Timberwolves vs. Nuggets Prediction

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Denver Nuggets, 3/12/19 Predictions & Odds

The Minnesota Timberwolves are not expected to have Karl-Anthony Towns again on Tuesday night when they visit the Denver Nuggets at 10:30 p.m. ET. Will they have enough firepower to cover as a big road underdog?

Game Snapshot

543 Minnesota Timberwolves at 544 Denver Nuggets

10:30 p.m. ET, Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Pepsi Center, Denver, CO

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Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers from online sportsbook BetNow.eu, the Nuggets are 10-point favorites to beat the Timberwolves. The total, meanwhile, sits at 227 points and as of this writing, 61% of the public betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Timberwolves to cover the point spread.

Minnesota Timberwolves Fantasy Spin

Luol Deng (Achilles) will not suit up for Tuesday's game against the Nuggets. Achilles issues are nothing to mess with, and with the Timberwolves not a factor in the postseason hunt, there's zero incentive to rush him back to the court. Josh Okogie and Keita Bates-Diop will continue to see some increased opportunity in Deng's absence, with Bates-Diop offering a bit more upside.

Denver Nuggets Fantasy Spin

Nikola Jokic made just 5-of-10 from the field for 16 points during a 122-105 loss to the Warriors on Friday, adding six rebounds, four assists, four steals, one block and one 3-pointer in 29 minutes. The Warriors continue to really limit Denver when Jokic is on the floor with Jokic's -29 in this loss. In the previous two, he only had a -22.3 net rating, so that could be something to watch in a playoff matchup. It'll be a while until we see that and Jokic has been an absolute star in fantasy. He has one more week of a subpar schedule, then Jokic's 4-4-4 after that could help lead to fantasy titles.

NBA Betting Trends

Minnesota

The Timberwolves failed to cover the spread in all four of their previous four road games.

Denver

The Nuggets are 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 home games.

Prediction

This is too many points. The Timberwolves are 17-5 against the spread in their last 22 games in Denver. The road team is also 39-12-1 against the number in the last 52 meetings between these two teams while the underdog cashed in 20 of the previous 26 meetings in this series. Finally, Minnesota is 5-0 against the spread in its last five games versus Western Conference opponents.

Tuesday NBA Prediction: Minnesota Timberwolves +10

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