Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets 4-25-23 Odds, Best Bets and Analysis

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets 4/25/23 – Game 5 of the First Round Western Conference clash between Minnesota Timberwolves 8th seed and Denver Nuggets 1st seed takes place on Tuesday night. The Timberwolves narrowly avoided elimination by winning Game 4 at home 114-108 in overtime as 3.5-point underdogs. The Denver Nuggets currently lead the series by 3-1. Denver will have their home court advantage and should easily defeat this Timberwolves team as the Nuggets are the best bet today for winning and covering the spread.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets

Date & Time: Tuesday, April 25, 2023 at 9:00 PM ET

Location: Ball Arena Denver, CO


Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets 4/25/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: +330

Spread: +9 (-110)

Total: 221.5 over (-110)


Moneyline: -410

Spread: -9 (-110)

Total: 221.5 under (-110)

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets Analysis

Game 4 saw Minnesota Timberwolves claim victory by scoring 114-108 and posting a 45.2% field goal percentage and connecting on 13 of 34 three-point attempts. At the charity stripe, the Timberwolves made 17 out of 22 free throw attempts while also collecting 51 rebounds – 14 of them on offense. Minnesota was also impressive, dishing out 23 dimes during this game while forcing 11 turnovers from their opponent and recording 6 steals on defense. They allowed 44.2% from 42 of 95 shots at Minnesota while Denver handed out 21 assists and made 6 steals during this contest. Denver captured 47 boards and registered 7 blocks. Additionally, Denver shot 66.7% from the free throw line by making 12 of 18 attempts, as well as 12 out of 35 shots from long range. Regarding personal fouls, the Timberwolves had 19 and the Nuggets totalled 23 personal fouls. Anthony Edwards played an integral part in this game. Edwards shot 44.4% from the floor while also contributing 5 assists, playing 45 minutes and pulling down 6 rebounds – and ending with 34 points on 12 out of 27 shooting.

Game 4 saw the Denver Nuggets come away with 37 defensive and 10 offensive rebounds for a total of 47 in this matchup, surrendering 11 times while getting 6 steals. Denver Nuggets were subjected to 19 Timberwolves fouls during this game, sending 18 shots towards the free throw line for them and converting 12 attempts at 66.67% conversion rate; pertaining to shots from downtown for 12 out of 35 attempts by Denver Nuggets. Overall, the Nuggets finished their game shooting 42 out of 95 from the floor for a 44.2% clip while also allowing 42 of 93 Timberwolves field attempts from being successful for them to shoot 45.2% overall in this matchup. Denver was successful at shooting 38% from three-point range by connecting on 13 of 34 attempts, and 17 out of 22 from free throws, while Minnesota collected 51 rebounds in all. Nikola Jokic proved a key contributor for the Nuggets in this game, sinking 15 of 26 attempts for an accuracy rate of 57.7% while collecting 11 rebounds and scoring 43 points over 39 minutes of playing time and totalled 6 assists in this game.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets Against the Spread

Minnesota are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games. The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Minnesota’s last 14 games. Minnesota are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games. Minnesota are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against Denver. Minnesota are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Denver.

Denver are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games. The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Denver’s last 17 games. Denver are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games. The total has gone OVER in 8 of Denver’s last 11 games against Minnesota. The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Denver’s last 7 games at home.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets Free Pick

Denver has proven themselves as the superior team, winning its opening three matches. Minnesota barely won in overtime at home against Denver. Top NBA betting sites anticipate the Nuggets will end this series with Game 5. The Nuggets will use spacing and perimeter shooting to force the Timberwolves off of their courts and out of this series.

Free Pick: Denver Nuggets -9 (-110)