Minnesota Timberwolves at New York Knicks Matchup 1/1/2024

The Minnesota Timberwolves (24-7) visit the New York Knicks (17-15) at Madison Square Garden, tipping off at 3:00 PM ET on Monday, January 1, 2024. The Timberwolves are 1.5-point favorites in the game. The matchup has an over/under set at 223.5 points.

Matchup

Game Spread Over/Under Moneyline Charts
Teams Team Rating Open Closing Open Closing Open Closing Line Moves
Minnesota Timberwolves Timberwolves
71
-1 (-112)
-1 (-112)
223 pts
223 pts
-118
-118
line-movement
New York Knicks Knicks
74
+1 (-108)
+1 (-108)
-102
-102

Odds Comparison

Over/Under History
Season Home Away
16-14-1 5-9-1 11-5-0
17-14-0 6-6-0 11-8-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
220 or Less 9-1-0 4-0-0 5-1-0 2-5-0 0-4-0 2-1-0
220.5 to 225 5-4-0 4-1-0 1-3-0 7-4-0 5-1-0 2-3-0
225.5 to 229 1-4-1 0-2-1 1-2-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0
229.5 to 235 2-3-0 0-2-0 2-1-0 4-2-0 0-0-0 4-2-0
235.5 to 240 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
240.5 and over 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-3-0 1-1-0 0-2-0
Against the Spread(ATS) History
Season Home Away
18-12-1 9-5-1 9-7-0
16-16-0 6-6-0 10-10-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
-10.5 or More 2-2-0 2-2-0 0-0-0 2-1-0 2-1-0 0-0-0
-7 to -10 4-1-0 4-1-0 0-0-0 1-2-0 1-0-0 0-2-0
-3.5 to -6.5 1-5-0 0-2-0 1-3-0 4-7-0 1-3-0 3-4-0
-0.5 to -3 3-1-1 1-0-1 2-1-0 3-2-0 0-0-0 3-2-0
0 to 3 4-2-0 2-0-0 2-2-0 2-3-0 1-2-0 1-1-0
+3.5 to +6.5 4-0-0 0-0-0 4-0-0 3-1-0 1-0-0 2-1-0
+7 to +10 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
+10.5 or more 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

Bet Splits

Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Away 10-6 62.5% 56.2 113.5
Favorite 19-3 86.4% 61.4 114.4
After Win 16-4 80% 50 112.9
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 8-4 66.7% 50 115.1
Underdog 7-11 38.9% 44.4 115.1
After Losses 6-6 50% 58.3 119

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
109.1 28.1 28.1 27.2 25.7
109.3 28.4 28 26.9 26
Defense Scoring Allowed (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
112.8 28.4 28.8 27.9 27.7
110.2 27.7 27.4 28.6 26.5
Offense Scoring (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
112.7 29.8 28.3 28.3 26.3
112.7 28.6 27.8 29.3 27
Defense Scoring Allowed (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
107.5 28 27.1 26.6 25.8
107.7 26.8 27.6 27.5 25.8

Minnesota Timberwolves Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
12/31/23 MIN 108 vs LAL 106 -4 227.5 50% 24 7 35.3% 19 42% 32 8 29.2% 10
12/29/23 MIN 118 vs DAL 110 -12 228 51.4% 34 6 51.5% 22 44.4% 19 13 42.4% 16
12/22/23 MIN 118 vs LAL 111 -8 221.5 48.3% 25 9 38.9% 14 49.4% 24 7 41.7% 17
12/21/23 MIN 113 @ PHI 127 -4 226 51.2% 24 9 36% 18 53.6% 32 7 36.4% 12
12/19/23 MIN 112 @ MIA 108 +1.5 217 49.4% 19 12 37.9% 13 47.1% 18 8 36.7% 14

New York Knicks Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
12/31/23 NY 126 @ IND 140 -4 249 47.4% 27 15 45.9% 13 59.5% 21 7 54.8% 16
12/28/23 NY 120 @ OKC 129 -3.5 241 50% 30 9 41.2% 18 54.4% 22 3 43.8% 4
12/23/23 NY 111 vs MIL 130 +2 244 44.1% 21 11 31% 11 52.7% 23 12 50% 14
12/21/23 NY 121 @ BKN 102 +1 233 46.3% 25 12 39.4% 11 36.6% 17 17 31.9% 11
12/19/23 NY 114 @ LAL 109 -4.5 236 47.7% 23 11 33.3% 15 42.4% 13 9 31.7% 10

Timberwolves vs. Knicks Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Monday, January 1, 2024
  • Time: 3:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: NBA
  • Favorite: Timberwolves (-1.5)
  • Total: 223.5

Timberwolves vs. Knicks Matchup Statistics

  • The 113.3 points per game the Timberwolves average are just 0.6 fewer points than the Knicks give up (113.9).
  • The Timberwolves are outscoring opponents by 5.9 points per game with a +182 scoring differential overall. They put up 113.3 points per game (20th in the NBA) and allow 107.4 per contest (first in the league).
  • The Knicks outscore opponents by 1.4 points per game (posting 115.3 points per game, 15th in league, and giving up 113.9 per outing, 14th in NBA) and have a +46 scoring differential.
  • Minnesota is scoring 113 points per game this season at home, which is 0.5 fewer points than it is averaging away from home (113.5).
  • New York is putting up fewer points at home (115.1 per game) than away (115.5).
  • In their last 10 games, the Timberwolves have been racking up 113.8 points per contest, an average that's slightly higher than the 113.3 they've scored over the course of the 2023-24 season.
  • The Knicks have fared better offensively over their previous 10 games, posting 120.3 points per contest, five more than their season average of 115.3.

Timberwolves vs. Knicks Previous Meetings

Timberwolves vs Knicks (Last 10 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
11/20/2023 Timberwolves -2.5 214.5 -135 +114 117-100 MIN
3/20/2023 Knicks -8 227.5 -350 +290 140-134 MIN
11/7/2022 Timberwolves -2.5 234.5 -145 +125 120-107 NY

Timberwolves Leaders

  • Anthony Edwards averages 26 points, 5.4 boards and 5.2 assists, shooting 45.6% from the field and 37.6% from beyond the arc, with 2.5 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 21.1 points, 9.3 boards and 2.9 assists. At the other end, he averages 0.8 steals and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • Rudy Gobert is averaging 12.9 points, 12 boards and 1.2 assists. Defensively, he averages 0.7 steals and 2.2 blocked shots (sixth in NBA).
  • Mike Conley is averaging 11.7 points, 2.9 boards and 6.2 assists. Defensively, he averages 1 steal and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Naz Reid is averaging 12.9 points, 4.5 boards and 1 assists. At the other end, he averages 0.7 steals and 0.6 blocked shots.

Knicks Leaders

  • Per game, Julius Randle gets the Knicks 23 points, 9.7 rebounds and 4.8 assists. He also averages 0.6 steals and 0.2 blocks.
  • The Knicks are getting 25.9 points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists per game from Jalen Brunson.
  • Per game, OG Anunoby gives the Knicks 15.1 points, 3.9 boards and 2.7 assists, plus 1 steal and 0.5 blocks.
  • Josh Hart's numbers on the season are 7.4 points, 6 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game. He is draining 45% of his shots from the floor.
  • Per game, Isaiah Hartenstein provides the Knicks 6.2 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists, plus 1 steal and 0.8 blocks.

Timberwolves vs. Knicks Injury Report

  • Timberwolves Injuries: Jaylen Clark: Out (Achilles)
  • Knicks Injuries: Mitchell Robinson: Out (Ankle), OG Anunoby: Questionable (Trade Pending), Precious Achiuwa: Questionable (Trade Pending), Malachi Flynn: Out (Ankle), Quentin Grimes: Questionable (Illness)