At 9:00 ET, the New York Knicks will travel to Denver to take on the Nuggets in a non-conference matchup. The Knicks come into this game on a four-game win streak and are currently 41-27 on the season. They are 4th in the Eastern Conference and 2nd in the Atlantic Division. On the other side, the Nuggets are 48-21 and 2nd in the Western Conference and 2nd in the Northwest Division. Denver is favored by 9.5 points and the over/under line is set at 209.

This game will be played at Ball Arena in Denver and can be seen on ALT. The Knicks are +319 on the moneyline, while the Nuggets are -412.


The Pick: New York Knicks +9.5

This game will be played at Ball Arena at 9:00 ET on Thursday, March 21st.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 111-109 in favor of the Nuggets.
  • Our projections have Nikola Jokic finishing with Nikola Jokic points, 12 rebounds and 9 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Nuggets finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.9% and knocking down 12 threes.

Do the Knicks Have What it Takes on the Road?

This season, the Knicks have an O/U record of 24-43-1, and their games have averaged 219.9 points per game. Today’s O/U line is set at 209.

New York’s ATS record for the season is 37-30, and they have covered the spread in their last two games. On the road, they are 19-13 ATS compared to 18-17 at home.

In the Eastern Conference, the Knicks are currently in 4th place with a record of 41-27. Within the Atlantic Division, they are 2nd with a record of 8-5.

The Knicks have won their last four games and are 19-14 on the road this season. As the underdog, they are 12-18 straight-up and 14-16 vs. the spread.

In their most recent game, the Knicks beat the Warriors by a score of 119-112. They were 6.5-point underdogs going into the game and covered the spread. The O/U line for that game was 211.5.

The Knicks come into this game ranked 22nd in the NBA in scoring at 112 points per game. However, on the road, they have been slightly better, averaging 113.7 points per game.

When it comes to pace, the Knicks are the slowest team in the league, averaging just 94.9 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 25th at 46%.

In terms of three-point shooting, the Knicks are 17th in the league at 36%. They have made an average of 13 threes per game, which is 13th in the NBA.

So far this season, the Knicks defense has been performing well, ranking 2nd in the NBA at 107.9 points allowed per contest. On two point field goal attempts, the Knicks’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 53.7% and allowing 36.4% from beyond the arc.

Does Denver Have What it Takes at Home?

Denver is favored by 9.5 points in today’s game against the Knicks, and they have a record of 44-15 as the favorite this season. As the favorite, they have gone 26-31 against the spread, and their average scoring margin in these games is +5.8 points per game.

In terms of their ATS record, the Nuggets are 16-16 at home and 15-20 on the road. They have covered the spread in three straight home games, but they have failed to cover in two straight overall.

On the season, Denver has an O/U record of 26-41-2, and their games have averaged a combined 224.9 points per game. Today’s O/U line of 209 is lower than all of their previous games this season.

In their last game, the Nuggets beat the Timberwolves by a score of 115-112. The combined scoring in that game was 227, which was well above the O/U line of 215.5. Denver was favored by 7.5 points in that game, but they did not cover the spread.

Overall, the Nuggets are 48-21 this season, which is good for 2nd place in the Western Conference. Against other Western Conference teams, they are 27-15 and 7-5 against other teams in the Northwest Division.

At home, the Nuggets are averaging 118.9 points per game, which is 9th in the NBA. Overall, Denver is 14th in scoring at 114.7 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, the Nuggets are 4th in the league at 49%. However, they are just 29th in free throw attempts and makes.

So far this season, Denver has outscored the NBA scoring average in 49.3% of their games. In terms of pace, the Nuggets are 28th in the league at 96.1 possessions per game. When it comes to three-point shooting, Denver is 10th in three-point percentage but just 28th in made threes per game.

When looking at their offensive rebounding numbers, the Nuggets are 15th in the league. In terms of assists, Denver is 4th in the NBA at 29.2 per game. Overall, the Nuggets are 2nd in two-point field goals made and 9th in two-point field goal percentage.

Denver’s defense has been playing well, ranking 7th in the NBA with 110.2 points allowed per game. Opponents are hitting 52.5% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 35.7% of their three-point attempts.