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New York Knicks vs Golden State Warriors Prediction & Betting Tips 29/2/2024

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New York Knicks vs Golden State Warriors 29/2/2024:
  • Take the Warriors on the moneyline
  • The Warriors should also cover at -4
  • Projecting a combined 226 points, we like the over

New York Knicks vs Golden State Warriors Preview

At 7:30 ET, the Golden State Warriors (-175) will travel to take on the New York Knicks (+144) in a non-conference matchup. The over/under line for this game is sitting at 223 points.

Golden State is currently 10th in the Western Conference with a record of 30-27, while the Knicks are 4th in the East at 35-24. The Knicks are 2nd in the Atlantic Division, while the Warriors are 5th in the Pacific.

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New York Knicks vs Golden State Warriors Head-to-Head and Key Stats

Last season, the Warriors and Knicks did not face off head-to-head. When looking back over the last three times these two teams have played, the Knicks have the leg up at 2-1. The Knicks also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 222 points per game leading to an over/under record of 2-1.

  • Golden State has played well in their previous three road games, going 3-0 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 130 points per game while allowing 118. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-0.
  • The Knicks are 3-2 ATS in their last home games and 3-2 straight-up.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting underdog, the Knicks have gone 1-2 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-2.
  • In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Warriors have a strong straight up record of 2-1. In addition, their ATS record was 2-1 in these scenarios.

New York Knicks vs Golden State Warriors Prediction

Golden State has won six straight games on the road and is favored by 4 points in today’s game against the Knicks. Their ATS record on the road is 18-8 compared to 13-17 at home.

This season, the Warriors have an average scoring margin of +4.4 points per game on the road. At home, their scoring differential is -0.2 points per game. As the favorite, their scoring margin is +4.3 PPG.

Against the spread, Golden State is 31-25 for the season and has covered in their last six road games. As the favorite, they are 17-19 ATS compared to 14-6 as the underdog.

The Warriors’ O/U record for the season is 29-27-1, and the under has hit in their last four games. Today’s O/U line of 223 is lower than the season average of 236.6 points per game for Golden State.

In their last game, the Warriors beat the Wizards by a score of 123-112. They were favored by 10.5 points and covered the spread. The O/U line for that game was 245.

Golden State is currently in 10th place in the Western Conference with a record of 30-27. Against Western Conference teams, they are 16-21 and 5-9 against teams in the Pacific Division.

The Warriors are one of the most potent offenses in the league, ranking 6th in scoring at 119.2 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 121.3 points per game, which is tops in the NBA.

Golden State’s offensive attack is heavily reliant on the three-point shot. They are 2nd in the league in three-point makes at 15.1 per game and are 3rd in attempts at 39.8 per contest. Overall, they are shooting 38% from beyond the arc.

When it comes to two-point shooting, the Warriors are 17th in the league at 54%. In terms of pace, Golden State is 8th in the NBA at 100.2 possessions per game.

Coming into the game, the Warriors defense has held opposing team’s to fewer points than the league average in 49.1% of their games. Currently, they are 19th in the NBA at 117.4 points per game allowed. On two point field goal attempts, the Warriors’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 54.6% and allowing 35.6% from beyond the arc.

In terms of their overall record, the Knicks are 35-24 this season, which has them in 4th place in the Eastern Conference. In the Atlantic Division, they are in 2nd place.

This season, the Knicks have gone 32-27 against the spread, including a 16-14 ATS record at home. However, they have failed to cover the spread in their last seven home games.

As the underdog, the Knicks have gone 9-17 straight-up and 11-15 against the spread. They have been the underdog in 26 of their 59 games this season and have lost their last two games as the underdog.

The Knicks’ O/U record for the season is 22-36-1, and the under has hit in their last four games. This year, their games have averaged 223.7 points compared to today’s line of 223.

In their last game, the Knicks lost to the Pelicans by a score of 115-92. They were 6.5-point underdogs in that game and are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games.

The Knicks have been one of the league’s worst offenses this season, ranking 19th in scoring at 113.8 points per game. At home, they are averaging just 113 points per game, which is 23rd in the NBA.

Despite being one of the slowest teams in the league in terms of pace (30th), New York has been solid on the offensive glass, ranking 2nd in offensive rebounds per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Knicks are 13th in the league in both makes and attempts. Overall, they are shooting 36% from beyond the arc.

This season, the Knicks’ defense is the 4th ranked defense in the NBA at 4th PPG. So far, they have held opposing offenses below the NBA scoring average in 67.8% of their games. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Knicks squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 54.4% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 37.2% from downtown.

Our prediction for this game is that the Warriors will come out on top with a projected score of 124-102.

New York Knicks vs Golden State Warriors Betting Tips

  • Take the Warriors on the moneyline
  • The Warriors should also cover at -4
  • Projecting a combined 226 points, we like the over

New York Knicks Injury Report

  • Julius Randle – Shoulder – Out
  • OG Anunoby – Elbow – Out
  • Mitchell Robinson – Ankle – Out
  • Jalen Brunson – Neck – Questionable

Golden State Warriors Injury Report

  • Andrew Wiggins – Personal – Out
  • Gui Santos – Knee – Out

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