Denver Nuggets vs Minnesota Timberwolves 5/13/2021 NBA Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
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
Denver Nuggets vs Minnesota Timberwolves 5/13/2021 Betting Odds
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
Denver are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Minnesota are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games.
Will Barton SG Hamstring is out indefinitely
Malik Beasley SG Hamstring is out indefinitely
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