Denver Nuggets (46-31) welcome Minnesota Timberwolves (43-34) at the Ball Arena in Denver on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 6:30 AM (IST) in the regular 2021/22 NBA Season. Here, you can find everything you want to know about Denver Nuggets vs Minnesota Timberwolves, such as the match details, recent form, player to watch out for, match prediction and much more.
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Denver Nuggets vs Minnesota Timberwolves: Match Details
Date: Saturday, April 2, 2022
Time: 6:30 AM IST OR 9:00 PM ET (April 1)
Location: Ball Arena, Denver
Denver Nuggets have been in great form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won four times, losing just once (WLWWW). However, they are 6-4 in their last 10 games.
Minnesota Timberwolves have been in terrible form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won just once, losing four times (LLWLL). However, they are 5-5 in their last 10 games.
The Nuggets currently sit in fifth place in the Western Conference. While the Timberwolves are positioned two places below them, in seventh place in the Western Conference.
Their last meeting took place on February 1, 2022 and it ended in a 130-115 win for the Timberwolves in Minnesota. This will be their fourth meeting in the 2021-2022 NBA season.
Player to Watch
Denver Nuggets– Nikola Jokić
Nikola Jokić has the second-highest Rebounds per game (13.6) this NBA season.
In addition to the above metric, Jokić is also averaging 26.3 Points (most), 8.0 Assists (most), 0.9 Blocks (most) and 1.4 Steals (most) for Denver this season.
However, he also has the most Turnovers per game (3.7) for the Nuggets, which makes him a player to watch out for.
Minnesota Timberwolves– Karl-Anthony Towns
Karl-Anthony Towns is the standout name in Minnesota this term.
The Timberwolves scoring leader is Towns, who averages 24.6 points per contest to go with 9.8 rebounds (most) and 1.1 blocks (most).
However, he also has the most Turnovers (3.1) and Fouls (3.6) per game for his team, which makes him a player to watch out for.
Denver Nuggets vs Minnesota Timberwolves: Key Points
- Denver are 22-15 at home, while the Timberwolves are 18-21 away.
- The Nuggets have won 12 of the last 14 games between the two in regular season.
- In their most recent head-to-head, Nikola Jokić led the game in Assists (8) and Rebounds (16), while Karl-Anthony Towns scored most points (24).
- Minnesota are on a three-game road losing streak.
- The 111.8 points per game Denver score are the same as the Timberwolves give up.
Denver Nuggets vs Minnesota Timberwolves: Match Prediction
Minnesota Timberwolves are underdogs for this game. Oddsmakers are favoring Denver Nuggets, especially because of their good home record and the poor recent form of the Timberwolves.
Predicted Winner: Denver Nuggets
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