2 points per game, the lone double-double for Minnesota. D’Angelo Russell is averaging 17. 9 points and 6. 2 assists per game, which leads the team. Jaden McDaniels has played a limited offensive role, averaging 11. 3 points, but has been efficient, shooting 51. 3 percent from the field. Minnesota ranks fourth in the league with a 49. 1 shooting percentage from the field. Scoring 115. 4 points per game, Minnesota’s offense ranks 11th in the league. Defense has been a bit of a struggle for Minnesota, however, despite the addition of Gobert. Opponents have scored 115.
7 steals per game. Karl-Anthony Towns has been out since the end of November but should be back within a week or so. Rudy Gobert has stepped up in his absence, leading the team with 11. 4 rebounds, also averaging 13. 2 points per game, the lone double-double for Minnesota. D’Angelo Russell is averaging 17. 9 points and 6. 2 assists per game, which leads the team. Jaden McDaniels has played a limited offensive role, averaging 11. 3 points, but has been efficient, shooting 51. 3 percent from the field.
5 (-114)Utah Jazz: -5. 5 (-106)Over: 236 (-110)Under: 236 (-110)How To Watch Timberwolves vs. JazzTV: Bally Sports North Extra, AT&T SportsNet Rocky MountainStream: NBA, NBA League PassTime: 9:10 PM ET/ 6:10 PM PT*Watch NBA games LIVE with fuboTV (click for a free trial)*Why The Timberwolves Could Cover The SpreadThings have turned around lately for Minnesota, and now the playoffs are in clear sight. Third-year guard Anthony Edwards, a former first-overall pick, leads the team with 24. 6 points and 1.
5 points per game on the Timberwolves, which ranks 19th in the league. On the positive side, Minnesota has held opponents to a 46. 9 shooting percentage, which ranks 10th in the league. Why The Jazz Could Cover The SpreadLauri Markkanen, who was acquired in the Donovan Mitchell trade, leads the team with 24. 8 points (a career high) and 8. 7 rebounds per game. Jordan Clarkson is second with 21. 1 points and 4. 2 assists per game. If these two can put up some big scoring numbers against the Timberwolves, who surrender the 19th most points per game, they could certainly turn the tide. Mike Conley, the veteran point guard, leads the team with 7.
7 assists, averaging 10. 7 points per game. Malik Beasley and Collin Sexton both have key roles to play and are averaging over 13 points per game. In the frontcourt, Kelly Olynyk has averaged 11. 5 points and 5. 0 rebounds, while providing quality looks from 3-point range. Utah’s offense has been great, ranking fifth in scoring with 117.