Minnesota Timberwolves vs Portland Trail Blazers – Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
Minnesota Timberwolves
Final
113:106
Portland Trail Blazers
Highlights and Stats


Target Center in Minneapolis will host the NBA game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Portland Trail Blazers, who are set to face off on Wednesday, 4th of January, 09:00 PM EST. The Wolves are currently sitting on the 11th place in the Western Conference, having 17 wins and 21 losses and the Trail Blazers are at the #7 position with 19-17 record.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Portland Trail Blazers Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 12-12-2022
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
27 32 25 28 112
Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
33 37 36 27 133

The previous meeting between those two opponents was held on December 12th, when the Portland Trail Blazers recorded a 133–112 victory at home. Damian Lillard had a great game, finishing with 38 points, grabbing 2 rebounds and providing 3 assists. D’Angelo Russell was the best on the other half of the court, ending with 23 points, 8 boards, and 3 dimes, but these proved insufficient for the win. The Minnesota Timberwolves are boasting a better H2H balance across the last five matches against the Portland Trail Blazers, registering three victories while losing twice in the process. There were 232.8 points scored on average across those five encounters.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team12-12-202212-10-202203-07-202203-05-202201-25-2022
Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
112118124 135 109
Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
133 124 81121107

Minnesota Timberwolves Form

*Last 10 Minnesota Timberwolves Games - 4:6
01-02-202312-31-202212-30-202212-28-202212-26-202212-23-202212-21-202212-19-202212-18-202212-16-2022
124:111vs Denver Nuggets104:116vs Detroit Pistons123:114@ Milwaukee Bucks119:118@ New Orleans Pelicans113:110@ Miami Heat121:109@ Boston Celtics99:104vs Dallas Mavericks116:106vs Dallas Mavericks150:126vs Chicago Bulls110:112@ Oklahoma City Thunder

The Minnesota Timberwolves were up against the Denver Nuggets on Monday, January 2nd, winning 124-111 at home. Anthony Edwards dropped 29 points, delivered 5 assists, and grabbed 10 boards, aiding the team’s victory. The Wolves shot a very good 51.7% from the floor, 77.8% from the free throw line, and a common 36.1% from beyond the arc. The Minnesota Timberwolves are currently on a one-game winning streak, having won four of their previous ten games while losing six. The team is performing at a mediocre level at the Target Center with a 10-9 home record. The Wolves franchise will come up against the Los Angeles Clippers in their next game, which is set for January 6, 2023.

Minnesota Timberwolves Averages this Season

  • Points For
    114.60
  • Points Against
    115.50
  • Assits
    25.59
  • Rebounds
    42.55
  • Steals
    8.50
  • Turnovers
    15.68
  • Blocks
    5.25
  • Points Difference
    -0.90

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Minnesota Timberwolves Standout Performer

  • Anthony Edwards

    Anthony Edwards has taken the mantle as the team's top performer this season, averaging 24.0 points, 4.4 assists and 6.3 rebounds for 36.9 minutes on the floor.

Minnesota Timberwolves Missing Players

  • Jordan McLaughlin
    Calf
  • Naz Reid
    Back
  • Bryn Forbes
    Shoulder

Portland Trail Blazers Form

*Last 10 Portland Trail Blazers Games - 5:5
01-02-202312-30-202212-26-202212-23-202212-21-202212-19-202212-17-202212-16-202212-14-202212-12-2022
135:106vs Detroit Pistons118:112@ Golden State Warriors124:113vs Charlotte Hornets120:107@ Denver Nuggets101:98@ Oklahoma City Thunder123:121@ Oklahoma City Thunder95:107@ Houston Rockets130:110@ Dallas Mavericks112:128@ San Antonio Spurs133:112vs Minnesota Timberwolves

The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Detroit Pistons 135-106 in their most recent home game on 01/02/2023.36 points and 2 rebounds for 28 minutes were enough for Jerami Grant to lead and be the team’s most valuable player. The Trail Blazers averaged a very good 57.1% field goal percentage, a more than decent 45.2% when shooting from distance, and 71.4% at the free throw line. The organization has won one meeting in a row and holds a record of 5-5 for the previous ten matches. Portland has been performing poorly when visiting this campaign, with a balance of 10–11. The team’s next game will be on June 1, 2023, when the Blazers visit the Gainbridge Fieldhouse to face the Indiana Pacers.

Portland Trail Blazers Averages This Season

  • Points For
    112.80
  • Points Against
    112.00
  • Assits
    23.79
  • Rebounds
    42.69
  • Steals
    6.93
  • Turnovers
    15.93
  • Blocks
    4.55
  • Points Difference
    0.80

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Portland Trail Blazers Standout Performer

  • Damian Lillard

    Damian Lillard is the organization's star performer for this term, averaging 27.4 points. He stays 35.1 minutes on court, helps with 7.2 final passes and catches 4.0 rebounds.

Portland Trail Blazers Missing Players

  • Nassir Little
    Hip
  • Justise Winslow
    Ankle
  • Gary Payton II
    Ankle

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
29 31 29 24 113
Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
24 29 32 21 106
Minnesota TimberwolvesPortland Trail Blazers
  • Score

    113
    106
  • Field Goals Made

    39
    33
  • Field Goals Attempts

    76
    75
  • 3 pts Made

    9
    9
  • 3 pts Attempts

    24
    29
  • Free Throws Made

    26
    31
  • Free Throws Attempts

    36
    42
  • Rebounds Total

    33
    39
  • Rebounds Offence

    8
    12
  • Rebounds Defence

    25
    27
  • Assists

    25
    18
  • Steals

    8
    8
  • Blocks

    6
    7
  • Turnovers

    15
    18
  • Personal Fouls

    30
    30

Player Ratings

Minnesota Timberwolves

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Anthony Edwards36112642.33933.37977.80773003432+8
Rudy Gobert3561060.00005771.439121231417-8
Kyle Anderson303650.0010.0000022511036+2
Jaden McDaniels282728.6010.04580.0202102258-9
Austin Rivers272366.72366.71250.0022520127+17
D'Angelo Russell261616.71425.06875.0213710119-3
Jaylen Nowell254757.11333.3000011310329+5
Taurean Prince215683.31250.0010.00220002511+8
Luka Garza1355100.011100.03475.01120101414+15

Portland Trail Blazers

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Damian Lillard4171838.92922.2111573.304460022270
Josh Hart33040.0020.01250.0022412201-5
Jerami Grant3281457.14666.766100.01451300226+3
Anfernee Simons3061250.01520.033100.01123102516-15
Shaedon Sharpe285771.41250.02366.72241102413+1
Jusuf Nurkic2541040.0030.02540.03583134610+7
Drew Eubanks2011100.000022100.0145012364-14
Jabari Walker161333.30004666.7336000136-10
Keon Johnson151616.71250.0000123000023-2

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