New York Knicks vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction, 11/9/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: New York Knicks vs Brooklyn Nets
Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Location: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY
The Brooklyn Nets will try to defeat the New York Knicks at Barclays Center on Wednesday.
The Knicks faced off with the Timberwolves and took home the win by a score of 120-107 in their last game. When it comes to personal fouls, the Knicks walked away with 23 while the Timberwolves totaled 18 personal fouls. They converted 11 out of their 41 tries from three-point range. Minnesota went 83.3% when shooting free throws by knocking down 20 of their 24 shots. In addition, Minnesota snagged 39 boards (4 offensive, 35 defensive) and had 2 blocked shots. Minnesota distributed 28 dimes and had 7 steals for this game. In relation to defending, New York allowed 46.9% from the field on 38 out of 81 shooting. They also doled out 26 dimes in this matchup while forcing the other team into 17 turnovers and getting 13 steals. Concerning hauling in boards, they collected a total of 43 with 9 of them being offensive. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Knicks knocked down 23 of their 25 shots for a percentage of 92.0%. New York finished having earned a 43.8% field goal percentage (39 out of 89) and buried 19 of 48 3-point shots.
Julius Randle is a guy who was a major factor in this matchup. He finished with 31 points on 9 out of 15 shooting. He was on the court for 33 minutes and snagged 8 rebounds. Randle went 60.0% from the field and dished out 3 assists.
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New York steps onto the hardwood with a win-loss record of 5-5 so far this season. They currently have an average of 115.0 points per outing (10th in basketball) while connecting on 46.3% from the field. The Knicks are shooting 33.9% on 3-point shots (118 of 348) and 77.1% from the charity stripe. As a team, New York is grabbing 48.8 boards per game and has accounted for 247 dimes for the season, which is 20th in the NBA in terms of passing. They lose possession by turning the ball over 15.3 times per contest and as a unit they are committing 22.1 fouls per game.
On the defensive end of the court, the Knicks are able to force 13.3 turnovers per game while drawing 20.8 personal fouls. They are currently ranked 14th in the league in giving up assists with 267 surrendered this year. The Knicks defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 43.5% (415 of 955) and they concede 46.7 rebounds per contest as a group. They surrender 34.5% on 3-pointers and they are 22nd in the league in points per game allowed (115.0).
The last time they took the hardwood, the Nets went home defeated by a final of 96-94 when they played the Mavericks. When it comes to cleaning the glass, Brooklyn permitted Dallas to pull down 41 in all (12 offensive). They shot 42.9% from distance via 12 of 28 and walked away from this one shooting 20 out of 24 at the free throw line (83.3%). The Nets allowed the Mavericks to convert 32 of 72 attempts from the field which had them at 44.4% in this matchup. When the game finished, the Nets went 35 out of 80 from the floor which had them shooting 43.8%. When discussing shots from 3-point land, Brooklyn converted 10 out of their 29 attempts (34.5%). They were able to convert 14 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 73.7%. The Mavericks earned 20 personal fouls in the game which took the Nets to the free throw line for a total of 19 attempts. They also turned the ball over 13 times, while recording 13 steals for the game. The Nets snagged 20 defensive rebounds and 14 offensive boards totaling 34 in this contest.
Kevin Durant ended up being a factor for the Nets in this game. He converted 10 of 20 for this game for a rate of 50.0%, and added 4 rebounds. Durant racked up 26 points in his 39 minutes on the court and added 4 assists in this matchup.
Brooklyn has a mark of 4-7 so far this season. The Nets have committed 22.7 fouls every game and they hit 81.9% from the charity stripe. They are getting an assist 25.2 times per game (14th in the league) and they turn it over 13.6 times per contest. Brooklyn has accumulated 1,216 points on the season (110.5 per game) and they pull in 39.5 rebounds per game. As an offensive unit, the Nets are shooting 47.6% from the floor, which is ranked 7th in the league.
The Brooklyn defense surrenders 38.9% on shots from 3-point land (149 of 383) and their opposition makes 76.9% of their shots from the free throw line. They have surrendered 23.2 assists and 45.1 boards per contest, which is ranked 8th and 23rd in basketball. The Nets on the defensive end are ranked 12th in the NBA in PPG given up with 111.5. They have forced 15.5 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 45.0% from the floor (7th in the NBA).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take New York
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