Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Madison Square Garden
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Knicks on Wednesday, November 9, 2016. The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 2-4. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.0 as they are averaging 103.3 points per game while giving up 107.3 per contest. The Knicks have an overall record of 2-4. They currently are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 102.2 points per game and surrendering 109.8, good for a point differential of -7.7.
Brook Lopez comes into this contest averaging 19.4 points per game while playing 25.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Sean Kilpatrick averages 17 points per game in 26.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Carmelo Anthony averages 22.8 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest this year for the Knicks. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Kristaps Porzingis averages 18.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Brooklyn averages 103.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 52.7 rebounds per game and 21 assists per game which ranks them 16th and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 16.7 per game. The Nets allow 107.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.5 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 25.7 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
New York averages 102.2 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -7.7 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 36% which is good for 10th in the NBA. They average 48.3 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per contest which ranks them 28th and 14th respectively. In the turnover department the Knicks rank 8th with 12.8 per game. The Knicks allow 109.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 28th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.8 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 21.7 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. The Knicks force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the NBA.
The Nets have an offensive rating of 102.2 and a defensive rating of 106.2. In terms of pace they average 101.1 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Brooklyn turns the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Knicks rating on offense is 106.5 and they have a defensive rating of 114.5. They get 95.9 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. New York turns the ball over on 12 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 5-1-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 3-3-0 against the over/under
New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 2-4-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 3-3-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/08/16 G Randy Foye Hamstring probable Tuesday vs. Minnesota
11/07/16 PG Greivis Vasquez Ankle is downgraded to doubtful Tuesday vs. Minnesota
11/03/16 PG Jeremy Lin Hamstring out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Caris LeVert Foot out indefinitely
New York Knicks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take New York -8.5
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