Knicks vs Golden State Warriors NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Knicks vs Golden State Warriors Prediction 3/18/2024

The New York Knicks (40-27) travel to face off against the Golden State Warriors (35-31) on Monday, March 18th. This game will be played at Chase Center in San Francisco and televised on ESPN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 10:00 ET.

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The Knicks Are Coming Off A Win

The Knicks clinched a 98-91 win over the Kings in their previous game. The Knicks entered the game as the underdogs by +3.5, resulting in both a straight-up and ATS win. In terms of the over/under, the combined 189 points was below the over/under line of 217.

Looking at their overall record of 40-27, the Knicks are above .500 as they get ready to face the Warriors. At home, the Knicks are 22-13 while going 18-14 on the road this season.

Presently, New York boasts an ATS record of 36-30, which is above .500 against the spread. Currently, the Knicks are on a two game ATS win streak when they are underdogs, and they are 23-14 vs. the spread as favorites.

The Warriors Are Coming Off A Win

The Warriors clinched a 128-121 win over the Lakers in their previous game. The start of the second half saw the Warriors in the lead, at 67-66.

So far this season, the Warriors have gone 35-31 overall and are 2-1 in their last three games. When playing on the road, the Warriors are 18-14 compared to 17-17 at home.

Golden State has an overall ATS record of 36-29 for the season so far. On the road, the Warriors have an ATS record of 22-10, as opposed to a 14-19 record against the spread when playing at home.

Knicks Offense Breakdown

Through 67 games the Knicks are averaging 111.9 points per contest, placing them 24th in the NBA.

This season, the Knicks are 24th in the league in scoring at 111.9 points per game. However, when playing on the road, they have increased their scoring to 113.5 points per game.

So far, New York has outscored the NBA average in just 40.3% of their games. In terms of pace, the Knicks are the slowest team in the league, averaging just 94.9 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Knicks are 13th in the NBA with an average of 13 made threes per game. Overall, they have hit 36% of their attempts from beyond the arc.

Warriors Offense Breakdown

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The Warriors arrive for today’s game as one of the NBA’s top offensive teams, scoring an average of 118.4 points per game (7th).

At home, the Warriors are averaging 117.7 points per game, which is 11th in the NBA. Overall, they are 7th in scoring at 118.4 points per game. So far, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in 60.6% of their games.

Golden State is one of the most efficient three-point shooting teams in the league, ranking 2nd in made threes per game. However, they are just 21st in free throw attempts and 21st in free throw makes. Overall, they are 14th in true shooting percentage.

In terms of pace, the Warriors are 7th in the league at 100.1 possessions per game. They have been strong on the offensive glass, ranking 4th in offensive rebounds. In terms of assists, they are 5th in the NBA.

Knicks Team Defense

So far, the Knicks’ defense is ranked 2nd in the league at 107.8 points per contest. The New York defense has allowed opponents to shoot 36.3% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 46.8% of their field goal attempts vs. New York.

Warriors Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Warriors’ defense is giving up an average of 116.8 points per contest. Golden State struggled on the boards in their last game vs. the Lakers, giving up 14. For the game, Los Angeles scored 121 points in the game.

Key Players For The Knicks And Warriors

Our game forecasts for today suggest that Jalen Brunson is set to be the main scorer for the Knicks, recording 27 points and shooting 9/20 from the field. Throughout this season, his average stands at 27.5 points per game, along with 3.6 rebounds.

On the other side, Stephen Curry is our projected leading scorer for the Warriors. We have him ending the game with a team-high 27 and grabbing 5 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 45% and is averaging 27 points per contest.

Knicks vs Warriors Trends

  • In their last five road games, New York has averaged 104 points per game while allowing 99 . The team’s record in this stretch was 4-1 while going 3-1-1 vs. the spread.
  • Although Golden State has a straight up record of 8-2 in their last ten home games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 8-2. The team averaged 118 points per game in these games.
  • Looking back on the team’s last ten games as the underdog, the Knicks have a straight up record of 3-7. Their record vs the spread in these games was 3-7.
  • In their last five games as the betting favorite, the Warriors have a strong straight up record of 3-2. In addition, their ATS record was 3-2 in these scenarios.

Knicks vs Warriors Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Knicks vs. Warriors game, our recommendation is to take the Knicks at +4.5. Despite our model showing the Warriors winning 110-109, we like Knicks as our point-spread pick.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 212 and our model has the Knicks and Warriors finishing with a combined 219 points. Our pick is to take the over.

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