Golden State VS New York 1:30 AM
The Golden State Warriors (16-15) visit the New York Knicks (15-16) Tuesday at Madison Square Garden for a 7:30 p.m. ET game. Underneath, we break down the Warriors-Knicks chances and lines, with NBA picks and forecasts.
Brilliant State has been small and undermanned over the recent weeks yet is expecting to get back one, if not two bigs. In spite of losing their initial two of a four-game excursion, the Warriors have kept their heads above water as of late and are 4-3 in their previous seven games.
The Knicks have been playing great under first-year lead trainer Tom Thibodeau and have won four of their last five entering Tuesday. New York’s safeguard has been smothering of late and has held adversaries under 100 focuses in five of the last eight games.
The Warriors lost to the Knicks 119-104 in their first gathering this season, yet that game was butchered by helpless administering, which included Draymond Green getting tossed out by an arbitrator mistake for his subsequent specialized foul.
Champions at Knicks: Key wounds
C Kevon Looney (lower leg) problematic
C James Wiseman (wrist) sketchy
SG Austin Rivers (disease) problematic
C Mitchell Robinson (hand) out
Fighters at Knicks: Odds, lines, forecasts and picks
Knicks 112, Warriors 106
Cash line (ML)
New York has played much better against top-10 protectively productive groups, which the Knicks and Warriors both are. As per CleaningTheGlass.com, the Knicks are 5-4 in games with an or more 11.8-point spread differential in games against top-10 protections, and the Warriors are 4-6 however are positioned just 26th in hostile effectiveness.
TAKE the KNICKS (+100) for 1 unit.
STICK WITH THE MONEY LINE except if it gets up to Knicks +2.5, yet there are a lot of situational patterns to additional feature why this is a decent spot for New York.
Brilliant State has battled with Eastern Conference adversaries (5-10 ATS with a short 3.8-point spread differential) and has canvassed in just 36.7% of its street games this season.
Nobody is that astonished New York has the most reduced scoring guard and offense as a result of mentor Thibs’ style, yet the Warriors are significantly more effective on protection than offense so far this season.
Truth be told, New York has gone under in a NBA-high 67.7% of its games, however Golden State is fifth in protective rating, fourth in guarded successful field objective shooting and is 14-17 O/U itself.
Wager OVER 215.5 (- 110) for a half-unit.
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