Detroit Pistons vs Minnesota Timberwolves – Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
Detroit Pistons
Final
135:118
Minnesota Timberwolves
Highlights and Stats


The Minnesota Timberwolves are scheduled to play against the Detroit Pistons at the Little Caesars Arena on 01/11 at 08:00 PM EST in their next game. The Pistons are currently in the last 15th place in the Eastern Conference, having 11 wins and 33 losses and the Wolves are at the #9 position in Western Conference.

Detroit Pistons vs Minnesota Timberwolves Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 12-31-2022
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Detroit Pistons
Detroit Pistons
28 22 38 28 116
Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
39 25 24 16 104

The two franchises previously faced each other on December 31st, with the Detroit Pistons defeating the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-104 away from home. Bojan Bogdanovic had a great game and finished with 28 points, grabbing six rebounds, and providing five assists. On the other half of the floor, Anthony Edwards was the top performer, concluding with an overall of 30 points, 7 rebounds, and 5 assists. This was not enough for his team to steal the victory. The balance across the last five meetings between the two franchises shows a 1-4 superiority for the Minnesota Timberwolves. 223.8 points were scored across these five meetings on average.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team12-31-202202-06-202202-03-202205-11-202112-23-2020
Detroit Pistons
Detroit Pistons
116105117 100 101
Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
104 118 128119111

Detroit Pistons Form

*Last 10 Detroit Pistons Games - 3:7
01-10-202301-08-202301-06-202301-04-202301-02-202312-31-202212-30-202212-28-202212-26-202212-23-2022
147:116@ Philadelphia 76ers111:123vs Philadelphia 76ers121:109@ San Antonio Spurs119:122@ Golden State Warriors135:106@ Portland Trail Blazers104:116@ Minnesota Timberwolves132:118@ Chicago Bulls121:101vs Orlando Magic131:142vs Los Angeles Clippers130:105@ Atlanta Hawks

The Pistons suffered a heavy 147-116 defeat at the hands of the Philadelphia 76ers on January 10th on the road. Rodney McGruder was the team’s top scorer on the night and finished the game with 17 points. Detroit shot an average of 40.4% from the floor, 83.3% from the free throw line, and a common 35.9% from beyond the arc. They had lost seven of the previous ten matches while winning three of them, and they are currently on a three-game losing streak. The team is performing poorly at the Little Caesars Arena with a 5-14 home record and is set to meet the New Orleans Pelicans at home in their next match, scheduled for January 13, 2023.

Detroit Pistons Averages this Season

  • Points For
    111.80
  • Points Against
    119.70
  • Assits
    22.55
  • Rebounds
    42.84
  • Steals
    6.94
  • Turnovers
    14.94
  • Blocks
    3.73
  • Points Difference
    -7.90

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Detroit Pistons Standout Performer

  • Bojan Bogdanovic

    The Pistons' main contributor this season has been Bojan Bogdanovic with 21.0 points, 2.7 assists and 3.6 boards for an average of 31.3 minutes on the court.

Detroit Pistons Missing Players

  • Cade Cunningham
    Leg
  • Isaiah Livers
    Shoulder
  • Jalen Duren
    Ankle
  • Rodney McGruder
    Illness
  • Isaiah Stewart
    Shoulder

Minnesota Timberwolves Form

*Last 10 Minnesota Timberwolves Games - 4:6
01-08-202301-06-202301-04-202301-02-202312-31-202212-30-202212-28-202212-26-202212-23-202212-21-2022
96:104@ Houston Rockets128:115vs Los Angeles Clippers113:106vs Portland Trail Blazers124:111vs Denver Nuggets104:116vs Detroit Pistons123:114@ Milwaukee Bucks119:118@ New Orleans Pelicans113:110@ Miami Heat121:109@ Boston Celtics99:104vs Dallas Mavericks

The Minnesota Timberwolves cruised past the Houston Rockets, winning 96-104 away from home on Sunday, January 8th. D’Angelo Russell led the way, as he popped up with 22 points, 6 assists, and 3 rebounds. 47.5% of the Timberwolves’ field goal shots ended up finding the basket, as they also averaged 81.8% from the foul line and 35.7% from three-point range. The organization has won four meetings in a row and holds a record of 4-6 for the previous ten matches. The Wolves have been performing poorly when visiting this campaign, with a balance of 8–12 on the road. The Minnesota Timberwolves are set to return to the Target Center for their next fixture against the Phoenix Suns on Friday, January 13th.

Minnesota Timberwolves Averages This Season

  • Points For
    114.70
  • Points Against
    115.00
  • Assits
    25.51
  • Rebounds
    42.49
  • Steals
    8.36
  • Turnovers
    15.91
  • Blocks
    5.19
  • Points Difference
    -0.30

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Minnesota Timberwolves Standout Performer

  • Anthony Edwards

    Anthony Edwards is the organization's star performer for this term, averaging 23.7 points. He stays 36.5 minutes on court, helps with 4.3 final passes and catches 6.1 rebounds.

Minnesota Timberwolves Missing Players

NONE

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Detroit Pistons
Detroit Pistons
31 34 36 34 135
Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
34 30 23 31 118
Detroit PistonsMinnesota Timberwolves
  • Score

    135
    118
  • Field Goals Made

    48
    43
  • Field Goals Attempts

    80
    88
  • 3 pts Made

    17
    16
  • 3 pts Attempts

    32
    33
  • Free Throws Made

    22
    16
  • Free Throws Attempts

    28
    21
  • Rebounds Total

    38
    36
  • Rebounds Offence

    7
    13
  • Rebounds Defence

    31
    23
  • Assists

    30
    22
  • Steals

    10
    7
  • Blocks

    7
    2
  • Turnovers

    17
    19
  • Personal Fouls

    20
    22

Player Ratings

Detroit Pistons

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Jaden Ivey4071163.62366.72450.00448302418+8
Saddiq Bey38101662.54666.77887.51561104131+2
Killian Hayes3471450.01616.733100.01239113118+13
Bojan Bogdanovic3291560.05862.54580.01564112327+11
Hamidou Diallo267887.50004666.71451103618+9
Nerlens Noel211250.00000001452341220
Alec Burks204757.133100.022100.01125001213+15
Isaiah Livers181250.01250.0000134001013+7
Kevin Knox II102540.01425.0000033000005+20

Minnesota Timberwolves

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
D'Angelo Russell3771450.05862.50000225102519-3
Rudy Gobert326875.00004666.74101402022160
Austin Rivers293650.02450.0000033331218-4
Jaden McDaniels294757.11250.022100.02134003211-17
Taurean Prince273933.33475.0000022201139-21
Anthony Edwards2481844.42728.622100.00116002220-1
Jaylen Nowell173837.5030.02450.0011110208-15
Naz Reid134757.1000000628000228-16
Bryn Forbes122540.01333.311100.00001001260
Matt Ryan102366.722100.022100.0000000028-1
Nathan Knight91333.30003475.0112000115-7

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