Timberwolves vs. Suns Game 3 NBA Preview (4/26/24): Odds, Lineups, Injuries & Stats

Written By Editorial Team on April 26, 2024
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Timberwolves vs. Suns

The Minnesota Timberwolves are set to play against the Phoenix Suns on April 26, at 10:30 PM ET. The game is scheduled at Footprint Center, Phoenix, AZ, and will be broadcast on ESPN. NBA betting odds favor the Suns with a point spread of -4.0 and an over/under set at 207.5.

Timberwolves vs. Suns pregame odds for Game 3

The NBA betting odds point to the Suns as 4.5 point favorites over the Timberwolves, despite dropping the first two games of the series. Defense has been a priority for Minnesota and another low total of 207.5 is set at Ohio sportsbooks tonight.

  • Bet365: Suns -4.5, over/under 207.5
  • BetMGM: Suns -4.5, over/under 207.5
  • Caesars: Suns -4.5, over/under 207.5
  • BetRivers: Suns -4.0, over/under 207.5

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

Timberwolves vs. Suns projected starting lineups

Timberwolves starting lineup tonight

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

Suns starting lineup tonight

  • PG: Devin Booker
  • SG: Bradley Beal
  • SF: Grayson Allen
  • PF: Kevin Durant
  • C: Jusuf Nurkic

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

Timberwolves vs. Suns injuries tonight

Timberwolves: Kyle Anderson (SF) is questionable with a hip injury. His status in the next game is uncertain.

Suns: Damion Lee (SG) is out with a knee injury. Grayson Allen (SF) is questionable due to an ankle injury. Their absence could impact the team’s performance.

Team stats and standings ahead of tonight’s game

Minnesota Timberwolves team stats

The Minnesota Timberwolves finished with a record of 56-26, standing third in the Western Conference and third in the Northwest Division. Minnesota has won their first two games of the series by limiting Phoenix’s offense. Their performance this season showcases a strong offensive and defensive balance:

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

Phoenix Suns team stats

The Phoenix Suns finished with a season record of 49-33, ranking them sixth in the Western Conference and second in the Pacific Division. Struggling to score, the Suns have lost the first two meetings of this series and will look to rebound at home.  The Suns’ season stats highlight their scoring capability and resilience on the court:

  • Points per game: 116.2
  • Points allowed per game: 113.2
  • FG%: 49.3
  • 3PT%: 38.2
  • Assists per game: 27.0
  • Rebounds per game: 44.1

Player Stats for Timberwolves vs. Suns

The Timberwolves and Suns are gearing up for an exciting NBA matchup featuring Kevin Durant, Devin Booker, and Anthony Edwards.

Timberwolves Leaders Ahead of Tonight’s Game

Jaden McDaniels and Rudy Gobert recently showcased their skills, promising a competitive edge for the Timberwolves. Their performance is crucial for the team’s success.

  • Jaden McDaniels (PF): 25 PTS, 8 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Rudy Gobert (C): 18 PTS, 9 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Mike Conley (PG): 18 PTS, 4 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Anthony Edwards (SG): 15 PTS, 5 RBS, 8 ASTS
  • Nickeil Alexander-Walker (SG): 10 PTS, 2 RBS, 5 ASTS

Season leaders for the Timberwolves:

  • Anthony Edwards: 25.9 PPG, 5.4 RPG, 5.1 APG
  • Karl-Anthony Towns: 21.8 PPG, 8.3 RPG, 3.0 APG
  • Rudy Gobert: 14.0 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

Suns Leaders Ahead of Tonight’s Game

Kevin Durant and Devin Booker are key players for the Suns, and will need to be clicking against Minnesota’s defense.

  • Devin Booker (SG): 20 PTS, 3 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Kevin Durant (PF): 18 PTS, 6 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Eric Gordon (SF): 15 PTS, 3 RBS, 1 AST
  • Bradley Beal (SG): 14 PTS, 4 RBS, 6 ASTS
  • Jusuf Nurkic (C): 10 PTS, 14 RBS, 4 ASTS

Season leaders for the Suns:

  • Kevin Durant: 27.1 PPG, 6.6 RPG, 5.0 APG
  • Devin Booker: 27.1 PPG, 4.5 RPG, 6.9 APG
  • Bradley Beal: 18.2 PPG, 4.4 RPG, 5.0 APG
  • Grayson Allen: 13.5 PPG, 3.9 RPG, 3.0 APG
  • Jusuf Nurkic: 10.9 PPG, 11.0 RPG, 4.0 APG
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