Charlotte Hornets at New York Knicks NBA Picks & Predictions 11/7/2017
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Madison Square Garden
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The Charlotte Hornets travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Knicks on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Charlotte as 1 point favorites.
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The Hornets come into this game with an overall record of 5-5. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.0 as they are averaging 104.1 points per game while giving up 105.1 per contest. The Knicks have an overall mark of 5-4. They currently are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 104.7 points per contest and giving up 104.9, which is a point differential of -0.2.
Valuable Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 5-5-0 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 4-6-0 against the over/under
Important New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 5-4-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 4-5-0 against the over/under
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
11/06/17 SF Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Personal is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs. New York
10/16/17 PG Michael Carter-Williams Knee is out indefinitely
10/16/17 G Nicolas Batum Elbow OUT 6-8 weeks
Key New York Knicks Injuries
10/21/17 C Joakim Noah Suspension 12-game suspension (eligible to return 11/13 vs. Cleveland)
Jeremy Lamb averages 17.6 points per game in 30.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game for Charlotte. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Kemba Walker comes into this contest averaging 21.9 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Hornets. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 90%.
Kristaps Porzingis averages 30.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.8 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Enes Kanter averages 13.6 points per game while playing 25.6 minutes per contest this year for the Knicks. He grabs 11.3 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hornets allow 105.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 3rd and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.4 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd, and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league. Charlotte averages 104.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 14th in the league. They average 48.5 rebounds per game and 19.1 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 13.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knicks surrender 104.9 points per contest, which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 6th and 19th in those defensive statistics. They rank 10th with 21.4 assists allowed per contest, and 1st with 40.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Knicks are 6th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per game this season. New York is 18th in the league with 104.7 points per game this year. They are 9th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -0.22. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 28th in the NBA. They are 11th in the league in rebounding with 46.1 boards per game and 12th in assists per contest with 22.6. The Knicks are 11th in turnovers per game with 16.3.
The Hornets are 21st in the NBA in offensive rating with 103.9, and their defensive rating of 104.9 is ranked 18th. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 22nd. As a team they are 24th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 20th in the league. Charlotte is 29th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 26th in the league.
New York is 10th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 19th in the league. The Knicks are 13th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.4, and their defensive rating of 107.6 is ranked 13th. In terms of pace they are 19th in the league with 97.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 18th. As a team they are 21st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 25th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Hornets/Knicks NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take New York +1
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