Minnesota vs. Philadelphia: Minnesota Timberwolves play host to Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday March 8th at Target Center in Minnesota at 6:00 AM IST.
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Minnesota Timberwolves Preview
Timberwolves are coming off 134-138 win over Sacramento Kings. Timberwolves have been really good since the All-star break winning three of their five matches. In the game against the Kings Anthony Edwards scored 27 points,4 rebounds and 8 assists. Kyle Anderson played exceptionally well on both offense & defense. Anderson scored 18 points, 7 rebounds, 9 assists, 2 blocks & one steal.
Rudy Gobert recorded double double scoring 13 points & 14 rebounds. Mike Conley scored 16 points & Nickel Alexander Walker coming off the bench scored 16 points.
The Timberwolves are currently 6th seeded in the Western Conference. They hold a win-loss record of 34-32 with 16 games left in regular season. Minnesota are ranked 10th on offense scoring 115.6 points on average. They are ranked 18th on defense allowing 115.6 points per game.
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The Timberwolves are shooting at 49.2% from the field and 36% from three point range. They will once again depend on Anthony Edwards to do much of the scoring against away team Philadelphia. They lost their last four home games against Philadelphia at home.
Anthony Edwards & Kyle Anderson are the top fantasy picks in Minnesota vs Philadelphia game on March 8th at Target Center.
Philadelphia 76ers Preview
Philadelphia 76ers are coming of 130-133 hard fought win against Milwaukee Bucks. James Harden led the offense scoring 38 points, 9 rebounds and 10 assists. Joel Embiid scored 31 points, 6 rebounds and 10 assists. Tobias Harris suffered an injury in the 2nd quarter against the Bucks. Georges Niang coming off the bench scored 16 points.
Philadelphia 76ers are currently 3rd seeded in the Eastern Conference. They hold a win loss record of 41-22. Philly los three of their last five games. The 76ers are ranked 15th on offense scoring 114.5 points per game. On defense 76ers are ranked 3rd allowing 110.7 points per game.
Philadelphia is shooting 48.2% from the field and 38.6% from the three point range. They are the 2nd best team in three point efficiency. Joel Embiid is the player to watch out for in the Minnesota vs Philadelphia game on March 8th.
Minnesota vs Philadelphia Match Prediction
Philadelphia 76ers are the favorites to win the game against home team Minnesota Timberwolves. The odds favoring Philadelphia 76ers to win the game are 1.83, while favoring Minnesota to win the game is 2.00.
Minnesota vs Philadelphia Probable Starting Lineups
PG Mike Conley
SG Anthony Edwards
SF Jaden McDaniels
PF Kyle Anderson
C Rudy Gobert
PG Tyrese Maxey
SG James Harden
SF Pj Tucker
PF Georges Niang
C Joel Embiid