The Boston Celtics, who hold a 47-22 record, will travel to Minneapolis to face off against the Minnesota Timberwolves, who have a record of 35-34, on Wednesday. The Celtics have already won one game against the Timberwolves this season with a score of 121-109, and the upcoming game will take place at 8:00 PM EST at the Target Center.
To beat the Timberwolves, the Celtics will need to improve their offensive performance after scoring only 109 points in their previous game against the Houston Rockets.
The Timberwolves, who won their last game against the Atlanta Hawks with a score of 136 points, will need to maintain their offensive efficiency to secure a victory against the Celtics on their home court.
Let’s check the latest picks, NBA news, stats and NBA expert picks for Celtics vs Timberwolves. We’ve plenty of NBA predictions for you to consider.
Currently, the Celtics hold the second-place position in the Eastern Conference standings, trailing the Milwaukee Bucks by 2.5 games, and have a record of 5-5 in their last 10 games. They have an average score of 117.7 points per game and a shooting percentage of 47.4%. They hold the third-highest adjusted offensive rating in the NBA. Jayson Tatum is their top scorer, averaging 30.3 points per game and a shooting percentage of 46.1%. They excel from beyond the arc, with a three-point shooting percentage of 37.7%, which ranks fifth in the league. They also perform well at the free-throw line, with an 82% success rate.
On the defensive end, the Celtics allow an average of 112.3 points per game and limit their opponents to a shooting percentage of 46.6%. Boston holds the fourth-lowest adjusted defensive rating. They are effective at defending shots near the rim and on the perimeter, with opponents shooting only 35.2% from beyond the arc. The Celtics have an average of 45.1 rebounds per game, ranking seventh in the NBA. Payton Pritchard (PG) has a questionable hand injury, and Robert Williams III (C) is out with a hamstring injury.
Boston Celtics vs Minnesota Timberwolves Game Information
- Date: 03/15/2023
- Time: 08:10 PM ET
- Location: Target Center.
- How to Watch Celtics vs Timberwolves: NBC Sports Boston
- Live Stream: NBA Game Pass
Celtics vs Timberwolves Betting Lines
Timberwolves are +175 according to our Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $175. On the other side, Celtics are –210 according to the Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $47.62.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have Timberwolves at a 36.36% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Celtics have 67.74% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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