New York Knicks vs Philadelphia 76ers Prediction, 11/4/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: New York Knicks vs Philadelphia 76ers
Date: Friday, November 4, 2022
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Wells Fargo Center is the site where the Philadelphia 76ers will play the New York Knicks on Friday.
The Knicks played the Hawks and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 112-99 in their last contest. New York finished the game having earned a 41.1% FG percentage (37 out of 90) and knocked down 10 of 36 3-point attempts. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Knicks converted 15 of 20 tries for a rate of 75.0%. When discussing hauling in boards, they collected 52 with 12 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 23 assists for this contest as well as forcing the other team into 7 turnovers and earning 3 steals. Pertaining to defense, New York allowed the other team to go 41.1% from the field on 44 out of 107 shooting. Atlanta recorded 28 assists and had 11 steals in this game. Furthermore, Atlanta totaled 51 boards (17 offensive, 34 defensive) and had 9 rejections. Atlanta finished 75.0% at the free throw line by burying 12 of their 16 attempts. They buried 12 of 34 attempts from beyond the arc. When discussing personal fouls, the Knicks ended up finishing with 19 and the Hawks finished the game with 18 personal fouls.
RJ Barrett is someone who was a major contributor in the matchup. He was able to score 19 points on 8 of 18 shooting. He saw the court for 33 minutes and also pulled down 5 rebounds. Barrett finished the game shooting 44.4% from the field and also dished out 5 dimes.
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New York comes into this matchup with a record of 3-4 so far this year. They average 115.1 points per game (12th in the league) while going 46.0% from the field. The Knicks are hitting 32.9% on shots from 3-point land (79 of 240) and 71.6% from the charity stripe. As a unit, New York is pulling down 50.1 rebounds per contest and has 175 assists for the year, which ranks 21st in basketball in terms of passing. They turn it over 14.0 times per game and as a squad they are committing 23.3 fouls per contest.
When they are on defense, the Knicks are able to force 12.4 turnovers per contest and they draw 21.1 fouls. They give up 33.5% on 3-point attempts while they are 21st in the league in PPG allowed (115.1). The Knicks are giving up a FG percentage of 42.6% (293 of 688) and they surrender 50.0 boards per game as a team. They rank 9th in the league in allowing assists to their opponents with 182 relinquished for the campaign.
The last time they took the court, the 76ers took a defeat with a final score of 121-111 when they played the Wizards. The 76ers recorded 26 defensive rebounds and 6 offensive boards totaling 32 in this game. They gave up possession of the ball 8 times, while recording 3 steals for the contest. The Wizards committed 18 fouls in the matchup which took the 76ers to the free throw line for 20 tries. They were able to bury 14 of them for a percentage of 70.0%. In relation to shots from downtown, Philadelphia converted 19 out of their 36 attempts (52.8%). When the final whistle blew, the 76ers walked away from this one shooting 39 for 84 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 46.4%. The 76ers allowed the Wizards to convert 45 out of their 78 attempts from the floor which gave them a rate of 57.7% for the matchup. They went 23.8% from beyond the perimeter by going 5 of 21 and ended up shooting 26 of 32 at the free throw line (81.3%). When it comes to cleaning the glass, Philadelphia allowed Washington to snag 43 in total (7 on the offensive glass).
Tyrese Maxey was important for the 76ers in this game. He made 11 out of 20 for the contest giving him a field goal percentage of 55.0%, and had 2 rebounds. Maxey accumulated 32 points in his 43 mins on the hardwood and totaled 4 assists for the contest.
Philadelphia has a mark of 4-5 this season. As an offensive team, the 76ers are connecting on 48.8% from the field, which ranks 2nd in the league. Philadelphia has earned 994 points this season (110.4 per contest) and they collect 37.7 boards per game. They are dishing out assists 24.1 times per contest (21st in the NBA) and they are giving up possession 12.6 times per game. The 76ers commit 19.2 fouls per contest and they hit 79.4% from the free throw line.
The 76ers defensively are ranked 8th in basketball in points per game surrendered with 109.6. They have forced 13.3 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 47.6% from the field (23rd in the league). The Philadelphia defense allows 33.3% on 3-point attempts (104 of 312) and opponents are making 80.0% of their free throw attempts. They give up 25.0 dimes and 42.4 rebounds on a nightly basis, which has them ranked 16th and 10th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take New York
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