Timberwolves vs. Suns NBA Preview (4/5/24): Odds, Lineups, Injuries & Stats

Written By Editorial Team on April 5, 2024 - Last Updated on April 10, 2024
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The Phoenix Suns are set to host the Minnesota Timberwolves at 10:00 p.m. ET today. The game will take place at the Footprint Center in Phoenix and will be broadcast on NBA TV. NBA odds favor the Suns with a point spread of -4.0 and a money line of -175. Timberwolves odds stand at a money line of +145. The over/under for the game is set at 216.5.

Timberwolves vs Suns pregame odds for Friday

The pregame NBA betting odds for the Timberwolves vs Suns game show a tight contest. Phoenix is the consensus favorite for tonight’s game at -4, while the over/under is set at 216.5. Friday’s game is the second meeting between these two teams, with the Suns winning in mid-November 133-115. Phoenix easily covered the -6 spread with the total going over the total points of 224. Current odds at Massachusetts sports betting apps are as follows:

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Timberwolves vs Suns.

Timberwolves vs Suns projected starting lineups (4/5/24)

Minnesota Timberwolves starting lineup tonight

  • PG: Mike Conley
  • SG: Anthony Edwards
  • SF: Jaden McDaniels
  • PF: Naz Reid
  • C: Rudy Gobert

Phoenix Suns starting lineup tonight

  • PG: Devin Booker
  • SG: Bradley Beal
  • SF: Grayson Allen (game-time decision)
  • PF: Kevin Durant
  • C: Jusuf Nurkic (game-time decision)

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

Timberwolves vs Suns injuries for tonight’s game

The Timberwolves will be without Karl-Anthony Towns and Jaylen Clark, both sidelined with knee and Achilles injuries respectively, affecting Timberwolves odds. For the Suns, Jusuf Nurkic is questionable with calf soreness, potentially impacting Suns odds. Damion Lee is out with a knee injury, and Grayson Allen is listed as probable with a hip issue.

Team standings and stats for today’s game

As the NBA season winds down, both teams are looking to solidify their playoff positioning. Minnesota wants to remain at the top of the Western Conference, while Phoenix wants to stay out of the play-in tournament. Here are the team stats ahead of tonight’s game.

Minnesota Timberwolves team stats before tonight’s game

The Minnesota Timberwolves lead the Western Conference with 53-23, also topping the Northwest Division. Their latest game saw them overpower the Toronto Raptors, winning 133-85. For those looking into Timberwolves odds, these stats provide a solid foundation for making informed decisions. The Timberwolves’ season stats reflect their top-tier performance:

  • Points per game: 113.1
  • Points allowed per game: 106.0
  • Rebounds per game: 43.8
  • Assists per game: 26.7
  • FG%: 48.6
  • 3PT%: 38.8

Phoenix Suns team stats before tonight’s game

The Phoenix Suns enter with a record of 45-31, and are currently positioned sixth in the Western Conference and second in the Pacific Division. Their performance has been strong, with a recent victory against the Cleveland Cavaliers, where they won 122-101. These figures are crucial for bettors analyzing Suns odds in the upcoming game. The Suns have shown consistency in their gameplay, highlighted by their stats for the season:

  • Points per game: 116.8
  • Points allowed per game: 113.9
  • Rebounds per game: 44.3
  • Assists per game: 27.1
  • FG%: 49.5
  • 3PT%: 38.3

Player Stats for Timberwolves vs. Suns on Friday night

As NBA fans and bettors look ahead to the Suns vs. Timberwolves game, analyzing player performances from their recent matches offers insights into Suns odds and Timberwolves odds. When healthy, the Timberwolves and Suns have players with stats that match each other. Here are the top performers from the Suns and Timberwolves in their last outings:

Minnesota Timberwolves leaders ahead of tonight’s game

Anonthy Edwards led Minnesota in the big win over the Raptors with 28 points. Here are the top Timberwolves players in their recent game:

  • Anthony Edwards (SG): 28 PTS, 3 RBS, 6 ASTS
  • Naz Reid (C): 23 PTS, 7 RBS, 1 AST
  • Rudy Gobert (C): 11 PTS, 15 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Nickeil Alexander-Walker (SG): 14 PTS, 2 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Monte Morris (PG): 13 PTS, 4 RBS, 5 ASTS

After losing to the Suns, Minnesota next plays the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday, April 10. Looking at the Timberwolves season stats, these players are crucial to the Timberwolves odds in their upcoming NBA games:

  • Anthony Edwards (SG): 26.1 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 5.1 APG
  • Rudy Gobert (C): 13.7 PPG, 12.9 RPG, 1.3 APG
  • Karl-Anthony Towns (PF): 22.1 PPG, 8.4 RPG, 3.0 APG
  • Naz Reid (C): 13.4 PPG, 5.1 RPG, 1.3 APG
  • Jaden McDaniels (PF): 10.7 PPG, 3.2 RPG, 1.4 APG

Phoenix Suns leaders ahead of tonight’s game

Devin Booker scored 40 points, and Kevin Durant scored 32 for Phoenix in the win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Here are Phoenix’s leaders from their recent game:

  • Devin Booker (SG): 40 PTS, 1 RBS, 8 ASTS
  • Kevin Durant (PF): 32 PTS, 6 RBS, 7 ASTS
  • Royce O’Neale (PF): 17 PTS, 6 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Bol Bol (C): 15 PTS, 6 RBS, 1 AST
  • Jusuf Nurkic (C): 2 PTS, 10 RBS, 6 ASTS

For the season, the Suns have several players contributing significantly across various stats, impacting the Suns odds for upcoming games, including the next game against the LA Clippers on Tuesday:

  • Kevin Durant (PF): 27.5 PPG, 6.7 RPG, 5.2 APG
  • Devin Booker (SG): 27.6 PPG, 4.7 RPG, 6.9 APG
  • Jusuf Nurkic (C): 11.2 PPG, 11.0 RPG, 3.8 APG
  • Bradley Beal (SG): 17.4 PPG, 4.2 RPG, 5.1 APG
  • Royce O’Neale (PF): 7.8 PPG, 4.8 RPG, 2.8 APG
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