Portland Trail Blazers at Minnesota Timberwolves Matchup 3/4/2024

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POR 114 @ MIN 119

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POR 114 @ MIN 119

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The Minnesota Timberwolves (42-19) are favored by 14.5 points as they face the Portland Trail Blazers (17-42) on March 4, 2024 at Target Center. The contest features two of the best teams in the NBA defending against the 3-pointer. The Timberwolves give up just 11.4 triples per game (second in league), and the Trail Blazers 11.5 (fourth). The point total in the matchup is 210.

Odds Comparison

Over/Under History
Season Home Away
28-32-0 13-16-0 15-16-0
29-32-1 12-18-1 17-14-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
220 or Less 8-11-0 0-8-0 8-3-0 16-7-0 7-4-0 9-3-0
220.5 to 225 7-4-1 3-4-0 4-0-1 10-10-0 7-5-0 3-5-0
225.5 to 229 3-3-0 1-2-0 2-1-0 3-6-1 0-3-1 3-3-0
229.5 to 235 6-9-0 4-3-0 2-6-0 3-5-0 0-3-0 3-2-0
235.5 to 240 3-4-0 3-1-0 0-3-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0
240.5 and over 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0
Against the Spread(ATS) History
Season Home Away
28-31-1 11-18-0 17-13-1
33-28-1 15-15-1 18-13-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
-10.5 or More 9-6-1 0-0-0 9-6-1 6-6-0 5-6-0 1-0-0
-7 to -10 5-4-0 0-0-0 5-4-0 6-2-0 6-2-0 0-0-0
-3.5 to -6.5 2-5-0 1-3-0 1-2-0 2-8-0 0-5-0 2-3-0
-0.5 to -3 2-3-0 0-2-0 2-1-0 4-3-1 1-2-1 3-1-0
0 to 3 0-2-0 0-2-0 0-0-0 6-4-0 3-0-0 3-4-0
+3.5 to +6.5 6-3-0 6-3-0 0-0-0 6-2-0 0-0-0 6-2-0
+7 to +10 2-7-0 2-7-0 0-0-0 2-1-0 0-0-0 2-1-0
+10.5 or more 2-1-0 2-1-0 0-0-0 1-2-0 0-0-0 1-2-0

Bet Splits

Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Away 8-22 26.7% 55 106.5
Underdog 16-37 30.2% 50 107
After Losses 10-27 27% 45.9 110.4
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 22-8 73.3% 51.7 111.5
Favorite 34-14 70.8% 51 113.7
After Win 31-11 73.8% 52.4 113.7

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
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 (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
122.9 31.6 30.8 31.5 29
113.5 28.3 28.5 28.7 28
Offense Scoring (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
114.5 29.5 30.5 27.7 26.8
109.8 27.2 28.2 28.5 25.9
Defense Scoring Allowed (Home)
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

Portland Trail Blazers Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
2/28/24 POR 96 vs MIA 106 +6.5 212.5 40.7% 19 15 32.3% 17 52.9% 26 6 53.8% 18
2/16/24 POR 91 vs MIN 128 +9.5 217 37.3% 30 9 27.6% 15 51.7% 27 11 36.7% 13
2/14/24 POR 109 vs MIN 121 +8.5 213.5 44.8% 25 12 37.9% 16 46.4% 34 12 39.4% 12
2/9/24 POR 122 vs DET 128 -4.5 226.5 46.1% 33 11 36.7% 15 48.4% 31 16 59.3% 16
2/5/24 POR 103 @ DEN 112 -15 220.5 45.9% 15 15 35.5% 13 48.8% 19 14 42.9% 8

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

Trail Blazers vs. Timberwolves Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Monday, March 4, 2024
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: BSN
  • Favorite: Timberwolves (-14.5)
  • Total: 210

Trail Blazers vs. Timberwolves Matchup Statistics

  • The Timberwolves average 113.2 points per game, only 2.4 fewer points than the 115.6 the Trail Blazers allow.
  • The Timberwolves average 113.2 points per game (20th in the league) while giving up 106.3 per outing (first in the NBA). They have a +422 scoring differential overall and outscore opponents by 6.9 points per game.
  • The Trail Blazers' -478 scoring differential (being outscored by 8.1 points per game) is a result of putting up 107.5 points per game (29th in NBA) while allowing 115.6 per outing (17th in league).
  • Offensively, Minnesota posts 111.5 points per game when playing at home, compared to 115 points per game when playing on the road.
  • Portland is scoring more points at home (108.5 per game) than away (106.5).
  • On the offensive side of the ball, the Timberwolves have increased their production slightly over their last 10 games, scoring 113.9 points per contest over that span as opposed to the 113.2 they've racked up over the course of this year.
  • The Trail Blazers have played worse offensively in their past 10 games, posting 102.6 points per contest, 4.9 fewer points their than season average of 107.5.

Trail Blazers vs. Timberwolves Previous Meetings

Timberwolves vs Trail Blazers (Last 10 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
2/15/2024 Timberwolves -9.5 217 -500 +380 128-91 MIN
2/13/2024 Timberwolves -8.5 213.5 -380 +300 121-109 MIN
1/12/2024 Timberwolves -16 220 -1350 +800 116-93 MIN
4/2/2023 Timberwolves -19 223 -2100 +1100 107-105 POR
1/4/2023 Trail Blazers -1.5 233.5 -125 +105 113-106 MIN
12/12/2022 Trail Blazers -3.5 230 -170 +145 133-112 POR
12/10/2022 Trail Blazers -5 230 -195 +165 124-118 POR

Timberwolves Leaders

  • Anthony Edwards averages 26.3 points, 5.2 boards and 5.1 assists, shooting 46.6% from the floor and 37.9% from downtown, with 2.6 made treys per game.
  • Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 22.3 points, 8.5 rebounds and 3 assists. At the other end, he averages 0.7 steals and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • Rudy Gobert is averaging 13.6 points, 12.8 boards and 1.2 assists. At the other end, he averages 0.6 steals and 2.1 blocked shots (seventh in NBA).
  • Mike Conley is averaging 10.5 points, 2.9 rebounds and 6.2 assists.
  • Naz Reid averages 12.3 points, 4.8 boards and 1.1 assists, shooting 48% from the floor and 40.1% from downtown, with 1.8 made treys per contest.

Trail Blazers Leaders

  • Jerami Grant averages 21.1 points for the Trail Blazers, plus 3.6 rebounds and 2.8 assists.
  • Deandre Ayton averages 14.3 points, 10.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists. He is also making 57% of his shots from the field.
  • Anfernee Simons' numbers on the season are 22.4 points, 3.6 boards and 5.3 assists per contest. He is making 42.4% of his shots from the field and 37.9% from 3-point range, with an average of 3.3 triples.
  • The Trail Blazers get 8.5 points per game from Jabari Walker, plus 6.4 rebounds and 0.9 assists.
  • Per game, Toumani Camara gives the Trail Blazers 7.2 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.1 assists, plus 1 steal and 0.4 blocks.

Trail Blazers vs. Timberwolves Injury Report

  • Timberwolves Injuries: Jaylen Clark: Out (Achilles)
  • Trail Blazers Injuries: Malcolm Brogdon: Out (Illness), Scoot Henderson: Out (Adductor), Robert Williams III: Out (Knee), Shaedon Sharpe: Out (Abdomen), Jerami Grant: Doubtful (Quadricep), Deandre Ayton: Questionable (Hand)