Spurs vs. Knicks - 12/10/14 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Knicks (4-19) at San Antonio Spurs (15-6)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 8:30 pm (AT&T Center)
The Line: San Antonio Spurs -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: MSG, FSSW
The New York Knicks and San Antonio Spurs play Wednesday night at the AT&T Center.
The New York Knicks have lost nine straight games and continue to struggle offensively. On the season, the Knicks are averaging 93.7 points on 45.2 percent shooting and are allowing 99.3 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Carmelo Anthony leads New York with 22.9 points and 6.6 rebounds while Amar'e Stoudemire is averaging 13.5 points and 7.8 rebounds. J.R. Smith is shooting 41 percent from the field and Jose Calderon is averaging four assists per game. The New York Knicks have improved their offense somewhat, as they’re shooting 46.2 percent in their last five games but they’re 3-15 SU this season when scoring less than 100 points. Anthony is questionable for this game with a knee injury.
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The San Antonio Spurs have split their last four games and will play their second home contest of the month. On the season, the Spurs are averaging 100.9 points on 46.2 percent shooting and are allowing 94.3 points on 43.6 percent shooting. Tony Parker leads the Spurs with 16.6 points and 5.5 assists while Tim Duncan is averaging 14.4 points and 10.5 rebounds. Kawhi Leonard is grabbing 7.5 rebounds per game and Manu Ginobili is shooting 40.6 percent from the field. The San Antonio Spurs are once again in one of those grooves, where they’ve topped 100 points in six of their last eight games and are shooting 38 percent from deep in their last five games. However, the Spurs are allowing 100 points in their last five as well. Parker is questionable for this game with a hamstring injury.
The Knicks are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 vs. NBA Southwest and 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games following a ATS loss. The Spurs are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. NBA Atlantic and 59-29-1 ATS in their last 89 vs. Eastern Conference. The over is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
Both teams have been taking plays off offensively over the last few games and the over has been kind in this series. With the line a tad low, let's take our chances with the over in this spot.