York Knicks vs San Antonio Spurs NBA Betting Prediction

NBA York Knicks vs San Antonio Spurs Prediction 3/29/2024

The New York Knicks (44-28) travel to face off against the San Antonio Spurs (17-56) on Friday, March 29th. This game will be played at Frost Bank Center in San Antonio and televised on BSSW. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 8:00 ET.

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The Knicks Are Coming Off A Win

The Knicks’ most recent matchup against the Raptors saw Miles McBride lead the Knicks with 29 points while shooting 10/17 from the field. Jalen Brunson also added 26 points as the Knicks won the game by a score of 145-101.

When looking at the Knicks’ 72 games, they have gone 30-15 against other Eastern Conference teams and are 14-13 in non-conference games. As a whole, the Knicks are 44-28 and have gone 4-1 in their last five games.

New York is currently performing above .500 against the spread with an ATS record of 40-31. When playing on the road, the Knicks hold an ATS record of 20-14 in contrast to a 20-17 record against the spread when playing at home.

The Spurs Are Coming Off A Win

Most recently, the Spurs bested the Jazz with a score of 118-111. The start of the second half saw the Spurs in the lead, at 59-48.

In their last ten games, the Spurs are 4-6 and have an overall record of 17-56. As of now, they are 15th in the Western Conference and 5th in the Southwest division.

San Antonio has an overall ATS record of 37-36 for the season so far. The Spurs currently have a two game ATS win streak as the underdog and are 5-2 vs. the spread as the favorite.

Knicks Offense Breakdown

This season, the New York offense is ranked 21st in the NBA in scoring at 112.4 points per game.

This season, the Knicks are 15th in the NBA in road scoring at 114.2 points per game. Overall, they are 21st in scoring with 112.4 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, New York is 22nd in the league at 46%. In terms of pace, they are last at 94.8 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Knicks are 12th in made threes at 13.2 per game. However, they are just 15th in three-point shooting percentage at 36%. In terms of assists, the Knicks are 29th in the NBA.

So far this season, the Knicks have outscored the NBA scoring average in 41.7% of their games. In terms of free throws, they are 16th in made free throws and 15th in free throw attempts.

Spurs Offense Breakdown

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Through 73 games the Spurs are averaging 111.9 points per contest, placing them 23rd in the NBA.

When playing at home, the Spurs are averaging 113.1 points per game, which is 20th in the league. Overall, they are 23rd in scoring at 111.9 points per game. In terms of pace, San Antonio is 4th in the NBA at 101.1 possessions per game.

So far this season, the Spurs have outscored the NBA scoring average in 45.2% of their games. When it comes to field goal percentage, they are shooting 46% from the field, which is 24th in the league. From beyond the arc, San Antonio has hit 34% of their three-point attempts, which is 29th.

When it comes to getting to the free-throw line, the Spurs are 28th in the NBA in free throw attempts at 20.1 per game. In terms of assists, they are 2nd in the league at 29.7 per game.

Knicks Team Defense

New York’s defense has been playing well, ranking 2nd in the NBA with 107.5 points allowed per game. For the season, New York is ranked 26th in fewest fouls per game. Team’s are averaging 19.6 free-throws per game vs. the Knicks and have an overall field goal percentage of 46.7%.

Spurs Team Defense

Currently, the Spurs’ defense holds the 25th rank in the NBA, allowing 119.2 points per game. In their previous matchup vs. the Jazz, the Spurs’ defense struggled, giving up a field goal percentage of 51% leading to 111 points.

Key Players For The Knicks And Spurs

The outlook for today’s matchup points to Jalen Brunson as the primary point contributor for the Knicks, finishing with 27 points while maintaining a 10/20 shooting accuracy. Throughout this season, his average stands at 27.4 points per game, along with 3.6 rebounds.

As for San Antonio, Devin Vassell is projected to be the primary scorer for the Spurs. Our forecast has him finishing the game with 20, and adding 4 rebounds. Throughout the season, he has maintained a 47.2% field goal shooting rate and is averaging 19.4 points per game.

Knicks vs Spurs Trends

  • The Knicks are 3-1-1 ATS in their last road games and 4-1 straight-up.
  • When looking at their past three matchups at home, San Antonio has an ATS record of 3-0 while averaging 124 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.
  • The last ten games that San Antonio was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 6-4 while going 3-7 straight up.
  • Through their last three games as the favorite, the Knicks have an ATS record of 3-0 and a straight up mark of 3-0.

Knicks vs Spurs Prediction

For a pick on the point-spread in this Knicks vs. Spurs matchup, our bet is to grab the Spurs at +9.5. Even though our projections have the Knicks winning 110-102, we see the Spurs as the play on the point-spread.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 211, and our model predicts the Knicks and Spurs to score a combined 212 points. We recommend betting on the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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