New York Knicks at Brooklyn Nets NBA Picks & Predictions 1/15/2018
Monday, January 15, 2018
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The New York Knicks travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Monday, January 15, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Brooklyn as 1 point favorites.
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The Knicks head into this matchup with a mark of 19-23. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.0 as they are averaging 103.7 points per contest while giving up 104.7 per game. The Nets have an overall mark of 16-27. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 106.2 points per contest and giving up 109.1, which is a point differential of -2.9.
Valuable New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 22-20-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 20-21-1 against the over/under
Important Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 27-16-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 18-24-1 against the over/under
Key New York Knicks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/13/17 PG D'Angelo Russell Knee is out indefinitely
10/19/17 PG Jeremy Lin Knee is out for season
01/13/18 C Tyler Zeller Hip is "?" Monday vs New York
Kristaps Porzingis averages 23.6 points per game in 33.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game for New York. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%. Enes Kanter comes into this contest averaging 13.5 points per game while playing 25.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Knicks. He pulls down 10.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%.
DeMarre Carroll averages 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.7 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson averages 14.8 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 6.7 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knicks allow 104.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 4th and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.5 rebounds a game which ranks 5th, and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league. New York averages 103.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 44.6 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 15.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets surrender 109.1 points per contest, which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 21.2 assists allowed per contest, and 29th with 46 rebounds surrendered per game. The Nets are 2nd in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per game this season. Brooklyn is 12th in the league with 106.2 points per game this year. They are 30th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -2.91. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 28th in the NBA. They are 4th in the league in rebounding with 45.6 boards per game and 15th in assists per contest with 22.5. The Nets are 3rd in turnovers per game with 15.9.
The Knicks are 14th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.2, and their defensive rating of 108.2 is ranked 16th. In terms of pace they are 19th in the league with 95.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 21st. As a team they are 20th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shots, ranking 30th in the league. New York is 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 23rd in the league.
Brooklyn is 7th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 22nd in the league. The Nets are 25th in the NBA in offensive rating with 105.4, and their defensive rating of 108.3 is ranked 15th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 100 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 23rd. As a team they are 21st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 3rd in the league.
Who will win tonight's Knicks/Nets NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Brooklyn -1
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