Boston Celtics (46-28) welcome Minnesota Timberwolves (43-32) at the TD Garden in Boston on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 3:30 AM (IST) in the regular 2021/22 NBA Season. Here, you can find everything you want to know about Boston Celtics vs Minnesota Timberwolves, such as the match details, recent form, player to watch out for, match prediction and much more.
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Boston Celtics vs Minnesota Timberwolves: Match Details
Date: Monday, March 28, 2022
Time: 3:30 AM IST OR 6:00 PM ET (March 27)
Location: TD Garden, Boston
Boston Celtics have been in breathtaking form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won five times (WWWWW). They are 9-1 in their last 10 games.
Minnesota Timberwolves have been in decent form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won thrice, losing two times (WWLLW). However, they are 7-3 in their last 10 games.
The Celtics currently sit in fourth place in the Eastern Conference. While the Timberwolves are positioned in seventh place in the Western Conference.
Their last meeting took place on December 27, 2021 and it ended in a 108-103 win for the Timberwolves in Minnesota. This will be their second meeting in the 2021-2022 NBA season.
Player to Watch
Boston Celtics– Jayson Tatum
Jayson Tatum has been the standout player for Boston this season.
The Celtics scoring leader is Tatum, who averages 27.0 points per contest to go with 8.1 rebounds (second-most) and 4.3 assists (second-most).
Boston also get the most three-point shooting production out of Tatum, who makes 3.1 threes per game.
Minnesota Timberwolves– Karl-Anthony Towns
Karl-Anthony Towns is the standout name in Minnesota this term.
The Timberwolves scoring leader is Towns, who averages 24.7 points per contest to go with 9.9 rebounds (most) and 1.2 blocks (most).
However, he also has the most Turnovers (3.1) and Fouls (3.5) per game for his team, which makes him a player to watch out for.
Boston Celtics vs Minnesota Timberwolves: Key Points
- Boston are 25-12 at home, while the Timberwolves are 18-19 away.
- The Celtics have won 9 of the last 10 regular season games between the two.
- Jayson Tatum with +573 has the highest plus-minus in the entire NBA this season.
- Boston have been nothing but spectacular since the All-Star break, going an astonishing 12-2.
- Minnesota have the highest-scoring offense in the NBA this campaign.
Boston Celtics vs Minnesota Timberwolves: Match Prediction
Minnesota Timberwolves are underdogs for this game. Oddsmakers are favoring Boston Celtics, especially because of their recent excellent form and great home record.
Predicted Winner: Boston Celtics
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Disclaimer: All our picks are based on an in-depth analysis of the stats between two playing teams. Please use these stats/teams as a reference for preparing your own teams.