Washington Wizards at New York Knicks Basketball Betting Tips 4/7/2019
Sunday, April 7, 2019
Madison Square Garden
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The Washington Wizards travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Knicks on Sunday, April 7, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 5.5 point favorites.
The Wizards head into this matchup with a mark of 32-48. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -2.9 as they average 114.1 points per contest while giving up 117.0 per game. The Knicks have an overall mark of 15-64. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They total 104.8 points per contest and give up 114.2, which is a point differential of -9.4.
Valuable Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 36-42-2 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 49-31-0 against the over/under
Important New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 31-46-2 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 36-42-0 against the over/under
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
12/28/18 PG John Wall Heel is out for season
11/28/18 C Dwight Howard Gluteus is out indefinitely
04/05/19 F Jabari Parker Knee is questionable Sunday vs New York
04/02/19 SF Trevor Ariza Groin is out for season
Key New York Knicks Injuries
04/06/19 G Allonzo Trier Groin is questionable Sunday vs Washington
04/06/19 PG Emmanuel Mudiay Shoulder is questionable Sunday vs Washington
04/06/19 F Noah Vonleh Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Washington
04/06/19 PG Dennis Smith Jr. Back is questionable Sunday vs Washington
03/29/19 PG Frank Ntilikina Groin is out for season
Bradley Beal averages 25.9 points per game in 37.4 minutes per contest. He averages 5.5 assists per contest and 5.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%. Jeff Green comes into this contest averaging 12.3 points per game while playing 27.4 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Kevin Knox averages 12.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 1.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 72%. Emmanuel Mudiay averages 14.8 points per game while playing 27.2 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wizards allow 117.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 28th and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.3 rebounds a game which ranks 28th, and they give up 26.3 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league. Washington averages 114.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 42.1 rebounds per game and 26.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 27th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 14.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knicks surrender 114.2 points per contest, which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 23rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 24th with 25.8 assists allowed per contest, and 29th with 47.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Knicks are 8th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game. New York is 28th in the league with 104.8 points per game this year. They are 30th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -9.4. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 27th in the NBA. They are 20th in the league in rebounding with 44.7 boards per game and 30th in assists per contest with 20.0. The Knicks are 13th in turnovers per game with 14.1.
The Wizards are 13th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.1, and their defensive rating of 113.9 is ranked 28th. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 101.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 9th. As a team they are 10th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league. Washington is 18th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 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 2nd in the league.
New York is 14th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 8th in the NBA. The Knicks are 30th in the league in defensive rating with 113.8, and their offensive rating of 104.5 is ranked 26th. They are 16th 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 23rd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Wizards/Knicks NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Washington -5.5
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