New York Knicks at Brooklyn Nets Expert NBA Picks 1/25/2019
Friday, January 25, 2019
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The New York Knicks head to Barclays Center to take on the Brooklyn Nets on Friday, January 25, 2019. The opening line for this game has Brooklyn as 9 point favorites.
The Knicks have a record of 10-36. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of -8.4 as they average 107.2 points per game while giving up 115.7 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 26-23 this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They average 111.8 points per game and surrender 111.6, good for a point differential of 0.2.
Valuable New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 22-23-1 against the spread this season
The New York Knicks are 24-22-0 against the over/under this year
Important Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 27-22-0 against the spread this season
The Brooklyn Nets are 25-23-0 against the over/under this year
Key New York Knicks Injuries
10/11/18 F Kristaps Porzingis Knee is out indefinitely
01/23/19 PG Trey Burke Illness is questionable Friday vs Brooklyn
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/12/18 G Caris LeVert Foot is out indefinitely
01/23/19 SF Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Shoulder left last game, is questionable Friday vs New York
01/21/19 SF Jared Dudley Hamstring is out indefinitely
01/02/19 G Allen Crabbe Knee is out indefinitely
Emmanuel Mudiay comes into this game averaging 14.7 points per contest while playing 26.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 76%. Tim Hardaway averages 19.6 points per contest in 32.6 minutes per game. He averages 2.6 assists per game and 3.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%.
D'Angelo Russell scores 19.3 points per contest while playing 29.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.8 rebounds per contest and has 6.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Spencer Dinwiddie averages 17.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.5 rebounds per game and has 5.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
New York averages 107.2 points per contest, which is 23rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -8.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 30th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 44.5 boards per contest and 19.8 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 21st with 13.4 per game. The Knicks allow 115.7 points per contest, which is 28th in the NBA. They also surrender a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 28th and 21st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 48.0 rebounds a game which ranks 29th, and they allow 25.9 assists per game which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn is 15th in the NBA with 111.8 points per contest this season. They are 18th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 0.2. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 7th in the league. They are 11th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.9 boards per contest and 20th in assists per game with 23.5. The Nets are 7th in turnovers per contest with 14.5. The Nets give up 111.6 points per game, which ranks them 19th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 20th and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 22.9 dimes allowed per game and 15th with 44.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Nets are 6th in the league in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per contest this year.
The Knicks are 25th in the league in defensive rating with 114.9, and their offensive rating of 106.5 is ranked 29th. They are 12th in the NBA in pace with 99.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 30th. As a unit they are 30th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 21st in the NBA. New York is 24th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 2nd in the NBA.
Brooklyn is 8th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 17th in the NBA. The Nets are 13th in the league in defensive rating with 111.5, and their offensive rating of 111.7 is ranked 20th. They are 20th in the NBA in pace with 98.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 13th. As a unit they are 11th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 5th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Knicks/Nets NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take New York +9
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