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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Wednesday when the Denver Nuggets and the Minnesota Timberwolves meet at Target Center.

Last time out for Denver, they were a 119-80 loser as they battled the Pacers on the road. The Nuggets failed to cover in the match as a 10.5-point underdog, while 199 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

The Timberwolves were a 107-89 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Rockets. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (196) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Denver:
Team record: 24-26 SU, 21-28-1 ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 10 games on the road

When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Phoenix are 5-5
After playing Indiana are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6

Minnesota:
Team record: 24-28 SU, 26-26 ATS
Current streak: lost 4 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games when playing at home against Denver
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 9 games when playing Denver
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 9 games

When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Indiana are 5-5
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Next up:
Denver home to Phoenix, Tuesday, February 18
Minnesota home to Indiana, Wednesday, February 19