Charlotte Hornets vs New York Knicks Prediction, 3/30/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Charlotte Hornets vs New York Knicks
Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Location: Madison Square Garden in New York, NY
TV: Bally Sports SE-CHA
The New York Knicks (34-42) will try to defeat the Charlotte Hornets (39-37) at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday.
The Hornets played the Nuggets and ended up losing by a score of 113-109 in their last game. When talking about personal fouls, the Hornets ended up finishing with 21 while the Nuggets racked up 16 personal fouls. They also buried 12 of their 33 shots from beyond the perimeter. Denver ended up shooting 75.0% from the charity stripe by knocking down 21 of 28 tries. In addition, Denver grabbed 34 rebounds (17 offensive, 17 defensive) and had 3 blocked shots. Denver totaled 51 assists and had 29 steals in this matchup. Pertaining to defending, Charlotte allowed the other team to shoot 46.5% from the field on 40 of 86 shooting. They also recorded 33 assists for the contest as well as forcing the other team into 3 turnovers and getting 11 steals. In the matter of grabbing boards, they earned a total of 40 with 8 of them being on the offensive end. From the charity stripe, the Hornets knocked down 8 of their 12 shots for a rate of 66.7%. Charlotte ended the contest having earned a 47.3% FG percentage (44 out of 93) and made 13 of their 42 3-point attempts.
LaMelo Ball is one guy who was a major factor for this contest. Ball finished 38.1% from the field and also recorded 11 assists. He was on the court for 34 mins and snagged 6 boards. He walked away with 22 points on 8 out of 21 shooting.
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Charlotte will enter this contest with a win-loss mark of 39-37 for the year. They are turning it over 13.2 times per game and as a squad they are committing 19.9 fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Charlotte is snagging 44.9 rebounds per contest and has 2,098 dimes this season, which ranks 1st in the league in terms of passing. The Hornets are connecting on 36.3% on 3-point shots (1,059 of 2,920) and 73.7% from the free throw line. They average 114.7 pts per game (5th in the NBA) while going 46.3% from the field.
On defense, the Hornets are forcing 15.0 turnovers per game and they draw 19.8 fouls. They are relinquishing 35.7% from beyond the arc and they are 27th in basketball in points per game allowed (114.4). The Hornets are giving up a shooting percentage of 46.3% (3,179 of 6,861) and they surrender 47.4 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They are ranked 29th in the league in allowing assists to the opposition with 2,002 surrendered on the year.
In their last game, the Knicks took home the win by a final score of 109-104 against the Bulls. In reference to rebounds, New York permitted Chicago to get 41 in all (6 on the offensive glass). They went 26.1% from behind the 3-point line via 6 of 23 and ended up going 30 of 33 at the free throw line (90.9%). The Knicks permitted the Bulls to convert 34 of their 79 tries from the field which had them at 43.0% for the matchup. Overall, the Knicks ended up shooting 38 for 89 from the field which gave them a rate of 42.7%. With regard to shooting from distance, New York converted 12 out of 35 tries (34.3%). They were able to knock down 21 of the free throws for a clip of 60.0%. The Bulls committed 12 personal fouls in this contest which took the Knicks to the charity stripe for a total of 35 attempts. They also turned it over 6 times, while getting 4 steals in the matchup. The Knicks collected 33 defensive boards and 13 offensive boards totaling 46 for this game.
Mitchell Robinson ended up having an impact for the Knicks in the matchup. He converted 8 out of 9 for this contest giving him a field goal percentage of 88.9%, and accumulated 12 rebounds. Robinson had 16 points in his 35 mins of playing time and accounted for 2 assists in this contest.
New York has a win-loss record of 34-42 this season. The Knicks commit 20.5 personal fouls every game and they connect on 74.6% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 21.6 times per game (30th in the NBA) and they are losing possession via turnover 13.3 times per contest. New York has accounted for 8,081 pts so far this year (106.3 per contest) and they average 46.3 rebounds per game. As an offensive unit, the Knicks are shooting 43.6% from the floor, which is ranked 27th in the league.
The Knicks on the defensive side of the court are 7th in the league in points given up per game with 106.8. They are able to force 12.6 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 44.6% from the field (5th in basketball). The New York defense surrenders 34.3% on 3-point shots (964 of 2,808) and their opponents are converting on 76.4% of their free throw attempts. They concede 24.0 assists and 43.8 boards per contest, which ranks them 11th and 10th in the league.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Charlotte
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