Sacramento Kings at New York Knicks NBA Picks & Parlay 11/11/2017
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Madison Square Garden
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The Sacramento Kings head to Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Knicks on Saturday, November 11, 2017. The opening line for this game has New York as 4.5 point favorites.
The Kings come into this game with an overall record of 3-8. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -9.0 as they are averaging 95.2 points per game while giving up 104.2 per contest. The Knicks have an overall mark of 6-5. They currently are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 105.4 points per contest and giving up 106.3, which is a point differential of -0.9.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 4-6-1 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 5-6-0 against the over/under
Important New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 6-5-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 5-6-0 against the over/under
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
11/10/17 G Vince Carter Illness is "?" Saturday vs. New York
10/18/17 F Harry Giles Knee is out indefinitely
Key New York Knicks Injuries
11/10/17 F Kristaps Porzingis Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. Sacramento
10/21/17 C Joakim Noah Suspension 12-game suspension (eligible to return 11/13 vs. Cleveland)
Buddy Hield averages 11.9 points per contest in 23.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.6 assists per game and 4.5 rebounds per contest for Sacramento. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 93%. De'Aaron Fox comes into this game averaging 12.3 points per contest while playing 27 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Kristaps Porzingis averages 30 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 33 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.5 rebounds per game and 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Enes Kanter has scored 13.3 points per contest while playing 25 minutes per game this season for the Knicks. He hauls in 10.4 rebounds per contest and has 0.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 64% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings allow 104.2 points per contest which is 11th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 22nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 47.2 rebounds a game which ranks 27th, and they allow 23.1 assists per game which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Sacramento averages 95.2 points per contest this year, which is 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 24th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 15th in the NBA. They average 40.7 boards per contest and 20.4 assists per game, which ranks them 28th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 19th with 15.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knicks give up 106.3 points per game, which ranks them 17th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 10th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 14th with 22.5 dimes allowed per game and 1st with 39.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Knicks are 4th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14 per contest this year. New York is 18th in the NBA with 105.4 points per contest this season. They are 4th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is -0.91. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 26th in the league. They are 14th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.7 boards per contest and 7th in assists per game with 23.5. The Knicks are 6th in turnovers per contest with 16.9.
The Kings are 29th in the league in defensive rating with 108.3, and their offensive rating of 98.9 is ranked 10th. They are 28th in the NBA in pace with 96.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 28th. As a unit they are 29th in the league in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shot attempts, ranking 30th in the NBA. Sacramento is 14th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 10th in the NBA.
New York is 7th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 14th in the league. The Knicks are 9th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.9, and their defensive rating of 109.9 is ranked 7th. In terms of pace they are 25th in the league with 96.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 8th. As a team they are 10th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 26th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Sacramento +4.5 and over 203 total points
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