Minnesota Timberwolves vs Phoenix Suns – Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
Minnesota Timberwolves
Final
121:116
Phoenix Suns
Highlights and Stats


The Phoenix Suns are scheduled to play against the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Target Center on 01/13 at 09:00 PM EST. The Wolves are positioned at #10 in the standings of Western Conference with a 20-22 record, while their next opponents are occupying the 7th place, after winning 21 and losing 22 so far.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Phoenix Suns Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 11-09-2022
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
25 26 31 35 117
Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
39 30 35 25 129

When the Minnesota Timberwolves last faced Phoenix in November 2022 at the Target Center, the game ended with a score of 129–117 in favor of the Suns. Devin Booker ended as the Phoenix Suns’ top performer on the night, scoring 32 points, delivering 10 final passes, and grabbing 4 rebounds. It was Rudy Gobert who contributed the most for the Minnesota Timberwolves with a double-double of 25 points and 11 boards. The balance across the last five meetings between the two franchises shows that the Minnesota Timberwolves have been one of the Phoenix’ favorite opponents lately, as the Suns won all of the previous 5 clashes. There were 232.6 points scored on average across those five encounters.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team11-09-202211-01-202203-23-202201-28-202211-15-2021
Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
117 107116 12496
Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
129116 125134 99

Minnesota Timberwolves Form

*Last 10 Minnesota Timberwolves Games - 4:6
01-11-202301-08-202301-06-202301-04-202301-02-202312-31-202212-30-202212-28-202212-26-202212-23-2022
135:118@ Detroit Pistons96:104@ 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 Celtics

On Wednesday, January 11th, the Minnesota Timberwolves faced the Detroit Pistons and were defeated by a score of 135-118. Anthony Edwards had the biggest impact for his team. He contributed 20 points, six dimes, and one rebound. The Wolves hit 48.9% of their field goals, 76.2% of their free throws, and an impressive 48.5% of their long shots. Minnesota is 4-6 in the last ten matches and currently on an one-game losing streak. The team is performing at a mediocre level at the Target Center with a 12-9 home record during the season. The Timberwolves franchise will come up against the Cleveland Cavaliers in their next game, which is set for January 14, 2023.

Minnesota Timberwolves Averages this Season

  • Points For
    114.80
  • Points Against
    115.50
  • Assits
    25.48
  • Rebounds
    42.38
  • Steals
    8.46
  • Turnovers
    15.90
  • Blocks
    5.15
  • Points Difference
    -0.70

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Minnesota Timberwolves Standout Performer

  • Anthony Edwards

    The team's main contributor this season has been Anthony Edwards with 23.6 points, 4.4 assists and 6.0 boards for an average of 36.2 minutes on the court.

Minnesota Timberwolves Missing Players

  • Jordan McLaughlin
    Calf
  • Kyle Anderson
    Illness
  • Anthony Edwards
    Hip
  • Taurean Prince
    Ankle

Phoenix Suns Form

*Last 10 Phoenix Suns Games - 2:8
01-11-202301-10-202301-08-202301-06-202301-04-202301-02-202312-30-202212-28-202212-27-202212-25-2022
126:97@ Denver Nuggets113:125@ Golden State Warriors98:112vs Cleveland Cavaliers96:104vs Miami Heat90:88@ Cleveland Cavaliers102:83@ New York Knicks113:104@ Toronto Raptors127:102@ Washington Wizards108:125@ Memphis Grizzlies128:125@ Denver Nuggets

The Phoenix Suns were second best to the Denver Nuggets, losing 126-97 on Wednesday, January 11th, away from home. 16 points, and 5 rebounds for 23 minutes were enough for Torrey Craig to lead and be the team’s most valuable player. They= Suns averaged a fair 43.3% field goal percentage, an abysmal 28.1% when shooting from distance, and 71.4% at the free throw line. They have won only two of their last ten meetings, losing the other eight, and are currently on a L1 streak. This season, Phoenix is 7-15 when playing as visitors. The team is set to continue its visiting streak, as the calendar shows that the Suns are to meet the Memphis Grizzlies on their floor on January 16.

Phoenix Suns Averages This Season

  • Points For
    112.70
  • Points Against
    111.40
  • Assits
    26.32
  • Rebounds
    43.57
  • Steals
    7.17
  • Turnovers
    14.40
  • Blocks
    5.00
  • Points Difference
    1.30

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Phoenix Suns Standout Performer

  • Devin Booker

    Devin Booker has been the most valuable player among the Phoenix Suns roster, notching 27.1 pts, 5.6 dimes and 4.6 rebounds for an average of 34.6 minutes playing time this season

Phoenix Suns Missing Players

  • Jae Crowder
    Personal
  • Cameron Johnson
    Knee
  • Devin Booker
    Groin
  • Cameron Payne
    Foot
  • Chris Paul
    Hip