Minnesota Timberwolves (42-32) welcome Dallas Mavericks (45-28) at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 5:30 AM (IST) in the regular 2021/22 NBA Season. Here, you can find everything you want to know about Minnesota Timberwolves vs Dallas Mavericks, such as the match details, recent form, player to watch out for, match prediction and much more.
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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Dallas Mavericks: Match Details
Date: Saturday, March 26, 2022
Time: 5:30 AM IST OR 8:00 PM ET (March 25)
Location:Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Minnesota Timberwolves have been in decent form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won thrice, losing two times (WWWLL). However, they are 7-3 in their last 10 games.
Dallas Mavericks have been in good form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won thrice, losing two times (WLLWW). They are 7-3 in their last 10 games.
The Timberwolves currently sit in seventh place in the Western Conference. While the Mavericks are positioned two places above them, in fifth place in the Western Conference.
Their last meeting took place just recently on March 21, 2022 and it ended in a 110-108 win for the Mavericks in Dallas. This will be their fourth meeting in the 2021-2022 NBA season.
Player to Watch
Minnesota Timberwolves– Karl-Anthony Towns
Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 24.9 Points (most), 9.8 Rebounds (most) and 1.1 Blocks (most) for Minnesota this season.
Towns dropped franchise record 60 Points in Timberwolves’ win over San Antonio Spurs just recently.
However, he also has the most Fouls (3.5) and Turnovers (3.1) per game for the Timberwolves, which makes him a player to watch out for.
Dallas Mavericks– Jalen Brunson
Jalen Brunson is averaging 16.0 Points (third-most) and 5.0 Assists (second-most) for the Mavericks this season.
Only two Dallas players have played more matches this season than Brunson (69).
In Mavericks’ last game, Brunson was the game leader in points (28) against Houston Rockets.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Dallas Mavericks: Key Points
- Minnesota are 24-13 at home, while the Mavericks are 20-16 away.
- Dallas have won 7 of the last 9 regular season games between the two.
- In their most recent head-to-head, both Karl-Anthony Towns and Dwight Powell of the Mavericks had game-leading 22 points.
- Malik Beasley of the Timberwolves has made the fourth most 3-pointers (220) this NBA term.
- Dallas star Luka Doncic is questionable for this game with ankle soreness but is expected to play.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Dallas Mavericks: Match Prediction
Dallas Mavericks are underdogs for this game. Oddsmakers are favoring Minnesota Timberwolves, especially because of their home record and potential absentees in the opposition dugout.
Predicted Winner: Minnesota Timberwolves
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