Timberwolves vs Jazz Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Monday, January 16, 2023

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The Minnesota Timberwolves (22-22) host the Utah Jazz (22-24) at Target Center, beginning at 4:00 PM ET on Monday, January 16, 2023. The Timberwolves are only 2.5-point favorites in the game, the third matchup between the squads this season. The over/under for the matchup is set at 234.5 points.

How to bet Timberwolves vs. Jazz

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Utah Jazz Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Timberwolves as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Timberwolves have -131 odds to pick up the win, while the Jazz are listed at +111 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 234.5 points.

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Timberwolves vs. Jazz Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Monday, January 16, 2023
  • Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: SN-RM
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Arena: Target Center

Timberwolves vs. Jazz Betting Trends

In the Timberwolves’ 44 games this year, they have 19 wins against the spread. Minnesota has come away with 14 wins in the 24 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Timberwolves games this year have eclipsed the over/under 21 times in 46 opportunities (45.7%).

In the Jazz’s 46 games this year, they have 25 wins against the spread. Utah has a 13-13 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 50% of those games). Jazz games this year have gone over the total in 27 of 46 opportunities (58.7%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Timberwolves

Timberwolves Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Anthony Edwards 44 23.8 6 4.4 1.6 0.5 2.5
D’Angelo Russell 41 17 3.1 6.2 1.1 0.4 2.3
Rudy Gobert 38 13.6 11.8 0.8 0.9 1.3 0
Jaden McDaniels 41 11.5 3.7 2 1.1 1.1 1.2
Jaylen Nowell 44 11.3 2.8 2.2 0.7 0.1 1.1

Jazz

Jazz Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Lauri Markkanen 42 24.6 8.6 1.9 0.6 0.6 2.9
Jordan Clarkson 45 21.1 4.2 4.4 0.5 0.2 2.7
Collin Sexton 33 14.2 2.2 2.9 0.6 0.1 1
Malik Beasley 46 13.8 3.5 1.7 0.9 0.2 3.1
Mike Conley 34 10.2 2.1 7.5 1 0.2 1.7
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Timberwolves vs. Jazz Injury Report

Jazz: Lauri Markkanen: Questionable (Hip), Rudy Gay: Questionable (Back), Kelly Olynyk: Out (Ankle)

What you need to know about the Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota is putting up 114.8 points per game (12th-ranked in NBA) this season, while surrendering 115.2 points per contest (18th-ranked). The Timberwolves are posting 116.9 points per game this season at home, which is 4.4 more points than they’re averaging away from home (112.5). The Timberwolves’ offense has been better over their last 10 games, putting up 115.4 points per contest compared to the 114.8 they’ve averaged this year.

With 11.1 treys per game, Minnesota is 22nd in the NBA. It sports a 34.6% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks 20th in the league. The Timberwolves have taken 62.8% two-pointers and 37.2% from three-point land this season. Of the team’s buckets, 73.9% are two-pointers and 26.1% are threes.

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What you need to know about the Utah Jazz

Utah is the third-best team in the NBA in points scored (117.4 per game) and 23rd in points conceded (116.7). At home, the Jazz average 120.3 points per game. On the road, they score 114.7. The Jazz have played better offensively in their last 10 games, compiling 118.2 points per contest, 0.8 more than their season average of 117.4.

Utah is the fourth-best team in the league in 3-pointers made (14.3 per game) and 13th in 3-point percentage (36%). In 2022-23, the Jazz have taken 44.5% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 55.5% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 33.9% of the Jazz’s baskets have been 3-pointers, and 66.1% have been 2-pointers.

Timberwolves vs. Jazz Predictions and Pick

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WRITTEN BY

Luis Escalante

Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014 and is currently the Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. Luis comes from an analytics background, leveraging his data skills with multiple years of experience in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting.

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