Timberwolves must avoid sloppy turnovers in Game 3 vs. the Rockets

Houston Rockets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves, 4-23-2018 - Prediction & Preview

Andrew Wiggins and Jimmy Butler led the way, each going 4-for-6, while Jeff Teague went 3-for-5. Karl-Anthony Towns also put his horrendous first two games behind him as he had a terrific performance with 18 points and 16 boards. The Wolves are alive as they earn their first home playoff win since 2004.

The Rockets have scored an equal number of points as their opponents. Chris Paul chipped in 17 points, Eric Gordon added 15 off the bench, Ryan Anderson had 12 in his return to the rotation and Gerald Green had 10. Houston never made Minnesota uncomfortable in game 3, and must increase the pressure and intensity in game 4.

During their last five games, the Timberwolves have scored an average of 105.8 points per game (3.4 below their season average) and allowed an average of 102.2 points per game (5.0 below their season average). Harden was solid with 29 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and Paul had 17 points and six assists, but the other three starters - Trevor Ariza, P.J. Tucker and Capela - totaled just 17 points.

In Game 1, the Rockets were able to pull off a 104-101 win behind James Harden's 44 points and 8 assists.

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Houston was on cruise control for much of the regular season, but they ran into a speed bump in game 3.

Is rhythm a concern for the NBA-best Houston Rockets after losing Game 3 to the Minnesota Timberwolves? Of the Timberwolves' 85 games, 46 have finished over the O/U total. He hopes the team can get back to playing the way they did in the majority of the regular season here to head home up 3-1 in the series.

The under is 4-0 in the Rockets' last 4 Monday games, 7-0 in their last 7 when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game, 5-0 in their last 5 games following a ATS loss and 7-1 in their last 8 after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game. As a team, the Timberwolves shot 50 percent from the field and 15 of 27 from the three-point line but this win was all about effort and desperation and it was clear that the Timberwolves simply needed the win more.

But Minnesota's win was about more than their big three scorers.

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