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UNDERs the Story When Nuggets and Timberwolves Collide

The Minnesota Timberwolves haven’t made the playoffs since the 2003-04 season, but as the calendar is set to turn to 2018 the club is certainly looking the part of a postseason contender. Minny will look to be unwelcome hosts to the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday.

Xbet opened the Wolves as 5.5-point home favorites with a total of 213.

Shark Bites
  • The UNDER is 4-1 in the Nuggets last five games.
  • The OVER is 4-0 in the Timberwolves last four games.
  • The Timberwolves are 5-1 ATS in their last six games vs the Northwest Division.

The Timberwolves have won four straight and are eight games over .500 (21-13 SU) for the first time in 14 seasons after beating the Los Angeles Lakers 121-104 on Monday. Minnesota is averaging a sizzling 114 points during its winning streak. The T-Wolves are 11-6 SU on home court and have won three straight vs the Nuggets.

Denver has won three straight of its own after topping the Utah Jazz 107-83 on Tuesday. The Nuggets limited the Jazz to just 32.1 percent shooting and improved to 19-15 in the process. That’s the Nuggets’ best record through 34 games since 2010-11. The Nugs have allowed an average of 83 points during their winning streak.

When the Wolves and Nuggets play, low-scoring affairs tend to follow. In the last six meetings between the clubs, the UNDER is 5-1.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those looking to pick the visitors as their prediction to cover in this one found the Denver Nuggets listed as 6-point underdogs earlier at BetOnline. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER total betting line for this game was set at 214.5 at Bovada but may have moved since the betting odds opened.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 107-104 result in favor of the Timberwolves today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Denver Nuggets vs Minnesota Timberwolves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Denver Nuggets will try to spoil the party on Wednesday; they are 16-17-1 ATS against the betting spread this NBA season, while the Minnesota Timberwolves are 15-17-2 ATS. Denver is 15-19 vs the betting total points scored; Minnesota is 19-14-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Denver injuries news.

The betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 4-rated Denver Nuggets taking on the No. 7-rated Minnesota Timberwolves in this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Denver Nuggets rank No. 6 in the league with 45.29 per game. That compares with Minnesota's No. 21 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Minnesota is the NBA's No. 29-ranked team at 8.15 per game, while the Denver Nuggets rate No. 12 with 11.06 per contest.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Denver cruised to victory on Tuesday, running Utah out of the gym and running up a 107-83 score at Pepsi Center.

Minnesota got 21 points and 10 rebounds from Karl-Anthony Towns en route to a 121-104 victory over Los Angeles on Monday at STAPLES Center.

Betting Trends
  • Denver is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Denver is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Denver's last 5 games
  • Denver is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games
  • Minnesota is 1-9-1 ATS in its last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Denver home to Philadelphia, Saturday, December 30th
Minnesota at Milwaukee, Thursday, December 28th