Clippers vs Timberwolves Prediction and Odds

Clippers vs Timberwolves Prediction and Odds

Clippers vs Timberwolves Prediction and Odds: The Minnesota Timberwolves have been favored by the bookmakers for this game.


With almost half of the regular season of the NBA coming to an end, the Los Angeles Clippers have been able to maintain more wins than defeats as of now. The Minnesota Timberwolves on the other hand have lost more games compared to the number of games they have won this season.

In tonight’s battle of the Western Conference, the Los Angeles Clippers will be meeting the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Clippers will be visiting Minnesota to face the challenge of the Timberwolves. The Timberwolves have maintained a good winning streak in recent games while the Clippers are on four games losing streak.

In tonight’s game, the Timberwolves will be hoping of continuing their winning streak while the Clippers will be looking forward to returning to their winning ways. The Minnesota Timberwolves will be hosting the Los Angeles Clippers at the Target Center.

Clippers vs Timberwolves Prediction: Home and Away Stats (Last 5 Games)

The Minnesota Timberwolves will be hosting the Los Angeles Clippers in tonight’s game. The Timberwolves have won 3 of their last 5 home games. The win came against the likes of the Portland Trail Blazers, Denver Nuggets, and the Dallas Mavericks. The Los Angeles Clippers on the other hand won 2 and lost 3 of their last 5 away games. They defeated Toronto Raptors and Detroit Pistons in their last 5 away games. Here is how both the teams performed in their last 5 home and away games respectively:

The host Minnesota Timberwolves won 3 of the last 5 home games. Here is the home stats of the Timberwolves:

In the last 5 home games

  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have averaged 111.2 points.
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have conceded 108.6 points.
  • The number of games ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 0
  • The number of games ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 5

The Los Angeles Clippers have won 2 of the last 5 away games. Their last five games away stats are:

In the last 5 home games

  • The Los Angeles Clippers have averaged 119.4 points.
  • The Los Angeles Clippers have conceded 122.6 points.
  • The number of games ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 1
  • The number of games ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 4

Clippers vs Timberwolves Prediction: Attack and Defense Comparison

Attack

The Clippers score 109.0 points per game on average on offense. In terms of points scored per game, the Clippers rank 30th. Both in terms of dribbles and 3-point percentage, the Clippers are sixth. On the NBA’s adjusted offensive ratings for this season, the Clippers are ranked 29th.

The Timberwolves average 114.6 points and 49% field goal shooting per game. In terms of points scored, the Timberwolves are in 13th place. In the NBA’s adjusted offensive ratings this year, the Timberwolves are ranked 19th.

Timberwolves’ attack Quality is better

Defense

The Clippers force their rivals to shoot 45.7% from the field while giving up 109.4 points. The Clippers rank fourth in the NBA in terms of defensive points allowed this season. Based on dunks and three-pointers, the Clippers earned the sixth-highest defensive ratings in the NBA this season.

The Timberwolves make their opponents shoot just 46% of the time. Timberwolves rank 19th in terms of points allowed with 115.5. According to the NBA’s adjusted defensive ratings, the Timberwolves are ranked 10th worst.

Defensively Clippers are way Superior

Clippers vs Timberwolves Odds

As a host, Minnesota Timberwolves will be starting as home favorites. The bookmakers have favored the host, Minnesota Timberwolves in this game. Here are the spread, Moneyline, and winning probability for this game:

Spread (Oddsshark)

  • Minnesota Timberwolves: -3 (-109)
  • Los Angeles Clippers: +3 (-114)

Moneyline (Betway)

  • Minnesota Timberwolves: -182
  • Los Angeles Clippers: +150

Win Probability (Smarkets)

  • Minnesota Timberwolves: 61%
  • Los Angeles Clippers: 39%
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Clippers vs Timberwolves Prediction and Odds: Recent Form

The Los Angeles Clippers have been unable to find a win lately. They have lost their last 4 games and in their last 10 games, they have had only 4 wins while losing 6 games. Overall the Clippers are placed 6th in the Western Conference. They have managed to win 21 games and have lost 19 games as of now.

Talking about the form of hosting the teams at home, the Los Angeles Lakers have won 11 games and lost 8 games. On the road of 21 games, the Clippers have won 10 games and lost 11 games. Their conference record stands at 11-12 as of now.

The Minnesota Timberwolves on the other hand are languishing among the bottom five teams in the West. They have managed to win 18 of their 39 games. In their last 10 games, the Timberwolves have won 4 games and lost 6 games. They are currently on two games winning streak.

The Timberwolves have had an average form playing the teams from their own conference. They have won 11 of their 24 games. Their away record has not been impressive as they have won 7 away games and lost 12 games. At home, they have had a slight edge as they have managed to win 11 of their 20 games.

Timberwolves vs Clippers Prediction: Head-to-head

The Los Angeles Clippers and the Minnesota Timberwolves have played 126 head-to-head games as of now. The Clippers are ahead of the Timberwolves in the overall head-to-head stats. The Clippers have won 68 games while the Timberwolves have won 58 games against the Clippers.

In the last five games between the two teams, Clippers won 4 games while the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Clippers in just one game. The last game between the two teams ended in a 98-88 points win for the Clippers.

Last 5 Head-to-head Stats

  • In the last 5 head-to-head games between the Clippers and Timberwolves, an average of 214.4 points have been scored.
  • The Los Angeles Clippers have scored an average of 112.4 points per game.
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have scored an average of 102.2 points per game.
  • Of the last 5 games, two were hosted by the Timberwolves and 3 by the Clippers.
  • The Clippers won all three home games and 1 away game.
  • The Timberwolves won just one home game.

Clippers vs Timberwolves Prediction: Players to Watch Out

LA Clippers

Paul George (Shooting Guard)

  • Points Per Game: 24.4 | Rebounds Per Game: 6.1 | Assists Per Game: 5.3

Kawhi Leonard (Small Forward)

  • Points Per Game: 17.3 | Rebounds Per Game: 6.1| Assists Per Game: 3.9

Norman Powell (Small Forward)

  • Points Per Game: 15.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 2.8 | Assists Per Game: 1.7

Minnesota Timberwolves

Anthony Edwards (Shooting Guard)

Points Per Game: 23.2 | Rebounds Per Game: 6.0 | Assists Per Game: 4.5

D’Angelo Russell (Point Guard)

Points Per Game: 16.6 | Assists Per Game: 6.5 | Steals Per Game: 1.2

Rudy Gobert (Center)

Points Per Game: 16.6 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.5 | Blocks Per Game: 1.2

Clippers vs Timberwolves Prediction and Odds: Predicted Winner

The Los Angeles Clippers have lost their last 4 games and their form playing away from home has not been impressive. As a host, Minnesota Timberwolves have dominated and currently, they are on two games winning streak. The bookmakers have picked the host, Minnesota Timberwolves as their favorites in tonight’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers.

The Clippers’ form lately is quite worrisome. Both the teams will be under pressure, for Clippers it will be to return to their winning streak while the Timberwolves have already lost a game against the Clippers. Considering the current form and also taking into account home advantage, the Minnesota Timberwolves will have an edge in this game.

Clippers vs Timberwolves Prediction and Odds
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