Trail Blazers vs. Timberwolves Player Props | Jusuf Nurkic | Sunday


By Lester Mackay | December 12, 2021 12:17 PM

Jusuf Nurkic (10.2 rebounds per game, 11th in NBA) and the Portland Trail Blazers will hit the court against the Minnesota Timberwolves at 9:00 PM ET on Sunday.

With prop bets set for Nurkic in this outing, let’s dig into the stats and trends, helping you find the top wagers to make.

Welcome to the BestOdds NBA player props betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze Jusuf Nurkic’s chances of cashing in on his player prop totals in this game.

Nurkic Season Stats

  • Nurkic paces his squad in rebounds per game (10.2), and also puts up 13.3 points and 2.3 assists. At the other end, he averages 1.1 steals and 0.5 blocks.
  • Nurkic has averaged 13.3 points per game during the 2021-22 season, 3.2 points less than Sunday’s over/under.
  • Nurkic’s per-game rebound average — 10.2 — is 0.3 less than his prop bet over/under in Sunday’s game (10.5).
  • Nurkic’s combined points and rebounds average (23.5 per game) is 3.0 less than the over/under of 26.5 set for Sunday’s matchup.
  • In the 26 games he’s played this season, Nurkic’s point total has gone over 16.5 points eight times.
  • Over 26 games played this season, Nurkic’s single-game rebound total has gone over 10.5 boards 11 times.

Nurkic’s Notable Teammates

Name PTS PTS Share REB REB Share AST 3PM 3PM Share 3PT % FGM Share FG %
Jusuf Nurkic 13.3 12.3% 10.2 23.2% 2.3 0.2 1.5% 23.8% 12.9% 57.8%
CJ McCollum 20.6 17.6% 4.1 8.6% 4.5 3.2 23.1% 39.3% 18.5% 42.4%
Damian Lillard 21.5 15.3% 4.0 6.9% 7.8 2.8 16.5% 30.2% 14.1% 39.7%
Norman Powell 17.4 13.6% 2.4 4.6% 1.8 1.9 12.3% 39.8% 12.5% 46.4%
Robert Covington 6.6 6.1% 4.7 10.6% 1.2 1.6 12.3% 34.7% 6.2% 39.5%
Larry Nance Jr. 6.2 5.7% 5.0 11.3% 1.5 0.5 3.6% 28.6% 6.3% 52.0%

Player Performance vs. Minnesota

  • Nurkic averages 9.2 points per game against the Timberwolves, 7.3 fewer than his over/under for this matchup.
  • Nurkic averages 4.7 rebounds in games against the Timberwolves. That is 5.8 less than his prop total (10.5) for this contest.
  • Nurkic averages 0.9 assists in matchups with the Timberwolves, 1.6 fewer than his prop bet total for this game.
  • In games against the Timberwolves, Nurkic averages zero made threes, which is 0.5 fewer than this contest’s over/under.
  • Nurkic’s PRA (points, rebounds, assists) average against the Timberwolves is 14.7 fewer than his prop bet over/under for this contest.
  • Nurkic combines for 13.9 points and rebounds per game against the Timberwolves. That is 12.6 less than his PR prop bet over/under for this game.
  • Nurkic has collected 10.1 combined points and assists per game against the Timberwolves, 9.4 more than his prop bet over/under in this matchup.

Minnesota Timberwolves Stat Rankings

Average Per Game Rank
Points Scored 107.8 16
Points Allowed 109.3 22
Assists Allowed 25.0 24
Rebounds Allowed 47.7 28

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