New York Knicks vs. Golden State Warriors - 12/11/19 NBA Picks, Odds, and Prediction
Game: New York Knicks vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Golden State -4
Alec Burks and the Golden State Warriors (5-20, 5th in the Pacific Division) play the New York Knicks (4-19, 5th in the Atlantic Division) at Chase Center on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. Golden State opens this matchup as 4 point favorites. The over/under is set at 210.5.
The Knicks cover 47.8% of the time, having gone 11-12-0 ATS. Golden State is covering the spread 44.0% of the time, going 11-14-0 against the spread.
Key New York Knicks Injuries
12/9/2019 Wayne Ellington SG Achilles Expected to be out until at least Dec 11
11/13/2019 Reggie Bullock SG Back Expected to be out until at least Dec 20
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
12/9/2019 Damion Lee SG Hand Expected to be out until at least Dec 11
12/6/2019 Stephen Curry PG Hand Expected to be out until at least Feb 29
10/22/2019 Klay Thompson SG Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
Marcus Morris averages 18.6 points per contest in 32.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.3 assists per game and 5.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 84%. Julius Randle comes into this game averaging 16.7 points per contest while playing 32.1 minutes per night. He grabs 8.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Eric Paschall averages 16.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes 1.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Alec Burks scores 15.1 points per contest while playing 29.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.5 rebounds per contest and has 3.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knicks allow 111.0 points per contest which is 17th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 21st and 29th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.7 rebounds a game which ranks 18th, and they allow 24.1 assists per game which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA. New York averages 100.6 points per contest, which is 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -10.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 30th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 15th in the NBA. They average 44.5 boards per contest and 20.0 assists per game, which ranks them 19th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 19th with 14.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors give up 113.8 points per game, which ranks them 21st in the league. Their defense surrenders a 48% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 27th and 30th in those defensive statistics. They rank 26th with 25.8 dimes allowed per game and 15th with 45.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Warriors are 20th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.8 per contest. Golden State is 27th in the NBA with 104.6 points per contest this season. They are 27th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -9.3. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 29th in the league. They are 23rd in the NBA in rebounding with 43.3 boards per contest and 17th in assists per game with 23.8. The Warriors are 17th in turnovers per contest with 15.0.
The Knicks are 30th in the NBA in offensive rating with 102.7, and their defensive rating of 113.3 is ranked 25th. In terms of pace they are 27th in the league with 98 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 30th. As a team they are 30th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 24th in the league. New York is 16th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 5th in the league.
Golden State is 17th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 4th in the league. The Warriors are 27th in the NBA in offensive rating with 103.9, and their defensive rating of 113.2 is ranked 24th. In terms of pace they are 18th in the league with 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 29th. As a team they are 27th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 28th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take New York -4 and over 210.5 total points
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