Minnesota Timberwolves at Indiana Pacers Matchup 3/7/2024

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MIN 113 @ IND 111

Gainbridge Fieldhouse, Final

8-9, 1st East Central

MIN 113 @ IND 111

Gainbridge Fieldhouse, Final

The Indiana Pacers (35-28) are favored by one point, over the Minnesota Timberwolves (43-19) on March 7, 2024 at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. It's a contest pitting one of the highest-scoring squads in the league versus one of the best defensively. The Pacers are first in points scored per game (123.5), and the Timberwolves are first in points allowed (106.5). The matchup has an over/under set at 228 points.

Matchup

Game Spread Over/Under Moneyline Charts
Teams Team Rating Open Closing Open Closing Open Closing Line Moves
Minnesota Timberwolves Timberwolves
71
-2 (-110)
+1 (-110)
230.5 pts
228 pts
-130
-102
line-movement
Indiana Pacers Pacers
84
+2 (-110)
-1 (-110)
+110
-118

Odds Comparison

Over/Under History
Season Home Away
29-33-1 12-18-1 17-15-0
33-29-2 20-13-0 13-16-2
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
220 or Less 16-7-0 7-4-0 9-3-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0
220.5 to 225 10-10-0 7-5-0 3-5-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
225.5 to 229 4-6-1 0-3-1 4-3-0 1-2-0 1-2-0 0-0-0
229.5 to 235 3-5-0 0-3-0 3-2-0 1-3-0 1-1-0 0-2-0
235.5 to 240 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 8-7-1 2-1-1 6-6-0
240.5 and over 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 22-16-2 13-10-1 9-6-1
Against the Spread(ATS) History
Season Home Away
34-28-1 15-15-1 19-13-0
33-28-3 17-14-2 16-14-1
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
-10.5 or More 6-6-0 5-6-0 1-0-0 3-3-0 2-1-0 1-2-0
-7 to -10 6-2-0 6-2-0 0-0-0 6-4-2 3-2-1 3-2-1
-3.5 to -6.5 2-8-0 0-5-0 2-3-0 9-6-0 3-4-0 6-2-0
-0.5 to -3 5-3-1 1-2-1 4-1-0 2-7-0 1-4-0 1-3-0
0 to 3 6-4-0 3-0-0 3-4-0 6-1-0 3-0-0 3-1-0
+3.5 to +6.5 6-2-0 0-0-0 6-2-0 5-4-1 5-2-1 0-2-0
+7 to +10 2-1-0 0-0-0 2-1-0 1-2-0 0-1-0 1-1-0
+10.5 or more 1-2-0 0-0-0 1-2-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0

Bet Splits

Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Away 20-11 64.5% 58.1 115
Underdog 8-5 61.5% 69.2 111.7
After Win 31-11 73.8% 52.4 113.7
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 20-12 62.5% 56.2 126.3
Favorite 18-12 60% 48.3 124.2
After Win 17-13 56.7% 56.7 122.6

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
112.5 27.8 29.8 27 27.9
115 28.6 29.3 29.6 27.5
Defense Scoring Allowed (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
112 28.1 28.5 27.9 27.5
108.9 27.2 27.1 28.1 26.5
Offense Scoring (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
112.8 29.9 28.3 28.4 26.2
112.4 28.7 27.2 29.4 27.1
Defense Scoring Allowed (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
117.2 30.6 29.9 29.3 27.4
115.4 30.3 28.7 28.5 27.9

Minnesota Timberwolves Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
2/29/24 MIN 110 vs MEM 101 -11.5 209 49.4% 22 5 40% 13 38.7% 20 17 29.7% 14
2/28/24 MIN 114 vs SA 105 -13 221.5 46.2% 17 11 41.9% 14 47.6% 15 7 39% 22
2/16/24 MIN 128 @ POR 91 +9.5 217 51.7% 27 11 36.7% 13 37.3% 30 9 27.6% 15
2/14/24 MIN 121 @ POR 109 +8.5 213.5 46.4% 34 12 39.4% 12 44.8% 25 12 37.9% 16
2/9/24 MIN 129 @ MIL 105 +2 226.5 55.2% 16 12 51.2% 8 49.4% 16 10 42.4% 13

Indiana Pacers Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
3/6/24 IND 137 @ DAL 120 -5.5 246.5 53.8% 24 9 46.2% 8 48.4% 21 9 33.3% 9
2/29/24 IND 123 vs NO 114 -4 239.5 49% 9 14 36.8% 8 46.7% 23 7 37.9% 10
2/11/24 IND 125 @ NY 111 +2.5 237.5 61% 19 6 48.3% 15 47.6% 23 5 31.2% 9
2/9/24 IND 109 vs GS 131 -5.5 248.5 48.1% 27 7 38.7% 14 55.9% 13 10 53.1% 17
2/4/24 IND 115 @ CHA 99 +11.5 237 48.9% 18 11 33.3% 11 39.8% 25 11 27.6% 10

Timberwolves vs. Pacers Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Thursday, March 7, 2024
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: BSIN
  • Favorite: Pacers (-1)
  • Total: 228

Timberwolves vs. Pacers Matchup Statistics

  • The Pacers put up 123.5 points per game, 17 more points than the 106.5 the Timberwolves allow.
  • The Pacers' +95 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 1.5 points per game) is a result of scoring 123.5 points per game (first in the NBA) while allowing 122 per contest (28th in the league).
  • The Timberwolves' +427 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 6.8 points per game) is a result of putting up 113.3 points per game (19th in NBA) while giving up 106.5 per contest (first in league).
  • Indiana is putting up 126.3 points per game at home. When playing on the road, it is averaging 120.6 points per contest.
  • Minnesota scores 111.7 points per game at home, and 115 away.
  • The Pacers have been putting up 120.5 points per contest in their last 10 appearances, an average that's slightly lower than the 123.5 they've scored over the course of the 2023-24 season.
  • Over their last 10 games, the Timberwolves are putting up 112.9 points per game, compared to their season average of 113.3.

Timberwolves vs. Pacers Previous Meetings

Pacers vs Timberwolves (Last 10 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
12/16/2023 Timberwolves -10.5 238 -520 +390 127-109 MIN
12/7/2022 Timberwolves -4 238.5 -180 +155 121-115 MIN
11/23/2022 Timberwolves -2 237.5 -125 +105 115-101 MIN

Pacers Leaders

  • Tyrese Haliburton's numbers on the season are 20.8 points, 3.8 rebounds and 11.3 assists per game, shooting 48.1% from the field and 37.9% from beyond the arc, with an average of 3 made treys.
  • Myles Turner averages 17.3 points, 7.1 boards and 1.3 assists, shooting 52.3% from the field and 33.2% from beyond the arc, with 1.4 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Pascal Siakam averages 22.2 points, 6.3 rebounds and 4.8 assists, shooting 52.2% from the field and 31.7% from beyond the arc, with 1.2 made treys per game.
  • Obi Toppin is averaging 10.4 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists. At the other end, he averages 0.5 steals and 0.5 blocked shots.
  • Aaron Nesmith is averaging 12.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists.

Timberwolves Leaders

  • Anthony Edwards averages 26.1 points, 5.2 boards and 5.1 assists. He is also sinking 46.5% of his shots from the field and 37.8% from 3-point range, with 2.5 triples per contest.
  • Rudy Gobert's numbers on the season are 13.8 points, 12.8 boards and 1.2 assists per game. He is making 65.2% of his shots from the floor (second in NBA).
  • Mike Conley's numbers on the season are 10.6 points, 2.9 rebounds and 6.2 assists per game. He is draining 44.5% of his shots from the field and 43.8% from beyond the arc (eighth in NBA), with an average of 2.2 treys.
  • Naz Reid's numbers on the season are 12.3 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.1 assists per contest. He is making 48.2% of his shots from the floor and 41% from 3-point range, with an average of 1.9 treys.
  • Kyle Anderson's numbers on the season are 6.2 points, 3.5 rebounds and 4.1 assists per contest. He is making 46.9% of his shots from the field.

Timberwolves vs. Pacers Injury Report

  • Pacers Injuries: Bennedict Mathurin: Out (Shoulder), Doug McDermott: Out (Calf), Doug McDermott: Out (Calf)
  • Timberwolves Injuries: Jaylen Clark: Out (Achilles), Karl-Anthony Towns: Out (Knee), Jordan McLaughlin: Questionable (Illness)