Knicks at Nets - 1/13/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Knicks (19-20) at Brooklyn Nets (10-28)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Barclays Center)
The Line: Brooklyn Nets +5 -- Over/Under: 196 See the Latest Odds
TV: MSG, YES
The New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets meet Wednesday night at the Barclays Center.
The New York Knicks look to keep rolling after winning five of their last six games. The New York Knicks are averaging 98.2 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 99.1 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Carmelo Anthony is averaging 21.7 points and 3.8 assists while Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 13.6 points and eight rebounds. Arron Afflalo is dishing 1.8 assists and Robin Lopez is grabbing 5.7 rebounds. The New York Knicks are shooting 33.5 percent from beyond the arc and 81.8 percent from the free throw line. The Knicks are allowing 31.3 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 11.2 turnovers per game. The New York Knicks have lost five of their last seven road games.
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The Brooklyn Nets are desperate for a win in order to snap a five-game losing streak. The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 95.2 points on 44.3 percent shooting and allowing 102.4 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Brook Lopez is averaging 19.7 points and 8.5 rebounds while Thaddeus Young is averaging 15.5 points and 1.5 assists. Joe Johnson is dishing 3.6 assists and Bojan Bogdanovic is grabbing 3.6 rebounds. The Brooklyn Nets are shooting 31.2 percent from beyond the arc and 76.1 percent from the free throw line. The Nets are allowing 35.8 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 14.2 turnovers per game. The Brooklyn Nets have lost 10 straight home games.
The Knicks are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 0 days rest and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Nets are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 1 days rest and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games. The Knicks are 10-4-1 ATS in the last 15 meetings in Brooklyn and 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
The Nets are flat out awful, as they play limited defense and have lost 10 straight at home. Um, no thanks. The Knicks are starting to find their groove a bit and should be able to get the job done here on no rest.