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Timberwolves vs. Nuggets Western Semifinals Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for May 16

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Timberwolves vs. Nuggets Western Semifinals Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for May 16

Timberwolves vs. Nuggets Game Info

  • Date: Thursday, May 16, 2024
  • Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • Venue: Target Center -- Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Coverage: ESPN

The Denver Nuggets are slight 2-point underdogs heading into a decisive Game 6 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center on Thursday, starting at 8:30 PM ET on ESPN. The Nuggets hold a 3-2 lead in the series. The matchup has an over/under set at 205.5 points.

Timberwolves vs. Nuggets Odds & Spread

All NBA betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.

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Timberwolves-2-110-110205.5-108-112-124+106

Timberwolves vs. Nuggets Prediction & Pick

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Timberwolves vs. Nuggets Betting Trends

  • The Timberwolves are 40-40-2 against the spread this season.
  • In the Nuggets' 82 games this season, they have 38 wins against the spread.
  • This season, Timberwolves games have hit the over 41 times.
  • Nuggets games this season have hit the over on 35 of 82 set point totals (42.7%).
  • Against the spread, Minnesota has fared worse at home, covering 18 times in 41 home games, and 22 times in 41 road games.
  • The Timberwolves have gone over the total in 19 of 41 home games (46.3%). They've fared better in away games, eclipsing the total in 22 of 41 matchups (53.7%).
  • Denver's winning percentage against the spread at home is .512 (21-18-2). Away, it is .415 (17-24-0).
  • In terms of the over/under, Nuggets games have finished over more often at home (19 of 41, 46.3%) than away (16 of 41, 39%).

Timberwolves Leaders

  • Anthony Edwards' numbers on the season are 25.9 points, 5.4 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game, shooting 46.1% from the floor and 35.7% from downtown, with an average of 2.4 made 3-pointers.
  • Rudy Gobert is averaging 14 points, 1.3 assists and 12.9 rebounds.
  • Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 21.8 points, 3 assists and 8.3 boards.
  • Naz Reid's numbers on the season are 13.5 points, 5.2 boards and 1.3 assists per game, shooting 47.7% from the field and 41.4% from downtown, with an average of 2.1 made 3-pointers.
  • Mike Conley is averaging 11.4 points, 2.9 rebounds and 5.9 assists.

Nuggets Leaders

  • Nikola Jokic averages 26.4 points for the Nuggets, plus 12.4 rebounds and 9 assists.
  • The Nuggets are receiving 16.7 points, 7 boards and 1.5 assists per game from Michael Porter Jr..
  • Per game, Jamal Murray gives the Nuggets 21.2 points, 4.1 boards and 6.5 assists, plus 1 steal and 0.7 blocks.
  • Per game, Aaron Gordon gets the Nuggets 13.9 points, 6.5 boards and 3.5 assists, plus 0.8 steals and 0.6 blocks.
  • The Nuggets are getting 10.2 points, 1.9 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game from Reggie Jackson.

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