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Denver Nuggets vs Minnesota Timberwolves 5/13/2021 NBA Odds and Picks

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Denver Nuggets vs Minnesota Timberwolves 5-13-2021 NBA Odds and Picks

Denver Nuggets vs Minnesota Timberwolves 5/13/2021 – On Thursday, yet another unbalanced Western Conference play is all set to get underway as Denver Nuggets take on Minnesota Timberwolves from Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Denver Nuggets have clinched their playoff position and they remain at the four spots in their conference play. As for Minnesota, they are struggling to make ends meet as they remain stuck at the 13th spot. Minnesota was considered as one of those weak teams in the Western Conference play. The best NBA bets today favor the Nuggets to take out the Timberwolves at their home court.

Denver Nuggets vs Minnesota Timberwolves 5/13/2021

When: May 13, 2021 8:00 PM ET
Where: Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota
TV: Bally Sports North | Altitude
Stream: NBA League Pass

Denver Nuggets vs Minnesota Timberwolves 5/13/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Denver Nuggets -5.5 (-110) 235.5 o (-110) -238
Minnesota Timberwolves +5.5 (-110) 235.5 u (-110) +195
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Denver Nuggets Betting

Denver Nuggets made it past the Trail Blazers and the Mavericks to the playoffs this season. Nuggets are holding a 45-24 record after their last success against the Hornets. The Nuggets tossed in 117 points and gave up 112 in return. Denver is just one game behind the Clippers in third place. Denver is holding the sixth spot with their scoring offense averaging close to 116 points per game. Nikola Jokic is the leader in scoring with an average of close to 27 points per game. Jokic is also the leader in rebounds with 10.8 and assists with 8.4.

Players to watch: N. Jokic C 69 GP 69 GS 35 MIN 26.5 PTS 2.8 OR 8 DR 10.8 REB 8.4 AST 1.3 STL 0.7 BLK 3.2 TO 2.7 PF 2.7 AST/TO 31.07 PER

J. Murray PG 48 GP 48 GS 35.5 MIN 21.2 PTS 0.8 OR 3.3 DR 4 REB 4.8 AST 1.3 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 2 PF 2.1 AST/TO 18.33 PER

M. Porter Jr. SF 59 GP 52 GS 31.8 MIN 19.4 PTS 1.5 OR 5.9 DR 7.4 REB 1.1 AST 0.7 STL 0.9 BLK 1.3 TO 2.1 PF 0.9 AST/TO 20.84 PER.

Minnesota Timberwolves Betting

The Timberwolves enter this game holding a terrible 22-47 record on the season. Minnesota managed to stay ahead of Oklahoma Thunder but is way behind the New Orleans Pelicans in the 12th spot. The Timberwolves are holding the 29th rank with their defense as they surrender 117.59 points per game. Karl-Anthony Towns is the leader in scoring with an average of close to 25 points per game. From the assists department, Ricky Rubio is the leader with 6.4 assists per game.

Players to watch: K. Towns C 47 GP 47 GS 33.9 MIN 24.9 PTS 2.6 OR 8 DR 10.5 REB 4.6 AST 0.8 STL 1.2 BLK 3.2 TO 3.7 PF 1.4 AST/TO 23.32 PER

M. Beasley SG 37 GP 36 GS 32.8 MIN 19.6 PTS 0.8 OR 3.6 DR 4.4 REB 2.4 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1.6 TO 1.7 PF 1.5 AST/TO 14.69 PER

D. Russell PG 39 GP 23 GS 28.2 MIN 19.1 PTS 0.4 OR 2.3 DR 2.7 REB 5.8 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 2.7 TO 1.6 PF 2.2 AST/TO 17.79 PER.

Denver Nuggets vs Minnesota Timberwolves 5/13/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Denver Nuggets

Denver are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Nuggets are 11-4 SU in their last 15 games.
Denver are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games against Minnesota.
Denver are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games against Minnesota.
Nuggets are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games on the road.
Denver are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota.
Denver are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Denver’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Denver are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.

Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 6 games.
Minnesota are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 6 games at home.
Minnesota are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Denver.
Minnesota are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
Minnesota are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games played in May.
Minnesota are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games played on a Thursday.

Injuries

Denver Nuggets

Will Barton SG Hamstring is out indefinitely
Jamal Murray PG ACL is out for season
Monte Morris PG Hamstring is “?” Thursday vs Minnesota
PJ Dozier PG Leg is out indefinitely

Minnesota Timberwolves

Malik Beasley SG Hamstring is out indefinitely
Jarrett Culver SG Ankle is out for season

Head-to-Head
Denver Nuggets Minnesota Timberwolves
32-37-0 Against the Spread 32-34-3
38-31-0 Straight Up 36-33-0
115 Points per Game 112
110 Points Allowed per Game 118
48.56 Offensive FG% 44.75
80.09 Offensive FT% 76.38
37.84 Offensive 3PT% 35.01
46.96 Defensive FG% 48.22
77.65 Defensive FT% 78.43
36.52 Defensive 3PT% 39.16

Denver Nuggets vs Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Picks

Minnesota can only hope for a better season next year as the NBA betting picks tonight are in support of the Nuggets to win this game. Denver will secure an easy victory and increase their record against the Timberwolves in this game.

Moneyline: -238 is the ML allocated for the Nuggets and +195 is set for the Timberwolves.

ATS: -5.5 (-110) is out for Denver and +5.5 (-110) is out for Minnesota.

TOTALs: Over 235.5 (-110) is set for the Nuggets and the same will go under for the Timberwolves.

Score Prediction: 122 – 110, Nuggets