Home-Court Advantage Could be Key in Raptors – Timberwolves Game

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Raptors Nipping on the Celtics Heels

The Toronto Raptors have moved within one game of first place in the Eastern Conference standings. On Tuesday, they’ll try to inch closer to the Boston Celtics and that top spot when they host the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Oddsmakers have the Raptors as 6.5-point favorites while the total is at 218.5.

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The Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics stumbling into the All-Star Break. The Raptors are making their move. They have won four of their last six games entering Tuesday’s affair. One of those recent losses was in Minnesota. They lost 115-109 on January 20, so the Raptors will be looking for some revenge.

The T-Wolves played in Atlanta on Monday. It was a 105-100 loss. They’ve been much stronger at home (20-6) than on the road (12-15) this season. They have dropped six of their last seven away games. They are scoring an average of 104.8 points per game in that span. That’s a significant drop-off from the 110.8 points per game they average at home.

Home-court advantage has been important in this series. The home team has won each of the last three meetings. However, the Raptors are just 4-3 in their last seven home games overall.

 

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Recent Form

NameRecordATSOffenseDefenseDiffATS HomeATS AwayOU RecordOU HomeOU Away
Minnesota32-2125-26-2108.96105.913.0513-12-112-14-127-25-113-12-114-13
Toronto33-1526-22111.10103.837.2712-1014-1225-2311-1114-12

Power Stats

Assists Turnovers
NameAssistsTurnoversRatio
MIN22.6411.871.91
TOR22.7113.101.73
Rebounding
NameOffenseDefenseTotal
MIN10.6831.0441.72
TOR9.9833.8843.86
ShootingPercentage
NameOffenseDefenseDifferential
MIN47.6047.91-0.31
TOR46.6344.731.9
Team Records

Minnesota Timberwolves

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Overall32-2120-612-1525-26-213-12-112-14-1108.96105.913.05
Last 105-54-01-55-54-01-5111.70111.300.40
vs Div9-26-03-27-43-34-1112.36107.734.63
vs EAST8-126-52-76-13-15-61-7-1106.15106.50-0.35
vs WEST24-914-110-819-13-18-6-111-7110.67105.555.12

Toronto Raptors

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Overall33-1518-415-1126-2212-1014-12111.10103.837.27
Last 105-54-31-24-63-41-2107.30102.305.00
vs Div6-34-02-35-44-01-4110.0099.2210.78
vs EAST20-613-27-415-119-66-5112.85102.0410.81
vs WEST13-95-28-711-113-48-7109.05105.953.10

Supergrid

TitleStatRankStatRank
Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense108.966103.8310
Away Team Away Scoring vs Home Team Home Defense107.196101.779
Away Team Road Rebounds vs Home Team Home Rebounds Allowed40.302641.9115
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense111.103105.9116
Home Team Home Scoring vs Away Team Road Defense112.644107.9319
Home Team Home Rebounds vs Away Team Road Rebounds Allowed45.91442.307

Head To Head Summary

TeamrecordATSO/UAVGAVG ½FG%REB3PTsteals
Minnesota3-75-57-3104.4057.0048.1639.50109/2675.80
Toronto7-35-57-3108.6051.9047.6440.3057/1706.40

Head To Head Detail

DateAwayaway scoreHomehome scorelineATSTotalO/UFG% EdgeReb Edge3PT EdgeAway Half ScoreHome Half ScoreAway FG%Home FG%Away ReboundsHome ReboundsAway Three PointersHome Three PointersAway StealsHome Steals
Jan 20, 2018TOR109MIN1151.5MIN214OTORMINTOR62544746.9354412/337/1674
Feb 8, 2017TOR109MIN1123MIN210.5OTORPushTOR635353.248.8363611/287/1968
Dec 8, 2016MIN110TOR124-9.5TOR213.5OMINMINTOR595951.149.443429/2812/2735
Feb 24, 2016MIN105TOR114-9.5MIN211.5OMINTORTOR58615048.236396/1010/2687
Feb 10, 2016TOR112MIN1176MIN207.5OMINMINTOR685545.346.7394510/314/1445
Apr 1, 2015TOR113MIN9910TOR203.5OTORTORTOR604655.353.2343213/305/1487
Mar 18, 2015MIN100TOR105-11MIN210UMINMINTOR545448.344.345396/1712/2976
Mar 9, 2014TOR111MIN104-5.5TOR208.5OTORTORTOR535248.743.2483814/247/1939
Jan 17, 2014MIN89TOR94-1TOR205.5UMINMINTOR404443.943.644433/1811/2446
Apr 5, 2013TOR95MIN93-6TOR198UTORPushTOR464847.144.840404/153/1569

NBA Betting Trends

Team Last 5 Games

Minnesota Timberwolves

DateOpponentscoreResultlineTotalATS Resultfield goal percentagefree throw percentagethree pointersLocation
Jan 29, 2018ATL100-105L-6.5213L/U46.9983.337A
Jan 27, 2018BKN111-97W-11215.5W/U44.2188.464H
Jan 25, 2018GS113-126L12.5229.5L/O45.5483.336A
Jan 24, 2018POR114-123L3.5210.5L/O53.5781.826A
Jan 22, 2018LAC126-118W2220W/O47.2584.627A

Toronto Raptors

DateOpponentscoreResultlineTotalATS Resultfield goal percentagefree throw percentagethree pointersLocation
Jan 28, 2018LAL123-111W-10.5217W/O50.0076.0012H
Jan 26, 2018UTA93-97L-8209L/U38.9570.597H
Jan 24, 2018ATL108-93W-6.5214.5W/U43.8264.0014A
Jan 20, 2018MIN109-115L-1.5214L/O46.9990.4812A
Jan 19, 2018SAN86-83W-6204.5L/U40.0064.299H

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