Boston Celtics vs New York Knicks NBA Parlay 10/26/2019
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Madison Square Garden
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Kemba Walker and the Boston Celtics travel to Madison Square Garden on Saturday where they'll take on the New York Knicks. Boston opens this game as 4.5 point favorites. The O/U opens at 215.5.
Key Boston Celtics Injuries
10/25/2019 Enes Kanter C Knee Expected to be out until at least Oct 30
10/24/2019 Tacko Fall C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Oct 26
10/24/2019 Romeo Langford SG Knee Expected to be out until at least Oct 26
Key New York Knicks Injuries
10/24/2019 Mitchell Robinson C Ankle Game Time Decision
10/24/2019 Kadeem Allen SG Knee Expected to be out until at least Oct 26
7/22/2019 Reggie Bullock SG Back Expected to be out until at least Nov 10
Jayson Tatum averages 21 points per contest in 37 minutes per game this year. He averages 2 assists per game and 10 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 36% for the season while his free throw percentage is 33%. Kemba Walker comes into this game averaging 12 points per contest while playing 34 minutes per night. He grabs 2 rebounds per contest and distributes 2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 22% while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Julius Randle averages 25 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35 minutes per game. He also hauls in 11 rebounds per game and dishes 6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 67%. Marcus Morris scores 26 points per contest while playing 39 minutes per game. He hauls in 4 rebounds per contest and has 1 assist per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Celtics allow 107 points per contest which is 11th in the NBA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 24% average from 3-point range, ranking them 16th and 2nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 62 rebounds a game which ranks 30th, and they allow 24 assists per game which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 17 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Boston averages 93 points per contest, which is 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -14 and their shooting percentage is 37% as a unit, which has them ranked 29th. From 3-point territory they shoot 27%, which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 41 boards per contest and 18 assists per game, which ranks them 25th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 28th with 11 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knicks give up 120 points per game, which ranks them 21st in the league. Their defense surrenders a 51% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 26th and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 11th with 22 dimes allowed per game and 22nd with 51 boards surrendered per contest. The Knicks are 27th in the league in forcing turnovers with 21 per contest. New York is 14th in the NBA with 111 points per contest this season. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -9. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 16th in the league. They are 29th in the NBA in rebounding with 39 boards per contest and 13th in assists per game with 24. The Knicks are 20th in turnovers per contest with 14.
The Celtics are 28th in the NBA in offensive rating with 90.1, and their defensive rating of 103.6 is ranked 13th. In terms of pace they are 14th in the league with 103.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 41% is 30th. As a team they are 30th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 44% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 25th in the league. Boston is 28th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 9.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 20th in the league.
New York is 20th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 7th in the league. The Knicks are 20th in the NBA in offensive rating with 101.9, and their defensive rating of 110.2 is ranked 21st. In terms of pace they are 7th in the league with 108.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 11th. As a team they are 14th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 24th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Boston -4.5 and over 215.5 total points
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