Minnesota Timberwolves Vs Houston Rockets Prediction, Preview, And Betting Odds

Minnesota Timberwolves Vs Houston Rockets Prediction

The Houston Rockets and Minnesota Timberwolves are set to clash in an exciting matchup on Wednesday, April 03, 2024, at 08:00 ET at the Target Center (Minneapolis, MN). Here’s a comprehensive preview of the game, including betting odds, and a game prediction.

Match Prediction Houston Rockets Vs Minnesota Timberwolves

Our prediction for the Minnesota Timberwolves v the Houston Rockets is for the match to see over 208.0 points scored. The Rockets have produced exciting results over the last couple of weeks and key to their success has been their excellent offence. They however haven’t dominated defensively and multiple teams have put up at least 115 points against them. Considering this and Minnesota’s offensive qualities, this match has the potential of seeing an ‘over’ outcome.

Head To Head

  • Overall Record: Rockets lead the Timberwolves 48 wins to 26 wins since 2004 (as of April 2, 2024).
  • Points Scored: Rockets have averaged slightly more points per game (109.1) compared to the Timberwolves (104.2).
  • Recent Performance: However, it’s worth noting that the Timberwolves won both meetings this season.

Houston Rockets Vs Minnesota Timberwolves Preview

The Minnesota Timberwolves will be at home against the Houston Rockets in their next NBA outing. They are currently third in the West standings, 13 games clear of 11th-placed Houston. The Timberwolves saw a four-match winning run snapped last time out as they fell at home 109-101 to the Bulls. Their 23rd loss of the season saw them drop out of top spot once again in the West. Chris Finch’s men, who have won 51 games, now trail current leaders OKC by one game. The Timberwolves have won the first two matchups of the season with the Rockets. Another win here will see them sweep this regular season series. Minnesota are slowly getting healthy but Jaylen Clark and Karl Anthony-Towns remain sidelined and will be involved here. The Timberwolves have averaged 106 points over their last three matches. Their number-one-ranked defence has however not wavered and in their last three outings have held teams to under 100 points on average.

Matchup at a Glance:

  • Rockets (28-47): Young and rebuilding team, recently improved defensively.
  • Timberwolves (51-24): Top contender in the West, boast a stifling defense.

Key Storylines:

  • Can the Rockets pull off the upset? While Minnesota is heavily favored, Houston has been playing well and could surprise on the road.
  • Towns’ Absence: Karl-Anthony Towns is out for Minnesota, which could open up scoring opportunities for Houston.
  • Minnesota’s Home Court Advantage: The Timberwolves are nearly unbeatable at home with a strong record.

Players to Watch:

  • Houston: Jalen Green (leading scorer, young star on the rise)
  • Minnesota: Anthony Edwards (explosive scorer), Rudy Gobert (defensive anchor)


  • Minnesota: Karl-Anthony Towns (out)

Minnesota Timberwolves Vs Houston Rockets Betting Odds

  • Moneyline (ML): Rockets +230 (bet $100 to win $230) | Timberwolves -300 (bet $300 to win $100)
  • Against the spread (ATS): Rockets +7.5 (-115) | Timberwolves -7.5 (-105)
  • Over/Under (O/U): 215.5 (O: -110 | U: -110)

FAQs For Houston Rockets Vs Minnesota Timberwolves

Where Is The Game?

Target Center (Minneapolis, MN)

What Time Is The Game?

TBA (Check local listings or team websites for confirmation)

Can I Watch The Game On TV?

Yes, the game will be televised (check local listings for channels)

How Can I Stream The Game?

Streaming options may vary depending on your location and subscription services.

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The clash between the Houston Rockets and the Minnesota Timberwolves promises to be an exhilarating contest, rich with storylines and potential outcomes. With the Rockets displaying a resurgence in their offensive prowess and the Timberwolves boasting a formidable defense, the stage is set for an engaging battle at the Target Center. Despite the absence of Karl-Anthony Towns for the Timberwolves, their solid home-court advantage and the explosive scoring abilities of players like Anthony Edwards make them strong contenders. However, the Rockets, led by rising star Jalen Green, have shown the capability to surprise, especially with their recent defensive improvements. With the betting odds favoring the Timberwolves, anticipation is high for a high-scoring affair, potentially surpassing the over/under mark of 208.0 points. As the teams take to the court, basketball fans can expect nothing short of an electrifying showdown between these two competitive franchises.

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