Brooklyn Nets vs New York Knicks NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Brooklyn Nets vs New York Knicks Prediction 4/12/2024

The Brooklyn Nets (32-48) travel to face off against the New York Knicks (48-32) on Friday, April 12th. This game will be played at Madison Square Garden in New York and televised on MSG. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 7:30 ET.

Nets vs Knicks

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The Nets Are Coming Off A Win

In their last game, the Nets defeated the Raptors with a final score of 106-102. Despite being behind at halftime 54-53, the Nets picked up the win.

The Nets have a 32-48 overall record and will need to bring their A-game in order to come away with a win as they are 10.5-point underdogs. On the road, the Nets are 12-27 compared to 20-21 at home.

Brooklyn arrives with an ATS record of 33-44 for the season up to this point. In their last three home games, Brooklyn has been unable to cover the spread, and they maintain an ATS record of 20-18 at home compared to 13-26 on the road.

The Knicks Are Coming Off A Win

The Knicks picked up a win over the Celtics in their latest game, finishing with a score of 118-109. the Knicks entered the second half with an advantage, leading with 69-48.

Looking at the Knicks’ overall record of 48-32, they have gone 25-14 at home compared to 23-18 on the road. As they prepare for today’s game, the Knicks have won three straight games.

New York currently has an ATS record of 45-34, placing them above .500 against the spread. The Knicks are in the midst of a two game ATS win streak as underdogs, and they come in with a 28-16 record against the spread as favorites.

Nets Offense Breakdown

Through 80 games the Nets are averaging 110.7 points per contest, placing them 24th in the NBA.

On offense, the Nets are 24th in the NBA in scoring at 110.7 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 28th in the league at 45%. However, they are 8th in three-point shooting at 36%.

When it comes to pace, Brooklyn is 23rd in the NBA at 96.8 possessions per game. In terms of assists, they are 19th in the league at 25.8 per game.

So far this season, the Nets have outscored the NBA scoring average in 38.8% of their games. In terms of free throw shooting, Brooklyn is 23rd in both attempts and makes.

Knicks Offense Breakdown

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Through 80 games the Knicks are averaging 112.7 points per contest, placing them 19th in the NBA.

At home this season, the Knicks are averaging 111.0 points per game, which is 25th in the NBA. Overall, they are 19th in scoring at 112.7 points per game. In three of their last four games, the Knicks have outscored their season average.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Knicks are 10th in made threes at 13.2 per game. However, they are just 14th in three-point shooting percentage at 36%. Overall, the Knicks are 21st in field goal percentage.

Despite being the slowest-paced team in the league, the Knicks are 15th in free throw attempts and 16th in made free throws. In terms of assists, they are 29th in the NBA.

Nets Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Nets’ defense is giving up an average of 113.4 points per contest. Brooklyn’s defense is currently forcing 12.3 turnovers per game, which is 13th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 12th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.2 rejections per game.

Knicks Team Defense

At present, the Knicks’ defense is ranked 2nd, allowing 108.1 points per game. The New York defense has allowed opponents to shoot 36.4% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 47.0% of their field goal attempts vs. New York.

Key Players For The Nets And Knicks

Our projections for today’s game indicate that Cam Thomas will be the primary scorer for the Nets, with 22 points and going 8/18 from the field. Throughout this season, his average stands at 22.2 points per game, along with 3.3 rebounds.

As for New York, Jalen Brunson is projected to be the primary scorer for the Knicks. Our forecast has him finishing the game with 28, and adding 4 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 48.1%, and his scoring average is 28.6 points per game.

Nets vs Knicks Trends

  • When looking at their past three road matchups, Brooklyn has an ATS record of 1-2 while averaging 109 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.
  • When looking at their past three matchups at home, New York has an ATS record of 3-0 while averaging 122 per game. The team went 3-0 overall in these games.
  • Spanning across their last five games as the betting underdog, the Nets have gone 2-3 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 2-3.
  • The Knicks have played well in their last five games as the betting favorite, going 3-2 straight up and 3-2 against the spread.

Nets vs Knicks Prediction

Entering the game as underdogs with a spread of +10.5, the Nets is our point spread pick. Our projections not only see them covering the spread but also indicate a solid chance of an outright victory. This is a good choice for those looking for a higher moneyline payout.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 210, and our model predicts the Nets and Knicks to score a combined 225 points. We recommend betting on the over.

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