Minnesota Timberwolves at Boston Celtics Matchup 1/10/2024

The Boston Celtics (28-8) are favored by 10.5 points, over the Minnesota Timberwolves (26-10) on January 10, 2024 at TD Garden. It's a matchup featuring one of the highest-scoring teams in the NBA against one of the toughest defensively. The Celtics are fifth in points scored per game (121.2), and the Timberwolves are first in points allowed (107.2). The matchup's point total is 227.5.

Matchup

Odds Comparison

Over/Under History
Season Home Away
18-18-1 6-9-1 12-9-0
21-16-0 11-7-0 10-9-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
220 or Less 11-1-0 4-0-0 7-1-0 1-1-1 1-1-1 0-0-0
220.5 to 225 5-6-0 4-2-0 1-4-0 5-4-0 3-0-0 2-4-0
225.5 to 229 2-4-1 0-2-1 2-2-0 4-4-1 4-3-0 0-1-1
229.5 to 235 2-4-0 0-2-0 2-2-0 4-3-0 1-1-0 3-2-0
235.5 to 240 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 3-2-0 2-1-0 1-1-0
240.5 and over 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 2-2-0 0-0-0 2-2-0
Against the Spread(ATS) History
Season Home Away
21-15-1 9-6-1 12-9-0
19-16-2 11-6-1 8-10-1
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
-10.5 or More 3-2-0 2-2-0 1-0-0 4-4-0 4-4-0 0-0-0
-7 to -10 4-1-0 4-1-0 0-0-0 6-0-1 6-0-1 0-0-0
-3.5 to -6.5 1-6-0 0-3-0 1-3-0 2-2-0 1-2-0 1-0-0
-0.5 to -3 3-1-1 1-0-1 2-1-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0
0 to 3 4-4-0 2-0-0 2-4-0 1-2-0 0-0-0 1-2-0
+3.5 to +6.5 6-0-0 0-0-0 6-0-0 3-5-0 0-0-0 3-5-0
+7 to +10 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 2-2-1 0-0-0 2-2-1
+10.5 or more 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0

Bet Splits

Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Away 12-8 60% 55 113.2
Underdog 5-4 55.6% 55.6 110.6
After Win 20-9 69% 48.3 112.2
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 17-0 100% 67.6 123.1
Favorite 27-8 77.1% 54.3 120.5
After Losses 7-1 87.5% 81.2 121.4

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
118.1 29.9 29.8 29.2 29.2
106.8 27.1 27.6 27.6 24.5
Defense Scoring Allowed (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
112 28.2 28.4 27.8 27.6
110.2 27.7 27.5 28.6 26.4
Offense Scoring (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
112.4 29.8 28.3 28.2 26.1
112.4 28.5 27.6 29.3 27
Defense Scoring Allowed (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
111.3 27.6 27.9 29 26.8
99 24.4 25.3 25.7 23.6

Minnesota Timberwolves Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
1/10/24 MIN 113 @ ORL 92 +5.5 218 53.8% 19 5 40% 18 36.2% 18 16 31% 12
1/8/24 MIN 108 @ DAL 115 +2.5 234 43.6% 21 18 31.7% 13 45.3% 20 15 37.5% 11
1/6/24 MIN 122 @ HOU 95 +4 217.5 52.3% 20 9 42.4% 14 40% 15 7 37.5% 15
1/4/24 MIN 106 vs NO 117 -6 221 45.1% 27 8 32.3% 11 55.6% 17 9 46.2% 12
1/1/24 MIN 106 @ NY 112 +1 223 47.4% 29 4 39.3% 13 43.8% 28 16 35.3% 13

Boston Celtics Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
1/9/24 BOS 131 @ IND 133 +3.5 246 52.2% 29 13 48.6% 15 52.7% 22 9 47.5% 13
1/7/24 BOS 118 @ IND 101 +7 250 51.1% 19 13 39% 17 41.3% 22 10 19% 9
1/6/24 BOS 126 vs UTA 97 -14 240 43.3% 36 9 34.7% 12 36.2% 34 16 17.6% 18
1/3/24 BOS 123 @ OKC 127 +4 239.5 45.7% 29 17 37.5% 14 52.7% 17 10 45% 10
1/1/24 BOS 134 @ SA 101 +14.5 241 53.7% 22 13 35.7% 10 42.6% 12 9 26.7% 12

Timberwolves vs. Celtics Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2024
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: NBCS
  • Favorite: Celtics (-10.5)
  • Total: 227.5

Timberwolves vs. Celtics Matchup Statistics

  • The 121.2 points per game the Celtics average are 14 more points than the Timberwolves give up (107.2).
  • The Celtics outscore opponents by 10.5 points per game (scoring 121.2 points per game to rank fifth in the league while giving up 110.7 per outing to rank third in the NBA) and have a +376 scoring differential overall.
  • The Timberwolves have a +206 scoring differential, topping opponents by 5.7 points per game. They're putting up 112.9 points per game, 22nd in the league, and are giving up 107.2 per outing to rank first in the NBA.
  • Boston is averaging 123.1 points per game when playing at home. In road games, it is averaging 119.5 points per contest.
  • Minnesota is putting up fewer points at home (112.6 per game) than on the road (113.3).
  • The Celtics have seen an increase in scoring recently, putting up 129.5 points per game in their last 10 contests, 8.3 points more than the 121.2 they've scored this season.
  • In their last 10 games, the Timberwolves are scoring 111.5 points per game, 1.4 fewer points than their season average (112.9).

Timberwolves vs. Celtics Previous Meetings

Celtics vs Timberwolves (Last 10 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
11/6/2023 Celtics -3.5 222 -162 +136 114-109 MIN
3/15/2023 Celtics -4 230.5 -170 +145 104-102 BOS
12/23/2022 Celtics -9.5 228.5 -435 +350 121-109 BOS

Celtics Leaders

  • Jayson Tatum's numbers on the season are 27.3 points, 8.6 boards and 4.5 assists per contest, shooting 47.8% from the field and 37.1% from beyond the arc, with an average of 3.2 made treys (10th in NBA).
  • Jaylen Brown is averaging 23 points, 3.7 assists and 4.9 boards.
  • Derrick White is averaging 16.3 points, 5.1 assists and 4.1 rebounds.
  • Jrue Holiday's numbers on the season are 13.2 points, 6.5 rebounds and 4.8 assists per contest, shooting 46.6% from the field and 42.8% from downtown, with an average of 1.9 made 3-pointers.
  • Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 19.8 points, 7 boards and 1.9 assists. Defensively, he averages 0.7 steals and 1.8 blocked shots.

Timberwolves Leaders

  • Anthony Edwards is averaging 26.2 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.9 assists for the Timberwolves.
  • The Timberwolves are receiving 21.7 points, 8.9 boards and 3 assists per game from Karl-Anthony Towns.
  • Rudy Gobert's numbers on the season are 12.8 points, 12 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game. He is draining 62.6% of his shots from the field (sixth in NBA).
  • Mike Conley's numbers on the season are 11.2 points, 2.7 boards and 6.3 assists per contest. He is sinking 45.8% of his shots from the floor and 45.5% from 3-point range (sixth in league), with an average of 2.4 treys.
  • Naz Reid averages 12.7 points, 4.8 boards and 1 assists. He is draining 50.6% of his shots from the floor and 40% from beyond the arc, with 1.9 treys per game.

Timberwolves vs. Celtics Injury Report

  • Celtics Injuries: Jrue Holiday: Questionable (Elbow), Al Horford: Questionable (Illness), Kristaps Porzingis: Questionable (Right Knee), Jay Scrubb: Out (Knee)
  • Timberwolves Injuries: Jaylen Clark: Out (Achilles)