At 3:30 ET, the Minnesota Timberwolves (-106) will host the Los Angeles Clippers (-114) in a Western Conference matchup. The Timberwolves (42-18) are favored by 1 point over the Clippers (38-20). The over/under line is 219.5 points.

This game will be played at the Target Center in Minneapolis. The Timberwolves are currently 1st in the West, while the Clippers are 4th.


The Pick: Minnesota Timberwolves +1

This game will be played at Target Center at 3:30 ET on Sunday, March 3rd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 122-120 in favor of the Timberwolves.
  • Our projections have Anthony Edwards finishing with Anthony Edwards points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Timberwolves finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.9% and knocking down 14 threes.

Can Los Angeles Stun the Crowd at Target Center?

In Clippers games this season, the average combined scoring total is 230.8 points, which is higher than today’s O/U line of 219.5. In their games, the average O/U line is 230.9.

Los Angeles has an O/U record of 25-32-1 this season, and 55 of their games have had higher O/U lines than 219.5. Today, they are favored by 1 point.

The Clippers’ ATS record on the road is 15-14, and they have failed to cover the spread in their last two road games. Overall, their ATS record is 30-28.

Going into today’s game, the Clippers are 4th in the Western Conference with a record of 38-20. In non-conference games, they are 15-4 compared to 23-16 against the West.

In their last game, the Clippers defeated the Wizards by a score of 140-115. They were favored by 16 points in that game and improved their ATS record to 27-20 as the favorite.

The Clippers’ record vs. the spread as the favorite is 36-11, compared to 2-9 as the underdog. When favored, they have a scoring margin of +8.3 points per game and are 27-20 vs. the spread as the favorite.

When it comes to scoring, the Clippers are 9th in the NBA at 117.8 points per game. On the road, they are even better, averaging 118.2 points per game (6th).

So far this season, the Clippers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 51.7% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 25th in the league at 97.3 possessions per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Clippers are 6th in field goal percentage (49%). They are also 6th in true shooting percentage. From three-point range, the Clippers are 3rd in the NBA at 39%.

The Clippers’ defense is presently ranked 10th in the league, allowing an average of 112.9 points per contest. For the season, Los Angeles is ranked 18th in fewest fouls per game. Team’s are averaging 21.4 free-throws per game vs. the Clippers and have an overall field goal percentage of 47.0%.

Will Minnesota Win at Home?

Minnesota’s games have gone over the O/U line in each of their last two games. On average, their games have seen a combined scoring total of 220.3 points, which is higher than today’s line of 219.5.

As the underdog, the Timberwolves have an ATS record of 7-4 this season. Their ATS losing streak is at three games, and they are 6-5 straight-up as the underdog. In their last three games as the underdog, they have gone 2-1 straight-up.

Minnesota’s last game finished with a combined scoring total of 244 points, surpassing the O/U line of 222. The Timberwolves lost the game to the Kings by a score of 124-120. They were favored by 8.5 points in that game and did not cover the spread.

In the Western Conference, the Timberwolves are in 1st place with a record of 42-18. In non-conference games, they are 13-9 compared to 29-9 against Western Conference opponents.

Minnesota’s ATS record at home is 14-15, and they are 22-7 straight-up at home. As the favorite, they are 36-13 this season and have gone 23-25 ATS as the favorite.

At home this season, the Timberwolves are averaging 112.3 points per game, which is 24th in the NBA. Overall, they are 19th in scoring at 113.7 points per game. In terms of pace, Minnesota is 23rd in the league at 97.5 possessions per game.

So far, the Timberwolves have made 48% of their shots, which is 8th in the league. They are also 7th in true shooting percentage. In terms of three-point shooting, Minnesota is 2nd in the NBA at 39% from beyond the arc.

When it comes to assists, the Timberwolves are 16th in the league at 26.4 per game. In terms of offensive rebounding, they are 28th in the NBA. In terms of free throw attempts, Minnesota is 9th in the league.

In the current season, the Timberwolves defense has excelled, sitting 1st in the NBA by allowing 106.6 points per game. Minnesota struggled on the boards in their last game vs. the Kings, giving up 8. For the game, Sacramento scored 124 points in the game.