Minnesota Timberwolves vs Dallas Mavericks – Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
Minnesota Timberwolves
Final
99:104
Dallas Mavericks
Highlights and Stats


The Dallas Mavericks will travel to Minneapolis for a game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, scheduled to take place at Target Center on 12/21 at 09:00 PM EST. The Wolves are currently sitting on the 9th place in the Western Conference, having 16 wins and 15 losses and the Mavericks are at the #10 position with 15-16 record.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Dallas Mavericks Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 12-19-2022
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
21 36 37 22 116
Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
30 14 30 32 106

The two franchises previously faced each other just a couple of days ago on December 19th, with the Minnesota Timberwolves defeating the Dallas Mavericks 116-106 at home. The Mavs failed to deal with the attacking threat posed by Anthony Edwards, and he concluded the game as the Wolves’ MVP with 27 points, 9 assists, and 13 rebounds. It was Spencer Dinwiddie who contributed the most for the Mavericks with 20 points, 7 assists, and 2 rebounds. The Dallas Mavericks have the worse H2H balance in the last five games, recording three losses while winning twice in the process. These five meetings finished with an average of 216.6 points.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team12-19-202203-25-202203-21-202212-21-202112-19-2021
Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
116 116 108102111
Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
10695110 114 105

Minnesota Timberwolves Form

*Last 10 Minnesota Timberwolves Games - 6:4
12-19-202212-18-202212-16-202212-14-202212-12-202212-10-202212-09-202212-07-202212-03-202211-30-2022
116:106vs Dallas Mavericks150:126vs Chicago Bulls110:112@ Oklahoma City Thunder99:88@ Los Angeles Clippers133:112@ Portland Trail Blazers124:118@ Portland Trail Blazers108:118@ Utah Jazz121:115vs Indiana Pacers128:135vs Oklahoma City Thunder109:101vs Memphis Grizzlies

The Minnesota Timberwolves did a good job on 12/19, winning 116-106 against the Dallas Mavericks on home floor. Anthony Edwards had the biggest impact for his team. He contributed with 27 points, 9 dimes, and 13 rebounds. The Wolves hit 47.2% of their field goals, 83.3% of their free throws, and a respectable 38.7% from distance. They lost four of their previous 10 outings while triumphing six times in the process, and at the moment are on a three-game winning streak. The team is performing at a mediocre level at the Target Center with a 9-7 home record. The Minnesota Timberwolves will face the Boston Celtics at TD Garden in their next outing on Friday, December 23rd.

Minnesota Timberwolves Averages this Season

  • Points For
    115.50
  • Points Against
    115.90
  • Assits
    26.03
  • Rebounds
    43.22
  • Steals
    8.92
  • Turnovers
    15.95
  • Blocks
    5.19
  • Points Difference
    -0.40

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Minnesota Timberwolves Standout Performer

  • Anthony Edwards

    The franchise's best player this campaign has been Anthony Edwards. He averages 23.0 points, 4.5 assists and 6.1 rebounds per 36.5 minutes spent on the floor.

Minnesota Timberwolves Missing Players

  • Taurean Prince
    Shoulder
  • Jordan McLaughlin
    Calf
  • Rudy Gobert
    Ankle
  • Kyle Anderson
    Back

Dallas Mavericks Form

*Last 10 Dallas Mavericks Games - 5:5
12-19-202212-17-202212-16-202212-14-202212-12-202212-10-202212-09-202212-06-202212-05-202212-03-2022
116:106@ Minnesota Timberwolves100:99@ Cleveland Cavaliers130:110vs Portland Trail Blazers90:105vs Cleveland Cavaliers121:114vs Oklahoma City Thunder144:115@ Chicago Bulls105:106vs Milwaukee Bucks115:116@ Denver Nuggets130:111vs Phoenix Suns100:121@ New York Knicks

The Dallas Mavericks’ previous game was on 12/19, when they faced the Minnesota Timberwolves and lost 116-106 on the road. Spencer Dinwiddie led the way for the Mavs, as he popped up with 20 points, 7 assists, and 2 rebounds. Dallas as a whole shot a decent 40.8% of field goals, a remarkable 80.6% of free throws, and 42.2% from long range. The team is 5-5 in the last ten games and currently on a run of two consecutive defeats. The Mavs have been performing poorly when visiting this campaign, with a balance of 3-11 on the road. The Dallas Mavericks are scheduled to next face the Houston Rockets on Friday, December 23rd, away from home.

Dallas Mavericks Averages This Season

  • Points For
    111.20
  • Points Against
    109.80
  • Assits
    21.97
  • Rebounds
    38.91
  • Steals
    7.63
  • Turnovers
    13.37
  • Blocks
    3.94
  • Points Difference
    1.40

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Dallas Mavericks Standout Performer

  • Luka Doncic

    Luka Doncic is the organization's star performer for this term, averaging 32.5 points. He stays 36.3 minutes on court, helps with 8.6 final passes and catches 8.3 rebounds.

Dallas Mavericks Missing Players

  • Josh Green
    Elbow
  • Dwight Powell
    Thigh

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
31 21 22 25 99
Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
29 22 24 29 104
Minnesota TimberwolvesDallas Mavericks
  • Score

    99
    104
  • Field Goals Made

    42
    34
  • Field Goals Attempts

    85
    75
  • 3 pts Made

    8
    13
  • 3 pts Attempts

    30
    39
  • Free Throws Made

    7
    23
  • Free Throws Attempts

    10
    27
  • Rebounds Total

    39
    39
  • Rebounds Offence

    8
    7
  • Rebounds Defence

    31
    32
  • Assists

    23
    17
  • Steals

    7
    6
  • Blocks

    4
    3
  • Turnovers

    13
    13
  • Personal Fouls

    24
    12

Player Ratings

Minnesota Timberwolves

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Anthony Edwards38112152.4040.01250.00445114123-3
D'Angelo Russell3841330.8070.0000066811248-5
Rudy Gobert3891181.80001333.3510150221119-2
Austin Rivers3681361.53560.022100.02242200421-4
Jaden McDaniels324850.02450.00000332001410+1
Jaylen Nowell2621216.7050.0000112110224-1
Bryn Forbes141250.01250.033100.0011100126-6
Naz Reid132366.722100.0000033400156-1
Wendell Moore Jr.51250.0010.0000011000112-4

Dallas Mavericks

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Spencer Dinwiddie4161346.24850.033100.00443112519+1
Luka Doncic3781650.01520.08988.918910304125+7
Tim Hardaway Jr.3661346.241040.05771.403310010210
Reggie Bullock353837.52728.6000156100118+5
Christian Wood2751241.71520.011100.02351022112+2
Dwight Powell213475.00004580.02460201210+3
Kemba Walker202633.3010.0000134000104+3
Davis Bertans121333.31333.3000011000123+2
Frank Ntilikina1100000022100.0011100002+2

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