Denver Nuggets vs Minnesota Timberwolves – Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
Denver Nuggets
Final
122:118
Minnesota Timberwolves
Highlights and Stats


The Minnesota Timberwolves face the Denver Nuggets at Ball Arena on 01/18 at 11:00 PM EST. The Nuggets are #1 in the Western Conference with a balance of 31-13 and the Wolves are on the 9th spot at this time, with a record of 22-23.

Denver Nuggets vs Minnesota Timberwolves Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 01-02-2023
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets
23 30 32 26 111
Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
23 36 31 34 124

The previous game between those two opponents was held on January 2nd, when the Minnesota Timberwolves recorded a 124-111 victory at home. Anthony Edwards lit the floor, notching 29 points while also adding 5 dimes and 10 rebounds to his account to end the match as Minnesota’s MVP on the night. Nikola Jokic was the leading player on the other end. The “Joker” replied with 24 points, grabbed 7 rebounds, and provided 9 assists. This, however, proved insufficient, and his team eventually lost. The Denver Nuggets have the worst H2H balance in the last five games, recording four losses while winning just once in the process. The teams were responsible for an average of 232.2 points during those five clashes.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team01-02-202304-01-202202-01-202212-15-202110-30-2021
Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets
111130 115107 93
Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
124 136130 12491

Denver Nuggets Form

*Last 10 Denver Nuggets Games - 9:1
01-17-202301-15-202301-13-202301-11-202301-09-202301-06-202301-05-202301-02-202301-01-202312-30-2022
122:113vs Portland Trail Blazers119:116vs Orlando Magic103:115@ Los Angeles Clippers126:97vs Phoenix Suns122:109vs Los Angeles Lakers121:108vs Cleveland Cavaliers122:91vs Los Angeles Clippers124:111@ Minnesota Timberwolves123:111vs Boston Celtics124:119vs Miami Heat

The Denver Nuggets’ most recent game was on Tuesday, January 17th againt the Portland Trail Blazers and finished in a 122-113 victory at home. Nikola Jokic scored 36 points and added 12 rebounds and 10 assists, which proved enough to secure the victory for his team. The Denver Nuggets finished the game hitting 50.0% of their field goals, 82.1% of their free throws, and 34.4% of their three-point attempts. They are 9-1 in their last ten matches and are currently on a 7-game winning streak. The team is performing at a great level at the Ball Arena with a 20-3 home record. The organization’s next game is scheduled for this coming Friday at home versus the Indiana Pacers.

Denver Nuggets Averages this Season

  • Points For
    117.30
  • Points Against
    113.20
  • Assits
    28.37
  • Rebounds
    42.92
  • Steals
    7.45
  • Turnovers
    15.20
  • Blocks
    4.39
  • Points Difference
    4.10

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Denver Nuggets Standout Performer

  • Nikola Jokic

    Nikola Jokic has taken the mantle as the team's top performer this season, averaging 24.7 points, 9.8 assists and 10.9 rebounds for 33.4 minutes on the floor.

Denver Nuggets Missing Players

  • Collin Gillespie
    Leg
  • Jeff Green
    Hand
  • Peyton Watson
    Groin

Minnesota Timberwolves Form

*Last 10 Minnesota Timberwolves Games - 6:4
01-16-202301-14-202301-13-202301-11-202301-08-202301-06-202301-04-202301-02-202312-31-202212-30-2022
125:126vs Utah Jazz110:102vs Cleveland Cavaliers121:116vs Phoenix Suns135:118@ Detroit Pistons96:104@ Houston Rockets128:115vs Los Angeles Clippers113:106vs Portland Trail Blazers124:111vs Denver Nuggets104:116vs Detroit Pistons123:114@ Milwaukee Bucks

On 01/16 Minnesota Timberwolves lost 125-126 when coming up against Utah Jazz on home floor. Anthony Edwards was the leading scorer of the roster, dropping 29 points, grabbing 4 rebounds and delivering the final passes on 5 occasions. Despite his best efforts his team failed to win. The ended that meeting shooting an average 45.5% FG, 83.3% FT and 43.9% from the perimeter. The team is 6-4 in the last ten games and currently on a L1 run. Minnesota holds a 8-13 balance when performing away from home this campaign. The Wolves’ next showing will be against the Toronto Raptors on 01/19/2023 on home floor.

Minnesota Timberwolves Averages This Season

  • Points For
    115.10
  • Points Against
    115.60
  • Assits
    25.47
  • Rebounds
    42.00
  • Steals
    8.45
  • Turnovers
    15.75
  • Blocks
    5.25
  • Points Difference
    -0.50

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Minnesota Timberwolves Standout Performer

  • Anthony Edwards

    The organization's best player this term has been Anthony Edwards, as he has aided the cause with 23.9 points, 4.4 dimes and 6.0 boards for an average of 36.2 minutes spent on court. He has been sidelined as of 01/17.

Minnesota Timberwolves Missing Players

  • Jordan McLaughlin
    Calf
  • Rudy Gobert
    Groin
  • Austin Rivers
    Knee

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets
30 25 33 34 122
Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
27 33 35 23 118
Denver NuggetsMinnesota Timberwolves
  • Score

    122
    118
  • Field Goals Made

    45
    42
  • Field Goals Attempts

    85
    81
  • 3 pts Made

    8
    12
  • 3 pts Attempts

    21
    32
  • Free Throws Made

    24
    22
  • Free Throws Attempts

    32
    28
  • Rebounds Total

    34
    36
  • Rebounds Offence

    8
    12
  • Rebounds Defence

    26
    24
  • Assists

    27
    26
  • Steals

    10
    6
  • Blocks

    2
    10
  • Turnovers

    16
    19
  • Personal Fouls

    19
    27

Player Ratings

Denver Nuggets

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Kentavious CaldwellPope354666.722100.01250.00112301111+18
Bruce Brown3371163.611100.01520.01454001416+10
Jamal Murray33101855.62540.066100.00224201028-13
Nikola Jokic31122060.000077100.0471113103531+21
Aaron Gordon295955.61425.01250.02131012412+10
Michael Porter Jr.221616.7030.022100.0066011214-3
Bones Hyland192540.01333.344100.0011200109-2
Vlatko Cancar161425.0010.022100.0022110124-5
Zeke Nnaji163475.011100.0020.0000000127-13
Christian Braun6020.0010.0000123020100-3

Minnesota Timberwolves

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Anthony Edwards3771741.2040.02366.74593113016-12
Kyle Anderson3461060.011100.0020.029118412313-12
Jaden McDaniels3471070.02366.722100.01232033318-1
Taurean Prince325955.62450.022100.01341111214+5
D'Angelo Russell324850.03650.022100.00007004113-4
Naz Reid264944.4050.091090.01232033517+2
Luka Garza174944.43560.05683.33140000316-3
Jaylen Nowell144666.71333.3000000200059+14
Wendell Moore Jr.9010.0000000011101010-6
Nathan Knight41250.0010.0010.0011000142-3

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