Betting on today’s Knicks and Wizards game? Catch the action at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC, as the Wizards hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on MNMT. The Knicks come into this Eastern conference matchup as the betting favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 227.5 points.
NEW YORK KNICKS VS WASHINGTON WIZARDS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Washington Wizards +6.5
This game will be played at Capital One Arena at 7:00 ET on Friday, November 17th.
WHY BET THE WASHINGTON WIZARDS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 106-103 in favor of the Wizards.
- Our projections have Kyle Kuzma finishing with Kyle Kuzma points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists.
- From the field, we have the Wizards finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.6% and knocking down 13 threes.
Is a Road Win Possible for New York?
The Knicks head into today’s game looking to avoid falling back to .500, as they are currently sitting at 6-5 through 11 games. Across 11 games, the Knicks have a 4-4 record when facing Eastern Conference teams, and they have a 2-1 record in non-conference games.
New York comes in with an overall ATS record of 8-3 so far this season. This season, New York has a 5-1 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 3-2 when playing as underdogs.
Coming off their recent game, the Knicks offense tallied 116 points in a matchup against the Hawks. Their field goal percentage for the game was 47.9%, and they made 16 threes. On offense, Knicks has been struggling with their efficiency, coming into today’s game with a field goal percentgage of 43%. So far, they are 17th in free-throws made on a free throw shooting percentage of 72%.
So far this season, the Knicks defense has been performing well, ranking 1st in the NBA at 105.2 points allowed per contest.
For the season, New York is ranked 29th in fewest fouls per game. Team’s are averaging 19.5 free-throws per game vs. the Knicks and have an overall field goal percentage of 47.1%.
Will the Wizards Secure A Victory as Home Underdogs?
As they prepare to face off against the Knicks, the Wizards are 2-9 overall and are looking to snap a four game losing streak. On the road, the Wizards have gone 1-6 so far this season compared to their 1-3 mark at home.
Washington has an overall ATS record of 5-6 for the season so far. In their last three home games, Washington has been unable to cover the spread, and they maintain an ATS record of 1-3 at home compared to 4-3 on the road.
In their latest game, the Wizards offense put up 117 points against the Mavericks. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 48.3% and made 12 threes. Offensively, the Wizards have a season long field goal percentage of 47%, which is 10th in the league In terms of three-pointers, they are 14th in percentage and 13th in three-pointers made.
Coming into today’s game, the Wizards’ defense is giving up an average of 123.2 points per contest.
Inside the arc, the Wizards defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 58.7% and 34.2% from three-point territory.