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
Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final
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
Minnesota Timberwolves Form
01-02-2023 12-31-2022 12-30-2022 12-28-2022 12-26-2022 12-23-2022 12-21-2022 12-19-2022 12-18-2022 12-16-2022 124:111vs Denver Nuggets 104:116vs Detroit Pistons 123:114@ Milwaukee Bucks 119:118@ New Orleans Pelicans 113:110@ Miami Heat 121:109@ Boston Celtics 99:104vs Dallas Mavericks 116:106vs Dallas Mavericks 150:126vs Chicago Bulls 110:112@ 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 For114.60
- Points Against115.50
- Points Difference-0.90
Field Goal Percentage
Free Throw Percentage
Minnesota Timberwolves Standout Performer
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 McLaughlinCalf
- Naz ReidBack
- Bryn ForbesShoulder
Portland Trail Blazers Form
01-02-2023 12-30-2022 12-26-2022 12-23-2022 12-21-2022 12-19-2022 12-17-2022 12-16-2022 12-14-2022 12-12-2022 135:106vs Detroit Pistons 118:112@ Golden State Warriors 124:113vs Charlotte Hornets 120:107@ Denver Nuggets 101:98@ Oklahoma City Thunder 123:121@ Oklahoma City Thunder 95:107@ Houston Rockets 130:110@ Dallas Mavericks 112:128@ San Antonio Spurs 133:112vs 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 For112.80
- Points Against112.00
- Points Difference0.80
Field Goal Percentage
Free Throw Percentage
Portland Trail Blazers Standout Performer
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 LittleHip
- Justise WinslowAnkle
- Gary Payton IIAnkle
Field Goals Made3933
Field Goals Attempts7675
3 pts Made99
3 pts Attempts2429
Free Throws Made2631
Free Throws Attempts3642
Portland Trail Blazers