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Brooklyn Nets vs New York Knicks Prediction & Betting Tips 12/20/2023

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Brooklyn Nets vs New York Knicks 12/20/2023
  • Take the Knicks on the moneyline
  • The Knicks should also cover at -1.5
  • Our NBA model projects 224 points, and we suggest taking the under

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Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Knicks and Nets. The game is starting at 7:30 ET on YES, and it’s hosted by the Nets at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Get ready to place your bets!

The Knicks are the favorites in this Atlantic division matchup against the Nets. The over/under for the game is set at 232.5 points. Check out BetCoco for Brooklyn Nets – New York Knicks odds

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

The last ten head-to-head matchups between then Nets and Knicks have gone in favor of the Nets, putting together a record of 8-2. In the previous three head-head to matchups between the Knicks and Nets, the Knicks have gone 2-1 vs. the spread with an average scoring differential of 12 points per game.

  • Through their last five road contests, the Knicks offense has averaged 122 points per game while allowing an average of 125. New York posted an overall record of 2-3 while going 2-3 ATS.
  • Although Brooklyn has a straight up record of 0-3 in their last three home games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 0-3. The team averaged 109 points per game in these games.
  • In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Nets have a straight up record of 1-2 and an ATS mark of 1-2.
  • In their last five games as the betting favorite, the Knicks have a straight up record of 3-2, while going 2-3 against the spread.

Brooklyn Nets vs New York Knicks Prediction

As the Knicks prepare to face the Nets, they are hoping to add to their 15-11 record which is above .500. So far, the Knicks are 11-6 in the Eastern Conference and have gone 4-5 in non-conference games.

New York has an overall ATS record of 15-11 as they come into today’s game. When playing on the road, the Knicks hold an ATS record of 9-7 in contrast to a 6-4 record against the spread when playing at home.

Over half of the games for the Knicks have gone beyond the over/under lines, establishing their over/under record at 14-11-1. They have an average over/under line of 222.8 in their games, and their differential vs. the over/under line this season is 3.4.

In their most recent game, the Knicks’ offense tallied 114 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 114.5 points per game. Leading the team in scoring is Jalen Brunson, who is averaging 25.6 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Julius Randle also maintains a PPG average of 22.6 heading into game.

So far, the Knicks’ defense is ranked 8 in the league at 111.7 points per contest.

In the terms of takeaways, Knicks are causing 12.2 turnovers per game, ranking 5th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 29th in rejections, averaging 3.3 blocked shots each game.

As they prepare to take on the Knicks, the Nets have a 13-13 overall record and are focused on snapping their three game losing streak. In the Eastern Conference, the Nets are in 9th place and are 4th in the Atlantic division.

This season, Brooklyn holds an ATS record of 17-8, which also includes their three game losing streak against the spread. Brooklyn has covered the spread in two consecutive home games, while maintaining an ATS record of 10-2 at home as opposed to 7-6 on the road.

The over/under record for the Nets stands at 14-12-0 so far this season. The games they’ve played have an ongoing average of 227.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 227.9.

In their recent matchup, the Nets offense ended with 108 points against the Jazz. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 43.3% and made 16 threes. Leading the Nets in scoring vs. the Jazz was Cam Thomas with his 32 points. Spencer Dinwiddie also added 17 points for the Nets.

The Nets’ defense is presently ranked 19 in the league, allowing an average of 115.1 points per contest.

Inside the arc, the Nets defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 52.1% and 36.7% from three-point territory.

Based on our analysis, we foresee the Knicks winning the game with a predicted score of 115-109.

Brooklyn Nets vs New York Knicks Betting Tips

  • Take the Knicks on the moneyline
  • The Knicks should also cover at -1.5
  • Our NBA model projects 224 points, and we suggest taking the under

Brooklyn Nets Injury Report

  • Ben Simmons – Lower Back – Out
  • Dennis Smith Jr. – Back – Out
  • Lonnie Walker IV – Hamstring – Out

New York Knicks Injury Report

  • Mitchell Robinson – Ankle – Out
  • Jericho Sims – Ankle – Questionable

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