2/8/2024 Milwaukee v. Minnesota Game Preview

February 8, 2024 at 8:00 PM ET
Regular Season

Fiserv Forum
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Bucks vs. Timberwolves Prediction: Odds, Spread & Insights for February 8

The Minnesota Timberwolves (35-16) will look to Anthony Edwards (25.9 points per game, 13th in NBA) when they try to beat Giannis Antetokounmpo (31.3, second) and the Milwaukee Bucks (33-18) on Thursday, February 8, 2024 at Fiserv Forum. The game tips at 8:00 PM ET on BSWI and BSN.

The Bucks will face the Timberwolves, in a game oddsmakers expect to be tight -- the Bucks are favored, but by just 1 point. This game has 226.5 points as its over/under.

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Bucks vs. Timberwolves game info

  • Date: Thursday, February 8, 2024
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: BSWI and BSN
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo
  • Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Venue: Fiserv Forum
  • Spread: Milwaukee -1
  • Moneylines: Milwaukee -116, Minnesota -104
  • Total: 226.5 points

Prediction: Who will win the Bucks vs. Timberwolves game?

  • Prediction: Timberwolves 116 - Bucks 115
  • Pick ATS: Timberwolves (+ 1)
  • Pick OU: Over (226.5)

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Bucks vs. Timberwolves Odds, Spread, Over/Under

Favorite Spread Total
Bucks -1 226.5

Bucks vs. Timberwolves betting insights

  • Milwaukee has beaten the spread 19 times in 51 games.
  • As 1-point favorites or more, the Bucks are 18-28 against the spread.
  • Minnesota is 25-23-3 against the spread this year.
  • The Timberwolves are 7-5 as 1-point underdogs or more.
  • Milwaukee and its opponent have broken the 226.5-point mark 44 times this season.
  • Timberwolves games have had over 226.5 points 17 times this year.
  • These teams score 236.4 points per game combined, higher than the over/under for this matchup by 9.9.

Bucks vs. Timberwolves stat comparison

Bucks Rank Bucks AVG Timberwolves AVG Timberwolves Rank
2nd 123.3 Points Scored 113.1 22nd
24th 119.8 Points Allowed 107.1 1st
11th 44.0 Rebounds 43.8 12th
26th 9.4 Off. Rebounds 9.1 28th
5th 14.2 3pt Made 12.5 15th
14th 26.6 Assists 26.3 17th
12th 12.5 Turnovers 14.2 27th

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Bucks top performers

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo: 31.3 PTS, 11.3 REB, 6.3 AST, 1.4 STL, 1.1 BLK, 61.1 FG%, 25.8 3PT% (23-for-89)
  • Damian Lillard: 24.9 PTS, 6.8 AST, 42.5 FG%, 34.7 3PT% (139-for-401)
  • Brook Lopez: 13.3 PTS, 2.7 BLK, 49.1 FG%, 34.8 3PT% (85-for-244)
  • Bobby Portis: 12.5 PTS, 49.5 FG%, 37.7 3PT% (58-for-154)
  • Malik Beasley: 11.4 PTS, 47.4 FG%, 45.0 3PT% (139-for-309)

Timberwolves top performers

  • Anthony Edwards: 25.9 PTS, 5.1 AST, 1.2 STL, 46.6 FG%, 39.4 3PT% (122-for-310)
  • Karl-Anthony Towns: 22.7 PTS, 8.6 REB, 51.7 FG%, 43.7 3PT% (114-for-261)
  • Rudy Gobert: 13.6 PTS, 12.6 REB, 2.1 BLK, 64.4 FG%
  • Mike Conley: 10.6 PTS, 6.5 AST, 44.0 FG%, 43.6 3PT% (105-for-241)
  • Naz Reid: 12.3 PTS, 48.7 FG%, 41.3 3PT% (99-for-240)
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Season Series - Tied 1-1

Date Away Team Home Team Score Winner Game Type Venue
Feb 8, 2024 Minnesota Milwaukee 129 - 105 Minnesota Regular Season Fiserv Forum
Feb 23, 2024 Milwaukee Minnesota 112 - 107 Milwaukee Regular Season Target Center

2023-2024 Team Stats

GPMPGPPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGTOVPF
Minnesota8148.3113.141.385.2.48512.732.8.38717.722.8.7769.434.443.726.77.96.114.018.8
Milwaukee8148.3119.443.388.7.48814.338.2.37418.523.9.7729.434.944.326.76.85.012.919.2
MIN Opponents8148.3106.338.986.8.44811.432.3.35217.121.9.78110.231.341.624.47.44.514.419.8
MIL Opponents8148.3116.443.292.0.47012.635.3.35717.321.5.80510.333.744.026.47.04.212.019.2


Head to Head Since 1946-1947

Date Away Team Home Team Score Winner Game Type Venue
Dec 30, 2022 Minnesota Milwaukee 114 - 123 Milwaukee Regular Season Fiserv Forum
Nov 4, 2022 Milwaukee Minnesota 115 - 102 Milwaukee Regular Season Target Center
Mar 19, 2022 Milwaukee Minnesota 119 - 138 Minnesota Regular Season Target Center
Oct 27, 2021 Minnesota Milwaukee 113 - 108 Minnesota Regular Season Fiserv Forum
Apr 14, 2021 Milwaukee Minnesota 130 - 105 Milwaukee Regular Season Target Center
Feb 23, 2021 Minnesota Milwaukee 112 - 139 Milwaukee Regular Season Fiserv Forum
Jan 1, 2020 Minnesota Milwaukee 104 - 106 Milwaukee Regular Season Fiserv Forum
Nov 4, 2019 Milwaukee Minnesota 134 - 106 Milwaukee Regular Season Target Center
Feb 23, 2019 Minnesota Milwaukee 128 - 140 Milwaukee Regular Season Fiserv Forum
Oct 26, 2018 Milwaukee Minnesota 125 - 95 Milwaukee Regular Season Target Center
Feb 1, 2018 Milwaukee Minnesota 89 - 108 Minnesota Regular Season Target Center
Dec 28, 2017 Minnesota Milwaukee 96 - 102 Milwaukee Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Mar 11, 2017 Minnesota Milwaukee 95 - 102 Milwaukee Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Dec 30, 2016 Milwaukee Minnesota 99 - 116 Minnesota Regular Season Target Center
Mar 4, 2016 Minnesota Milwaukee 101 - 116 Milwaukee Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Jan 2, 2016 Milwaukee Minnesota 95 - 85 Milwaukee Regular Season Target Center
Jan 9, 2015 Minnesota Milwaukee 84 - 98 Milwaukee Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Nov 26, 2014 Milwaukee Minnesota 103 - 86 Milwaukee Regular Season Target Center
Mar 11, 2014 Milwaukee Minnesota 101 - 112 Minnesota Regular Season Target Center
Dec 28, 2013 Minnesota Milwaukee 117 - 95 Minnesota Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Apr 3, 2013 Minnesota Milwaukee 107 - 98 Minnesota Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Nov 30, 2012 Milwaukee Minnesota 85 - 95 Minnesota Regular Season Target Center
Dec 27, 2011 Minnesota Milwaukee 95 - 98 Milwaukee Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Feb 22, 2011 Minnesota Milwaukee 88 - 94 Milwaukee Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Oct 29, 2010 Milwaukee Minnesota 85 - 96 Minnesota Regular Season Target Center
Jan 23, 2010 Minnesota Milwaukee 94 - 127 Milwaukee Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Nov 6, 2009 Milwaukee Minnesota 87 - 72 Milwaukee Regular Season Target Center
Jan 26, 2009 Minnesota Milwaukee 90 - 83 Minnesota Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Jan 10, 2009 Milwaukee Minnesota 104 - 106 Minnesota Regular Season Target Center
Apr 16, 2008 Milwaukee Minnesota 101 - 110 Minnesota Regular Season Target Center
Dec 15, 2007 Minnesota Milwaukee 92 - 95 Milwaukee Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Dec 22, 2006 Milwaukee Minnesota 113 - 107 Milwaukee Regular Season Target Center
Dec 16, 2006 Minnesota Milwaukee 104 - 108 Milwaukee Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Jan 10, 2006 Minnesota Milwaukee 92 - 95 Milwaukee Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Nov 25, 2005 Milwaukee Minnesota 91 - 99 Minnesota Regular Season Target Center
Mar 4, 2005 Milwaukee Minnesota 97 - 103 Minnesota Regular Season Target Center
Feb 1, 2005 Minnesota Milwaukee 86 - 91 Milwaukee Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Feb 24, 2004 Minnesota Milwaukee 108 - 102 Minnesota Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Oct 29, 2003 Milwaukee Minnesota 89 - 95 Minnesota Regular Season Target Center
Feb 24, 2003 Minnesota Milwaukee 117 - 114 Minnesota Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Nov 7, 2002 Milwaukee Minnesota 110 - 114 Minnesota Regular Season Target Center
Jan 2, 2002 Milwaukee Minnesota 77 - 95 Minnesota Regular Season Target Center
Nov 10, 2001 Minnesota Milwaukee 98 - 82 Minnesota Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Jan 29, 2001 Milwaukee Minnesota 96 - 99 Minnesota Regular Season Target Center
Nov 11, 2000 Minnesota Milwaukee 103 - 92 Minnesota Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Mar 19, 2000 Milwaukee Minnesota 82 - 109 Minnesota Regular Season Target Center
Mar 4, 2000 Minnesota Milwaukee 91 - 84 Minnesota Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Mar 28, 1999 Milwaukee Minnesota 94 - 85 Milwaukee Regular Season Target Center
Apr 18, 1998 Minnesota Milwaukee 111 - 109 Minnesota Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Feb 1, 1998 Milwaukee Minnesota 118 - 110 Milwaukee Regular Season Target Center
Apr 18, 1997 Milwaukee Minnesota 112 - 122 Minnesota Regular Season Target Center
Jan 4, 1997 Minnesota Milwaukee 97 - 91 Minnesota Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Dec 27, 1995 Milwaukee Minnesota 99 - 93 Milwaukee Regular Season Target Center
Nov 26, 1995 Minnesota Milwaukee 105 - 102 Minnesota Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Apr 14, 1995 Milwaukee Minnesota 100 - 104 Minnesota Regular Season Target Center
Feb 8, 1995 Minnesota Milwaukee 93 - 100 Milwaukee Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Feb 15, 1994 Milwaukee Minnesota 90 - 97 Minnesota Regular Season Target Center
Nov 16, 1993 Minnesota Milwaukee 102 - 98 Minnesota Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Jan 30, 1993 Milwaukee Minnesota 82 - 91 Minnesota Regular Season Target Center
Jan 5, 1993 Minnesota Milwaukee 100 - 114 Milwaukee Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Jan 2, 1992 Milwaukee Minnesota 92 - 91 Milwaukee Regular Season Target Center
Dec 14, 1991 Minnesota Milwaukee 92 - 103 Milwaukee Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Apr 19, 1991 Milwaukee Minnesota 91 - 109 Minnesota Regular Season Target Center
Nov 3, 1990 Minnesota Milwaukee 93 - 111 Milwaukee Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Dec 30, 1989 Minnesota Milwaukee 99 - 109 Milwaukee Regular Season BMO Harris Bradley Center
Dec 23, 1989 Milwaukee Minnesota 94 - 90 Milwaukee Regular Season Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome

2023-2024 Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Conley A. Edwards J. McDaniels N. Reid R. Gobert
Rotation J. McLaughlin M. Morris N. Alexander-Walker K. Towns  
Rotation       K. Anderson  
Lim PT D. Nix W. Moore, Jr. T. Warren L. Miller L. Garza
Lim PT   J. Clark J. Minott    

2023-2024 Milwaukee Bucks Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters P. Beverley D. Lillard M. Beasley K. Middleton B. Lopez
Rotation A. Green   P. Connaughton G. Antetokounmpo B. Portis
Rotation       J. Crowder  
Rotation       D. Gallinari  
Lim PT T. Washington, Jr. A. Jackson, Jr. C. Livingston T. Antetokounmpo  
Lim PT   M. Beauchamp J. Galloway    
Lim PT   R. Rollins      

Minnesota Timberwolves Player Stats

# Player Pos GPMPGPPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGTOVPF
9 Nickeil Alexander-Walker SG 81 23.5 8.0 2.9 6.6 .440 1.6 4.1 .392 0.6 0.8 .800 0.4 1.6 2.1 2.5 0.8 0.5 0.9 1.8
1 Kyle Anderson PF 78 22.6 6.4 2.5 5.5 .460 0.1 0.6 .229 1.2 1.8 .708 0.8 2.7 3.5 4.2 0.9 0.6 1.2 1.6
0 Jaylen Clark G - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Mike Conley PG 75 28.9 11.4 3.9 8.5 .454 2.3 5.3 .438 1.3 1.5 .908 0.5 2.4 2.9 6.0 1.2 0.2 1.3 1.7
5 Anthony Edwards SF 78 35.1 26.1 9.2 19.9 .461 2.4 6.8 .358 5.3 6.4 .835 0.7 4.8 5.4 5.1 1.3 0.5 3.0 1.8
55 Luka Garza C 24 4.9 3.8 1.4 3.0 .458 0.4 1.3 .281 0.6 0.9 .682 0.7 0.5 1.2 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.2 1.0
27 Rudy Gobert C 75 34.1 13.9 5.3 8.1 .660 0.0 0.0 .000 3.2 5.1 .635 3.8 9.2 13.0 1.3 0.7 2.1 1.6 3.1
3 Jaden McDaniels F 71 29.3 10.6 4.3 8.7 .491 1.2 3.5 .339 0.8 1.1 .727 0.8 2.4 3.2 1.4 0.9 0.6 1.2 3.1
6 Jordan McLaughlin G 55 11.2 3.5 1.2 2.6 .476 0.8 1.6 .472 0.2 0.3 .750 0.3 1.0 1.3 2.0 0.6 0.1 0.3 0.5
33 Leonard Miller F 16 3.0 1.7 0.8 1.1 .706 0.1 0.2 .500 0.1 0.1 .500 0.2 0.9 1.1 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3
8 Josh Minott F 31 2.8 1.5 0.5 1.1 .471 0.1 0.3 .400 0.4 0.5 .857 0.1 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.3
7 Wendell Moore, Jr. SF 24 2.9 0.6 0.3 0.7 .438 0.0 0.2 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.2
23 Monte Morris G 26 15.4 5.3 1.9 4.5 .427 1.0 2.2 .439 0.5 0.7 .706 0.2 1.5 1.7 2.2 0.7 0.3 0.2 0.5
12 Daishen Nix GF 15 3.3 1.8 0.6 1.6 .375 0.4 1.1 .353 0.2 0.4 .500 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.1
11 Naz Reid C 80 24.3 13.5 5.0 10.5 .477 2.1 5.0 .414 1.4 1.9 .736 0.9 4.3 5.2 1.3 0.8 0.9 1.3 2.1
32 Karl-Anthony Towns C 61 32.7 22.0 7.8 15.5 .505 2.2 5.3 .418 4.1 4.7 .875 1.5 6.8 8.3 3.1 0.7 0.7 2.8 3.3

Milwaukee Bucks Player Stats

# Player Pos GPMPGPPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGTOVPF
34 Giannis Antetokounmpo F 73 35.2 30.4 11.5 18.8 .611 0.5 1.7 .274 7.0 10.7 .657 2.7 8.8 11.5 6.5 1.2 1.1 3.4 2.9
43 Thanasis Antetokounmpo SF 33 4.5 0.9 0.5 0.8 .536 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.1 .000 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.7
5 Malik Beasley SG 78 29.7 11.3 4.1 9.2 .444 2.9 6.9 .416 0.3 0.4 .714 0.5 3.2 3.7 1.4 0.7 0.1 0.7 2.0
3 MarJon Beauchamp SG 47 12.8 4.3 1.7 3.4 .484 0.6 1.6 .392 0.4 0.6 .679 0.5 1.6 2.1 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.6 1.1
21 Patrick Beverley PG 25 20.7 6.2 2.1 5.4 .393 1.0 2.8 .366 0.9 1.1 .852 0.7 2.9 3.6 2.6 0.7 0.5 0.6 1.8
24 Pat Connaughton SF 75 22.2 5.7 2.0 4.6 .436 1.1 3.2 .346 0.6 0.8 .759 0.7 2.5 3.2 2.1 0.5 0.3 0.6 1.3
99 Jae Crowder SF 49 23.1 6.2 2.3 5.4 .424 1.1 3.3 .348 0.5 0.7 .722 0.6 2.6 3.2 1.3 0.8 0.2 0.4 1.5
20 A.J. Green PG 56 11.0 4.5 1.5 3.5 .423 1.2 3.0 .408 0.3 0.3 .895 0.2 1.0 1.1 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.9
44 Andre Jackson, Jr. G 56 10.1 2.2 0.9 1.8 .500 0.3 0.8 .370 0.1 0.2 .727 0.8 1.2 2.0 0.9 0.3 0.1 0.5 1.6
0 Damian Lillard G 72 35.4 24.4 7.5 17.5 .427 3.1 8.6 .356 6.4 7.0 .920 0.5 3.9 4.4 7.0 1.0 0.2 2.7 1.9
7 Chris Livingston F 21 4.3 1.2 0.5 1.0 .500 0.0 0.2 .200 0.1 0.2 .750 0.1 0.9 1.0 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.7
11 Brook Lopez C 78 30.5 12.6 4.6 9.6 .485 1.9 5.1 .367 1.4 1.7 .818 1.5 3.7 5.2 1.6 0.6 2.4 1.0 2.4
22 Khris Middleton SF 54 27.0 15.0 5.8 11.6 .495 1.7 4.5 .387 1.8 2.1 .833 0.7 4.0 4.7 5.3 0.9 0.3 2.3 2.6
9 Bobby Portis PF 81 24.4 13.7 5.7 11.2 .506 1.2 3.0 .401 1.2 1.5 .787 1.8 5.6 7.4 1.3 0.8 0.4 1.1 2.3
23 TyTy Washington, Jr. PG 10 4.9 0.8 0.3 1.6 .188 0.2 0.6 .333 0.0 0.0 .000 0.1 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.1

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