Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Time Warner Cable Arena
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The New York Knicks travel to Time Warner Cable Arena to play the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. The opening line for this game has Charlotte as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 194.
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The Knicks come into this game with an overall record of 3-4 and a road record of 2-1. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.3 as they are averaging 100.1 points per game while giving up 100.4 per contest. The Hornets have an overall record of 2-4 and a home record of 1-1. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 102 points per game and surrendering 101.3, good for a point differential of 0.7.
Carmelo Anthony comes into this contest averaging 21.4 points per game while playing 34 minutes per night so far this season for the Knicks. He pulls down 7.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%. Kristaps Porzingis averages 12.3 points per game in 24.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 8.6 rebounds per game for New York. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Kemba Walker averages 17.2 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year for the Hornets. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 5.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Al Jefferson averages 15.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.5 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 50%.
New York averages 100.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.3 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 55.9 rebounds per game and 20.1 assists per game which ranks them 9th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 14.4 per game. The Knicks allow 100.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 20.3 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Charlotte averages 102 points per game this year which ranks them 15th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 10th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 52.3 rebounds per game and 21 assists per contest which ranks them 22nd and 17th respectively. In the turnover department the Hornets rank 2nd with 12.8 per game. The Hornets allow 101.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 47.8 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 24.3 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. The Hornets force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA.
New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 3-4-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 3-4-0 against the over/under
Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 3-2-1 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 4-2-0 against the over/under
New York Knicks Injuries
10/26/15 G Arron Afflalo Hamstring expected to miss Tuesday vs. Toronto
Charlotte Hornets Injuries
11/05/15 F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Shoulder out for season
Josh's Pick: Take New York
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