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Washington Wizards vs New York Knicks Prediction & Betting Tips 11/17/2023

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Washington Wizards vs New York Knicks 11/17/2023:
  • We like the Wizards on the moneyline (+218)
  • The Wizards are also our pick on the spread at +6.5
  • Our NBA model projects 209 points, and we suggest taking the under

Washington Wizards vs New York Knicks Preview

Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Knicks and Wizards. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on MNMT, and it’s hosted by the Wizards at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC. Get ready to place your bets!

The Knicks are the favored team in this Eastern conference contest against the Wizards. The game’s over/under currently sits at 227.5 points. Check out BetCoco for Washington Wizards – New York Knicks odds

Washington Wizards vs New York Knicks Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The Knicks and Wizards did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Knicks have a record of 2-1. However, against the spread the Wizards went 2-1. The over/under record in these matchups was 1-2 on an average of 223 points per game.

  • Through their last ten road games, New York has an ATS record of just 6-4. However, their overall record was 4-6 while averaging 102 points per game.
  • Across their last five home contests, Washington has a 3-2 record vs the spread. Their overall mark in these games was 1-4, while averaging 115 points per game.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Washington has an ATS mark of 5-5 while going 2-8 straight up.
  • As the betting favorite, the Knicks have an ATS mark of just 7-3 in their last ten games. New York posted a straight up mark of 8-2 in these matchups.

Washington Wizards vs New York Knicks Prediction

Coming into today’s game vs. the Wizards, the Knicks are looking to build on their above .500 record of 6-5. The team currently sits 6th in the Eastern Conference and 3rd place in the Atlantic division.

New York has an overall ATS record of 8-3 for the season so far. This season, New York has a 5-1 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 3-2 as underdogs.

The Knicks have recorded an 4-7-0 in terms of their over/under record for this season. Their played games maintain an ongoing average of 212.0 points per game, alongside an average over/under line of 222.2.

In their recent matchup, the Knicks offense ended with 116 points against the Hawks. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 47.9% and made 16 threes. Offensively, the Knicks have a season long field goal percentage of 43%, which is 28th in the league In terms of three-pointers, they are 12th in percentage and 9th in three-pointers made.

So far, the Knicks defense is giving up 105.2 points per contest, which has them sitting 1st in the NBA. One thing to note, is they have given up more points than their season average in five straight matchups.

New York struggled on the boards in their last game vs. the Hawks, giving up 14. For the game, Atlanta scored 114 points in the game.

Facing the Knicks, the Wizards currently hold an overall record of 2-9 and aim to end their four game losing streak. Across their 11 games, the Wizards have recorded a 1-8 record when facing teams from the Eastern Conference and a 1-1 record in non-conference games.

Washington comes in with an overall ATS record of 5-6 so far this season. In their last three home games, Washington has been unable to cover the spread, and they maintain an ATS record of 1-3 at home compared to 4-3 on the road.

So far over half of the Wizards’ games have surpassed the over/under lines, putting their over/under record at 8-3-0. The average over/under line in their games is 234 and they have a 4.6 differential vs. the over/under line this season.

The Wizards’ offense finished with 117 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 115.5 points per contest. On the offensive front, the Wizards have a season-long field goal percentage of 47%, ranking 10th in the NBA. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 14th in terms of percentage and 13th in three-pointers made.

At this time, the Wizards’ defense is positioned 28th in the NBA, permitting 123.2 points per game.

Washington’s defense is currently forcing 14.6 turnovers per game, which is 21st in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 16th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.1 rejections per game.

Even though they are considered 6.5-point underdogs, our projection points to a 106-103 win for the Wizards.

Washington Wizards vs New York Knicks Betting Tips

  • We like the Wizards on the moneyline (+218)
  • The Wizards are also our pick on the spread at +6.5
  • Our NBA model projects 209 points, and we suggest taking the under

Washington Wizards Injury Report

  • Delon Wright – Knee – Out

New York Knicks Injury Report

  • RJ Barrett – Migraine – Questionable
  • Quentin Grimes – Hand – Questionable

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