Brooklyn Nets vs New York Knicks Prediction, 2/16/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Brooklyn Nets vs New York Knicks
Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Location: Madison Square Garden in New York, NY
The Brooklyn Nets (30-27) are en route to Madison Square Garden on Wednesday where they will take on the New York Knicks (25-33).
The Nets played the Kings and walked away with a win by a score of 109-85 in their last contest. When talking about personal fouls, the Nets walked away with 22 and the Kings accounted for 18 personal fouls. They made 9 of their 35 tries from three-point range. Sacramento finished the game at 77.8% at the charity stripe by burying 14 of their 18 tries. Additionally, Sacramento pulled down 32 boards (11 offensive, 21 defensive) and got 5 blocks. Sacramento dished out 43 assists and had 12 steals for the matchup. In terms of defense, Brooklyn let their opponent shoot 34.4% from the floor on 31 of 90 shooting. They also recorded 25 dimes in the game while forcing the other team into 4 turnovers and getting 7 steals. When discussing rebounding, they earned a total of 49 with 6 of them being of the offensive variety. At the free throw line, the Nets converted 14 of their 15 shots for a percentage of 93.3%. Brooklyn ended the contest having earned a 51.2% field goal percentage (43 out of 84) and converted 9 of their 26 3-point shots.
Bruce Brown is someone who was a major contributor for the game. Brown walked away from this one shooting 66.7% from the floor and also distributed 6 dimes. He saw the court for 38 mins and also pulled down 6 rebounds. He left the arena with 19 points on 8 of 12 shooting.
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Brooklyn enters this game with a win-loss mark of 30-27 this season. They currently have an average of 110.9 pts per contest (11th in the league) while connecting on 46.8% from the field. The Nets are shooting 35.1% on shots beyond the perimeter (635 of 1,811) and 81.2% from the charity stripe. As a team, Brooklyn is collecting 44.8 boards per contest and has accounted for 1,424 assists so far this year, which is 10th in the NBA in terms of passing. They turn it over 13.9 times per contest and as a team are committing 19.9 fouls per contest.
When they are on defense, the Nets are forcing 13.1 turnovers every game while drawing 19.3 personal fouls. They currently rank 10th in basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 1,347 conceded this year. The Nets defense is allowing a shooting percentage of 44.8% (2,317 of 5,174) and they concede 44.9 rebounds per contest as a squad. They concede 33.0% on 3-point shots and they rank 19th in the NBA in opponents points per game (110.8).
When they last played, the Knicks took a defeat with a final score of 127-123 against the Thunder. In relation to cleaning the glass, New York permitted Oklahoma City to grab 38 in total (8 offensive). They finished 38.2% from three-point range by going 13 out of 34 and ended up shooting 18 out of 27 from the charity stripe (66.7%). The Knicks permitted the Thunder to knock down 48 of their 96 attempts from the field which gave them a percentage of 50.0% in the game. When the final whistle blew, the Knicks shot 45 out of 108 from the floor which gave them a rate of 41.7%. With regard to three-point shots, New York made 15 of their 50 attempts (30.0%). They were able to convert 18 of those for a rate of 81.8%. The Thunder had 11 personal fouls in this game which got the Knicks to the free throw line for 22 tries. They also coughed up the ball 14 times, while getting 8 steals for the game. The Knicks collected 37 defensive rebounds and 19 offensive rebounds totaling 56 in this game.
Evan Fournier ended up having an impact for the Knicks in the game. He buried 10 out of 18 for the game for a field goal rate of 55.6%, and had 4 rebounds. Fournier accumulated 29 points in his 45 mins on the court and accounted for 5 assists in this game.
New York has a mark of 25-33 for the year. As an offense, the Knicks are shooting 43.4% from the field, which ranks 27th in the league. New York has scored 6,092 points for the year (105.0 per contest) and they snag 46.1 rebounds per game. They are assisting teammates 21.5 times per game (29th in the league) and they turn it over 13.6 times per game. The Knicks commit 20.0 personal fouls every game and they connect on 75.0% from the charity stripe.
The New York defense allows 34.7% on three-point shots (760 of 2,193) and their opponents are connecting on 76.6% of their shots from the free throw line. They allow 24.6 assists and 44.2 rebounds per game, which has them ranked 16th and 13th in basketball. The Knicks on the defensive end are ranked 8th in the NBA in points per game surrendered with 106.5. They are forcing their opponents into 12.9 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 44.5% from the field (6th in the league).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take New York and under the total points
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