New York Knicks at Los Angeles Lakers NBA Parlay 1/21/2018
Sunday, January 21, 2018
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The New York Knicks head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday, January 21, 2018. The opening line for this game has New York as 1 point favorites.
The Knicks head into this matchup with a mark of 21-25. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.8 as they are averaging 104.5 points per contest while giving up 105.3 per game. The Lakers have an overall record of 16-29. They currently are 4th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 106.1 points per game and surrendering 110.0, good for a point differential of -3.9.
Valuable New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 24-22-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 24-21-1 against the over/under
Important Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 22-23-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 23-22-0 against the over/under
Key New York Knicks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
01/19/18 F Brandon Ingram Ankle is "?" Sunday vs New York
01/19/18 G Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Achilles is "?" Sunday vs New York
01/19/18 PG Lonzo Ball Knee is "?" Sunday vs New York
Kristaps Porzingis averages 23.5 points per contest in 33.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.2 assists per game and 6.8 rebounds per contest for New York. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 81%. Enes Kanter comes into this game averaging 13.5 points per contest while playing 25.2 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 9.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Kyle Kuzma averages 16.5 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 31.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.2 rebounds per game and 2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 72%. Jordan Clarkson has scored 14 points per contest while playing 22.9 minutes per game this season for the Lakers. He hauls in 2.9 rebounds per contest and has 3.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knicks allow 105.3 points per contest which is 12th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 12th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.9 rebounds a game which ranks 6th, and they allow 22.5 assists per game which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA. New York averages 104.5 points per contest this year, which is 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.78 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 7th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 44.6 boards per contest and 22.7 assists per game, which ranks them 10th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 9th with 15.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lakers give up 110 points per game, which ranks them 27th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 14th and 4th in those defensive statistics. They rank 17th with 22.8 dimes allowed per game and 28th with 45.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Lakers are 23rd in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per contest this year. Los Angeles is 11th in the NBA with 106.1 points per contest this season. They are 17th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -3.87. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 30th in the league. They are 3rd in the NBA in rebounding with 46.3 boards per contest and 6th in assists per game with 23.6. The Lakers are 2nd in turnovers per contest with 16.7.
The Knicks are 13th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.5, and their defensive rating of 108.4 is ranked 15th. In terms of pace they are 19th in the league with 96.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 20th. As a team they are 18th 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 13.9 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 24th in the league.
Los Angeles is 2nd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 21st in the NBA. The Lakers are 29th in the league in defensive rating with 107.1, and their offensive rating of 103.3 is ranked 20th. They are 1st in the NBA in pace with 101.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 24th. As a unit they are 28th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 21st in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles +1 and under 210 total points
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