Betting on today’s Knicks and Suns game? Catch the action at Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ, as the Suns hosts this showdown at 10:00 ET on ESPN. The over/under line at DraftKings NY for this matchup is currently at 230.5 points, and the Suns are favored to win at home against the Knicks.
New York Knicks Preview
Over the Knicks’ last five games, they are 2-3 and come in with an overall record of 13-10. This season, when playing on the road, the Knicks have a 6-7 record, while their record at home is 7-3.
New York has an overall ATS record of 13-10 for the season so far. The Knicks maintain an ATS record of 7-6 on the road, while they have a 6-4 record vs. the spread when playing at home.
In their recent matchup, the Knicks offense ended with 113 points against the Jazz. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 43.6% and made 9 threes. Knicks has been good on the offensive glass this season, pulling down 13.4 offensive rebounds per game. Their three-point percentage this season is 37% while ranking 30th in terms of pace.
This season, the Knicks defense has been impressive, holding the 6th position in the league while permitting an average of 110.0 points per contest.
New York struggled on the boards in their last game vs. the Jazz, giving up 14. For the game, Utah scored 117 points in the game.
Phoenix Suns Preview
Coming into today’s game vs. the Knicks, the Suns are looking to build on their above .500 record of 13-11. On the road this season, the Suns have posted a 7-4 record, whereas they have a 6-7 record at home.
Phoenix comes in with an overall ATS record of 10-14 so far this season. The Suns maintain an ATS record of 5-6 on the road, while they have a 5-8 record vs. the spread when playing at home.
In their most recent game, the Suns’ offense tallied 112 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 115.1 points per game. Kevin Durant is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 30.8 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Devin Booker brings a PPG average of 28.1 into the game.
Phoenix’s defense is currently in line with the NBA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 113.2 points per game.
Phoenix’s defense is currently forcing 14.2 turnovers per game, which is 24th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 1st in blocked shots, with an average of 6.8 rejections per game.
Last season, the Knicks and Suns did not face off head-to-head. When looking back over the last three times these two teams have played, the Suns have the leg up at 2-1. The Suns also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 208 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-2. As the host vs. the Knicks, the Suns have gone 2-1 vs the spread.
How to Bet Suns vs. Knicks in New York
As the underdogs with a spread of +5, we recommend going with the Knicks on the point spread. We not only see them covering the spread but also have a strong likelihood of winning this one outright, especially if you’re seeking a higher payout on the moneyline. Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 230.5, and our model predicts the Knicks and Suns to score a combined 225 points. We recommend betting on the under.
- SportsBettingNY ATS Prediction: Knicks +5
- SportsBettingNY OU Prediction: Under 230.5