The Spurs and Knicks are set to face off at 7:30 ET on ESPN. The Knicks will host the game at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY. The over/under for this non-conference contest is set at 223.5 points, with the Knicks being the favored team playing at home against the Spurs.
SAN ANTONIO SPURS VS NEW YORK KNICKS BETTING PICK
The Pick: San Antonio Spurs +9.5
This game will be played at Madison Square Garden at 7:30 ET on Wednesday, November 8th.
WHY BET THE SAN ANTONIO SPURS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 103-102 in favor of the Spurs.
- Our projections have Keldon Johnson finishing with Keldon Johnson points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists.
- From the field, we have the Spurs finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.5% and knocking down 12 threes.
Can San Antonio Secure a Road Victory?
The Spurs will face the Knicks bringing in an overall record of 3-4 and a 1-2 record over their previous three games. The Western Conference sees the Spurs currently at 11th, and in the Southwest division, they are 4th.
San Antonio comes in with an overall ATS record of 3-4 so far this season. The Spurs maintain an ATS record of 2-2 on the road, while they have a 1-2 record vs. the spread when playing at home.
Coming off their recent game, the Spurs offense tallied 111 points in a matchup against the Pacers. Their field goal percentage for the game was 42.6%, and they made 8 threes. Victor Wembanyama is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 19.4. Meanwhile, Keldon Johnson also brings a PPG average of 16.9 into the game.
Currently, the Spurs’ defense holds the 29thth rank in the NBA, allowing 125.9 points per game. In the current season, the Spurs defense has excelled, sitting 29thth in the NBA by allowing 125.9 points per game.
Will the Knicks Find a Way to Win at Home?
The Knicks can return to .500 with a win over the Spurs, given their current overall season record of 3-4. Across their seven games, the Knicks have recorded a 2-3 record when facing teams from the Eastern Conference and a 1-1 record in non-conference games.
Against the spread, New York have an above .500 record vs. the spread sitting at 5-2 ATS. New York has gone 3-1 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 2-1 when playing as underdogs.
The Knicks are coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 111 points vs. the Clippers. This figure is more than their season average of 104.4 points per game. The Knicks offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 36.6 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 33% of their looks from outside this season.
So far, the Knicks’ defense is ranked 2ndth in the league at 102.4 points per contest. So far this season, the Knicks defense has been performing well, ranking 2ndth in the NBA at 102.4 points allowed per contest.