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DEN vs MIN Dream11 Match Prediction – Fantasy NBA | Denver Nuggets vs Minnesota Timberwolves | December 21, 2019

DEN vs MIN Dream11 Match Prediction

DEN vs MIN Dream11: Denver Nuggets can make five wins out of five when they host fellow Western Conference rivals Minnesota Timberwolves at Pepsi Center, on Saturday morning (IST). The Nuggets beat Orlando Magic 113-104 for their fourth consecutive win.

Form and recent results:

  • As mentioned above, Denver Nuggets will go into this game on the back of five game-winning run, and which is the best such streak in the NBA at the moment.
  • The Nuggets are now 18-8 on the season only two games behind Los Angeles Clippers in second place.
  • Going South and the complete opposite of Denver Nuggets are Minnesota Timberwolves, who are carrying the worst run in the league as things stand.
  • The Wolves dropped their 8th successive game following a 99-107 defeat at home against another struggler New Orleans Pelicans.
  • There are high hopes still from the Wolves as they are very much capable of a top-8 finish. But they will have to stop the skid, for the gap is widening with every defeat.

Fantasy Basketball – Head-to-head:

Total Games: 127
Denver Nuggets: 78
Minnesota Timberwolves: 49

Match Info:
Denver Nuggets will host Minnesota Timberwolves at Pepsi Center. The match will start at 07:30 AM (IST), December 21, Friday morning.

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Dream11 Tips and Predictions: Fantasy Picks-

Nikola Jokic: Nuggets‘ big man has been in good form of late, and should be the first choice to lead your Dream11 Small teams.

Points Per Game: 17.1
Rebounds Per Game: 10.1
Assists Per Game: 6.7
Steals Per Game: 1.0
Blocks Per Game: 0.6

Karl-Anthony Towns: For Timberwolves, he is the one. He is somebody who can outplay and outmuscle the Big Serbian. If fit can be considered for Small Leagues.

Points Per Game: 26.5
Rebounds Per Game: 11.7
Assists Per Game: 4.4
Steals Per Game: 1.0
Blocks Per Game: 1.3

Jamal Murray: Nuggets‘ leading scorer this season. He can popup with big numbers, and that's why he should be the captain in at least one team.

Points Per Game: 17.5
Rebounds Per Game: 4.4
Assists Per Game: 4.4
Steals Per Game: 1.3
Blocks Per Game: 0.3

Andrew Wiggins: He has been absolutely instrumental on a personal level this season, as he continues to average at a career-high this season.

Points Per Game: 25.1
Rebounds Per Game: 5.2
Assists Per Game: 3.1
Steals Per Game: 0.8
Blocks Per Game: 1.1

Dream11 Basketball Prediction: Denver Nuggets vs Minnesota Timberwolves Team News:

Denver Nuggets team news:
Status out:
Status Questionable: Torrey Craig left the court after just three minutes in Nuggets‘ last game due to an illness and will be a game-time decision.

Expected Denver Nuggets squad to face Wolves: Nikola Jokić, Jamal Murray, Jerami Grant, Torrey Craig (Doubtful), Paul Millsap, Will Barton, Monte Morris, Gary Harris, Malik Beasley, Juan Hernangómez, Mason Plumlee, Michael Porter Jr.

Minnesota Timberwolves team news:

Status out: Jake Layman has been ruled out of the match due to a toe injury.
Status Questionable: Karl-Anthony Towns is doubtful for Saturday's tilt against the Nuggets due to a knee injury. He will be assessed before the game. Also, Jarrett Culver missed the training on Thursday and is set to be reevaluated before the game.

Minnesota Timberwolves' expected squad to face the Nuggets: Karl-Anthony Towns, Andrew Wiggins, Jarrett Culver, Gorgui Dieng, Treveon Graham, Jeff Teague, Keita Bates-Diop, Jordan Bell, Robert Covington, Shabazz Napier, Josh Okogie

DEN vs MIN Dream11 starting five:

Denver Nuggets:
PF: Will Barton
SF: Paul Millsap
C: Nikola Jokic
PG: Jamal Murray
SG: Gary Harris

Minnesota Timberwolves:
PF: Josh Okogie
SF: Treveon Graham
C: Gorgui Dieng
PG: Andrew Wiggins
SG: Jeff Teague

Likely to feature from the bench:

Denver Nuggets: Jerami Grant, Mason Plumlee, Monte Morris, Malik Beasley, Michael Porter Jr., Torrey Craig

Minnesota Timberwolves: Robert Covington, Shabazz Napier, Keita Bates-Diop, Noah Vonleh, Jordan Bell

DEN vs MIN Dream11 teams:

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