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Washington Wizards vs. Minnesota Timberwolves: How to watch NBA online, TV channel, live stream info, start time

1st Quarter Report

The Timberwolves are on the road but looking no worse for wear. They have jumped out to a quick 30-24 lead against the Wizards.

The Timberwolves came into the matchup with some extra motivation after the defeat they were dealt the last time these two teams faced off. We’ll see if they’re able to flip the script or if it’ll just be more of the same.

Who’s Playing

Minnesota Timberwolves @ Washington Wizards

Current Records: Minnesota 30-13, Washington 7-35

How To Watch

  • When: Wednesday, January 24, 2024 at 7 p.m. ET
  • Where: Capital One Arena — Washington, District of Columbia
  • TV: Bally Sports – North
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Ticket Cost: $11.49

What to Know

The Wizards will be in front of their home fans on Wednesday, but a look at the spread shows they might need that home-court advantage. They will take on the Minnesota Timberwolves at 7:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday. Both teams took a loss in their last game, so they’ll have plenty of motivation to get the ‘W’.

The Wizards’ recent rough patch got a bit rougher on Sunday after their fourth straight loss. They fell 113-104 to Denver. The Wizards have struggled against the Nuggets recently, as their match on Sunday was their fifth consecutive lost matchup.

The Timberwolves came into the matchup on Monday with a huge advantage in the spread, but given the result that advantage might’ve gone to their heads. They fell just short of Charlotte by a score of 128-125. The defeat came about despite the Timberwolves having been up 18 in the third quarter.

Karl-Anthony Towns put forth a good effort for the losing side as he went 10 for 15 from beyond the arc en route to 62 points and 2 assists. Those 62 points set a new season-high mark for him.

Washington has not been sharp recently, as they’ve lost ten of their last 11 matches, which put a noticeable dent in their 7-35 record this season. As for Minnesota, this is the second loss in a row for them and nudges their season record down to 30-13.

The Wizards were able to grind out a solid win over the Timberwolves when the teams last played back in February of 2023, winning 114-106. Will the Wizards repeat their success, or do the Timberwolves have a better game plan this time around? We’ll find out soon enough.

Odds

Minnesota is a big 11-point favorite against Washington, according to the latest NBA odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 11-point spread, and stayed right there.

The over/under is set at 230 points.

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Series History

Washington has won 8 out of their last 10 games against Minnesota.

  • Feb 16, 2023 – Washington 114 vs. Minnesota 106
  • Nov 28, 2022 – Washington 142 vs. Minnesota 127
  • Apr 05, 2022 – Washington 132 vs. Minnesota 114
  • Dec 01, 2021 – Washington 115 vs. Minnesota 107
  • Feb 27, 2021 – Washington 128 vs. Minnesota 112
  • Jan 01, 2021 – Washington 130 vs. Minnesota 109
  • Nov 15, 2019 – Washington 137 vs. Minnesota 116
  • Nov 02, 2019 – Minnesota 131 vs. Washington 109
  • Mar 09, 2019 – Minnesota 135 vs. Washington 130
  • Mar 03, 2019 – Washington 135 vs. Minnesota 121

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