At 7:30 ET, the Golden State Warriors (-175) will take on the New York Knicks (+144) in a non-conference matchup. The over-under line for this game is 223 points.

Golden State is currently 10th in the Western Conference with a record of 30-27, while New York is 4th in the East at 35-24. The Warriors are favored by 4 points.

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS VS NEW YORK KNICKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Golden State Warriors -4

This game will be played at Madison Square Garden at 7:30 ET on Thursday, February 29th.

WHY BET THE GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 124-102 in favor of the Warriors.
  • Our projections have Stephen Curry finishing with Stephen Curry points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Warriors finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.9% and knocking down 16 threes.

Will the Golden State Defense Show Up on the Road?

The Warriors are favored by 4 points today against the Knicks. This season, Golden State has been favored in 36 of their 57 games and has a record of 24-12 as the favorite.

Against the spread, the Warriors are 31-25 for the season and have covered the spread in their last six road games. On the road, they have an ATS record of 18-8.

Golden State’s O/U record for the season is 29-27-1, and the under has hit in their last four games. Today’s line of 223 is lower than their season average of 236.6 points per game.

In their most recent game, the Warriors beat the Wizards by a score of 123-112. They were favored by 10.5 points in that game and covered the spread. The O/U line for that game was 245.

Currently, the Warriors are 10th in the Western Conference with a record of 30-27. Against the West, they are 16-21 and 5-9 against teams in the Pacific Division.

Golden State comes into the game as the 6th highest-scoring team in the league at 119.2 points per game. They have been even better on the road, averaging 121.3 points per game away from home.

The Warriors have been one of the top three-point shooting teams in the NBA, ranking 2nd in made threes at 15.1 per game. They are also 5th in three-point shooting percentage at 38%.

When it comes to two-point shooting, Golden State is 17th in field goal percentage and 17th in two-point shooting percentage. Overall, they are 17th in true shooting percentage.

Currently, the Warriors’ defense holds the 19th rank in the NBA, allowing 117.4 points per game. The Golden State defense has allowed opponents to shoot 35.6% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 47.0% of their field goal attempts vs. Golden State.

Are the Knicks Ready for a Home Win?

Today, the Knicks will look to snap a four-game under streak as they are currently 4-point underdogs against the Warriors. This season, New York has gone 9-17 straight-up as the underdog and 11-15 against the spread.

In their last game against the Pelicans, the Knicks lost 115-92 as 6.5-point underdogs. The O/U line for that game was 214 points, and New York’s O/U record for the season is 22-36-1.

On the season, the Knicks have an average O/U record of 223.7 points per game, which is in line with today’s line of 223. Their games have averaged a combined 225.6 points per game.

In the Eastern Conference, the Knicks are currently in 4th place with a record of 35-24. In games against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 24-13 and 7-4 in their division.

This season, the Knicks have an ATS record of 32-27, including going 16-14 ATS at home. However, they have failed to cover the spread in their last seven home games.

At home, the Knicks have scored 113.0 points per game this season, which is 23rd in the NBA. Overall, they are 19th in the league at 113.8 points per game. In terms of pace, New York is the slowest team in the NBA, averaging just 95.5 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Knicks are 13th in both three-point makes and attempts. They have made 36% of their three-point attempts this season. In terms of two-point shooting, New York is 23rd in the NBA at 53%.

So far this season, the Knicks have scored less than the NBA average in 55.9% of their games. In terms of assists, they are 29th in the league at 23.8 per game. However, New York is 2nd in offensive rebounds, grabbing 12.8 per game.

Coming into today’s game, the Knicks’ defense is giving up an average of 109.9 points per contest. Inside the arc, the Knicks defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 54.4% and 37.2% from three-point territory.