Phoenix Suns vs Minnesota Timberwolves Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 23

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 23, 2022, 12:15 PM
  • The Timberwolves (32-28) are -1.5 favorites vs. the Suns (49-10)
  • Total (Over/Under): 235.5 points
  • Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at 8:00pm EDT
  • Watch the game on BSN & BSAZ

The Phoenix Suns visit Target Center to take on the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 8:00pm EDT in Minneapolis.

The Timberwolves are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -1.5 (100).

So far this NBA season, the Suns are 39-33 against the spread, while the Timberwolves are 40-31 against the spread.

The Suns vs Timberwolves Over/Under is 235.5 total points for the game.


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Suns vs. Timberwolves Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Phoenix Suns+1.5 -120O 235.5 -115-110
Minnesota Timberwolves -1.5 100U 235.5 -115-110

Against the spread this NBA season, the Suns have gone:

  • 39-33 against the Spread (+2.7 Units / 3.41% ROI)
  • 58-14 against the Moneyline (+29.25 Units / 10.75% ROI)
  • 38-34 against the Over for game total points (+0.55 Units / 0.69% ROI)
  • 34-38 against the Under for game total points (-7.8 Units / -9.85% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have hit the Moneyline in 57 of their last 68 games (+35.10 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have hit the 2H Moneyline in 50 of their last 68 games (+22.64 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the 4Q Spread in 40 of their last 59 games (+20.26 Units / 31% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the 1Q Spread in 21 of their last 32 away games (+10.94 Units / 31% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have hit the 1H Moneyline in 23 of their last 32 away games (+10.58 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the Game Total Under in 24 of their last 58 games (-13.40 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the Team Total Under in 29 of their last 66 games (-12.78 Units / -17% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 30 of their last 72 games (-12.44 Units / -16% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the 2Q Game Total Over in 30 of their last 68 games (-10.64 Units / -14% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the 1H Game Total Under in 16 of their last 41 games (-10.21 Units / -23% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Timberwolves have gone:

  • 40-31 against the Spread (+5.9 Units / 7.35% ROI)
  • 42-31 against the Moneyline (+5.9 Units / 3.88% ROI)
  • 43-30 against the Over for game total points (+10 Units / 12.45% ROI)
  • 30-43 against the Under for game total points (-17.3 Units / -21.54% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have hit the Game Total Over in 38 of their last 56 games (+18.20 Units / 30% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have hit the Moneyline in 22 of their last 28 games at home (+16.90 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have covered the 1H Spread in 31 of their last 47 games (+14.68 Units / 28% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have hit the Team Total Over in 38 of their last 59 games (+14.34 Units / 21% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have covered the 1Q Spread in 43 of their last 70 games (+14.26 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have only hit the Game Total Under in 19 of their last 58 games (-23.90 Units / -37% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have only hit the Team Total Under in 20 of their last 59 games (-22.73 Units / -34% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have only hit the 2Q Game Total Under in 21 of their last 59 games (-20.63 Units / -32% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 18 of their last 52 games (-18.30 Units / -32% ROI)
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves have only hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 9 of their last 36 games at home (-17.20 Units / -44% ROI)

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Phoenix Suns: Keys to the Game vs. the Minnesota Timberwolves

The Suns are 33-9 (.786) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .508

The Suns are 20-3 (.870) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .514

The Suns are 35-2 (.946) when scoring 110 or more points this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .726

The Suns were 29-8 (.784) when they win the turnover margin last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .552

Minnesota Timberwolves: Keys to the Game vs. the Phoenix Suns

The Timberwolves were 5-22 (.185) when their opponent attempts 25 or more free throws last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .456

The Timberwolves were 8-21 (.276) when they lose the turnover margin last season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .446

The Timberwolves were 10-44 (.185) when allowing 110 or more points last season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .321

The Timberwolves are 1-27 (.036) when allowing an eFG of 60% or better since the start of the 2020-21 season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .132

Injury Report: Timberwolves vs. SunsWednesday‘s Game, Mar. 23

  • Jaden McDaniels (Timberwolves): The Timberwolves announced F Jaden McDaniels has a sprained left ankle and will be reassesed in two weeks.
  • Karl-Anthony Towns (Timberwolves): The Timberwolves have listed Towns as QUESTIONABLE for Wednesday’s game (Mar. 23) against the Suns.
  • Dario Saric (Suns): The Suns announced that Sario has a torn ACL in his right knee.
  • Cameron Johnson (Suns): The Suns have listed Johnson as OUT for Wednesday’s game (Mar. 23) against the Timberwolves.
  • Frank Kaminsky (Suns): Kaminsky had surgery on his right knee and will be re-evaluated in eight weeks, according to Kellan Olson arizonasports.com.
  • Chris Paul (Suns): The Suns announced that Paul has a thumb fracture and will be re-evaluated in 6-8 weeks.

Phoenix Suns Offensive Stats & Trends

The Suns averaged 0.57 points per possession (8,300 points/15,190 possessions) last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.54

The Suns had an assist to turnover ratio of 2.2 (1,939 assists/ 864 TOs) last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.9

The Suns have averaged 0.54 points per possession (4,839 points/9,461 possessions) this season — tied for 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.52

The Suns are shooting 48% (4,946/10,198) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 46%

Minnesota Timberwolves Offensive Stats & Trends

The Timberwolves have averaged 0.50 points per possession (6,294 points/13,177 possessions) at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.53

The Timberwolves have averaged 12.4 offensive rebounds per game (560 rebounds/45 games) this season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.3

The Timberwolves have made 14.3 three-pointers per game this season — tied for 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.3

The Timberwolves have averaged 11.3 offensive rebounds per game (1,317 rebounds/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.0

Phoenix Suns Defensive Stats & Trends

The Suns have averaged 36.0 defensive rebounds per game (1,546 rebounds/43 games) this season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Suns have 371 steals this season — 6th most among NBA teams

The Suns have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (180 blocks/43 games) this season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Suns have averaged 4.3 blocks per game (249 blocks/58 games) at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 5.0

Minnesota Timberwolves Defensive Stats & Trends

The Timberwolves have averaged 32.9 defensive rebounds per game (1,481 rebounds/45 games) this season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Timberwolves averaged 33.0 defensive rebounds per game (2,376 rebounds/72 games) last season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.4

The Timberwolves have blocked 260 shots this season — 3rd most among NBA teams

The Timberwolves have 394 steals this season — 4th most among NBA teams


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