Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Denver Nuggets Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks [5/4/2024]

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Denver Nuggets Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks [5/4/2024]

The Denver Nuggets and Minnesota Timberwolves will lock horns in the 2024 NBA Playoffs at Ball Arena on Saturday, with tipoff at 7:00PM ET.

Dimers.com's comprehensive preview of Saturday's Timberwolves vs. Nuggets matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Timberwolves vs. Nuggets Prediction: Who Will Win Game 1

We have used powerful machine learning and statistics to simulate the outcome of Saturday's NBA Playoffs matchup between the Timberwolves and Nuggets 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NBA picks.

Our proven predictive analytics model currently gives the Nuggets a 67% chance of beating the Timberwolves. Our predicted final score has the Nuggets winning 107-102.

According to our model, the Nuggets (-4.5) have a 51% chance of covering the spread, while the 209.5-point over/under has a 51% chance of going over.

The NBA Playoffs is an annual elimination tournament held to determine the league's champion.

Sixteen teams, including the Timberwolves and Nuggets, reached the NBA Playoffs 2024, which consists of four rounds: the First Round, Conference Semifinals, Conference Finals, and NBA Finals.

Each round of the NBA Playoffs is contested as a best-of-seven series, with the first team to four wins advancing to the next round until a champion is crowned.

Timberwolves vs. Nuggets Game 1 Odds

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Timberwolves Nuggets
Spread +4.5 (-112) -4.5 (-105)
Moneyline +154 -184
Total o209.5 (-110) u209.5 (-108)

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Timberwolves vs. Nuggets Game 1 Picks

At Dimers, our predictions, paired with the current odds, reveal the top betting picks to place on every game, including Timberwolves vs. Nuggets. Our best NBA bets for Saturday are based on expert modeling and analysis, as you can see.

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Timberwolves vs. Nuggets Game 1 Player Props

Looking for Minnesota vs. Denver NBA player props? We uss the best information available to project individual points, assists, rebounds and three-pointers for each team.

Anthony Edwards is expected to lead the way for the Timberwolves with 28 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists, while Nikola Jokic is projected to have 29 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists for the Nuggets.

Timberwolves Prediction

Our model's projected player stats for the Timberwolves:

Anthony Edwards 28 6 7 2
Karl-Anthony Towns 25 8 4 3
Rudy Gobert 17 13 2 0
Jaden McDaniels 14 4 2 1
Naz Reid 12 4 1 2

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Nuggets Prediction

Projected points, rebounds, assists and three-pointers for the Nuggets:

Nikola Jokic 29 13 11 1
Jamal Murray 26 5 9 3
Michael Porter 21 8 2 3
Aaron Gordon 18 7 4 1
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 9 3 2 2

For more help with your NBA prop betting, check out Saturday's NBA prop picks.

Wolves vs. Nuggets Game 1 Information

Saturday's Game 1 between the Nuggets and Timberwolves in the NBA Playoffs is scheduled to commence at 7:00PM ET.


Our full betting coverage of the Timberwolves vs. Nuggets includes pregame predictions, betting picks and live win probabilities.

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We predict the Nuggets, with a 67% win probability, will likely beat the Timberwolves on Saturday.

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