The NBA regular season keeps moving forward, and this Wednesday, February 8, 2023, we will have an interesting Timberwolves vs Jazz, in which two teams are fighting to make it to the playoffs in the Western Conference.
The Timberwolves have won seven of their last 10 games, excluding Tuesday’s game against the Denver Nuggets. The Jazz, for their part, remain in the play-in zone despite having five wins and five losses in their most recent 10 games.
Without further introduction, JefeBet presents an article with everything you need to know about this Minnesota Timberwolves vs Utah Jazz matchup. Keep reading to find out more.
Predictions, Odds, and Betting Preview for the Minnesota Timberwolves vs Utah Jazz NBA Regular Season Game on February 8, 2023
- Where: Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah
- When: Wednesday, February 8, 2023, 9:00 PM ET
Betting on the Minnesota Timberwolves
- Regular Season Record: 29-27
The Minnesota Timberwolves have been heavily criticized for the high price they paid to acquire Rudy Gobert, but the franchise has managed to turn its season around in recent weeks while still being without Karl-Anthony Towns.
Minnesota is in the middle of a fierce battle with the Dallas Mavericks for sixth place in the Western Conference. Now that the team led by Luka Dončić has added none other than Kyrie Irving, the Timberwolves know they can’t slow down if they want to hold on to that spot and avoid the Play-In tournament.
Betting on the Utah Jazz
- Regular Season Record: 27-28
The Utah Jazz are one of the most interesting teams to watch heading into this week’s trade deadline.
While the team is in a Play-In tournament spot, it is expected that the franchise’s top brass will trade several veterans from the roster. Mike Conley and Jarrett Vanderbilt are two players who have been mentioned frequently in trade rumors, and point guard Jordan Clarkson is not ruled out of being traded if a very tempting offer arrives in the hands of general manager Danny Ainge.
Utah has a 2-1 advantage over Minnesota in the duels between the two in the current season of the best basketball in the world.
An important fact is that at least 226 points have been scored in the three previous matchups. The Timberwolves and the Jazz have a very strong offense every time they face each other, and it is precisely for that reason that at JefeBet we believe that the over will be covered once again. Plus, in this game, Anthony Edwards and Lauri Markkanen are expected to shine.