Raptors vs. Timberwolves: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Raptors vs. Timberwolves: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The Toronto Raptors (34-36) will host the Minnesota Timberwolves (35-36) after winning six home games in a row. It tips at 7:00 PM ET on Saturday, March 18, 2023.

The Raptors are coming off of a 128-111 win over the Thunder in their last outing on Thursday. The Timberwolves are coming off of a 139-131 OT loss to the Bulls in their last outing on Friday. In the win, Pascal Siakam led the Raptors with 25 points. Mike Conley scored a team-high 28 points for the Timberwolves in the loss.

When is Raptors vs. Timberwolves and when does it start?

This contest between the Raptors and Timberwolves is scheduled to tip off on Saturday, March 18, 2023. You should expect the opening tip at 7:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Raptors vs. Timberwolves

The Raptors and Timberwolves will hit the hardwood at Scotiabank Arena for this matchup on March 18, and if you’d like to see the action live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on TSN, BSN.

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Raptors vs. Timberwolves Game Preview

Raptors Stats, Odds & Insights

The Raptors have won 24, or 58.5%, of the 41 games they’ve played as favorites this season.

The Raptors make 10.9 three-pointers per game (22nd in the league) at a 33.9% rate (26th in the NBA), compared to the 12.3 per contest their opponents make while shooting 37.7% from deep.

The Raptors’ offense has been much better at home (114.1 PPG) compared to away games (111.5 PPG). Similarly, their defense has been better in home games (110.7 PPG allowed) when compared to road games (113.5 PPG allowed).

The Raptors have seen a decrease in scoring lately, putting up 109.4 points per game in their last 10 contests, 3.4 points fewer than the 112.8 they’ve scored this season.

Timberwolves Stats, Odds & Insights

The Timberwolves have a -11 scoring differential, putting up 115.7 points per game (12th in league) and conceding 115.9 (18th in NBA).

In 2022-23, the Timberwolves are 15th in the league in 3-point makes (12.1 per game) and 16th in 3-point percentage (36%).

At home the Timberwolves are better offensively, putting up 116.2 points per game, compared to 115.2 away. They’re also better defensively, giving up 115 points per game at home, and 116.9 on the road.

In their previous 10 games, the Timberwolves are posting 115.9 points per game, 0.2 more than their season average (115.7).

Raptors Key Players to Watch

Raptors Leaders
Pascal Siakam 60 24.2 7.7 5.9 0.9 0.5 1.4
Fred VanVleet 58 19.4 4.2 7 1.7 0.6 3.1
Gary Trent Jr. 61 17.7 2.6 1.6 1.6 0.2 2.5
OG Anunoby 56 16.7 5.1 1.9 2 0.7 2
Scottie Barnes 67 15.7 7 4.8 1 0.8 0.9

Timberwolves Key Players to Watch

Timberwolves Leaders
Anthony Edwards 71 24.7 5.9 4.4 1.6 0.7 2.7
Rudy Gobert 59 13.8 11.5 1 0.8 1.4 0
Jaden McDaniels 68 11.9 3.9 2 0.9 1 1.3
Mike Conley 56 11.1 2.7 7.1 1.1 0.2 1.9
Jaylen Nowell 62 10.9 2.6 2 0.6 0.1 1.1

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Author: Luis Escalante

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