On Tuesday, a matchup between the Denver Nuggets and the Minnesota Timberwolves will take place at the Ball Arena in Colorado. This will be the fourth and final matchup between these two teams during the regular season. On Sunday night, the Timberwolves defeated the Nuggets by a whopping score of 128-98.
Karl-Anthony Towns’ injury has not prevented Minnesota from keeping pace in the Western Conference. With 115.5 PPG, the Timberwolves’ offense is strong and currently ranks 11th in the league. Minnesota averages the eighth-most points per game and is particularly strong in the paint. With the second-highest two-point percentage in the NBA, they are incredibly effective inside the arc.
Anthony Edwards, a rising star for Minnesota, is their leader, and this year, he has truly emerged as one of the greatest. The third-year pro is only 21 years old yet has a season average of 24.7 PPG, 6.0 RPG, and 4.5 APG. His efficiency has increased as well; he makes roughly three three-pointers per game while shooting 37% from outside the arc.
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The Nuggets are still having a strong regular season despite how close the Western Conference is this year. Thanks to their devastating offense, the Nuggets have established themselves as serious title candidates. With a 116.8 PPG average, Denver is seventh in the league in scoring. Their top ten rankings in both fast break points scored and points scored in the paint play a significant role in their league-leading 51% field goal percentage.
Denver’s offense is impressive in part because of how they distribute the ball and locate scoring opportunities. The Nuggets have the highest percentage of three-pointers made (40%), and they average the second-most assists per game (28.6 APG). The fact that the Timberwolves allow the seventh-highest three-point percentage in the NBA is encouraging for their prospects of covering tonight.
Nikola Jokic, the two-time reigning MVP, is the foundation of Denver’s success. Jokic’s amazing stat line of 24.8 PPG, 11.3 RPG, and 10.1 APG gives him a solid chance to win the award this season. He is also highly productive, shooting 39% from outside the arc and 63% overall. The Joker has had a remarkable recent run, recording triple-doubles in nine of his last 11 contests.
Atlanta Hawks vs New Orleans Pelicans Game Information
- Date: 02/07/2023
- Time: 09:10 PM ET
- Location: Ball Arena.
- How to Watch Timberwolves vs Nuggets: NBC Sports Boston
- Live Stream: NBA Game Pass
Timberwolves vs Nuggets Betting Lines
Nuggets are –420 according to our Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $23.81. On the other side, Timberwolves are +330 according to the Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $330.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have Nuggets at a 80.77% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Timberwolves have 23.26% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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