Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Knicks and Nets. The game is starting at 7:30 ET on YES, and it’s hosted by the Nets at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Get ready to place your bets! The Knicks are the favorites in this Atlantic division matchup against the Nets. If you’re interested in placing a wager, you can bet this game at Caesars. The over/under for the game is set at 232.5 points.
New York Knicks Preview
The Knicks will face the Nets bringing in an overall record of 15-11 and a 2-1 record over their previous three games. This season, when playing on the road, the Knicks have a 8-8 record, while their record at home is 7-3.
New York has an overall ATS record of 15-11 as they come into today’s game. On the road, the Knicks have an ATS record of 9-7, as opposed to a 6-4 record against the spread when playing at home.
In their recent game, the Knicks’ offense concluded with 114 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 114.5 points per contest. Jalen Brunson led the team in scoring, putting up 29 points. Additionally, Julius Randle contributed 27 points for the Knicks.
Coming into today’s game, the Knicks’ defense is giving up an average of 111.7 points per contest.
New York’s defense is currently forcing 12.2 turnovers per game, which is 5th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 29th in blocked shots, with an average of 3.3 rejections per game.
Brooklyn Nets Preview
Over the Nets’ last five games, they are 1-4 and come in with an overall record of 13-13. During their 26 games, the Nets have gone 11-8 against teams in the Eastern Conference and 2-5 in non-conference matchups.
Brooklyn possesses an ATS record of 17-8 for this season, including their ongoing three game losing streak against the spread. On the road, the Nets have an ATS record of 7-6, as opposed to a 10-2 record against the spread when playing at home.
The Nets offense is coming off a game where they scored 108 points against the Jazz. They posted a field goal percentage of 43.3% and connected on 16 threes. The team’s top scorer is Mikal Bridges, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 21.9, while Cam Thomas also carries a PPG average of 24.4 into the game.
So far, the Nets’ defense is ranked 19 in the league at 115.1 points per contest.
On two point field goal attempts, the Nets’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 52.1% and allowing 36.7% from beyond the arc.
The Knicks and Nets did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Knicks have a record of 2-1. The Knicks also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 242 points per game leading to an over/under record of 3-0. As the host vs. the Knicks, the Nets have gone 1-2 vs the spread.
How to Bet Nets vs. Knicks in New York
The Knicks is our pick to not only win with a projected score of 115-109. But we also favor them to cover the spread. Our bet is on the Knicks at -1.5. As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 232.5 and our model has the Knicks and Nets finishing with a combined 224 points. Our pick is to take the under.
- SportsBettingNY ATS Prediction: Knicks -1.5
- SportsBettingNY OU Prediction: Under 232.5