Los Angeles Clippers vs New York Knicks Prediction, 11/6/2023 Preview and Pick
Game: Los Angeles Clippers vs New York Knicks
Date: Monday, November 6, 2023
Location: Madison Square Garden in New York, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (+1)
Madison Square Garden is where the New York Knicks (2-4) will try to beat the Los Angeles Clippers (3-2) on Monday. Los Angeles opens this game as 1-point dogs. The total is 218.
The Clippers played the Lakers and took a loss by a final of 130-125 in their last contest. Los Angeles finished the game having earned a 47.5% FG percentage (47 of 99) and made 14 out of their 34 shots from downtown. From the charity stripe, the Clippers converted 17 of their 27 shots for a percentage of 63.0%. In regard to grabbing rebounds, they earned 46 with 12 of them being of the offensive variety. They also recorded 22 assists in this game in addition to forcing 14 turnovers and earning 12 steals. Regarding the defense, Los Angeles allowed the other team to go 51.1% from the field on 46 of 90 shooting. Los Angeles distributed 28 assists and had 10 steals in the game. In addition, Los Angeles totaled 51 boards (9 offensive, 42 defensive) and earned 1 block. Los Angeles went 75.0% from the charity stripe by making 27 of 36 attempts. They buried 11 of their 32 shots from beyond the arc. Regarding fouls, the Clippers finished with 31 and the Lakers accounted for 24 fouls.
Kawhi Leonard is a guy who was a major contributor in the game. Leonard ended up shooting 53.6% from the floor and also earned 5 dimes. He was on the court for 41 mins played and also pulled down 6 rebounds. He left the arena with 38 points on 15 of 28 shooting.
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Los Angeles enters this game with a record of 3-2 so far this season. They turn it over 15.8 times per contest and as a squad are committing 23.0 personal fouls every game. As a team, Los Angeles is collecting 43.8 boards per game and has totaled 127 dimes for the year, which has them ranked 23rd in the league in terms of passing the ball. The Clippers are shooting 42.0% on shots from beyond the arc (74 of 176) and 70.4% from the free throw line. They have an average of 121.4 points per game (3rd in the league) while hitting 50.7% from the field.
On defense, the Clippers are able to force 17.4 turnovers every game and they draw 23.0 fouls. They are ranked 2nd in the league in giving up assists to their opponents with 119 conceded this year. The Clippers are giving up a shooting percentage of 45.5% (200 of 440) and they concede 42.6 boards per game as a group. They surrender 32.7% on 3-pointers and they are 8th in the league in points per game allowed (109.2).
When they last stepped on the court, the Knicks walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 110-105 when they played the Bucks. When discussing cleaning the glass, New York allowed Milwaukee to collect 41 in all (7 on the offensive side). They wrapped up this game 51.3% from beyond the perimeter by connecting on 20 out of 39 and walked away from this one shooting 20 of 28 from the free throw line (71.4%). The Knicks permitted the Bucks to knock down 35 of their 82 attempts from the floor which gave them a rate of 42.7% for this game. When the game finished, the Knicks ended up shooting 38 out of 96 from the field which had them sitting at 39.6%. In regard to shots from 3-point land, New York knocked down 10 of their 39 tries (25.6%). They were able to knock down 19 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 76.0%. The Bucks committed 16 fouls for this contest which took the Knicks to the charity stripe for a total of 25 tries. They gave up possession 10 times, while recording 6 steals for the contest. The Knicks were able to corral 40 defensive boards and 16 offensive rebounds totaling 56 for this contest.
Jalen Brunson was important for the Knicks in this matchup. He converted 17 out of 30 for the game giving him a field goal percentage of 56.7%, and totaled 5 rebounds. Brunson accumulated 45 points in his 42 minutes on the court and tallied 4 assists for this game.
New York has a win-loss mark of 2-4 on the campaign. On the offensive side of the ball, the Knicks are connecting on 39.9% from the field, which is 30th in the league. New York has accounted for 620 pts for the year (103.3 per game) and they pull down 50.8 rebounds per game. They are assisting teammates 21.2 times per game (28th in the league) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 14.2 times per contest. The Knicks commit 19.2 personal fouls every game and they connect on 70.4% from the charity stripe.
The Knicks on the defensive end are ranked 2nd in the league in PPG allowed with 103.3. They are forcing their opponents into 14.5 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 44.5% from the floor (8th in the league). The New York defense allows 35.2% on shots from beyond the perimeter (75 of 213) and their opposition makes 76.5% of their shots from the charity stripe. They give up 21.8 assists and 44.3 boards per contest, which has them ranked 3rd and 15th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Los Angeles (+1)
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