Timberwolves vs Nuggets NBA Preview (4/10/24): Odds, Prediction, Lineups & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on April 10, 2024
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Timberwolves Vs. Nuggets Preview

The Minnesota Timberwolves are scheduled to play against the Denver Nuggets at 10:00 p.m. ET tonight. The game will take place at Ball Arena in Denver and will be broadcast on ESPN. NBA odds favor the Nuggets with a -5.5-point spread and a 213.5 over/under. Timberwolves odds are set at +185, while Nuggets are at -225 on the moneyline.

Timberwolves vs Nuggets pregame odds for Wednesday night

The pregame NBA odds for the Timberwolves vs Nuggets show a consistent point spread of -6.0 in favor of the Nuggets across DraftKings, FanDuel, and other sportsbooks. The over/under for the game is set at 212.5. Timberwolves odds for a win are listed at +170 to +176, while Nuggets odds for a victory are at -204 to -210, indicating a favor towards the Nuggets at Massachusetts sports betting apps.

  • DraftKings: Nuggets -5.5, over/under 213.5
  • FanDuel: Nuggets -5, over/under 213.5
  • Caesars: Nuggets -5.5, over/under 213.5
  • BetMGM: Nuggets -5.5, over/under 213.5

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Timberwolves vs Nuggets.

Timberwolves vs Nuggets prediction 4/10/24

It all comes down to this. The fourth and final game between the Timberwolves and Nuggets will likely decide who has the top seed in the Western Conference and with it home-court advantage in the NBA Playoffs (at least in the Western Conference). Both teams enter tonight’s game playing great basketball, and coming off victories on Tuesday night.

In the last meeting between these two teams, Minnesota had the edge. That gets flipped tonight. No team in the NBA rises to the occasion like Denver. Plus, the Nuggets are getting healthy and they’re playing at home. Denver has been here before as the defending NBA Champions and will use that experience tonight against a really good Timberwolves team. Look for Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray to have big games for the Nuggets.

TWolves vs Nuggets prediction: Nuggets -5.5.

Timberwolves vs Nuggets projected starting lineups for Wednesday

Minnesota Timberwolves starting lineup tonight

  • PG: Mike Conley
  • SG: Anthony Edwards
  • SF: Jaden McDaniels
  • PF: Josh Minott
  • C: Rudy Gobert

Denver Nuggets starting lineup tonight

  • PG: Jamal Murray
  • SG: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
  • SF: Michael Porter Jr.
  • PF: Aaron Gordon (game-time decision)
  • C: Nikola Jokic

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

T-Wolves vs Nuggets injuries for tonight’s game

Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns has been cleared for full basketball activities but there his status for Wednesday night is still in doubt. Jaylen Clark (PG) also remains sidelined due to an Achilles injury.

Nuggets: Aaron Gordon (PF) has missed a few games for Denver due to a foot injury but he could be back for Denver tonight. Vlatko Cancar (SF) remains out with a knee injury.

Team standings and stats for Wednesday’s game

This is the fourth matchup between the Timberwolves and Nuggets, with Minnesota winning two of the first three games. The Nuggets got their lone win vs Minnesota in mid-March. While in the most recent meeting between the two teams, the Timberwolves got the 111-98 victory in Denver. The winner of tonight’s game will likely secure the top seed in the Western Conference for the NBA Playoffs. Here are the team stats ahead of Wednesday night’s game.

Minnesota Timberwolves team stats before tonight’s game

The Minnesota Timberwolves stand at the top of both the Western Conference and the Northwest Division with a 55-24 record, tied with the Nuggets. Their latest game against the Washington Wizards ended in a 130-121 win on Tuesday, indicating strong Timberwolves odds for their upcoming game. In its last 10 games, Minnesota is 8-2, including a loss to the Phoenix Suns last week. Season performance metrics are essential for bettors:

  • FG%: 48.5
  • 3PT%: 38.8
  • Points per game: 113.2
  • Rebounds per game: 43.8
  • Assists per game: 26.7

Denver Nuggets team stats before tonight’s game

The Denver Nuggets, with a record of 55-24, are currently tied in the Western Conference and in the Northwest Division with the Timberwolves. Their recent 111-95 victory against the Utah Jazz showcases their competitive edge. In its last 10 games, Denver is 7-3, including a loss to the LA Clippers last week. The Nuggets season stats are noteworthy for NBA odds considerations:

  • FG%: 49.5
  • 3PT%: 37.4
  • Points per game: 114.6
  • Rebounds per game: 44.5
  • Assists per game: 29.4

Player Stats for Timberwolves vs Nuggets on April 10

As the T-Wolves and Nuggets prepare tonight’s game, NBA odds enthusiasts closely analyze player performances. Minnesota and Denver have players with stats that match each other and will play a big role in who gets the victory.

Denver Nuggets leaders ahead of tonight’s game

After a solid performance against the Jazz, Denver will look to carry that over to tonight. Nikola Jokic led the team, showcasing why he’s a pivotal player for the Nuggets and crucial for NBA odds considerations. Here are the top Nuggets players from their recent game:

  • Nikola Jokic (C): 28 PTS, 13 RBS, 7 ASTS
  • Jamal Murray (PG): 28 PTS, 2 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Michael Porter Jr. (SF): 12 PTS, 5 RBS
  • Christian Braun (SG): 11 PTS, 2 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Reggie Jackson (PG): 9 PTS, 4 RBS, 5 ASTS

For the season, the Nuggets have several players making significant contributions. Here are Denver’s season leaders:

  • Nikola Jokic (C): 26.4 PPG, 12.4 RPG, 9.0 APG
  • Jamal Murray (PG): 21.0 PPG, 4.1 RPG, 6.6 APG
  • Michael Porter Jr. (SF): 16.8 PPG, 7.0 RPG, 1.5 APG
  • Aaron Gordon (PF): 14.0 PPG, 6.5 RPG, 3.4 APG
  • Reggie Jackson (PG): 10.2 PPG, 1.9 RPG, 3.8 APG

Minnesota Timberwolves leaders ahead of tonight’s game

On the Timberwolves side, Anthony Edwards’ exceptional performance against the Wizards, scoring 51 points, highlights his importance for Timberwolves odds in the NBA. Here are the top Timberwolves players from their recent game:

  • Anthony Edwards (SG): 51 PTS, 6 RBS, 7 ASTS
  • Rudy Gobert (C): 19 PTS, 16 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Nickeil Alexander-Walker (SG): 23 PTS, 4 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Mike Conley (PG): 15 PTS, 2 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Jaden McDaniels (PF): 9 PTS, 5 RBS, 2 ASTS

Throughout the season, the Timberwolves have seen solid performances across the board. Here are Minnesota’s season leaders:

  • Anthony Edwards (SG): 26.3 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 5.2 APG
  • Karl-Anthony Towns (C): 22.1 PPG, 8.4 RPG
  • Rudy Gobert (C): 13.7 PPG, 12.9 RPG, 1.3 APG
  • Naz Reid (C): 13.4 PPG, 5.3 RPG, 1.3 APG
  • Mike Conley (PG): 11.2 PPG, 2.8 RPG, 6.0 APG
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