Minnesota (1st - Northwest) at Phoenix (5th - Pacific)

Matchup Details
Sat, Dec 23 - Talking Stick Resort Arena
TIP OFF - 9:00 PM ET
W/LATSHomeAwayO/U
Minnesota 19-1313-17-211-68-717-14-1
Phoenix 12-2217-16-15-127-1017-17-0
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
REFEREES

Kane Fitzgerald - Profile

 
General
Jersey Number5Avg. Home Score102.2
Games Officiated25Avg. Road Score100.7
Home Team ATS11-14-0Home Avg. Margin1.5
Home Team W/L13-12Avg. Total Score202.8
Over/Under vs. the Total
Overall7-18
184.5 or less0-0
185-194.50-0
195-204.53-5
205+4-13
Favorite or Underdog
SpreadHome FavHome Dog
0-4.52-33-4
5-9.54-30-1
10+1-31-0
 
IN-DEPTH
 
 
Recent Games with Minnesota
Date vs. Score Line O/U Mar MIN FG Opp FG Reb
03/15/17 @BOS L 104-117 L 5.5 O 211.0 -7.5 40/91 43/79 42-37
02/10/17 NO L 106-122 L -5 O 211.0 -21.0 38/82 45/75 34-43
01/11/17 HOU W 119-105 W 3 O 218.5 17.0 44/81 36/87 49-32
12/19/16 PHO W 115-108 W -6 O 214.0 1.0 42/86 37/82 41-34
10/26/16 @MEM L 98-102 L -1.5 O 199.5 -5.5 36/86 36/80 45-45
03/28/16 PHO W 121-116 L -6 O 219.0 -1.0 41/81 41/84 41-36
03/04/16 @MIL L 101-116 L 5 O 215.0 -10.0 42/87 43/83 43-37
12/31/15 @DET L 90-115 L 8 O 201.5 -17.0 35/86 41/86 36-52
02/04/15 MIA W 102-101 L -2 O 188.5 -1.0 37/72 39/80 32-47
01/13/15 @IND W 110-101 W 11 O 195.5 20.0 41/87 39/80 34-41
Recent Games with Phoenix
Date vs. Score Line O/U Mar PHO FG Opp FG Reb
12/18/17 @DAL W 97-91 (OT) W 7.5 U 209.0 13.5 35/79 32/88 49-42
02/26/17 @MIL L 96-100 W 6 U 224.0 2.0 40/83 39/76 42-33
12/19/16 @MIN L 108-115 L 6 O 214.0 -1.0 37/82 42/86 34-41
11/16/16 @DEN L 104-120 L 4 O 219.5 -12.0 39/79 45/93 35-49
03/28/16 @MIN L 116-121 W 6 O 219.0 1.0 41/84 41/81 36-41
02/21/16 SA L 111-118 W 14.5 O 204.5 7.5 43/93 43/82 46-42
12/21/15 @UTA L 89-110 L 4.5 O 198.0 -16.5 31/79 36/79 40-47
11/16/15 LAL W 120-101 W -11 O 205.0 8.0 45/93 37/77 50-37
04/02/15 @GS L 106-107 W 12.5 O 210.0 11.5 42/90 43/93 47-50
03/21/15 @HOU W 117-102 W 7.5 O 207.0 22.5 46/92 41/87 49-36
 
COLLAPSE

Aaron Smith - Profile

 
General
Jersey Number51Avg. Home Score106.7
Games Officiated18Avg. Road Score100.2
Home Team ATS14-4-0Home Avg. Margin6.5
Home Team W/L14-4Avg. Total Score206.9
Over/Under vs. the Total
Overall6-12
184.5 or less0-0
185-194.51-0
195-204.51-2
205+4-10
Favorite or Underdog
SpreadHome FavHome Dog
0-4.54-01-1
5-9.58-11-2
10+0-00-0
 
IN-DEPTH
 
 
Recent Games with Minnesota
Date vs. Score Line O/U Mar MIN FG Opp FG Reb
03/28/17 @IND W 115-114 W 4.5 O 207.0 5.5 37/78 40/81 35-37
03/15/17 @BOS L 104-117 L 5.5 O 211.0 -7.5 40/91 43/79 42-37
02/25/17 @HOU L 130-142 W 12.5 O 229.0 0.5 49/94 44/94 58-32
02/06/17 MIA L 113-115 L -1.5 O 204.5 -3.5 43/80 45/86 34-38
01/13/16 @HOU L 104-107 W 8 O 207.0 5.0 36/78 37/75 43-39
Recent Games with Phoenix
Date vs. Score Line O/U Mar PHO FG Opp FG Reb
11/05/17 @SA L 95-112 (OT) L 9.5 U 211.5 -7.5 37/81 44/88 45-43
10/11/17 POR L 104-113 L 7.5 U 219.0 -1.5 33/89 39/94 49-57
02/10/17 CHI W 115-97 W 3.5 U 219.5 21.5 48/95 37/86 43-41
12/26/16 @HOU L 115-131 L 13 O 230.0 -3.0 43/101 46/92 53-47
12/13/16 NY W 113-111 (OT) W 2 O 219.0 4.0 38/93 38/97 61-43
11/23/16 @ORL W 92-87 W 4 U 209.5 9.0 33/73 33/91 44-44
 
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Leon Wood - Profile

 
General
Jersey Number40Avg. Home Score101.8
Games Officiated24Avg. Road Score102.2
Home Team ATS10-12-2Home Avg. Margin-.3
Home Team W/L12-12Avg. Total Score204.0
Over/Under vs. the Total
Overall5-18
184.5 or less0-0
185-194.50-0
195-204.50-6
205+5-12
Favorite or Underdog
SpreadHome FavHome Dog
0-4.53-43-0
5-9.50-52-3
10+1-01-0
 
IN-DEPTH
 
 
Recent Games with Minnesota
Date vs. Score Line O/U Mar MIN FG Opp FG Reb
11/19/17 DET L 97-100 (OT) L -6 U 208.5 -9.0 40/78 39/83 38-37
04/11/17 OKC L 98-100 L -8 U 208.5 -10.0 38/86 37/86 35-54
12/21/16 @ATL W 92-84 W 4.5 U 215.0 12.5 35/83 34/82 52-35
10/21/16 CHA W 109-74 W -7 U 193.5 28.0 41/84 25/79 56-37
04/01/16 @UTA L 85-98 L 7.5 U 192.0 -5.5 35/79 38/72 34-43
01/31/16 @POR L 93-96 W 6.5 U 208.5 3.5 35/80 32/76 49-37
12/30/15 UTA W 94-80 W -4 U 191.0 10.0 36/77 28/80 47-44
12/20/15 @BK W 100-85 W -1.5 U 202.0 13.5 38/80 32/78 46-39
11/27/15 @SAC W 101-91 W 3 U 217.0 13.0 37/77 37/86 46-36
11/09/15 @ATL W 117-107 W 8.5 O 204.0 18.5 46/80 44/86 40-27
Recent Games with Phoenix
Date vs. Score Line O/U Mar PHO FG Opp FG Reb
03/05/17 BOS W 109-106 W 5 U 228.5 8.0 42/94 32/85 50-54
02/03/17 @SAC W 105-103 W 4 U 218.0 6.0 32/77 38/85 39-43
01/03/17 MIA W 99-90 W -5 U 211.5 4.0 36/77 36/91 49-43
11/23/16 @ORL W 92-87 W 4 U 209.5 9.0 33/73 33/91 44-44
10/14/16 DAL W 112-107 W 2 O 201.0 7.0 38/94 39/91 46-56
02/02/16 TOR L 97-104 W 9 O 200.0 2.0 37/79 35/74 38-35
12/09/15 ORL W 107-104 L -4.5 O 206.5 -1.5 41/80 40/85 44-32
11/14/15 DEN W 105-81 W -7.5 U 204.5 16.5 37/84 34/98 57-42
01/31/15 @GS L 87-106 L 10.5 U 225.0 -8.5 33/91 40/87 52-44
12/21/14 @WAS W 104-92 W 5.5 U 205.5 17.5 40/78 34/83 45-42
 
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RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
Minnesota
PPlayerStatusNotes
PFN. Bjelica
Ques Sat
Foot
12/21/17
Bjelica is sidelined with a left mid-foot sprain and it is unknown if he will rejoin the lineup Saturday against the Suns.
CJ. Patton
Out indefinitely
Toe
07/04/17
Patton is recovering from offseason surgery to fix a fractured fifth metatarsal in his left foot and there is no timetable for a return.
Phoenix
PPlayerStatusNotes
SGD. Booker
Early Jan
Groin
12/21/17
Booker suffered a strained left adductor and is expected to miss two-to-three weeks of action.
SGD. Reed
Early Jan
Knee
12/20/17
Reed had surgery to repair a meniscus tear in his left knee and it is unknown if he will return during the beginning of January.
PFA. Williams
Late March
Knee
09/25/17
Williams had surgery to repair a partial tear to the meniscus in his right knee and is expected to miss six months as a result.
PGB. Knight
out for season
Knee
08/26/17
Knight had surgery for a torn ACL and will miss the entire 2017-18 season.
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