Sunday, March 12, 2017
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The New York Knicks head to Barclays Center to take on the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday, March 12, 2017. The opening line for this game has New York as 4 point favorites.
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The Knicks come into this game with an overall record of 26-39. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -3.0 as they are averaging 105.6 points per game while giving up 108.6 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 11-53. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 105.5 points per game and surrendering 114.1, good for a point differential of -8.6.
Derrick Rose comes into this game averaging 17.9 points per contest while playing 32.6 minutes per night so far this year for the Knicks. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per contest and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Carmelo Anthony averages 23.1 points per game in 34.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 6 rebounds per game for New York. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Brook Lopez averages 20.3 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Sean Kilpatrick averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
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New York averages 105.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 45.8 rebounds per game and 21.6 assists per game which ranks them 4th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 14.1 per game. The Knicks allow 108.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.8 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 22.2 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Brooklyn averages 105.5 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -8.56 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 22nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 43.4 rebounds per game and 21.3 assists per contest which ranks them 16th and 22nd respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 1st with 17 per game. The Nets allow 114.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 25th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 47.1 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. The Nets force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
The Knicks have an offensive rating of 108.3 and a defensive rating of 111.4. In terms of pace they average 96.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. New York turns the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Nets rating on offense is 103.6 and they have a defensive rating of 112. They get 101.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shot attempts. Brooklyn turns the ball over on 15 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 34-31-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 32-33-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 29-33-2 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 34-30-0 against the over/under
New York Knicks Injuries
02/28/17 C Joakim Noah Knee out for season
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
03/11/17 C Brook Lopez Ankle "?" Sunday vs. New York
03/05/17 G Joe Harris Concussion out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take New York -4
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