Brooklyn Nets at New York Knicks NBA Picks & Predictions 1/30/2018
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Madison Square Garden
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The Brooklyn Nets head to Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Knicks on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. The opening line for this game has New York as 4.5 point favorites.
The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 18-32. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -3.6 as they are averaging 105.2 points per game while giving up 108.8 per contest. The Knicks have an overall record of 22-28. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 105.0 points per game and surrendering 106.2, good for a point differential of -1.2.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 30-19-1 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 20-29-1 against the over/under
Important New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 26-24-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 27-22-1 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/19/17 PG Jeremy Lin Knee is out for season
01/27/18 G Caris LeVert Groin is "?" Tuesday vs New York
01/27/18 F Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Groin is "?" Tuesday vs New York
Key New York Knicks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson comes into this game averaging 14.3 points per contest while playing 28.3 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 79%. DeMarre Carroll averages 13 points per contest in 29.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 6.7 rebounds per contest for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Enes Kanter has scored 13.8 points per contest while playing 25.4 minutes per game this season for the Knicks. He hauls in 9.9 rebounds per contest and has 1.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is at 87%. Kristaps Porzingis averages 23.1 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 32.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.7 rebounds per game and 1.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 105.2 points per contest this year, which is 15th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.56 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 30th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 28th in the NBA. They average 45.5 boards per contest and 22.4 assists per game, which ranks them 4th and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 5th with 15.7 per game. The Nets allow 108.8 points per contest which is 24th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 9th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46 rebounds a game which ranks 30th, and they allow 21.3 assists per game which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
New York is 18th in the NBA with 105 points per contest this season. They are 7th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -1.14. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 8th in the league. They are 13th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.1 boards per contest and 10th in assists per game with 23.3. The Knicks are 9th in turnovers per contest with 15.3. The Knicks give up 106.2 points per game, which ranks them 17th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 7th and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 23.1 dimes allowed per game and 5th with 41.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Knicks are 7th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per contest this year.
The Nets are 26th in the NBA in offensive rating with 105.3, and their defensive rating of 108.8 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 6th in the league with 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 25th. As a team they are 24th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league. Brooklyn is 7th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 23rd in the league.
New York is 9th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 21st in the league. The Knicks are 13th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.1, and their defensive rating of 109.2 is ranked 10th. In terms of pace they are 19th in the league with 96.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 14th. As a team they are 13th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shots, ranking 30th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Knicks NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Brooklyn +4.5
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