Brooklyn Nets at New York Knicks NBA Picks & Predictions 10/27/2017
Friday, October 27, 2017
Madison Square Garden
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Knicks on Friday, October 27, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has New York as 1 point favorites.
The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 3-2. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.8 as they are averaging 121.2 points per game while giving up 119.4 per contest. The Knicks have an overall mark of 0-3. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 93.3 points per contest and giving up 108.7, which is a point differential of -15.4.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 4-1-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 3-2-0 against the over/under
Important New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 0-3-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 1-2-0 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/26/17 PG D'Angelo Russell Knee is "?" Friday vs. New York
10/19/17 PG Jeremy Lin Knee is out for season
Key New York Knicks Injuries
10/21/17 C Joakim Noah Suspension 12-game suspension (eligible to return 11/13 vs. Cleveland)
D'Angelo Russell comes into this contest averaging 23 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Allen Crabbe averages 13.2 points per game in 25 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 94%.
Kristaps Porzingis averages 25.3 points per game while playing 35 minutes per contest this year for the Knicks. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Enes Kanter averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 12 rebounds per contest and 0.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 121.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 45.8 rebounds per game and 22.8 assists per game, which ranks them 10th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 8th with 17 per game. The Nets allow 119.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 23rd and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.2 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 24.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
New York is 30th in the league with 93.3 points per game this year. They are 25th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -15.33. They shoot 24% from 3-point range, which is good for 30th in the NBA. They are 23rd in the league in rebounding with 41 boards per game, and 24th in assists per contest with 19.7. The Knicks are 7th in turnovers per game with 18. The Knicks surrender 108.7 points per contest, which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 25th with 24.3 assists allowed per contest and 6th with 41.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Knicks are 15th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.7 per game this season.
The Nets are 4th in the league in defensive rating with 111.8, and their offensive rating of 113.5 is ranked 6th. They are 2nd in the NBA in pace with 106.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 8th. As a unit they are 6th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 8th in the NBA. Brooklyn is 14th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 8th in the NBA.
New York is 3rd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 5th in the league. The Knicks are 29th in the NBA in offensive rating with 96.8, and their defensive rating of 112.8 is ranked 4th. In terms of pace they are 24th in the league with 96.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 30th. As a team they are 29th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shots, ranking 27th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Knicks NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Brooklyn +1
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