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    The Minnesota Timberwolves (39-38) square off against the Los Angeles Lakers (38-38) as just 1.5-point favorites on Friday, March 31, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET on NBA TV, BSN, and SportsNet LA. The point total for the matchup is set at 232.5.

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    How do I watch Timberwolves vs. Lakers

    • Game Day: Friday, March 31, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: NBA TV, BSN, and SportsNet LA
    • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Arena: Target Center

    Betting Lines for Minnesota vs. Los Angeles

    Timberwolves vs Lakers Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Timberwolves -1.5 232.5

    Timberwolves Betting Stats & Information

    • The Timberwolves have been favored on the moneyline 35 total times this season. They’ve gone 18-17 in those games.
    • Minnesota has gone 17-16 when it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -116 or shorter (winning 51.5%).
    • The Timberwolves have a 36-39-2 record against the spread this season.
    • The Timberwolves are 11-20-2 against the spread when favored by 1.5 points or more this season.
    • Minnesota’s average point total in outings this season is 231.6, 0.9 points fewer than the total in this game.
    • A total of 35 of the Timberwolves’ 76 games with a set total have hit the over (46.1%).

    Los Angeles Betting Stats & Info

    • This season, the Lakers have been the underdog 51 times and won 23, or 45.1%, of those games.
    • Los Angeles has a record of 22-27, a 44.9% win rate, when it is set as the underdog by -104 or more by sportsbooks this season.
    • The Lakers are 37-36-3 against the spread this season.
    • In games they were an underdog in by 1.5 points or more so far this season, the Lakers have gone 23-23-2 against the spread.
    • The average total for Los Angeles’ games this season is 0.5 more points than the point total of 232.5 for this outing.
    • Lakers games have gone over the total 37 times this year.

    Timberwolves vs. Lakers Season Stat Comparison

    Timberwolves Rank Timberwolves AVG Lakers AVG Lakers Rank
    12th 115.7 Points Scored 116.4 10th
    18th 115.9 Points Allowed 116.6 21st
    23rd 41.8 Rebounds 45.4 6th
    25th 9.2 Off. Rebounds 9.9 17th
    15th 12.1 3pt Made 10.6 28th
    8th 26 Assists 25 17th
    27th 14.9 Turnovers 13.6 17th

    Timberwolves vs. Lakers Injury Updates

    Timberwolves

    Name Game Status Injury
    Taurean Prince Questionable Illness
    Austin Rivers Questionable Illness
    Jaylen Nowell Questionable Knee
    Matt Ryan Questionable Illness

    Lakers

    Name Game Status Injury
    Mohamed Bamba Out Ankle

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

    • Anthony Edwards leads active Timberwolves players in scoring, tallying 24.5 points per game to go with 5.8 rebounds and 4.5 assists.
    • Mike Conley is averaging 11.4 points, 6.8 assists and 2.8 rebounds a game, while Rudy Gobert adds 13.7 points, 1.2 assists and 11.7 rebounds per outing.
    • The Timberwolves get 2.7 three-pointers per game out of Edwards.

    Los Angeles Lakers Leaders

    • LeBron James averages 29.2 points per game, while also collecting 8.4 rebounds and racking up 6.8 assists per game.
    • Anthony Davis is on the books for 26.1 points, 12.4 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game, while D’Angelo Russell adds 18 points, 3.1 rebounds and 6.2 assists per game.
    • Malik Beasley is dependable from three-point range with 2.9 made threes per game.

    Recent Performance

    Timberwolves

    Timberwolves Last Five Games
    Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Timberwolves Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
    3/29/2023 Suns 107-100 No Away +6 233 199 -245 Playoffs No Under
    3/27/2023 Kings 119-115 No Away +7 238.5 221 -272 Playoffs Yes Under
    3/26/2023 Warriors 99-96 No Away +5.5 241.5 186 -225 Playoffs Yes Under
    3/22/2023 Hawks 125-124 Yes Home -4.5 242 -169 143 Playoffs No Over
    3/20/2023 Knicks 140-134 No Away +8.5 227.5 296 -375 Playoffs Yes Over

    Lakers

    Lakers Last Five Games
    Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Lakers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
    3/29/2023 Bulls 121-110 Yes Away -3.5 227.5 -169 143 Playoffs Yes Over
    3/26/2023 Bulls 118-108 Yes Home -6 225 -242 198 Playoffs No Over
    3/24/2023 Thunder 116-111 Yes Home -3.5 230.5 -162 138 Playoffs Yes Under
    3/22/2023 Suns 122-111 Yes Home -1 227.5 -119 -101 Playoffs Yes Over
    3/19/2023 Magic 111-105 Yes Home -6 230 -240 196 Playoffs Push Under
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