San Antonio Spurs (26-42) welcome Minnesota Timberwolves (39-30) at the AT&T Center in San Antonio on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at 6:00 AM (IST) in the regular 2021/22 NBA Season. Here, you can find everything you want to know about San Antonio Spurs vs Minnesota Timberwolves, such as the match details, recent form, player to watch out for, match prediction and much more.
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San Antonio Spurs vs Minnesota Timberwolves: Match Details
Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Time: 6:00 AM IST OR 7:30 PM ET (March 14)
Location: AT&T Center, San Antonio
San Antonio Spurs have been in decent form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won twice, losing three times (LWLWL). They are 4-6 in their last 10 games.
Minnesota Timberwolves have been in great form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won four times, losing just once (WWWLW). They are 8-2 in their last 10 games.
The Spurs currently sit in twelfth place in the Western Conference. While the Timberwolves are positioned five places above them, in seventh place in the Western Conference.
Their last meeting took place on November 18, 2021 and it ended in a 115-90 win for the Timberwolves in Minnesota. This will be their second meeting in the 2021-2022 NBA season.
Player to Watch
San Antonio Spurs– Dejounte Murray
Dejounte Murray has the fourth-highest Assists (9.3) and the highest Steals (2.1) per game this season in the NBA.
Murray also has the highest Points (20.7) and the second-highest Rebounds (8.4) per game for the Spurs.
However, he also has the most Turnovers per game (2.6) for San Antonio, which makes him a player to watch out for.
Minnesota Timberwolves– Karl-Anthony Towns
Karl-Anthony Towns has the highest Points (24.5), highest Rebounds (9.7) and third-highest Assists (3.8) per game for Minnesota this season.
Towns also has the most Blocks per game (1.2) for the Timberwolves.
However, he also has the most Fouls (3.5) and Turnovers (3.0) per game for his team, which makes him a player to watch out for.
San Antonio Spurs vs Minnesota Timberwolves: Key Points
- San Antonio are 13-21 at home, while the Timberwolves are 17-18 away.
- In the last game between the two, Karl-Anthony Towns had the most Points (25) and the joint-most Rebounds (12).
- Jakob Poeltl of the Spurs has the fifth-highest Field goal percentage (61.7), as well as the fourth-highest Blocks per game (1.7) in the NBA this term.
- Malik Beasley of Minnesota has made the fourth most 3-pointers (211) this NBA campaign.
- Spurs’ coach Gregg Popovich got his 1,336th win to break Don Nelson’s all-time NBA record in their win over Utah Jazz recently.
San Antonio Spurs vs Minnesota Timberwolves: Match Prediction
San Antonio are slight underdogs for this game. Oddsmakers are marginally favoring Minnesota Timberwolves, especially because of their recent form and Spurs’ poor home record.
Predicted Winner: Minnesota Timberwolves
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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.