Minnesota Timberwolves vs Toronto Raptors – Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
Minnesota Timberwolves
Final
128:126
Toronto Raptors
Highlights and Stats


The Toronto Raptors travel to Minneapolis for a game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, scheduled to take place at the Target Center on 01/19 at 09:00 PM EST. The Wolves are positioned at #10 in the standings of Western Conference with a 22-24 record, while their next opponents are occupying the 11th place in the Eastern Conference, with 20-25.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Toronto Raptors Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 03-30-2022
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
30 30 22 20 102
Toronto Raptors
Toronto Raptors
20 42 35 28 125

The previous game between those two opponents was held on March 30th, when the Toronto Raptors recorded a 125-102 victory at home. Gary Trent Jr. lit the floor, notching 29 points while also adding 2 rebounds to his account to end the game as Toronto’s MVP. Anthony Edwards played a similar role for the Minnesota Timberwolves, finishing with 24 points, 4 dimes, and 8 boards, but these numbers proved insufficient for the win. The Toronto Raptors have been a clear favorite when it comes to the latest five head-to-head clashes with the Minnesota Timberwolves, as they won four of those. The teams were responsible for an average of 215.8 points during those five clashes.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team03-30-202202-16-202202-19-202102-14-202102-10-2020
Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
10291 81 116126
Toronto Raptors
Toronto Raptors
125 10386112 137

Minnesota Timberwolves Form

*Last 10 Minnesota Timberwolves Games - 6:4
01-18-202301-16-202301-14-202301-13-202301-11-202301-08-202301-06-202301-04-202301-02-202312-31-2022
122:118@ Denver Nuggets125:126vs Utah Jazz110:102vs Cleveland Cavaliers121:116vs Phoenix Suns135:118@ Detroit Pistons96:104@ Houston Rockets128:115vs Los Angeles Clippers113:106vs Portland Trail Blazers124:111vs Denver Nuggets104:116vs Detroit Pistons

The Minnesota Timberwolves’ most recent game was a 122-118 loss to the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday, January 18th. Jaden McDaniels had the biggest impact for his team. He contributed with 18 points, 2 dimes, and 3 rebounds. Minnesota made 51.9% of their field goals, 78.6% of their free throws, and 37.5% of their 3-point attempts. The Wolves are currently on a streak of two consecutive defeats, having won six of their last ten games while losing four. The team is performing at a mediocre level at the Target Center with a 14-10 home record. The Minnesota Timberwolves will come up against the Houston Rockets in their next game, which is set for January 21, 2023.

Minnesota Timberwolves Averages this Season

  • Points For
    115.10
  • Points Against
    115.60
  • Assits
    25.58
  • Rebounds
    41.90
  • Steals
    8.52
  • Turnovers
    15.73
  • Blocks
    5.25
  • Points Difference
    -0.50

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Minnesota Timberwolves Standout Performer

  • Anthony Edwards

    Despite being injured as of 01/17, Anthony Edwards has taken the mantle as the team's top performer this season, averaging 23.9 points, 4.4 assists and 6.0 rebounds for 36.2 minutes on the floor.

Minnesota Timberwolves Missing Players

  • Jordan McLaughlin
    Calf
  • Rudy Gobert
    Groin
  • Austin Rivers
    Knee

Toronto Raptors Form

*Last 10 Toronto Raptors Games - 5:5
01-17-202301-16-202301-14-202301-12-202301-10-202301-08-202301-06-202301-04-202301-02-202312-30-2022
130:122@ Milwaukee Bucks121:123@ New York Knicks103:114vs Atlanta Hawks124:114vs Charlotte Hornets132:120vs Charlotte Hornets117:105vs Portland Trail Blazers108:112vs New York Knicks101:104vs Milwaukee Bucks122:114@ Indiana Pacers113:104vs Phoenix Suns

The previous meeting of the Toronto Raptors was on Tuesday, January 17th, when they came up against the Milwaukee Bucks away from home and ended in a 130-122 loss. Fred VanVleet was the leading scorer on the Raptors’ roster, dropping 39 points, grabbing 9 rebounds, and delivering the final pass on 7 occasions. Despite his best efforts, his team failed to win. Toronto is 5-5 in the last ten games and currently on a L1 run. With a 6-14 record on the road this season, the Raptors have struggled when visiting. The team will return home for their next game, as the Toronto Raptors are to meet the Boston Celtics at the Scotiabank Arena on January 21.

Toronto Raptors Averages This Season

  • Points For
    112.20
  • Points Against
    112.10
  • Assits
    22.80
  • Rebounds
    43.10
  • Steals
    9.36
  • Turnovers
    12.02
  • Blocks
    5.26
  • Points Difference
    0.10

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Toronto Raptors Standout Performer

  • Pascal Siakam

    Pascal Siakam has been the most valuable player among the Toronto Raptors roster, notching 25.5 pts, 6.4 dimes and 8.2 rebounds for an average of 37.5 minutes playing time this season

Toronto Raptors Missing Players

NONE

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
31 35 35 27 128
Toronto Raptors
Toronto Raptors
37 39 33 17 126
Minnesota TimberwolvesToronto Raptors
  • Score

    128
    126
  • Field Goals Made

    45
    46
  • Field Goals Attempts

    89
    87
  • 3 pts Made

    17
    14
  • 3 pts Attempts

    40
    28
  • Free Throws Made

    21
    20
  • Free Throws Attempts

    23
    27
  • Rebounds Total

    37
    38
  • Rebounds Offence

    8
    8
  • Rebounds Defence

    29
    30
  • Assists

    31
    26
  • Steals

    12
    8
  • Blocks

    5
    6
  • Turnovers

    15
    16
  • Personal Fouls

    20
    19

Player Ratings

Minnesota Timberwolves

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Anthony Edwards4051631.32825.0111291.70557305323+12
Jaden McDaniels3771450.04757.10003471110418+5
Kyle Anderson348988.922100.02366.728106211120+15
D'Angelo Russell3481553.351050.044100.01016214225+2
Taurean Prince243650.0030.0000000401136-23
Naz Reid222633.311100.0000077221435+16
Jaylen Nowell1851050.01425.022100.001132000130
Luka Garza143560.01250.0000011000037-1
Nathan Knight93560.000022100.0224000018-7
Matt Ryan61250.01250.0000011200003-3
Wendell Moore Jr.3010.0010.0000000000000-6

Toronto Raptors

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Pascal Siakam4161637.50001250.016790142130
Scottie Barnes39111573.311100.06785.72685202429+3
Gary Trent Jr.3661540.02825.04580.00220212218-12
O.G. Anunoby3651145.53742.922100.017801133150
Fred VanVleet3671353.84666.777100.001110212325-12
Precious Achiuwa215862.511100.0040.03141020211+2
Joe Wieskamp123475.033100.0000000100109+10
Juancho Hernangomez121333.3020.0000044010112-5
Thaddeus Young722100.0000000134000124+4

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