Brooklyn Nets at New York Knicks NBA Picks & Predictions 10/29/2018
Monday, October 29, 2018
Madison Square Garden
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The Brooklyn Nets head to Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Knicks on Monday, October 29, 2018. The opening line for this game has New York as 2.5 point favorites.
The Nets head into this matchup with a mark of 2-3. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of -1.4 as they average 107.2 points per contest while giving up 108.6 per game. The Knicks have an overall mark of 1-5. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They total 105.3 points per contest and give up 113.2, which is a point differential of -7.8.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 3-2-0 against the spread this season
The Brooklyn Nets are 1-3-0 against the over/under this year
Important New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 4-2-0 against the spread this season
The New York Knicks are 3-3-0 against the over/under this year
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/20/18 SF Treveon Graham Leg is out indefinitely
10/17/18 SF DeMarre Carroll Ankle is out indefinitely
Key New York Knicks Injuries
10/28/18 G Courtney Lee Neck is questionable Monday vs Brooklyn
10/28/18 PG Emmanuel Mudiay Ankle is questionable Monday vs Brooklyn
10/22/18 SF Kevin Knox Ankle is out indefinitely
10/11/18 F Kristaps Porzingis Knee is out indefinitely
Caris LeVert averages 21.0 points per contest in 31.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.0 assists per game and 5.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 85%. Spencer Dinwiddie comes into this game averaging 13.0 points per contest while playing 27.8 minutes per night. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Enes Kanter averages 15.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 11.2 rebounds per game and dishes 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 93%. Tim Hardaway scores 24.3 points per contest while playing 32.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets allow 108.6 points per contest which is 11th in the NBA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 22nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.2 rebounds a game which ranks 12th, and they allow 19.4 assists per game which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 10.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Brooklyn averages 107.2 points per contest, which is 23rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 10th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 46.4 boards per contest and 24.8 assists per game, which ranks them 13th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 2nd with 18.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knicks give up 113.2 points per game, which ranks them 16th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 48% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 22nd and 27th in those defensive statistics. They rank 11th with 23.2 dimes allowed per game and 25th with 48.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Knicks are 27th in the league in forcing turnovers with 17.0 per contest. New York is 25th in the NBA with 105.3 points per contest this season. They are 27th in the league in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -7.8. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 19th in the league. They are 24th in the NBA in rebounding with 42.7 boards per contest and 30th in assists per game with 19.5. The Knicks are 24th in turnovers per contest with 12.7.
The Nets are 18th in the league in defensive rating with 110.1, and their offensive rating of 108.7 is ranked 15th. They are 27th in the NBA in pace with 98.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 8th. As a unit they are 12th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 8th in the NBA. Brooklyn is 2nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 9.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 24th in the NBA.
New York is 24th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 56%, which is 5th in the NBA. The Knicks are 26th in the league in defensive rating with 112, and their offensive rating of 104.2 is ranked 17th. They are 15th in the NBA in pace with 101.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 27th. As a unit they are 27th in the league in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 16th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Brooklyn +2.5 and over 217 total points
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