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Denver Nuggets at Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Pick

The Denver Nuggets are on the road at the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday for Game 6 of the Western Conference postseason. The Denver Nuggets have won three in a row in this series, and are a win away from heading to the Western Conference Finals. Their opponent in the next round would be the winner of the Dallas Mavericks and Oklahoma City Thunder series.

The Denver Nuggets are the defending NBA Champions. A season ago the Nuggets took care of the Lakers in the Western Conference, and then Miami in the NBA Finals. Denver went 57-25 during the regular season, and tied for the best record in the West. The Nuggets garnered the second seed. In the first round, the Nuggets beat the Lakers in five. So far, Denver is 7-3 in the postseason.

For the Minnesota Timberwolves, it has been a breakout season. The Timberwolves finished the regular season as the third seed with 56 wins. The Timberwolves have gone 6-3 in the postseason. Minnesota swept the Phoenix Suns in four games in the first round.

The Minnesota Timberwolves are favorites in this game. Minnesota is listed at -2.5 and the total for these two teams is set at 204.5.

Nuggets Show Dominance

Nikola Jokic showed why he continues to be voted the best player in the league. The big man was dominant in the Game 5 win. He scored 40 points, ripped down 7 rebounds and dished out 13 assists in the win. Jokic also played 41 minutes, and did not commit a turnover all game.

Jamaal Murray and Aaron Gordon were strong in the game as well. Gordon had 18 and 10, while Murray added 16 points in the game. The negative was the play of Michael Porter Jr. He scored just six points and was 2 for 10 from the field..

Jokic played in 79 of the Nuggets games this season. He played nearly 35 minutes per game, and scored 26.4 points per game. He also ripped down 12.4 rebounds and dished out 9 assists per game. The Nuggets as a team scored 114.9 points per game during the regular season. In their three postseason losses, they scored just 96 points per game.

Minnesota with Backs to Wall

It was a tough Game 5 for Minnesota. Anthony Edwards struggled from the field, going just 5 for 15 and finishing with 18 points. Karl Anthony Towns led the way for Minnesota, with 23 points, while grabbing 6 rebounds in the game. The Timberwolves scored just 97 points in the game, and now scoring just 98 per game in their three losses.

Edwards has been fantastic for most of the series. He scored 43 in the Game 1 win, and added 44 in Game 4. The guard played in 79 games for Minnesota, and scored 25.9 points per game. The 22 year old came to the NBA from Georgia.

Minnesota during the regular season was 18th in the league with 113 points per game. The Timberwolves are top 10 in shooting, as they made 48.5% from the field. The Timberwolves ranked sixth in steals, with 7.9 per game.

Denver Finishes Series

The Timberwolves are going to send their best at the Nuggets in this game. But, in the end, the better team is going to win this game, and win the series. The Denver Nuggets are going to take down the Minnesota Timberwolves. Our bet for this game is the Denver Nuggets on the moneyline.

Take Denver +110 over Minnesota. Enjoy the game and best of luck with all your NBA Betting!

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