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New York Knicks vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction & Betting Tips 23/3/2024

New York Knicks vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction & Betting Tips 23/3/2024

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New York Knicks vs Brooklyn Nets 23/3/2024:
  • Take the Knicks on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Nets (+7.5)
  • Projecting a combined 212 points, we like the over

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At 1:00 ET, the Knicks (-311) will host the Nets (+247) in a divisional matchup. New York is favored by 7.5 points and the over/under line is set at 204.5.

Currently, the Knicks are 5th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 41-28. Meanwhile, the Nets are 11th in the East and have lost five straight games.

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New York Knicks vs Brooklyn Nets Head-to-Head and Key Stats

In the last three games between Brooklyn and New York, the Knicks have dominated the series, going 3-0. This includes a convincing margin of victory of 16 points per contest. Across the last three head-to-head matchups, New York is averaging 123 points compared to Brooklyn at 107.

  • When looking at their past three road matchups, Brooklyn has an ATS record of 1-2 while averaging 107 per game. The team went 0-3 overall in these games.
  • When looking at their past five home matchups, New York has an ATS record of 3-1-1 while averaging 105 per game. The team went 4-1 overall in these games.
  • The last three games that Brooklyn was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 1-2 while going 0-3 straight up.
  • Over the team’s last three games as the favorite, the Knicks struggled vs the spread going just 1-1-1. However, they still had a straight up mark of 2-1.

New York Knicks vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction

As underdogs, the Nets have gone 12-36 this season and have lost five straight games as the underdog. On the road, their ATS record is 12-23, and they are 18-27 overall.

This season, the Nets have an average scoring differential of -6.9 points per game on the road. In the Eastern Conference, they are currently in 11th place and 4th in the Atlantic Division with a record of 26-44.

In their last game, the Nets lost to the Bucks by a score of 115-108. They were 10.5-point underdogs going into the game and covered the spread. The O/U line for the game was 221.5.

The Nets’ O/U record for the season is 35-35, and their games have averaged a combined 225.3 points per game. Today’s O/U line is set at 204.5, which is lower than all of their previous games.

So far this season, the Nets have been one of the most prolific three-point shooting teams in the league, averaging 13.6 made threes per game (6th). However, their overall field goal percentage is just 28th in the NBA at 45%. In terms of pace, Brooklyn is 25th in the league at 97 possessions per game.

When it comes to scoring, the Nets are 25th in the NBA with 111.4 points per game. Interestingly, they have actually scored more points on the road (109.5) compared to their season average. Overall, Brooklyn has outscored the NBA scoring average in just 40% of their games.

Looking at their offensive rebounding, the Nets are 6th in the league at 11.5 per game. In terms of assists, they are 17th with an average of 26.3 per game.

On the defensive side, Nets is currently hovering around the NBA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 114.0 points per game. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Nets defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 53.8% while allowing 37.3% from downtown.

In games involving the Knicks this season, the average over/under line has been 223.5, which is higher than today’s line of 204.5. The team’s O/U record for the season is 25-43-1, and their last two games have gone over the total.

New York’s last game was a 113-100 loss to the Nuggets. The O/U line for that game was 208.5, and the Knicks were 8.5-point underdogs. This loss dropped their overall record to 41-28, which is good for 5th place in the Eastern Conference.

The Knicks have gone 37-31 against the spread this season, including a 18-17 ATS record at home. Today, they are favored by 7.5 points and have a 23-14 ATS record as the favorite. Their straight-up record as the favorite is 29-9.

On average, the Knicks’ games have finished with 219.8 points this season. This is higher than today’s O/U line of 204.5, and the team’s last two games have gone over the total.

At home, the Knicks are averaging 110.5 points per game (26th) compared to their overall average of 111.9 (23rd). So far, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in 40.6% of their games.

Overall, the Knicks are 24th in field goal percentage (46%) and 30th in pace (94.8). In terms of two-point shooting, they are 23rd in percentage at 52%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Knicks are 12th in attempts (35.8) and have made an average of 13 per game (14th). Their three-point shooting percentage is 36% (17th).

Coming into the game, the Knicks defense has held opposing team’s to fewer points than the league average in 30.4% of their games. Currently, they are 2nd in the NBA at 108.0 points per game allowed. Inside the arc, the Knicks defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 53.8% and 36.3% from three-point territory.

The Knicks enter this game as 7.5-point favorites and in our projections and we anticipate them winning by a score of 107-105.

New York Knicks vs Brooklyn Nets Betting Tips

  • Take the Knicks on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Nets (+7.5)
  • Projecting a combined 212 points, we like the over

New York Knicks Injury Report

  • Julius Randle – Shoulder – Out
  • OG Anunoby – Elbow – Out
  • Mitchell Robinson – Ankle – Out

Brooklyn Nets Injury Report

  • Ben Simmons – Back – Out
  • Dennis Smith Jr. – Hip – Probable
  • Dariq Whitehead – Shin – Out

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