Nuggets vs Timberwolves Betting Odds, Prediction, for 5/10/24

Nuggets vs Timberwolves Betting Odds, Prediction, for 5/10/24

Nuggets vs Timberwolves Betting odds and wagering prediction for this game set for May 10, 2024. Place a bet on this NBA basketball game now.

Minnesota leads the Nuggets 2-0 into game three of their Western Conference first-round series. Friday’s game will air on ESPN at 9:30 p.m. from the Target Center in Minneapolis. The over/under line is 204.5 points, with the Timberwolves favored by 4.5 at home. According to the money line odds, the Timberwolves are -192, while the Nuggets are +158.

In the most recent game of the series, Minnesota defeated the Nuggets 106-80 on the road. The Timberwolves were +7 underdogs going into the game, and they easily covered the spread. The total score of 186 points fell 23.5 points shy of the over/under of 209.5 points.

Minnesota’s defense stepped up in the second quarter, limiting the Nuggets to 15 points. Denver’s 80 points were far below their season average, and they shot only 34.9% from the field. Anthony Edwards and Karl-Anthony Towns both scored 27 points for the Timberwolves, with Towns also grabbing 12 rebounds. Edwards and Towns each nailed three three-pointers. Aaron Gordon had 20 points for the Nuggets.

Nuggets vs Timberwolves Betting Odds

Here are the Nuggets vs Timberwolves Betting odds:

DENVER NUGGETS +4.5 +160 Over 204.5
MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES -4.5 -180 Under 204.5

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Nuggets vs Timberwolves Betting Prediction

Check out our Nuggets vs Timberwolves Betting prediction for insight into who will win and cover the spread in Minneapolis.

  • At 57-25, the Nuggets meet the Timberwolves in Minneapolis.
  • So far, the Nuggets have scored an average of 114.9 points per game.
  • The Nuggets are aiming to rebound from their loss to the Timberwolves.
  • The Timberwolves face the Nuggets at 56-26.
  • Minnesota’s defense allows 106.0 points per game.
  • The Timberwolves recently defeated the Denver Nuggets 106-80.

Nuggets vs Timberwolves Betting Prediction: Denver

Here is the Nuggets vs Timberwolves Betting prediction for Denver.

The Nuggets are 57-25 this season and sit second in the Western Conference. In non-conference games, they are 24-6, compared to 33-19 versus the West.

Denver is 25-18 on the road this season, with an ATS record of 18-24. As an underdog, they are 5-6 straight up and 6-5 ATS.

Denver has dropped its last two games and is a 4.5-point underdog today. They dropped their most recent game against the Timberwolves 106-80.

Denver’s over/under record this season is 35-52-2. Their average O/U line is 225, and their games have an average score of 223.3 points.

The Nuggets’ previous four games have all ended in ATS defeats, and they are 40-47 on the season. Today’s over/under is 204.5, which is lower than all of their prior games.

Denver’s scoring offense is 15th in the NBA, averaging 114.9 points per game. This season, their home production has been slightly higher, with 116.5 points per game compared to 111.1 on the road. The team’s field goal percentage of 49% is the fifth best in the league. However, they are at the bottom of the league in both three-pointers made and free throw attempts.

Nikola Jokic has averaged 26 points, 14.6 rebounds, and 9.8 assists in his last five games. He’s made 35.9% of his three-point attempts this season. Michael Porter Jr. has made 42.1% of his three-point attempts over the previous five games, averaging 20.4 points per game. In his last five games, Jamal Murray has averaged 20.2 points and 5.4 assists while shooting just 37.5% from the field.

On the season, the Nuggets have been one of the league’s best defensive teams, ranking sixth in points allowed per game with 109.3. Denver ranks 9th in defensive field goal percentage (46.6%).

The Nuggets have excelled at guarding the three-point line. Denver ranks second in three-point shooting percentage allowed this season, at 35.2%. The Nuggets are also second in terms of allowed three-pointers per game, with 11.1.

The Nuggets have been excellent defensively during their last five games, ranking 12th in points allowed (108.4). During that time, Denver has excelled at defending the three-point line, ranking sixth in the league with a three-point shooting percentage of 31.6%.

Nuggets Key Players to Watch

  • Nikola Jokic is having a terrific season overall, averaging 26.4 points, 12.4 rebounds, and 9.0 assists per game.
  • Michael Porter Jr. averages 2.7 made three-pointers per game.
  • Jokic’s 1.4 thefts and Peyton Watson’s 1.1 blocks per game contribute significantly to the Nuggets’ defensive effort.

Nuggets vs Timberwolves Betting Prediction: Minnesota

Now we have the Nuggets vs Timberwolves Betting prediction for Minnesota.

Minnesota’s last game was also against the Nuggets, and they won 106-80. The Timberwolves were 7-point underdogs entering the contest. This victory brought their record to 56-26, third in the Western Conference.

This season, the Timberwolves have gone 49-16 as favorites, and they are 4.5 points ahead today. They have covered the spread as the favorite in their last two games, and their home ATS record is 20-23.

Minnesota’s over/under record this season is 45-43, with their games averaging 219 points. In the last two games, the final score has been less than the over/under.

Minnesota is 46-41 against the spread this season, and they have covered six consecutive games. At home, their average scoring differential is +8.7 PPG.

Minnesota averages 113 points per game this season, ranking 18th in the league. Their home production is slightly lower, averaging 112 points per game. The Timberwolves rank second in the NBA in three-point shooting, making 38% of their attempts.

Anthony Edwards has been carrying the Timberwolves’ offense recently, averaging 32.2 points per game in his last five games. This occurred while he made 53.8% of his field goal attempts. Karl-Anthony Towns has made 54.2% of his three-point attempts over the last five games, averaging 2.6 per game.

The Minnesota Timberwolves have the NBA’s strongest defense this season, allowing only 106.0 points per game. That number is considerably better at home, as they have allowed only 103.3 points per game.

Minnesota has allowed 99.4 points per game over the last five games, ranking fourth in the NBA over that time period. The Timberwolves also lead the NBA in field goal percentage allowed (45.0%).

Minnesota’s opponents have had some success at the free throw line. Over the last five games, opponents have made 20.4 free throws per game, ranking 28th in the NBA over that time.

Timberwolves Key Players to Watch

  • Anthony Edwards is a prominent contributor on the Timberwolves’ scorecard, averaging 25.9 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 5.1 assists.
  • Mike Conley averages 11.4 points, 5.9 assists, and 2.9 rebounds per game, whereas Rudy Gobert scores 14.0 points, 1.3 assists, and 12.9 rebounds per game.
  • Edwards leads the Timberwolves in three-point shooting, averaging 2.4 attempts per game.
  • Edwards averages 1.3 thefts per game, whereas Gobert blocks 2.1 shots each game.

Nuggets vs Timberwolves Betting Trends

Here are the Nuggets vs Timberwolves Betting trends:

  • This season, the Timberwolves are 20-21 against the spread when they are 4.5 points or more ahead of the game.
  • The Nuggets are 3-0 against the spread in games where they were a 4.5-point or greater underdog this season.
  • The two teams score 23.4 more points per game (227.9) than this game’s total of 204.5.
  • Minnesota and Denver’s opponents have averaged 11.6 more points per game than the 204.5 set for this outing.
  • This season, the Timberwolves’ average point total has been 219.5, which is 15.0 points greater than the total in this game.
  • The average over/under for Denver’s games this season is 20.0 points higher than the 204.5 point total for this game.
  • Minnesota has a 40-40-2 record against the spread this season.
  • The Nuggets are 38-42-2 against the spread this season.

Timberwolves Stats & Insights

  • The Timberwolves outscore opponents by 6.5 points per game (scoring 113.0 to rank 18th in the league and allowing 106.5 to rank first in the NBA) and have a +529 scoring differential overall.
  • The Timberwolves average 43.6 rebounds per game (15th in the NBA), while allowing 41.4 to their opponents. They outrebound their opponents by 2.2 boards per game.
  • Minnesota makes 12.6 three-pointers per game (15th in the NBA), 1.2 more than its opponents (11.4).
  • The Timberwolves average 116.5 points per 100 possessions on offense (16th in the league), while allowing 109.9 points per 100 possessions (first in the NBA).
  • So far in the 2023-24 season, the Timberwolves have scored 2.0 fewer points per home game than on the road (112.0 at home, 114.0 on the road), while allowing 5.6 fewer points per home game (103.7 at home, 109.3 on the road).

Nuggets Stats & Insights

  • The Nuggets’ +431 scoring differential (5.3 points per game) is the consequence of averaging 114.9 points per game (14th in NBA) and allowing 109.6 points per game (sixth in league).
  • Denver’s 44.4 rebounds per game rank fifth in the league, 2.1 higher than its opponents’ 42.3.
  • The Nuggets make 11.7 three-pointers per game (25th in the league) at a 37.4% rate (ninth-best in the NBA), while their opponents make 11.2 and shoot 35.5% from behind the arc.
  • The Nuggets are seventh in the league in offensive efficiency, scoring 119.4 points per 100 possessions, and ninth on defense, allowing 113.9 points per 100 possessions.
  • In 2023-24, Denver averages 7.3 more points per game at home (118.5) than on the road (111.2).

Nuggets vs Timberwolves Betting Pick

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