Timberwolves vs. Nuggets Prediction

NBA Predictions: Timberwolves a good underdog bet vs. Nuggets? 12/20/17

Are the Minnesota Timberwolves a good underdog play to cover the spread on Wednesday night when they visit the Denver Nuggets at 9:00 p.m. ET?

Who Oddsmakers Like: Denver. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Nuggets are 2-point home favorites versus the Timberwolves, who opened as a 3.5-point road underdog. The total, meanwhile, currently sits at 217 after hitting the board at 218.5.

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Who Public Bettors Like: As of Wednesday morning, 61% of bettors are on the Timberwolves but 88% of the money is on the Nuggets.

Injury Report: The Timberwolves will likely be without Nemanja Bjelica, who is dealing with a foot injury. Meanwhile, the Nuggets will be without Paul Millsap (wrist) and most likely Emmanuel Mudiay, who is doubtful with an ankle injury. Nikola Jokic (ankle) is probable, however, while Gary Harris (elbow) is questionable.

Who We Like: Minnesota. The Timberwolves are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games in Denver, the underdog is 13-3 against the number in the last 16 meetings between these two teams, while the road team is 36-14-1 at the betting window in the last 51 meetings between these two teams.

The Nuggets are also 1-4-1 against the spread in their last six games played on Wednesday, is 1-4-1 against the spread in their last six games versus a team with a winning record, and are 1-6-1 at the betting window in their last eight games coming off an ATS win.

 

WEDNESDAY NBA PREDICTION: MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES +2

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