
Open +220 -270 217.5 6.5/-6.5
Recent +170 -200 214.5 6.5/-6.5
Difference -50 +70 -3.0

Team Performance

min Team Logo
LAST 10
5W-5L
AWAY
20W-13L

37.0% Win Probability

lac Team Logo
LAST 10
5W-5L
HOME
22W-8L

63.0% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
03/03/24 Los Angeles Clippers LAC 18 31 18 22 89 Under
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 30 16 22 20 88
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

Timberwolves Vs Over/Under

Clippers Vs Over/Under

Timberwolves Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/10 vs LAL 109-120L 38 27 11 97
03/08 vs CLE 104-114L 45 25 12 94
03/07 vs IND 113-111W 48 23 9 98
03/04 @ POR 119-114W 40 28 11 80
03/03 @ LAC 88-89L 54 24 15 80
03/01 @ SAC 120-124L 44 29 12 85
02/28 @ MEM 110-101W 39 29 13 80
02/27 @ SAS 114-105W 46 28 14 94
02/24 @ BRO 101-86W 51 22 12 84
02/23 @ MIL 107-112L 52 23 13 98

Clippers Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/10 @ MIL 117-124L 52 30 10 104
03/09 @ CHI 112-102W 45 29 13 84
03/06 vs HOU 122-116W 41 19 9 80
03/04 vs MIL 106-113L 38 25 13 84
03/03 vs MIN 89-91L 40 17 9 86
03/01 @ WAS 140-115W 49 32 8 95
02/28 @ LAL 112-116L 36 29 12 90
02/25 @ SAC 107-123L 39 23 15 82
02/23 vs MEM 101-95W 51 20 20 84
02/22 vs OKL 107-129L 42 27 14 94

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: 2.9pts, 0.9reb, 0.2ast, 3.4 minutes. Last game: 03/10/24. Impact: 0.8
  • Josh Minott (SG): Avg: 1.6pts, 0.6reb, 0.1ast, 2.9 minutes. Last game: 03/10/24. Impact: 0.5
  • Daishen Nix (PG): Avg: 2.0pts, 0.1reb, 0.2ast, 3.3 minutes. Last game: 03/10/24. Impact: 0.5
  • Wendell Moore Jr. (SG): Avg: 0.7pts, 0.4reb, 0.1ast, 2.9 minutes. Last game: 03/10/24. Impact: 0.4

Clippers Notable Injuries

  • Russell Westbrook (PG): Avg: 11.1pts, 5.1reb, 4.4ast, 22.6 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 3.2
  • P.J. Tucker (PF/C): Avg: 1.5pts, 2.9reb, 0.6ast, 15.7 minutes. Last game: 03/10/24. Impact: 1.1
  • Moussa Diabate (C): Avg: 2.6pts, 2.2reb, 0.4ast, 5.8 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 1.1
  • Kobe Brown (PF): Avg: 1.7pts, 1.3reb, 0.4ast, 7.9 minutes. Last game: 03/09/24. Impact: 0.4
  • Jordan Miller (SG): Avg: 1.8pts, 0.7reb, 0.0ast, 3.6 minutes. Last game: 03/09/24. Impact: 0.4
  • Joshua Primo (SG): Avg: 1.0pts, 0.5reb, 0.0ast, 5.1 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 2.2

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 #21 #19 #9 #19 4.2%
PF #5 #4 #4 #1 -16.2%
PG #1 #28 #18 #6 -10.3%
SF #18 #11 #4 #12 -5.4%
SG #8 #18 #16 #8 -5.5%

Clippers Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #10 #15 #25 #12 -5.3%
PF #22 #18 #25 #24 5.0%
PG #30 #21 #21 #29 12.6%
SF #15 #4 #21 #11 -5.6%
SG #12 #10 #8 #11 -3.6%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
111.9
111.9
Rebounds per Game
45.4
43.1
Assists per Game
26.1
24.9
Steals per Game
7.5
6.5
Blocks per Game
7.0
4.3
Shots per Game
88.5
88.1
3-Pointers Made per Game
11.5
11.8
2-Pt Percentage per Game
52.8
55.4
3-Pt Percentage per Game
35.0
34.3
Turnovers per Game
12.2
12.3
Fouls per Game
18.5
17.2

Recent Trends

  • Nickeil Alexander-Walker (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 37.0% to 30.5, 22.3 min average previous 3 games.
  • Kyle Anderson (SF/PF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 50.5% to 30.6, 20.3 min average previous 3 games.
  • Anthony Edwards (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 34.0% to 40.3, 30.1 min average previous 3 games.
  • Terance Mann (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 36.3% to 27.4, 20.1 min average previous 3 games.
  • Monte Morris (PG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 42.5% to 12.0, 20.9 min average previous 3 games.
  • Mason Plumlee (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 45.2% to 15.5, 10.7 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.
  • Daniel Theis (C): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 31.2% to 14.8, 21.6 min average previous 3 games.
  • T.J. Warren (PF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 30.5% to 16.8, 12.9 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 Timberwolves have a 2-game losing streak on the road.
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