Brooklyn Nets vs New York Knicks Expert NBA Picks 11/24/2019
Game: Brooklyn Nets vs New York Knicks
Date: Sunday, November 24, 2019
Location: Madison Square Garden in New York City, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Brooklyn -1.5
Taurean Waller-Prince and the Brooklyn Nets (7-8, 4th in the Atlantic Division) go to Madison Square Garden on Sunday where they'll meet the New York Knicks (4-11, 5th in the Atlantic Division). Brooklyn opens this contest as 1.5 point favorites. The total is set at 208.
The Nets are covering 46.7% of the time, having gone 7-8-0 ATS. New York is covering 53.3% of the time, going 8-7-0 against the spread.
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/22/2019 Kyrie Irving PG Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Nov 29
11/14/2019 Caris LeVert SG Thumb Expected to be out until at least Dec 14
10/31/2019 Kevin Durant SF Achilles Out for the season
Key New York Knicks Injuries
11/19/2019 Elfrid Payton PG Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Nov 29
11/13/2019 Reggie Bullock SG Back Expected to be out until at least Dec 20
Taurean Waller-Prince comes into this game averaging 12.7 points per contest while playing 29.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 72%. Spencer Dinwiddie averages 18.9 points per contest in 27.7 minutes per game. He averages 5.2 assists per game and 2.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Marcus Morris scores 18.8 points per contest while playing 34.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.4 rebounds per contest and has 1.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 84%. Julius Randle averages 16.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 9.2 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 113.7 points per contest, which is 8th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 17th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 22nd in the NBA. They average 47.9 boards per contest and 22.9 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 9th with 16.6 per game. The Nets allow 115.3 points per contest, which is 22nd in the NBA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 11th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.1 rebounds a game which ranks 18th, and they allow 22.1 assists per game which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
New York is 29th in the NBA with 101.9 points per contest this season. They are 28th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -6.93. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 10th in the league. They are 13th in the NBA in rebounding with 46.3 boards per contest and 28th in assists per game with 19.9. The Knicks are 19th in turnovers per contest with 15.3. The Knicks give up 108.9 points per game, which ranks them 12th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 16th and 18th in those defensive statistics. They rank 10th with 22.9 dimes allowed per game and 13th with 45.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Knicks are 8th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per contest this year.
The Nets are 16th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.4, and their defensive rating of 108.9 is ranked 18th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 104.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 17th. As a team they are 16th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 8th in the league. Brooklyn is 13th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 21st in the league.
New York is 14th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 11th in the league. The Knicks are 29th in the NBA in offensive rating with 103.8, and their defensive rating of 110.9 is ranked 19th. In terms of pace they are 27th in the league with 98.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 28th. As a team they are 29th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 28th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Knicks NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Brooklyn -1.5
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