Clippers vs. Knicks - 3/11/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Knicks (27-39) at Los Angeles Clippers (41-22)
NBA Basketball: Friday, March 11, 2016 at 10:30 pm (STAPLES Center)
The Line: Los Angeles Clippers -10 -- Over/Under: 205 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, MSG, FSW2
The New York Knicks and Los Angeles Clippers square off Friday night at the Staples Center.
The New York Knicks need a win after losing six of their last nine games. The New York Knicks are averaging 99.3 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 101.6 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Carmelo Anthony is averaging 21.8 points and 4.2 assists while Arron Afflalo is averaging 13.9 points and 3.8 rebounds. Kristaps Porzingis is grabbing 7.3 rebounds and Jose Calderon is dishing four assists. The New York Knicks are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 81 percent from the free throw line. The Knicks are allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44 rebounds per game. The New York Knicks have lost five of their last seven road games.
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The Los Angeles Clippers look to stay hot after winning 12 of their last 18 games. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 104.9 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 100.5 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Chris Paul is averaging 19.9 points and 9.7 assists while J.J. Redick is averaging 16.7 points and 1.7 rebounds. Jamal Crawford is dishing 2.1 assists and DeAndre Jordan is grabbing 14 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 69.1 percent from the free throw line. The Clippers are allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.7 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Clippers have won 11 of their last 16 home games.
The Knicks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 1 days rest. The Clippers are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 vs. Eastern Conference and 14-5 ATS in their last 19 games playing on 1 days rest. The Knicks are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Los Angeles and 0-5 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
The Clippers play their best ball at home and have covered their last five games against the Knicks. You simply can't back this New York team with the way its play. The Clips should be able to win by double digits.