Minnesota Timberwolves at Denver Nuggets NBA Betting Tips 4/10/2019
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
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The Minnesota Timberwolves travel to Pepsi Center to play the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Denver as 9 point favorites.
The Timberwolves have a record of 36-45. They are 5th in the Northwest Division. They have a point differential of -1.5 as they average 112.7 points per game while giving up 114.2 per contest. The Nuggets have an overall mark of 53-28. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They total 110.8 points per contest and give up 106.9, which is a point differential of 4.0.
Valuable Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Trends
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 39-41-0 against the spread
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 44-36-0 against the over/under
Important Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 42-38-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 34-46-0 against the over/under
Key Minnesota Timberwolves Injuries
04/09/19 F Taj Gibson Calf is questionable Wednesday vs Denver
04/09/19 PG Jerryd Bayless Ankle is questionable Wednesday vs Denver
04/09/19 F Karl-Anthony Towns Knee is questionable Wednesday vs Denver
03/21/19 PG Derrick Rose Elbow is out for season
03/21/19 PG Jeff Teague Foot is out for season
03/20/19 SF Robert Covington Knee is out for season
Key Denver Nuggets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Karl-Anthony Towns comes into this contest averaging 24.4 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 12.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 84%. Andrew Wiggins averages 18.0 points per game in 34.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Nikola Jokic averages 19.9 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 10.8 rebounds per game and has 7.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Jamal Murray averages 18.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 4.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Minnesota averages 112.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 17th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 21st in the league. They average 44.8 rebounds per game and 24.6 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 13.1 per game. The Timberwolves allow 114.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 23rd and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.6 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 26.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Denver is 19th in the league with 110.8 points per game this year. They are 13th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 4.0. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 18th in the NBA. They are 8th in the league in rebounding with 46.3 boards per game, and 2nd in assists per contest with 27.4. The Nuggets are 23rd in turnovers per game with 13.4. The Nuggets surrender 106.9 points per contest, which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 16th and 1st in those defensive statistics. They rank 17th with 24.6 assists allowed per contest and 2nd with 42.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Nuggets are 13th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game.
The Timberwolves are 11th in the league in defensive rating with 113, and their offensive rating of 111.6 is ranked 24th. They are 15th in the NBA in pace with 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 25th. As a unit they are 21st in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 26th in the NBA. Minnesota is 28th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 6th in the NBA.
Denver is 24th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 16th in the NBA. The Nuggets are 6th in the league in defensive rating with 109, and their offensive rating of 113.1 is ranked 10th. They are 27th in the NBA in pace with 97.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 13th. As a unit they are 14th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 15th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Timberwolves/Nuggets NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Denver -9
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