Mavs vs Timberwolves Game 4 NBA Preview (5/28/24): Odds, Lineups, Injuries & Stats

Written By Editorial Team on May 28, 2024
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Timberwolves vs. Mavericks Preview

The Minnesota Timberwolves are scheduled to play against the Dallas Mavericks in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals 8:30 p.m. ET today. The game will take place at the American Airlines Center in Dallas and will be broadcast on TNT. This matchup is part of the NBA’s 2024 season, featuring teams from the Western Conference.

Timberwolves vs. Mavericks Game 4 odds

Tonight’s game between the Timberwolves and the Mavericks is showcasing closely contested NBA betting odds across several sportsbooks. DraftKings, FanDuel, Caesars, and BetMGM all present a tight point spread and an over/under that suggests a closely matched game. The odds indicate a slight advantage for the Mavericks at home, but the Timberwolves are not far behind, making it an interesting game for NBA bettors at Ohio sports betting apps.

  • Bet365: Timberwolves +2.0, over/under 210.5
  • BetMGM: Timberwolves +1.5, over/under 210.5
  • Caesars: Timberwolves +1.5, over/under 210.5
  • BetRivers: Timberwolves +1.5, over/under 211.0

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

Timberwolves vs. Mavericks projected starting lineups Game 4

Dereck Lively 2 is doubtful for Game 4 against the Timberwolves after a sprained neck from a knee hit by Karl-Anthony Towns. This impacts the Mavericks’ center rotation, possibly increasing minutes for Daniel Gafford and opportunities for Dwight Powell and Maxi Kleber, should he play.

In Game 3, Kyle Anderson from the Timberwolves contributed significantly off the bench with 10 points in 17 minutes, while Karl-Anthony Towns struggled, shooting 5-for-18. The Timberwolves are currently trailing in the series and need improvement from Towns for Game 4.

Timberwolves projected starting lineup

  • PG: Mike Conley
  • SG: Anthony Edwards
  • SF: Jaden McDaniels
  • PF: Karl-Anthony Towns
  • C: Rudy Gobert

Mavericks projected starting lineup

  • PG: Luka Doncic
  • SG: Kyrie Irving
  • SF: Derrick Jones Jr.
  • PF: P.J. Washington
  • C: Daniel Gafford

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

Timberwolves vs. Mavericks injuries for Game 4

Mavericks: Olivier-Maxence Prosper (Ankle) is out. Dereck Lively 2 (Neck) is doubtful for the next game against the Timberwolves. Maxi Kleber (Shoulder) and Luka Doncic (Knee/Ankle) are questionable.

Timberwolves: Mike Conley (Soleus) is questionable for the upcoming game.

Team stats & stats standings before Game 4

The Mavericks can close out the series against the Timberwolves with a win tonight. If Dallas wins, it will advance to the NBA Finals to take on the Boston Celtics.

Minnesota Timberwolves Team Stats and Standings

The Minnesota Timberwolves stand at 56-26 this season, ranking them third in the Western Conference and third in the Northwest Division. In their recent loss against the Dallas Mavericks, the Timberwolves scored 107 points with a field goal percentage of 50.6% and a three-pointer percentage of 30.0%. Key season stats include:

  • Points per game: 113.0
  • Points allowed per game: 106.5
  • FG%: 48.5
  • 3PT%: 38.7
  • Rebounds per game: 43.6
  • Assists per game: 26.6

Dallas Mavericks Team Stats and Standings

The Dallas Mavericks secured 50 wins and faced 32 losses, placing them fifth in the Western Conference and first in the Southwest Division. Their latest game against the Timberwolves ended in a victory, showcasing a field goal percentage of 48.8% and a three-pointer percentage of 38.7%. Season performance highlights include:

  • Points per game: 117.8
  • Points allowed per game: 115.6
  • FG%: 48.1
  • 3PT%: 36.9
  • Rebounds per game: 42.9
  • Assists per game: 25.7

Player Stats for Timberwolves vs. Mavericks

Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving continue to dominate late in games, while Anthony Edwards struggles from the floor.

Timberwolves Leaders Ahead of Tonight’s Game

The Timberwolves have shown impressive versatility, with Anthony Edwards and Mike Conley leading the charge. Their recent performances highlight their importance to the team.

  • Anthony Edwards (SG): 26 PTS, 9 RBS, 9 ASTS
  • Mike Conley (PG): 16 PTS, 1 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Jaden McDaniels (PF): 15 PTS, 1 RBS, 0 AST
  • Karl-Anthony Towns (PF): 14 PTS, 11 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Naz Reid (C): 14 PTS, 3 RBS, 2 ASTS

Season leaders for the Timberwolves are showcasing their skills:

  • Anthony Edwards: 25.9 PPG, 5.4 RPG, 5.1 APG
  • Karl-Anthony Towns: 21.8 PPG, 8.3 RPG
  • Rudy Gobert: 13.9 PPG, 12.9 RPG, 1.3 APG
  • Naz Reid: 13.5 PPG, 5.2 RPG, 1.3 APG
  • Mike Conley: 11.4 PPG, 2.9 RPG, 5.9 APG

Mavericks Leaders Ahead of Tonight’s Game

The Mavericks are entering the game with high expectations, especially with Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving leading in scoring. Their recent stats are a testament to their late game scoring:

  • Luka Doncic (PG): 33 PTS, 7 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Kyrie Irving (PG): 33 PTS, 3 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • P.J. Washington (PF): 16 PTS, 8 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Derrick Jones Jr. (SF): 11 PTS, 2 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Daniel Gafford (C): 5 PTS, 3 RBS, 1 AST

Season leaders for the Mavericks also show impressive averages:

  • Luka Doncic: 33.9 PPG, 9.2 RPG, 9.8 APG
  • Kyrie Irving: 25.6 PPG, 5.0 RPG, 5.2 APG
  • Tim Hardaway Jr.: 14.4 PPG, 3.2 RPG, 1.8 APG
  • P.J. Washington: 12.9 PPG, 5.6 RPG, 2.2 APG
  • Daniel Gafford: 11.0 PPG, 7.6 RPG, 1.5 APG
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