Timberwolves vs Jazz Game Breakdown & Projections – Mon, Mar 18th 2024

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Minnesota Timberwolves

Timberwolves

46W-21L

Minnesota Timberwolves

March 18, 2024

09:00PM EST

Odds: 223.5 o/u

Jazz

29W-38L

Utah Jazz
Utah Jazz

Hey hoop-heads, get ready for a showdown in the Beehive State tonight! Our 46-win Minnesota Timberwolves are leaving their snowy den and trotting into the Vivint Smart Home Arena, looking to jazz up the night against the Utah Jazz, who’ve been playing a bit of a flat note this season with 29 wins. The clock strikes 9 PM EST and the wolves will be howling, ready for the hunt. The T-Wolves are nipping at the heels of the Western conference leaders, just a single game back, while the Jazz are strumming a different tune, lagging behind by 18 games. The bookies have set the over/under at a tantalizing 223.5, and it’s the Timberwolves, favored by 7.5, who are hoping to orchestrate a repeat of their recent 119-100 symphony over the Jazz. So, folks, tune in as the Timberwolves look to keep their rhythm and the Jazz aim to hit a high note. It’s going to be a night where the Wolves may just play the Jazz right out of their own arena!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 18, 2024 09:00PM EST
Location: Vivint Smart Home Arena, Utah

Vegas Odds

MIN ML UTA ML Over/Under Line
Open -300 +250 222.5 -7.5/7.5
Recent -195 +165 223.5 -6.5/6.5
Difference +105 -85 +1.0

Team Performance

min Team Logo
LAST 10
6W-4L
AWAY
22W-13L

66.1% Win Probability

uta Team Logo
LAST 10
3W-7L
HOME
20W-15L

33.9% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
03/16/24 Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 19 29 34 37 119 Under
Utah Jazz UTA 19 29 24 28 100
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
03/16 vs UTA 119-100W 44 31 8 93
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

Jazz Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/16 @ MIN 100-119L 51 23 15 83
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

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: 3.3pts, 1.1reb, 0.2ast, 4.1 minutes. Last game: 03/16/24. Impact: 1.0
  • Leonard Miller (PF/C): Avg: 1.9pts, 1.1reb, 0.6ast, 3.5 minutes. Last game: 03/16/24. Impact: 0.7
  • Josh Minott (SG): Avg: 1.7pts, 0.6reb, 0.2ast, 2.8 minutes. Last game: 03/16/24. Impact: 0.6
  • Daishen Nix (PG): Avg: 1.8pts, 0.1reb, 0.2ast, 3.3 minutes. Last game: 03/12/24. Impact: 0.5
  • Wendell Moore Jr. (SG): Avg: 0.6pts, 0.4reb, 0.1ast, 2.8 minutes. Last game: 03/16/24. Impact: 0.3

Jazz Notable Injuries

  • Jordan Clarkson (SG): Avg: 17.2pts, 3.4reb, 5.0ast, 30.5 minutes. Last game: 03/12/24. Impact: 5.4
  • Johnny Juzang (SG): Avg: 5.1pts, 1.8reb, 0.5ast, 12.5 minutes. Last game: 03/16/24. Impact: 1.7
  • Micah Potter (PF/C): Avg: 4.2pts, 2.2reb, 0.2ast, 9.4 minutes. Last game: 03/16/24. Impact: 1.4
  • Jason Preston (PG): Avg: 1.3pts, 2.3reb, 2.3ast, 8.8 minutes. Last game: 03/16/24. Impact: 1.4

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 #25 #16 #3 #22 6.2%
PF #7 #17 #6 #5 -11.6%
PG #1 #30 #23 #18 3.0%
SF #22 #12 #5 #12 -2.5%
SG #4 #20 #17 #11 -5.2%

Jazz Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #19 #15 #21 #23 6.9%
PF #29 #4 #30 #24 7.6%
PG #6 #13 #29 #9 -6.2%
SF #18 #20 #16 #19 2.7%
SG #29 #25 #25 #30 16.1%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
110.2
114.1
Rebounds per Game
45.8
44.0
Assists per Game
26.2
25.8
Steals per Game
7.7
6.3
Blocks per Game
6.8
5.2
Shots per Game
89.8
90.4
3-Pointers Made per Game
12.2
12.8
2-Pt Percentage per Game
51.6
52.9
3-Pt Percentage per Game
36.0
36.1
Turnovers per Game
11.6
13.5
Fouls per Game
18.1
17.5

Recent Trends

  • Anthony Edwards (SG/SF) is on a notable streak, exceeding 30 points in 2 consecutive games.
  • Kyle Anderson (SF/PF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 34.4% to 31.8, 23.7 min average previous 3 games.
  • T.J. Warren (PF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 36.1% to 17.6, 12.9 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Timberwolves have a 2-game winning streak on the road.
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