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New York Knicks vs Washington Wizards 10/14/22 NBA Picks, Predictions, Odds

Washington Wizards vs New York Knicks
October 14, 2022 7:30 pm EDT
The Line: New York Knicks -3.5 / Washington Wizards +3.5
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The Washington Wizards and New York Knicks meet Friday in preseason NBA action at Madison Square Garden. The Washington Wizards have lost 8 of their last 10 preseason games. The New York Knicks have won 8 of their last 9 preseason games.

The Washington Wizards are averaging 87 points on 36.9 percent shooting and allowing 96 points on 36.7 percent shooting. Rui Hachimura is averaging 13 points and 9 rebounds, while Monté Morris is averaging 9 points and 5 assists. Kyle Kuzma is grabbing 4 rebounds, and Kristaps Porziņģis is dishing 4 assists. The Washington Wizards are shooting 26.9 percent from beyond the arc and 78.6 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Wizards are allowing 17.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 62 rebounds per game.

The New York Knicks are averaging 117 points on 51.1 percent shooting and allowing 96 points on 40.7 percent shooting. RJ Barrett is averaging 21 points and 5 rebounds, while Jalen Brunson is averaging 16 points and 5 assists. Julius Randle is the third double-digit scorer and Immanuel Quickley is grabbing 3 rebounds. The New York Knicks are shooting 37.8 percent from beyond the arc and 73.3 percent from the free throw line. The New York Knicks are allowing 31 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42 rebounds per game.

The Wizards are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Knicks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Friday games and 3-11 ATS in their last 14 home games. The under is 6-2 in Wizards last 8 road games. The under is 4-0 in Knicks last 4 overall. The Wizards are 12-4 ATS in the last 16 meetings in New York.

The Washington Wizards haven’t been a good preseason team these last few years, and a win over the Hornets doesn’t move the needle. The New York Knicks have won 8 of their last 9 preseason efforts, and they’ve been shooting the ball well from deep. We’re not being asked to lay anything crazy here. Give me the Knicks and the reasonable chalk.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: New York Knicks -3.5

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