Brooklyn Nets (2-4) at New York Knicks (1-5)
|Date & Time||Monday October 29, 2018, 7:30 PM (EDT)|
The Line: New York Knicks PK -- Over/Under: 216.5
The Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks meet Monday in NBA action at Madison Square Garden.
The Brooklyn Nets could use a victory here after losing three of their last four games. The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 107.2 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 108.6 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Caris LeVert is averaging 21 points and four assists while D'Angelo Russell is averaging 15.4 points and six assists. Joe Harris is the third double-digit scorer and Spencer Dinwiddie is dishing 4.4 assists. The Brooklyn Nets are shooting 39.3 percent from beyond the arc and 73.5 percent from the free throw line. The Brooklyn Nets are allowing 36.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.4 rebounds per game. The Brooklyn Nets have lost three of their four road games this season.
The New York Knicks could use a feel good victory here that would snap a rough five-game losing streak. The New York Knicks are averaging 105.3 points on 42.1 percent shooting and allowing 113.2 points on 48 percent shooting. Tim Hardaway Jr. is averaging 24.3 points and 2.8 assists while Enes Kanter is averaging 15.3 points and 11.2 rebounds. Damyean Dotson is the third double-digit scorer and Trey Burke is dishing 4.5 assists. The New York Knicks are shooting 34.5 percent from beyond the arc and 75.6 percent from the free throw line. The New York Knicks are allowing 39.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.7 rebounds per game. The New York Knicks have lost seven of their last nine home games.
The Nets are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 Monday games, 38-18 ATS in their last 56 road games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. NBA Atlantic. The Knicks are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. Eastern Conference, 3-7-1 ATS in their last 11 Monday games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 2 days rest. The Nets are 1-6 ATS in the last 7 meetings in New York and 0-5 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Brooklyn Nets beat the Knicks earlier this season, but it came down to the wire and was decided by just two points. The New York Knicks have won seven of their last 10 games against the Nets and are catching Brooklyn on the end of a back to back. If the Knicks are going to snap this losing streak any time soon, you'd think it would be here at home. The Nets are sure to have tired legs after making a failed comeback last night against the Warriors. Give me the Knicks at home in this toss-up.