Trail Blazers vs. Timberwolves: Underdogs Challenge Top Dogs in NBA Showdown!

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Portland Trail Blazers

Trail Blazers

17W-42L

Portland Trail Blazers

March 04, 2024

09:00PM EST

Odds: 209.5 o/u

Timberwolves

42W-19L

Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves

Alright, hoop-heads, buckle up because we’ve got a David vs Goliath showdown coming your way tonight! The Portland Trail Blazers, sitting at a rather underwhelming 17W-42L, are packing up their sneakers and heading into the Timberwolves’ den at the Target Center. Now, these Wolves are no joke, boasting a 42W-19L record and sitting pretty at the top of the Western conference, while the Blazers are lagging 24.0 games behind. The action tips off at 09:00PM EST, so make sure you’ve got your snacks ready and your bets placed. Speaking of bets, the over/under is set at a tantalizing 209.5, with the Blazers line at 14.0, and the Timberwolves line at -14.0. Now, the Wolves are licking their wounds after a narrow 88-89 loss against the Clippers on 03/03/24, while the Blazers are riding high on a 107-100 win against the Grizzlies on 03/02/24. So, who’s gonna come out on top? Well, that’s why we play the game, folks!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 04, 2024 09:00PM EST
Location: Target Center, Minnesota

Vegas Odds

Opening Odds: Portland Trail Blazers +750, Minnesota Timberwolves -1400; Over/Under: 212.0 points
Recent Odds: Portland Trail Blazers +330 -420, Minnesota Timberwolves -440 +960; Over/Under: 209.5 points -2.5

Team Performance

por Team Logo
LAST 10
2W-8L
AWAY
8W-21L

23.3% Win Probability

min Team Logo
LAST 10
7W-3L
HOME
21W-8L

76.7% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
02/15/24 Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 44 22 33 29 128 Over
Portland Trail Blazers POR 14 37 25 15 91
02/13/24 Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 37 22 25 37 121 Over
Portland Trail Blazers POR 25 26 32 26 109
01/12/24 Portland Trail Blazers POR 15 27 15 36 93 Under
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 36 27 25 28 116
04/02/23 Portland Trail Blazers POR 31 25 26 25 107 Over
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 29 33 24 19 105
01/04/23 Portland Trail Blazers POR 24 29 32 21 106 Over
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 29 31 29 24 113
12/12/22 Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 27 32 25 28 112 Over
Portland Trail Blazers POR 33 37 36 27 133
12/10/22 Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 27 39 26 26 118 Over
Portland Trail Blazers POR 32 33 29 30 124
03/07/22 Portland Trail Blazers POR 15 19 26 21 81 Under
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 31 30 29 34 124
03/05/22 Portland Trail Blazers POR 34 30 37 20 121 Over
Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 32 31 46 26 135
01/25/22 Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 26 29 29 25 109 Over
Portland Trail Blazers POR 29 34 19 25 107
12/12/21 Minnesota Timberwolves MIN 33 23 33 27 116 Over
Portland Trail Blazers POR 26 29 29 27 111

Starting Lineups

Trail Blazers Notable Injuries

  • Deandre Ayton GTD (C): Avg: 14.3pts, 10.6reb, 1.7ast, 31.5 minutes. Last game: 02/27/24. Impact: 6.4
  • Jerami Grant GTD (SF/PF): Avg: 20.9pts, 3.7reb, 2.8ast, 33.6 minutes. Last game: 03/02/24. Impact: 5.1
  • Matisse Thybulle GTD (SF): Avg: 5.2pts, 2.0reb, 1.2ast, 23.0 minutes. Last game: 03/02/24. Impact: 2.6

Timberwolves Notable Injuries

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.

Trail Blazers Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #28 #18 #20 #25 9.6%
PF #5 #1 #9 #2 -20.8%
PG #7 #3 #12 #9 -3.6%
SF #9 #21 #9 #9 -8.0%
SG #3 #4 #14 #10 -4.4%

Timberwolves Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #11 #10 #6 #11 -7.5%
PF #8 #7 #1 #5 -14.8%
PG #5 #29 #6 #8 -4.3%
SF #16 #10 #4 #7 -8.2%
SG #1 #8 #22 #3 -7.7%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
102.6
114.4
Rebounds per Game
43.8
46.8
Assists per Game
23.8
26.6
Steals per Game
8.7
7.2
Blocks per Game
4.3
7.2
Shots per Game
88.7
87.8
3-Pointers Made per Game
9.2
13.3
2-Pt Percentage per Game
49.4
52.6
3-Pt Percentage per Game
31.3
38.5
Turnovers per Game
15.4
12.6
Fouls per Game
21.2
18.5

Recent Trends

  • Toumani Camara (SF/PF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 46.1% to 29.8, 20.4 min average previous 3 games.
  • Jaden McDaniels (SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 32.8% to 37.2, 28.0 min average previous 3 games.
  • Duop Reath (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 40.2% to 19.9, 14.2 min average previous 3 games.
  • Shaedon Sharpe (PG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 30.0% to 27.8, 21.4 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Trail Blazers have a 2-game winning streak on the road. Overall, they are on a 2-game winning streak. The Timberwolves have a 2-game losing streak at home. Overall, they are on a 2-game losing streak.

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