Houston Rockets vs Minnesota Timberwolves – Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
Houston Rockets
Final
119:114
Minnesota Timberwolves
Highlights and Stats


Houston Rockets face the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday, 23rd of January, 09:00 PM EST at the Toyota Center. The hosts of this upcoming match are 10-36 at the moment and occupy the 15th spot in the standings of the Western Conference, while their next challengers are at #8 with 24-24 record.

Houston Rockets vs Minnesota Timberwolves Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 01-21-2023
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
26 26 32 20 104
Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
26 24 37 26 113

Both organizations last met just a couple of days ago, when the Minnesota Timberwolves recorded a 113-104 win over the Houston Rockets on home floor. Anthony Edwards had a great game and finished with 44 points, grabbing six rebounds, and providing four assists. It was Alperen Sengun who contributed the most for the Houston Rockets with a double-double of 19 points, 7 assists, and 16 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves have completely dominated the Houston Rockets in their last five games, winning all of them. 239.6 points were scored across these five meetings on average.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team01-21-202301-08-202311-05-202204-03-202201-09-2022
Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
10496 117132 123
Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
113 104129 139141

Houston Rockets Form

*Last 10 Houston Rockets Games - 0:10
01-21-202301-18-202301-16-202301-15-202301-13-202301-11-202301-08-202301-05-202301-04-202301-02-2023
113:104@ Minnesota Timberwolves117:122vs Charlotte Hornets140:132@ Los Angeles Lakers121:100@ Los Angeles Clippers139:114@ Sacramento Kings135:115@ Sacramento Kings96:104vs Minnesota Timberwolves114:131vs Utah Jazz119:108@ New Orleans Pelicans106:111vs Dallas Mavericks

The Houston Rockets lost 113-104 on January 21st against the Minnesota Timberwolves on the road. Alperen Sengun had the biggest impact for his team. He contributed with 19 points, 7 dimes, and 16 rebounds. They shot an average of 48.1% from the floor, 57.6% from the free throw line, and a common 37.5% from beyond the arc. The Houston Rockets are currently on a run of 13 consecutive defeats. With a 6-15 home record, the team is clearly struggling at the Toyota Center. The organization’s next game is scheduled for this coming Wednesday at home versus the Washington Wizards.

Houston Rockets Averages this Season

  • Points For
    109.70
  • Points Against
    117.50
  • Assits
    22.24
  • Rebounds
    46.88
  • Steals
    7.36
  • Turnovers
    17.26
  • Blocks
    4.64
  • Points Difference
    -7.80

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Houston Rockets Standout Performer

  • Jalen Green

    The franchise's best player this campaign has been Jalen Green. He averages 21.7 points, 3.6 assists and 4.2 rebounds per 34.6 minutes spent on the floor.

Houston Rockets Missing Players

  • Kevin Porter Jr.
    Foot
  • Jabari Smith
    Ankle

Minnesota Timberwolves Form

*Last 10 Minnesota Timberwolves Games - 7:3
01-21-202301-19-202301-18-202301-16-202301-14-202301-13-202301-11-202301-08-202301-06-202301-04-2023
113:104vs Houston Rockets128:126vs Toronto Raptors122:118@ Denver Nuggets125:126vs Utah Jazz110:102vs Cleveland Cavaliers121:116vs Phoenix Suns135:118@ Detroit Pistons96:104@ Houston Rockets128:115vs Los Angeles Clippers113:106vs Portland Trail Blazers

The Minnesota Timberwolves last played at home on Saturday, January 21st, when they faced the Houston Rockets and ended in a 113-104 win. 44 points, 4 assists and 6 rebounds for 41 minutes were enough for Anthony Edwards to lead and be the team’s most valuable player. The Wolves averaged a fair 45.8% field goal percentage, a very good 41.5% when shooting from distance, and 83.3% at the free throw line. The organization has won two consecutive meetings and has a 7-3 record across the previous ten matches. The team pwns an 8-14 balance when performing away from home this campaign. The Minnesota Timberwolves are scheduled to next face the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday, January 25th, away from home.

Minnesota Timberwolves Averages This Season

  • Points For
    115.30
  • Points Against
    115.60
  • Assits
    25.35
  • Rebounds
    41.67
  • Steals
    8.57
  • Turnovers
    15.72
  • Blocks
    5.35
  • Points Difference
    -0.30

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Minnesota Timberwolves Standout Performer

  • Anthony Edwards

    Anthony Edwards has been the most valuable player among the Minnesota Timberwolves roster, notching 24.1 pts, 4.4 dimes and 6.0 rebounds for an average of 36.4 minutes playing time this season

Minnesota Timberwolves Missing Players

  • Jordan McLaughlin
    Calf
  • Rudy Gobert
    Groin
  • Bryn Forbes
    Illness
  • Taurean Prince
    Ankle

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
31 25 34 29 119
Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
26 30 25 33 114
Houston RocketsMinnesota Timberwolves
  • Score

    119
    114
  • Field Goals Made

    44
    41
  • Field Goals Attempts

    88
    91
  • 3 pts Made

    11
    16
  • 3 pts Attempts

    30
    42
  • Free Throws Made

    20
    16
  • Free Throws Attempts

    30
    22
  • Rebounds Total

    47
    41
  • Rebounds Offence

    12
    12
  • Rebounds Defence

    35
    29
  • Assists

    24
    19
  • Steals

    11
    8
  • Blocks

    5
    7
  • Turnovers

    23
    19
  • Personal Fouls

    15
    22

Player Ratings

Houston Rockets

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Alperen Sengun3581266.71250.04850.01677005321+8
Jalen Green35152560.061250.061060.02244111042+19
Kenyon Martin Jr.332540.0010.022100.0077230126+22
Eric Gordon3051338.52540.022100.01344112114-3
Garrison Mathews2841040.02825.00001230001110-2
Tari Eason265862.50001250.036933223110
Jae'Sean Tate223650.0010.05683.31671104311+2
TyTy Washington13030.0010.0000011110100-14
Bruno Fernando112450.0000000224211314+3
Josh Christopher4020.0000000101000000-6
Usman Garuba2000000000000000010-4

Minnesota Timberwolves

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
D'Angelo Russell42112347.861250.022100.01237204130-3
Anthony Edwards3792045.061060.07977.81235416331-15
Rudy Gobert365862.50005771.4610161042315-4
Jaden McDaniels3541136.41616.71250.01341002610-10
Austin Rivers274850.01425.01250.01563000210+5
Jaylen Nowell193837.51333.3000033010317+7
Nathan Knight162540.0020.0000134101004+4
Kyle Anderson121333.3010.0000000100152-9
Naz Reid91250.0010.0000101011102-2
Matt Ryan71333.31333.3000011000013+2

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