Minnesota Defeats Denver 117-90 - Recap
The battle between the Timberwolves and Nuggets didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Denver was handed a 117-90 defeat on Wednesday at Target Center.
Minnesota was the ATS victor, as they covered the 7-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 209.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Minnesota got 32 points from Kevin Love and another 22 points from Corey Brewer. Ricky Rubio contributed 12 assists, while Ronny Turiaf cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Denver got 16 points from Jordan Hamilton in a losing cause and another 14 points from J.J. Hickson. Jordan Hamilton contributed 7 assists for the Nuggets, while J.J. Hickson had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 61-41 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Denver as they grabbed 45 boards, while Minnesota only had 40.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face Indiana looking for another win. For Denver, they head home to face Phoenix.