New York Knicks (26-47) at Washington Wizards (40-32)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 6:00 pm (Capital One Arena)
The Line: Washington Wizards -11 -- Over/Under: 217 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The New York Knicks and Washington Wizards meet Sunday in NBA action at the Capital One Arena.
The New York Knicks look to play spoiler at this point after losing 11 of their last 13 games. The New York Knicks are averaging 104.3 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 107.7 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Tim Hardaway Jr. is averaging 17.8 points and 2.7 assists while Enes Kanter is averaging 14.1 points and 10.9 rebounds. Courtney Lee is the third double-digit scorer and Michael Beasley is grabbing 5.6 rebounds. The New York Knicks are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 78.6 percent from the free throw line. The New York Knicks are allowing 37.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.2 rebounds per game. The New York Knicks have lost five straight road games.
The Washington Wizards are fighting for playoff position after splitting their last eight games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 107.2 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 106 points on 46 percent shooting. Bradley Beal is averaging 23.3 points and 4.4 rebounds while Otto Porter Jr. is averaging 14.8 points and 6.5 rebounds. Kelly Oubre Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Markieff Morris is grabbing 5.8 rebounds. The Washington Wizards are shooting 37.5 percent from beyond the arc and 77.3 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Wizards are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43 rebounds per game. The Washington Wizards have lost five of their last seven home games.
The Knicks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Wizards are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 home games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Knicks are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Washington, 3-12-1 ATS in the last 16 meetings and the home team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The Washington Wizards have cooled off drastically the last couple of weeks after once looking like a better team without John Wall. The Wizards are allowing 109.6 points and are being outscored by 2.6 points in their last five games. The New York Knicks have no reason to win and have been awful for the last couple of months, but they've been decent ATS as of late and actually have a positive point differential in their last five games. Also, as terrible as the Knicks have been this season overall, they're only being outscored by 8.8 points on the road this season. Give me the points.