Minnesota Timberwolves (41-30) welcome Milwaukee Bucks (44-26) at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Sunday, March 20, 2022 at 2:30 AM (IST) in the regular 2021/22 NBA Season. Here, you can find everything you want to know about Minnesota Timberwolves vs Milwaukee Bucks, such as the match details, recent form, player to watch out for, match prediction and much more.
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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Milwaukee Bucks: Match Details
Date: Sunday, March 20, 2022
Time: 2:30 AM IST OR 5:00 PM ET (March 19)
Location: Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Minnesota Timberwolves have been in great form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won four times, losing just once (WLWWW). They are 9-1 in their last 10 games.
Milwaukee Bucks have also been in great form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won four times, losing just once (WWLWW). They are 8-2 in their last 10 games.
The Timberwolves currently sit in seventh place in the Western Conference. While the Bucks are positioned in second place in the Eastern Conference.
Their last meeting took place on October 27, 2021 and it ended in a 113-108 win for the Timberwolves away in Milwaukee. This will be their second meeting in the 2021-2022 NBA season.
Player to Watch
Minnesota Timberwolves– Karl-Anthony Towns
Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 24.9 Points (most), 9.9 Rebounds (most) and 1.2 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 (3.6) and Turnovers (3.1) per game for the Timberwolves, which makes him a player to watch out for.
Milwaukee Bucks– Giannis Antetokounmpo
Giannis Antetokounmpo has the second-highest Points (29.8) and the fifth-highest Rebounds (11.5) per game this NBA season.
In addition to leading the above two metrics, Giannis also has 5.8 Assists (second-most) and 1.4 Blocks (most) for Milwaukee.
However, he also has the most Turnovers per game (3.2) for the Bucks, which makes him a player to watch out for.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Milwaukee Bucks: Key Points
- Minnesota are 23-12 at home, while the Bucks are 20-14 away.
- Milwaukee have won 6 of the last 7 matches between the two.
- In their last head-to-head, Giannis Antetokounmpo had the most in-game Points (40), Rebounds (16) and Assists (7).
- The Timberwolves are on a five-game home win streak.
- The Bucks are the fourth-best 3-point shooting team in the NBA, while Minnesota allow the 23rd-fewest makes from deep.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Milwaukee Bucks: Match Prediction
This one is too close to call. While Milwaukee Bucks have a good away record, Minnesota Timberwolves have lost just one of their last 10 games. Oddsmakers are extremely marginally favoring Minnesota Timberwolves, because of Karl-Anthony Towns‘ form and home court advantage.
Predicted Winner: Minnesota Timberwolves
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