The Nuggets got a 31-point performance from Al Harrington as Denver handed Minnesota a 103-101 defeat on Monday at Pepsi Center.
The Nuggets earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 3.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 209.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Denver got 20 points from Arron Afflalo and another 13 points from Ty Lawson. Andre Miller contributed 12 assists, while Kenneth Faried cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
The Timberwolves got a 22-point performance from Kevin Love, who was supported by 17 points from Michael Beasley. Luke Ridnour had 6 assists in a losing cause for Minnesota, while Kevin Love grabbed 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Denver were victorious, as the score was 51-46 at the break.
Denver won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 57-50.
Next game, Denver takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face Utah.