Timberwolves vs Jazz Prediction NBA Picks 3/18/24

Utah Jazz (29-38) vs Minnesota Timberwolves (46-21)

Game Info: Monday, March 18, 2024 at 9:00 pm (Delta Center)

Betting Odds: Utah Jazz +7.5 -- Over/Under: 222.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Utah Jazz meet Monday in NBA action at the Delta Center. We will look at this from a betting perspective and determine the best bets for this game. Here’s a Minnesota Timberwolves vs Utah Jazz prediction.

Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Preview

The Minnesota Timberwolves recently beat the Clippers and Jazz while losing to the Lakers. The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 113.3 points on 48.4 percent shooting and allowing 106.6 points on 44.7 percent shooting. Anthony Edwards is averaging 26.5 points and 5.4 rebounds, while Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 22.1 points and 3 assists. Rudy Gobert is the third double-digit scorer and Naz Reid is grabbing 5 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 38.6 percent from beyond the arc and 78.5 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.2 rebounds per game.

Utah Jazz Betting Preview

The Utah Jazz recently lost to the Timberwolves and Celtics, while beating the Hawks. The Utah Jazz are averaging 117.4 points on 47 percent shooting and allowing 120.7 points on 48.5 percent shooting. Lauri Markkanen is averaging 23.1 points and 8.3 rebounds, while Collin Sexton is averaging 18.3 points and 2.6 rebounds. Jordan Clarkson is the third double-digit scorer and John Collins is grabbing 8.5 rebounds. The Utah Jazz are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 82.7 percent from the free throw line. The Utah Jazz are allowing 39.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.2 rebounds per game.

Minnesota Timberwolves Player Facts

  • Mike Conley ranks 3rd amongst qualified players for assist:turnover ratio (5.3) this season.
  • Anthony Edwards is one of only seven players in the league to have scored 25+ points in 10 straight games this season.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Jazz rank 30th in the league for opponent blocks per game this season (6.4).
  • The Jazz rank 30th in the league for turnovers per game this season (15.5).
  • The Timberwolves rank 1st in the league for opponent points per game this season (106.6).
  • The Timberwolves rank 1st in the league for opponent field goal percentage this season (44.7%).

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Utah Jazz prediction

The Minnesota Timberwolves could run away with things here, as they're obviously the better team and have owned the Jazz in past meetings. The Timberwolves are 4-0 SU and 3-1 ATS in the last 4 games against the Jazz. The Jazz won't have Markkanen and could be without Clarkson who is questionable with an injured groin. With all that said, the Timberwolves are a young team still trying to handle success, and they allow teams to hang around. This is a look ahead spot for the Timberwolves, with the Nuggets on deck tomorrow. The Timberwolves are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games. I'm leaning toward the Jazz and the points.

Randy’s Pick Utah Jazz +7.5

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