Minnesota
Timberwolves
Stadium Target Center
36-46 Overall | WESTERN 11th
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Northwest Division112.5114.0
Schedule
Regular season
Mon  4/1
vs
Portland
L122-132
Wed  4/3
@
Dallas
W110-108
Fri  4/5
vs
Miami
W111-109
Sun  4/7
vs
Oklahoma City
L126-132
Tue  4/9
vs
Toronto
L100-120
Wed  4/10
@
Denver
L95-99
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

REGULAR SEASON RECAP

Their 36 regular season wins did not meet expectations. It was -2 below what oddsmakers' money line projected. The season went worse than expected. They came up short on the road. They were OK at home. They went 11-30 on the road and were expected to win 16.1. They won 25 at home and were expected to win 22.

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STATISTICAL STRENGTHS & WEAKNESSES

SHOOTING (WEAKNESS): This is a below average shooting team with a true FG% of 55.1% (#22 in League). Despite the weak shooting %, they still average more points per game (112.5) than expected (111.9). On the road they average 110.3 (110.3 expected), and at home 114.6 ppg (113.5 expected).

DEFENSE (WEAKNESS): They are not a good defensive team allowing opponents to shoot 57.1 true FG% (#25 in League). They allow 114 pts per game vs an expected value of 113.1. They are allowing 116.2 (113.8 expected) on the road, and at home 111.8 ppg (112.3 expected).

REBOUNDING (BELOW AVERAGE): They are slightly outrebounded by opponents by 0.8 per game (#19 in league).

TURNOVERS (STRENGTH): Their average turnover margin is 1.7 per game (#4 in league).

TEAM STATS AND AGAINST THE SPREAD GAMELOG

Below is a recap of all 82 regular games. Anyone who backed the Timberwolves in all of their games would be down -1724 units. Against the spread, they have lost -620 units risking 110 to win 100 (40-42 ATS). The Timberwolves have lost ATS on the road, but at home they have turned a profit.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
31 Bates-Diop, Keita SF6-922901/23/19960Ohio State
8 Bayless, Jerryd PG6-320008/20/198810Arizona
33 Covington, Robert SF6-922512/14/19905Tennessee State
55 Creek, Mitch SF6-622504/27/19920No College
9 Deng, Luol SF6-923704/16/198514Duke
5 Dieng, Gorgui C6-1125201/18/19905Louisville
67 Gibson, Taj PF6-923206/24/19859USC
1 Jones, Tyus PG6-219605/10/19963Duke
20 Okogie, Josh SG6-421209/01/19980Georgia Tech
13 Reynolds, Cameron G6-82250Tulane
25 Rose, Derrick PG6-320010/04/19889Memphis
36 Saric, Dario PF6-1022304/08/19942No College
0 Teague, Jeff PG6-219506/10/19889Wake Forest
3 Terrell, Jared SG6-322702/10/19950Rhode Island
43 Tolliver, Anthony PF6-825006/01/198510Creighton
32 Towns, Karl-Anthony C7-024811/15/19953Kentucky
22 Wiggins, Andrew SF6-819402/23/19954Kansas
12 Williams, C.J. SG6-522602/06/19901North Carolina State