Monday, November 23, 2015
American Airlines Arena
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The New York Knicks travel to American Airlines Arena to play the Miami Heat on Monday, November 23, 2015. The opening line for this game has Miami as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 193.
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The Knicks come into this game with an overall record of 8-6 and a road record of 5-2. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.1 as they are averaging 99 points per game while giving up 97.9 per contest. The Heat have an overall record of 8-4 and a home record of 7-2. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 97.7 points per game and surrendering 92.9, good for a point differential of 4.8.
Carmelo Anthony comes into this contest averaging 22.6 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Knicks. He pulls down 7.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Kristaps Porzingis averages 13.2 points per game in 26.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 8.8 rebounds per game for New York. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Dwyane Wade averages 18.6 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per contest this year for the Heat. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 4.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Chris Bosh averages 18.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.7 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
New York averages 99 points per contest this season which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 55.1 rebounds per game and 20.1 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 14 per game. The Knicks allow 97.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.8 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 18.5 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league.
Miami averages 97.7 points per game this year which ranks them 24th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 7th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 53.2 rebounds per game and 19.3 assists per contest which ranks them 16th and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the Heat rank 9th with 14.2 per game. The Heat allow 92.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 4th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.1 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 19.1 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. The Heat force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the NBA.
New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 10-4-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 5-8-1 against the over/under
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 5-7-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 2-10-0 against the over/under
New York Knicks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Miami Heat Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take New York
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