New York Knicks at Charlotte Hornets Basketball Betting Tips 1/28/2019
Monday, January 28, 2019
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The New York Knicks travel to Spectrum Center to play the Charlotte Hornets on Monday, January 28, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Charlotte as 10.5 point favorites.
The Knicks have a record of 10-37. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of -8.5 as they average 107.0 points per game while giving up 115.5 per contest. The Hornets have an overall record of 23-25 this season. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They average 112.0 points per game and surrender 111.5, good for a point differential of 0.5.
Valuable New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 22-24-1 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 24-23-0 against the over/under
Important Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 25-23-0 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 26-22-0 against the over/under
Key New York Knicks Injuries
10/11/18 F Kristaps Porzingis Knee is out indefinitely
01/25/19 PG Emmanuel Mudiay Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
01/26/19 PG Kemba Walker Neck left last game, is questionable Monday vs New York
01/01/19 F Cody Zeller Hand is out indefinitely
Tim Hardaway averages 19.4 points per game in 32.8 minutes per contest. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%. Kevin Knox comes into this contest averaging 12.2 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Kemba Walker averages 24.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 5.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Jeremy Lamb averages 15.2 points per game while playing 29.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knicks allow 115.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 27th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.2 rebounds a game which ranks 29th, and they give up 25.7 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the league. New York averages 107.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -8.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 30th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 44.3 rebounds per game and 19.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 22nd and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hornets surrender 111.5 points per contest, which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 21st and 12th in those defensive statistics. They rank 28th with 25.8 assists allowed per contest, and 21st with 45.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hornets are 12th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game. Charlotte is 14th in the league with 112.0 points per game this year. They are 19th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 0.5. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 11th in the NBA. They are 19th in the league in rebounding with 44.8 boards per game and 17th in assists per contest with 23.7. The Hornets are 29th in turnovers per game with 12.4.
The Knicks are 26th in the league in defensive rating with 114.8, and their offensive rating of 106.4 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 26th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 3rd in the NBA.
Charlotte is 30th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 10th in the league. The Hornets are 12th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.7, and their defensive rating of 111.1 is ranked 18th. In terms of pace they are 16th in the league with 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 19th. As a team they are 17th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 13th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Knicks/Hornets NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take New York +10.5
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