Timberwolves vs Jazz Game Breakdown & Projections – Sat, Mar 16th 2024

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Minnesota Timberwolves

Timberwolves

45W-21L

Minnesota Timberwolves

March 16, 2024

09:30PM EST

Odds: 222.0 o/u

Jazz

29W-37L

Utah Jazz
Utah Jazz

Well, hoopers, grab your whistles and lace up those sneakers because we’ve got a clash of the titans tonight! The Minnesota Timberwolves, coming in hot with a solid 45-21 record, are ready to howl their dominance at the Vivint Smart Home Arena, home of the Utah Jazz, who are currently jamming with a 29-37 scorecard. The clock is ticking down to a 09:30PM EST tipoff and, let’s be honest, it’s not just the time difference that has the T-Wolves 1.5 games behind in the Western conference, while the Jazz are hitting a sour note at 17.5 games behind. The betting lines are buzzing with an over/under set at a whopping 222.0, and while the Timberwolves are prowling at -8.0, the Jazz are trying to keep the rhythm at 8.0. Both teams are riding the wave of recent victories, with the Jazz just squeezing out a 124-125 win against ATL and the Timberwolves tearing through the LAC with a 118-100 score. So, whether you’re rooting for the Timberwolves to keep clawing their way up, or for the Jazz to hit a high note, one thing’s for sure – tonight is gonna be a slam dunk of a showdown!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 16, 2024 09:30PM EST
Location: Vivint Smart Home Arena, Utah

Vegas Odds

MIN ML UTA ML Over/Under Line
Open -330 +265 223.5 -8.0/8.0
Recent -370 +285 222.0 -8.5/8.5
Difference -40 +20 -1.5

Team Performance

min Team Logo
LAST 10
6W-4L
AWAY
21W-13L

78.7% Win Probability

uta Team Logo
LAST 10
3W-7L
HOME
20W-14L

21.3% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
11/30/23 Utah Jazz UTA 23 24 19 24 90 Under
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 20 29 35 17 101
11/04/23 Utah Jazz UTA 27 23 27 18 95 Under
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 29 26 37 31 123
02/08/23 Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 33 44 40 26 143 Over
Utah Jazz UTA 31 36 21 30 118
01/16/23 Utah Jazz UTA 27 25 35 39 126 Over
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 27 31 37 30 125
12/09/22 Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 28 33 21 36 118 Over
Utah Jazz UTA 24 22 33 29 108
10/21/22 Utah Jazz UTA 26 29 33 32 12 132 Over
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 41 23 23 33 6 126
01/30/22 Utah Jazz UTA 20 28 27 31 106 Over
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 26 26 40 34 126
12/31/21 Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 22 28 37 21 108 Over
Utah Jazz UTA 29 34 23 34 120
12/23/21 Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 27 33 30 26 116 Over
Utah Jazz UTA 35 32 34 27 128
12/08/21 Utah Jazz UTA 34 26 35 41 136 Over
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 33 26 22 23 104

Timberwolves Vs Over/Under

Jazz Vs Over/Under

Timberwolves Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/12 vs LAC 118-100W 48 26 9 94
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

Jazz Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/15 @ ATL 124-125L 49 24 11 92
03/12 @ BOS 107-123L 38 23 10 86
03/09 vs DEN 121-142L 36 22 15 96
03/06 @ CHI 117-119L 45 28 10 96
03/04 @ WAS 127-115W 51 29 11 101
03/02 vs MIA 120-128L 42 24 10 89
02/29 vs ORL 107-115L 37 25 13 81
02/27 vs ATL 97-127L 43 24 17 94
02/25 @ SAS 128-104W 38 36 17 90
02/22 @ CHA 107-115L 54 26 19 86

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
  • T.J. Warren (PF): Avg: 4.8pts, 2.0reb, 0.8ast, 16.1 minutes. Last game: 03/12/24. Impact: 1.9
  • Luka Garza (C): Avg: 2.9pts, 0.9reb, 0.2ast, 3.4 minutes. Last game: 03/10/24. Impact: 0.8
  • Daishen Nix (PG): Avg: 1.8pts, 0.1reb, 0.2ast, 3.3 minutes. Last game: 03/12/24. Impact: 0.5

Jazz Notable Injuries

  • Lauri Markkanen (SF/PF): Avg: 22.9pts, 8.3reb, 2.0ast, 32.8 minutes. Last game: 03/02/24. Impact: 5.9
  • Omer Yurtseven (C): Avg: 3.1pts, 3.5reb, 0.4ast, 8.8 minutes. Last game: 03/09/24. Impact: 1.1
  • Micah Potter (C): Avg: 4.8pts, 2.0reb, 0.2ast, 8.6 minutes. Last game: 03/15/24. Impact: 1.5
  • Johnny Juzang (SF): Avg: 4.7pts, 1.4reb, 0.6ast, 11.2 minutes. Last game: 03/15/24. Impact: 1.6
  • Jason Preston (SG): Avg: 1.0pts, 1.5reb, 1.0ast, 6.8 minutes. Last game: 03/15/24. 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 #22 #10 #9 #22 3.7%
PF #8 #11 #6 #4 -10.9%
PG #2 #30 #16 #13 -3.2%
SF #20 #13 #4 #12 -3.5%
SG #5 #20 #13 #10 -6.6%

Jazz Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #11 #15 #24 #19 2.7%
PF #30 #6 #30 #29 13.5%
PG #8 #10 #29 #9 -5.6%
SF #18 #20 #16 #19 2.6%
SG #30 #25 #28 #30 16.1%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
110.9
117.5
Rebounds per Game
46.4
43.7
Assists per Game
25.7
26.7
Steals per Game
7.7
6.8
Blocks per Game
6.8
5.0
Shots per Game
89.5
91.3
3-Pointers Made per Game
11.5
14.3
2-Pt Percentage per Game
52.4
52.2
3-Pt Percentage per Game
34.9
37.9
Turnovers per Game
12.0
13.5
Fouls per Game
18.6
18.2

Recent Trends

  • Nickeil Alexander-Walker (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 30.8% to 30.5, 23.3 min average previous 3 games.
  • Kyle Anderson (SF/PF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 56.7% to 30.6, 19.5 min average previous 3 games.
  • Keyonte George (PG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 35.0% to 36.0, 26.7 min average previous 3 games.
  • Jordan McLaughlin (PG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 53.5% to 16.3, 10.6 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.
  • Naz Reid (PF/C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 37.5% to 32.2, 23.4 min average previous 3 games.
  • Brice Sensabaugh (SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 31.5% to 27.7, 21.1 min average previous 3 games.
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