New York Knicks at Golden State Warriors NBA Picks & Predictions 1/23/2018
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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The New York Knicks travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 14.5 point favorites.
The Knicks head into this matchup with a mark of 21-26. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.1 as they are averaging 104.6 points per contest while giving up 105.7 per game. The Warriors have an overall mark of 37-10. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 115.8 points per contest and giving up 107.1, which is a point differential of 8.7.
Valuable New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 24-23-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 25-21-1 against the over/under
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 21-25-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 24-23-0 against the over/under
Key New York Knicks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
01/20/18 G Andre Iguodala Calf is "?" Tuesday vs New York
01/19/18 F Jordan Bell Ankle is out indefinitely
Kristaps Porzingis comes into this contest averaging 23.3 points per game while playing 33 minutes per night so far this season for the Knicks. He pulls down 6.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Enes Kanter averages 13.5 points per game in 25.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 10 rebounds per game for New York. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Klay Thompson averages 20.6 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Kevin Durant averages 26.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.9 rebounds per contest and 5.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
New York averages 104.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.19 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 44.3 rebounds per game and 22.9 assists per game, which ranks them 13th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 15.4 per game. The Knicks allow 105.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 4th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.9 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State is 1st in the league with 115.8 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 8.7. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in the NBA. They are 12th in the league in rebounding with 44.3 boards per game, and 1st in assists per contest with 30.5. The Warriors are 6th in turnovers per game with 15.7. The Warriors surrender 107.1 points per contest, which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 17th with 23 assists allowed per contest and 8th with 42.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Warriors are 12th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per game this season.
The Knicks are 13th in the league in defensive rating with 108.9, and their offensive rating of 107.7 is ranked 12th. They are 19th in the NBA in pace with 96 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 17th. As a unit they are 16th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shot attempts, ranking 30th in the NBA. New York is 8th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 22nd in the NBA.
Golden State is 2nd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 28th in the NBA. The Warriors are 2nd in the league in defensive rating with 106.4, and their offensive rating of 115 is ranked 24th. They are 3rd in the NBA in pace with 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Knicks/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State -14.5
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