Minnesota Timberwolves at Denver Nuggets - 4/1/22 NBA Picks and Prediction

Denver Nuggets (46-31) vs Minnesota Timberwolves (43-34)

Game Info: Friday, April 1, 2022 at 9:00 pm (Ball Arena)

Betting Odds: Denver Nuggets -4 -- Over/Under: 233.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Minnesota Timberwolves and Denver Nuggets meet Friday in NBA action at the Ball Arena. The Minnesota Timberwolves need a win after losing four of their last five games. The Denver Nuggets look for a win after winning four of their last five games.

The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 115.4 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 112.2 points on 45.5 percent shooting. Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 24.6 points and 3.7 assists, while Anthony Edwards is averaging 21 points and 3.7 assists. D’Angelo Russell is the third double-digit scorer and Malik Beasley is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 77.7 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Timberwolves are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.6 rebounds per game.

The Denver Nuggets are averaging 111.8 points on 47.9 percent shooting and allowing 109.4 points on 46.8 percent shooting. Nikola Jokic is averaging 26.3 points and 13.6 rebounds, while Aaron Gordon is averaging 14.7 points and 5.7 rebounds. Will Barton is the third double-digit scorer and Monte Morris is grabbing 3 rebounds. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 79.2 percent from the free throw line. The Denver Nuggets are allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.1 rebounds per game.

The Timberwolves are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Nuggets are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 home games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 37-16 in Timberwolves last 53 overall. The over is 6-2 in Nuggets last 8 overall. The Timberwolves are 22-6 ATS in the last 28 meetings in Denver.

The Minnesota Timberwolves are having a rough week, and they're reminding people they're a young team that's still learning how to win important games. The Timberwolves are losing their last five games by an average of seven points while not playing much defense. The Denver Nuggets have improved their consistency as of late, and they're a veteran team that knows now is the time to flip the switch. The Nuggets win at home by an average of 5.5 points. I'll lay the reasonable number here with the home team.

Randy’s Pick Denver Nuggets -4

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