Timberwolves vs Nuggets: How to watch a live stream, TV channel, NBA start time


through 2 quarters

The Minnesota Timberwolves are giving their audience exactly what they hoped to see. It’s anyone’s game at halftime, but Minnesota is ahead of the Denver Nuggets 49-43.

The Timberwolves haven’t had any offensive strengths so far, with all players limited to nine points or less. Another thing to watch out for is the deplorable situation of Jaden McDaniels, who currently has three.

Denver is in a similar position to Minnesota, as its team has been limited to ten points maximum.

That’s the fewest points Denver has yet this year heading into the third quarter.

Who plays

Denver @ Minnesota

Current records: Denver 3-2; Minnesota 3-1

What there is to know

The Minnesota Timberwolves haven’t won a game against the Denver Nuggets since April 11, 2018, but they will look to end the drought last Saturday. The Timberwolves face Denver at 9 p.m. ET at Target Center after having had a few days off. The contest is expected to be tight, with Minnesota just a 1.5 point favorite.

Minnesota didn’t have too much leeway in their game against the Milwaukee Bucks last Wednesday, but they came away with a 113-108 victory nonetheless. Minnesota relied on the efforts of center Karl-Anthony Towns, who had 25 points and five assists with three blocks, and point guard D’Angelo Russell, who had 29 points and six assists in addition to five rebounds.

Meanwhile, Denver was completely in control last Friday, beating the Dallas Mavericks 106-75 at home. The fight was almost over by the end of the third, by which time the Nuggets had established an 87-56 advantage. Denver’s top scorer was small forward Will Barton (17 points).

The victories took the Timberwolves to 3-1 and Denver to 3-2. A few stats to keep in mind as you watch: Minnesota have kept their opponents at a 41.50% field goal percentage, which puts them third in the league. But the Nuggets enter the game with a field goal percentage of 49.40%, which is the best in the league. We will see which of these forces, offensive or defensive, wins.

How to watch

  • When: Saturday at 9 p.m. ET
  • Or: Target Center – Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • TV: Altitude 2 Sports
  • Online broadcast: fuboTV (Try free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • To follow: CBS Sports app
  • Cost of the ticket: $ 30.00

Odds

The Timberwolves are a slight 1.5-point favorite against the Nuggets, according to the latest NBA odds.

The punters had a good idea of ​​the line for this one, as the game opened with the Timberwolves as the 2.5-point favorite.

Over / Under: -112

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History of the series

Denver has won 17 of its last 23 games against Minnesota.

  • May 13, 2021 – Denver 114 vs. Minnesota 103
  • January 05, 2021 – Denver 123 vs. Minnesota 116
  • January 03, 2021 – Denver 124 vs. Minnesota 109
  • February 23, 2020 – Denver 128 vs. Minnesota 116
  • January 20, 2020 – Denver 107 vs. Minnesota 100
  • December 20, 2019 – Denver 109 v Minnesota 100
  • November 10, 2019 – Denver 100 vs. Minnesota 98
  • April 10, 2019 – Denver 99 v Minnesota 95
  • March 12, 2019 – Denver 133 v Minnesota 107
  • February 02, 2019 – Denver 107 vs. Minnesota 106
  • November 21, 2018 – Denver 103 vs. Minnesota 101
  • April 11, 2018 – Minnesota 112 vs. Denver 106
  • April 05, 2018 – Denver 100 vs. Minnesota 96
  • December 27, 2017 – Minnesota 128 vs. Denver 125
  • December 20, 2017 – Minnesota 112 vs. Denver 104
  • February 15, 2017 – Minnesota 112 vs. Denver 99
  • January 22, 2017 – Minnesota 111 vs. Denver 108
  • December 28, 2016 – Denver 105 vs. Minnesota 103
  • November 03, 2016 – Denver 102 vs. Minnesota 99
  • January 06, 2016 – Denver 78 vs. Minnesota 74
  • December 15, 2015 – Denver 112 vs. Minnesota 100
  • December 11, 2015 – Denver 111 v Minnesota 108
  • October 30, 2015 – Minnesota 95 vs. Denver 78

Minnesota injury report

No injury information

Denver injury report

  • Vlatko Cancar: Out (Hip)
  • Jamal Murray: Out (knee)
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