Philadelphia 76ers at New York Knicks Free NBA Picks & Odds 1-18-2016
by Guy Bruhn - 1/17/2016
Monday, January 18, 2016
Madison Square Garden
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Knicks on Monday, January 18, 2016. The opening line for this game has New York as 8 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 202.
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The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 5-37 and a road record of 2-21. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -11 as they are averaging 93.8 points per game while giving up 104.9 per contest. The Knicks have an overall record of 20-22 and a home record of 11-8. They currently are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 98.8 points per game and surrendering 99.8, good for a point differential of -1.
Jahlil Okafor comes into this contest averaging 17.4 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 7.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 69%. Nerlens Noel averages 10.4 points per game in 29.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 8.1 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 57%.
Carmelo Anthony averages 21.6 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year for the Knicks. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Kristaps Porzingis averages 13.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.9 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Philadelphia averages 93.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -11 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 50.8 rebounds per game and 20.1 assists per game which ranks them 23rd and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 18.1 per game. The 76ers allow 104.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.7 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
New York averages 98.8 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 20th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 52.2 rebounds per game and 20.3 assists per contest which ranks them 14th and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the Knicks rank 6th with 13.8 per game. The Knicks allow 99.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 4th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.5 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 19.9 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. The Knicks force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the NBA.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 18-23-1 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 22-19-1 against the over/under
New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 25-17-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 22-19-1 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
01/17/16 F Jerami Grant Calf "?" Monday vs. New York
01/17/16 G Nik Stauskas Shoulder "?" Monday vs. New York
New York Knicks Injuries
12/30/15 F Cleanthony Early Knee out indefinitely
01/17/16 F Carmelo Anthony Ankle "?" Monday vs. Philadelphia
01/17/16 F Kevin Seraphin Ribs injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Philadelphia
01/05/16 F Lou Amundson Back out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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