San Antonio Spurs at New York Knicks
Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 7:30 PM (Madison Square Garden)
The San Antonio Spurs hit the road for a matchup with the New York Knicks. The Spurs are (5-10), having just lost 138-132 to the Washington Wizards. The Knicks are (4-11), after losing 109-104 to the Philadelphia 76ers.
In the Spurs loss to the Wizards, San Antonio was guided by Demar DeRozan. DeRozan was 9 of 13 from the floor, while making 13 of his 17 free throw attempts, registering 31 points. LaMarcus Aldridge added a double-double in the game, contributing 12 points and pulling down 10 rebounds. The Spurs shot over 52% from the floor and over 37% from 3-point range. The difference in the game was the gap in the 3-point shooting. The Spurs 3-point defense struggled allowing the Wizards to shoot 60% from deep, making 18 of 30. The Spurs made just 12 of 32 from distance.
The Knicks were led on offense by Marcus Morris Sr in the loss to the 76ers. Morris recorded a double-double in the game, registering 22 points and snagging 13 rebounds. Julius Randle added 17 points and 8 rebounds on the night. The Knicks shot just below 48% from the floor and 52% from 3-point range. The Knicks were out rebounded 54 to 52 in the game. The Knicks lost a lead en route to the loss. New York led by 17 points in the game.
Recent Betting Trends:
Spurs are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games.
Spurs are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
The over is 5-0 in Spurs last 5 overall.
Knicks are 11-27 in their last 38 home games.
Knicks are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 vs the Western Conference.
The under is 13-5-1 in Knicks last 19 overall.
TheSpurs have been awful against the spread this season, 3-12. The Knicks who are 4-11 record wise have been above average against the spread, going 8-7. The Knicks have one of the worse offense's in the league right now, averaging just 102 points per contest, that ranks 29th. The Spurs are averaging more than 113 per game. The Spurs have controlled the series, winning 7 of the last 10 matchups. The Spurs have lost 7 in a row and 9 of 10. I'll take the Knicks at home, as New York has been splitting games recently. Final score prediction, Knicks win and cover.